High rates of foreclosure plague the state’s metros, but there are some reasons for hope
Capital Bikeshare anticipated (and addressed) a lot of the criticisms of their new program for the unbanked
Striking libraries, museums and community facilities
The city has pledged to build a new subway line every year between now and 2017
New York creates a new kind of shelter to help the city track its feral cat population
When it comes to winning championships, big cities have some natural assets. But smaller areas can leverage their own advantages too
NYC subway riders trapped on A train last winter sue the city for a "policy that will benefit the public now and for years to come"
Around the world, cities let revelers ride for free on New Year’s Eve
Possums, wrenches, potato chips and other strange traditions
Where women bike as much as men, and where they don't
Which cities come out on top when we look at a broader definition of wealth
Karen Freeman-Wilson, the newly elected mayor of Gary, faces an uphill battle but a low bar for success
New York City's first gay urban resort will open next year. Is this the start of a new brand of architecture?
In 2012, the parents of every new baby will receive about $129 from the government, and other news
A photographer challenges typical Western portrayals of Africa, asking: "who do these photos serve?"
The city went broke in the 1870s. A look at how the Memphis of today compares with this low point
A round-up of my most provocative and meaningful 2011 columns
A round-up of the strangest city highlights from alternative weeklies around the country
What Andrew Ross gets wrong in his book about the city's flawed sustainability initiatives