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The Midwest's Manufacturing Conundrum

The region's reliance on manufacturing may have hindered its economic revitalization, according to a Chicago Fed study.

Tumblr of the Day: 'Being a Planner'

A Tumblr that explains the life of a planner through, what else, GIFs.

The Case of Georgia's Disappearing Property Deeds

The country's newly digitized land registration database transferred scores of private property parcels to the state.

This Week in Bans: No Pets for You in Huntington Beach

Also, the Netherlands bans tourists from purchasing marijuana (yes, really), and one Indianapolis contractor gets a visit from Johnny Law.

California Mayor Loses His Mute Button

Carson's public hearings will no longer be subject to sudden silence.

In Jerusalem, a Celebration Worthy of a Haircut

Orthodox Jews celebrate Lag Ba-Omer with bonfires and haircuts for three-year-olds boys.

Corporate Sponsorship of New York Bike Share Probably Not a Sign of the Apocalypse

The city is covered in advertisements. At least this one will help me move my butt from one part to the other.

In Renton, a Model for Green Revitalization

An exemplary development with first-class green infrastructure and mixed-income housing.

'That Boy Can Drive': Behind the Wheel at the 2012 International Bus Roadeo

The olympics of bus driving draws stiff competition, and plenty of devoted fans.

Do We Need Social Security for Our Houses, Too?

With an unprecedented number of retirees seeking to "age in place," America's stock of single-family homes may not be ready for them.

At the 20th Congress for the New Urbanism, a Movement Feels its Age

They used to be radicals, now they're establishment. Has it changed their approach to development?

Public Art Project of the Day: Pools of Colored Light in Paris

A new take on the Grand Palais.

New York City: The Nation's Second Leading Tech Hub

In the last few years, New York has risen to prominence in the world of tech start-ups.

Scenes from Brazil's Crack Epidemic

The country is struggling to stem the spread of the drug in its urban slums.

Why Manufacturing Still Matters in Cities

A new report shows that 80 percent of manufacturing jobs are located in metropolitan areas.

How Satellite Cities Are Reshaping East Africa

Rapid urbanization and divided cities could create a "nouveau apartheid" in places like Rwanda and Kenya.

Long Island Kids Beg for a School Bus to Take Them Across a Dangerous Road

New York's “complete streets” law is a step in the right direction, but roads around the state continue to threaten the lives of children who live and go to school near them.

Cape Town Prepares for Winter

A glimpse of the city as the seasons change.

The State of American Infrastructure

The Urban Land Institute takes stock of what cities are doing to rebuild.