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Why Philadelphia's Restaurant Scene Is So Diverse

The story of Korean food, and what it says about the city's international dining options

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The Coming Showdown at Occupy Wall Street

Tensions rise as protesters await a judge's decision on whether they can reenter the park

Giampiero Riccio

A Fight to Save One of Latin America's Oldest Neighborhoods

In Panama City, a plan to build a marine viaduct around a colonial-era neighborhood has residents up in arms

Reuters

The Hidden Cost of Farmers' Markets

When locally grown food isn't transported efficiently, it can have a surprisingly big carbon footprint 

Catherine Hyland

Creepy, Abandoned Theme Park on the Outskirts of Beijing

A photographer captures this haunting modern relic, once planned to rival Disneyland

Ingrid Burrington

Mapping 'Missed Connections'

An artist analyzes the geography of New York Craigslist personal ads

Reuters

How Green Is High-Speed Rail?

Experts say America's bullet trains will need to carry 10 million passengers to offset the environmental impact of construction

A Shoe's-Eye View of Moscow

A new short film explores Russia's largest city, looking straight down

Reuters

The Geography of Great Restaurants

Why tolerant, happy places provide the best places to eat

Reuters

Why Chinatowns Are Shrinking

Changing immigration patterns are partly to blame

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Mapping the 'Anti-Creative Class'

A fun new map from Floating Sheep marries the popularity of bars with the price of marijuana

Foster + Partners

London's Proposed Thames Hub Airport Could Be the World's Biggest

Foster + Partners' ambitious plans for a £50 billion airport in the Thames Estuary

Reuters

So Are People Moving Back to the City or Not?

A new analysis shows downtown cores are gaining population, but the numbers are still up for debate

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Transforming Blight Into a Destination

'Landscape Infrastructure' offers multi-functional approaches to getting the most out of existing spaces

Flickr/Phil Wiffen

Why Doesn't Every Subway System Have Suicide Prevention Barriers?

Mexico City's transit system is the latest to install platform screen doors, though budget constraints will mean many stations still won't have them

Reuters

The Anxiety of the Forever Renter

We know that homeownership is no longer the panacea it once was. But what if you still want it anyway?

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Weekend Roundup: Explainer Edition

A look at some of the week's best stories

Reuters

Town Pride and the Penn State Scandal

Why State College residents are responding with such outrage to Joe Pa's firing

Waterfront Toronto

The Best New International Parks

Varying in form and scale, these green spaces from around the world stand out from the rest