Barry Sorkin is an Illinois native with no formal food background. Here's how he opened one of the city's most successful restaurants.
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Software entrepreneur Patrick Kennedy is bringing faster internet to San Leandro, thanks to infrastructure put in place by BART and city officials.
Two artists take a unique approach to preservation, creating to-scale images of historic interiors.
Commuters in Sydney can now bop to high-energy techno music while they wait for their bus, thanks to an unusual advertising campaign.
A killer is sentenced to life, and other news.
Fights over how kids play have been going strong since the early 1900s.
Organizers of the Summer Games are finding it difficult to balance their own needs with that of the host city.
A new anti-harassment law in Berkeley and a building-access law in San Francisco are both the second of their kind.
The company's new Seattle facility is a paragon of walkable, high-density development.
An estimated 600,000 Americans are homeless, but the spread isn't uniform. Some cities have been hit harder than others.
In an era of fewer resources, police could solve more crimes faster if they could leverage the Big Data long buried within their own departments.
Despite much urbanization, the majority of the country's growing population is living in rural areas and with few resources.
What would happen if you took every neat idea in the realm of public works and piled them all onto one city vehicle?
New York tops the Economist's new list of competitive cities.
With so many people priced out of home ownership, the demand for rental housing is booming.
The interconnectedness of cities will be a major component of the forthcoming new version of the classic video game.
How the city has changed since the earthquake.
Despite lower economic confidence nationwide, a majority of Americans say they are satisfied with the places they call home.