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Mississippi's Capital City Doesn't Have a Movie Theater. Will That Ever Change?

The city has been struggling to recruit one since 2009.

Richmond's Fledgling Street Art Scene

Artists redecorated a dead space between two vibrant sections of Richmond. But connectivity issues still keep visitors away.

Buy Some of Buffalo's Most Important Historic Buildings for $1

A small group of activists are using the internet to get residents to buy and restore homes from the city's golden age.

The Death of the American Shopping Mall

Stores don't need nearly as much retail space as they used to, and this is seriously hurting the country's real estate market.

The Where of 2012's Top Music

The global cities that dominated popular music this year.

Why Renters Waste More Energy Than Homeowners

Landlords buy inefficient appliances, according to new research.

People Trying to Reduce Air Pollution Might Be Inhaling Even More Pollution

Bicyclists and public-bus commuters in San Diego are exposing themselves to a whole lot of crap in the air, according to new research.

Happy Holidays From Cities Around the World

Public spaces decked out in the season's finest.

This 12-Year-Old Parkour Athlete Will Amaze, Scare the Crap Out of You

Robbie Griffith is starting to get noticed in the urban sport, and it's easy to see why.

What Makes London Such a Ghostly City

In England, Christmas Eve is the time to tell ghost stories. A reflection on some of the city's spookiest nooks and crannies.

A Search for America's Merriest Cities (Inspired By Dr. Seuss)

Introducing the Grinch Conversion Index. Where in the United States is Whoville?

Mega-Art of the Day: A Face the Size of 2 Football Fields

Art for airplane travelers.

Gun Buybacks After Newtown: It's a Race to Schedule Them

San Diego joins a growing list of municipalities hustling to collect weapons from a record number of residents.

13 Eye-Catching Houses of Worship

Contemporary churches, temples and mosques that caught our attention.

Austin Celebrates the End of the World in Style

The "end of the world soiree" featured hedonism, science, and a little bit of salvation.

2012's Most Important Preservation Battles

The gas stations, theaters and monuments saved this year.

These Bikes Are Wishing You a Very Happy Holiday

Cycles decked out in everything from Christmas lights to greenery.

What Produces More Light Pollution in Australia: Cities or Wildfires?

Parts of the outback are lit up with so much flame they look like huge metropolises at night.

Death by a Million Cuts: What Cities Stand to Lose If We Go Over the Fiscal Cliff

Let's look at Baltimore as a case study for the on-the-ground, scary risks of federal inaction.