Our weekly roundup of the most intriguing articles about cities and urbanism we've come across in the past seven days.
An "important message" from CEO Byrd-Bennett.
The city's waterways have also been known to host sharks and whales.
New research shows a startling prevalence of the disease among children younger than 5.
A Boston non-profit pushes the city to enforce the state's "chastity, morality, decency, and good order" laws more forcefully. What is the world coming to?
Three months after a judge ruled to remove him from office, our favorite mayoral personality is back in business.
The governor proposes using some of the money from the Sandy relief bill to buy out property owners in the hardest-hit coastal regions.
How a band of dedicated housing activists got the French government's attention (and participation).
How transit access changes the perception of distance and accessibility of resources in a city.
He saved a freezing dog.
At least 40 states already have a law against dooring — but in Virginia, opponents call the proposed measure "asinine."
Post boxes, trash cans and lamp posts will chat up members of the public in what is perhaps the strangest public-art project to come out of the U.K.
Also, politicians in Naples are sick of you assuming they're all criminals, and the U.K. suspends the coolest teacher ever.
New York's latest foray into smaller living hits all the right notes.
Technology is poised to help us better share the roadway.
Man against machine.
Eduardo Kobra honors Oscar Niemeyer with a gigantic mural in Sao Paulo.
The summer melt in 2012 alone added a millimeter to the global sea level.
This is what it looks like when hundreds of thousands of people stand still at the exact same time.