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A Table For Your Tiny Apartment

A stylish piece that can go from flat to self-standing all on its own.

Paul Lowry

A Complete History of the Park Slope Food Coop's Boycotts

The Brooklyn grocery is in the news for wanting to ban products from Israel, but over the years it's also exiled grapes, apples, sugar, light bulbs, water, tuna salad, etc., etc.

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The Real Reason Cities Can Be So Much Greener Than Other Places

How the urban 'network' allows residents to live more efficiently at a number of levels.

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Are Huge Houses Really Going Out of Style?

New data from the National Association of Homebuilders suggest it hasn't happened yet.

Postcard From Barcelona

Protests, new hotels and more news.

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In France, a Model Sustainable Suburb

A livable, walkable suburb offers a lesson in green living.

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In Tel Aviv, a Heated Debate Over Transit on the Sabbath

The mayor wants the city to run buses on Saturdays, but traditionalists oppose the move as a slippery slope.

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The High Cost of a Homelessness Surge

With shelter space scarce, this winter has seen U.S. cities shelling out big bucks to house families in motels.

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Near Our National Parks, to Build or Not to Build?

Voters in tiny Tusayan, Arizona, will soon have their say on a proposed megaproject near the Grand Canyon.

Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality

Take a Video Tour of Istanbul's Conceptual New Taksim Square

Zoom through underground roadways and over a reconstructed Ottoman barrack in this video of the yet-to-be-built Taksim Project, a major rejiggering of Istanbul's central park.

Town-Gown Tiff of the Day: Brown Versus Providence

The city says the university should shoulder more of its huge budget shortfall. 

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The Paris-ification of Hanoi

The legacy of French imperialism can be seen in the Vietnamese city's vibrant street life.

Runaway Cow Wreaks Havoc on Downtown Traffic

Baku police officers grapple with an unlikely problem.

John Locke

How New York Pay Phones Became Guerrilla Libraries

Artist John Locke is converting obsolete Manhattan phone booths into mini libraries. Now if only people would stop stealing his entire book collection.

Hot or Not, the Philadelphia Edition

Which street scene is more beautiful? A website endeavors to answer that question.

Postcard From Patna

The city renovates its zoo, and other news.

The Tale of a Taxi Driver Who Just Won't Stop Driving

Rogue cabbie Phil Sullivan of Aspen has faced two jail stints and thousands of dollars in fines. But he keeps breaking the law.

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How Cities Can Build a Cultural Identity

What cities can learn from New Orleans' music scene.

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Would There Be 'Linsanity' if Jeremy Lin Played in Charlotte?

The size of a sports town does have its advantages to star players.