New York and Boston are trying to get a bigger slice of the VC pie. But a new report suggests they're going to have to work a lot harder.
Half of Detroit's children live in poverty, more than double the state average
A nearby meat-packing plant is being investigated as the cause of Trinity River's platelet-rich waters
Bidding for the 2020 games is heating up. Local support bolsters unlikely Baku
How the claims in a promotional video stack up today
A new report suggests that retrofitting is almost always more energy efficient
A set of striking photos from around the city
A new shop will sell hand-made, locally built bicycles to riders who want to stay a while
What happens when a town offers its public spaces to artists to do what they want
John Jones says he's made $20,000 reselling tossed Metrocards. Should that be legal?
Does a controversial new app herald the death of street smarts?
For one thing, location matters
A new report blames land use restrictions for driving up prices, but there's much more to it than that
One of the world's oldest micro-lenders cancels the debt of 3,500 clients
Deep in debt, Harrisburg looks to its new 23-year-old treasurer
Scene of epic indoor car chase will be torn down after more than 30 years empty
New Yorkers are surprisingly honest when it comes to dismantling an unattended bicycle, as this neat time-lapse video shows
A new website mixes live streams of police chatter with ambient music
The Portland Loo's defense-first design has freed it from becoming a beaten-down haven for illegal activity