The story of the Bottletree and how a single great music venue can make a huge difference to a city.
Four years after "cleansing" the city of its strays in advance of the Olympics, somewhere between 500,000 and 5 million cats have returned to Beijing. But is relying on volunteers to trap, neuter, and release them the best plan?
What might the geography of blue-collar work look like in the next decade?
What if we drew our regions based on Craigslist's influence?
A condom company is developing products for sexual privacy in this ultra-dense city-state, such as a screen that fits over car windows to make the vehicle look empty.
America is aging quickly, but some cities are welcoming more seniors than others.
Nearly a quarter of working households spend more than 50 percent of their income on housing.
Two anonymous Spanish artists use light to highlight defects in the urban landscape. At issue here: Madrid's busted-down public fountains.
A photographic survey of the world's metro gateways.
Investigators foil a murder-for-hire and other news.
Research on the topic doesn't offer any clean answers — and two new reports just add to the confusion.
The longtime resident, the dog-poop vigilante and 18 other archetypes.
Seattle's ever-changing experimental gallery storefront makes the transition from music store to farm.
The 84-year-old structure went down in flames this week, a spectacular implosion caught from multiple camera angles.
They're sending money, medical supplies and even a makeshift border patrol.
Cities have tried to ban people from hanging around. This is a big mistake.
Scandalous songs like "Sorry I Got You Pregnant" are banned from radio in Jakarta. Also, a British town restricts sidewalk solicitors; Fruita, Colo., drops its "WTF" tourist campaign; a New York city tells frackers to get drilled.
L.A.'s Metro Rail system offered up a serious contender this morning.
Heavy flooding inundated the city, making transportation virtually impossible.