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Postcard From Winnipeg

What to do when the weather gets balmy (by Winnipeg standards) and other news

The City as Urban Whirlpool

A new Google map hack lets you create wild, trippy images of your favorite city streets 

The Problem with Naming Transit Stations

Commercialism is only one of many reasons for cities not to sell out their stops

Fixing the Rust Belt by Shrinking It

New studies suggest that we can revitalize the Rust Belt by increasing core density

For These Baltimore Students, It's D.I.Y. School Building

One crumbling structure becomes a lesson in urban design for students

Phil Campbells and the Recovery of Phil Campbell, Ala.

Would-be conventioneers continue to aid a tornado damaged town that shares their name

America's Healthiest Metros

In the spirit of the New Year, a look at how U.S. cities stack up on measures like obesity and smoking

Map of the Day: Good News for Public Transportation

A guide to the major 2012 projects

You're Now (Sort of) Free to Enter Zuccotti Park

The park opened to visitors again this morning, but significant barriers remain in place

Iowa Voters and the Economy

Caucus-goers say the economy is their top concern, but their state is doing much better than others

'Pocket Neighborhoods' For Sustainable Suburbs

Architect Ross Chapin designs single-family units that are both energy-efficient and photogenic

Postcard From Lahore

How the police mastered the art of recovering the kidnapped and more news

How Good Is D.C. to Artists, Musicians, and Writers?

The city holds several advantages for creative types, despite its high cost of living

The Awkward Art of Neighborhood Naming

Feeling connected to a neighborhood is a good thing. But what if where you live doesn't have a real name?

The Emerging and Interconnected 'Megapolitan' Regions

The next urban agglomerations will be big, populated and crucial to the economy

The Lost City of Cahokia

New evidence of a "sprawling metropolis" that existed in East St. Louis from 1000-1300 A.D.

High-Speed Rail Protest Song Tops U.K. Charts

In England, an anti-HS2 ballad is hotter than Adele or Coldplay

Six Urbanist Themes for 2012

From Twitter to "third places," here are some innovative urban ideas that aren't going away

Postcard From New Orleans

The murder rate jumped 14 percent and other news