A former bookkeeper embezzled more than $300,000 from nuns and other news.
Despite initial skepticism, a 6 ½ Avenue would merely legitimize behavior that is already happening.
How a Portland foodstuff distributor brought his company into the city.
Forget to turn off the oven, or close the garage, or feed the cat? Your house knows.
Themed real estate developments have spread urban mimicry all over the world. But why do we want these places?
How a newspaperman in Oklahoma City revolutionized downtown parking.
Metro areas generate 93 percent of the world’s patented inventions.
Chef Rachel Khoo shows how she cooks in the city's smallest eatery.
French photographers Lucie & Simon have cleansed major cities of their troublesome humanity, creating empty, dread-filled urban landscapes.
A product that unexpectedly combines electricity and nature.
A time-lapse film highlights both the serene and the chaotic nature of the city's famous subway system.
Etsy acquired the city of Portland; Boulder's electric company cut off service for residents who voted against it; Philadelphia unveiled a pedestrian lane for distracted texters.
Love in the shadows of World Bike Day, and other news.
Gardeners reclaim the half-built McMansions of the Irish countryside.
A new database corrals just about everything that's known about the 134 BRT systems in the world.
The rebirth of traditional industries isn't necessarily a good thing.
Local government sites increasingly embrace social networking, but is it working?
The world's most populous nation is an industrial powerhouse, but it has not yet transitioned to a knowledge-based economy.
If Trayvon Martin had been shot by an officer, his killing wouldn't have sparked a national outcry. Why it's so hard to hold officers accountable for excessive force.