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Postcard From Austin

Falling rain, forestalled projects, and a fantasy subway map

A Good Use for all Those Empty Suburban Developments

Farmers are reclaiming unused sprawl to grow crops

Missouri Town's Sugar Plum Fairy Fired for 'Naughty' Language

Locals outraged over dismissal of Christmas festival actor

How Manhattan Sped Up its Buses Without Rapid Transit

The city's select bus service cut down idle time by collecting tickets at stops, rather than on the bus

A Visual History of Civic Seattle

Telling the story of a city through its digitized ephemera

Drones on the Force

Unmanned aerial vehicles are becoming a hot new tool for police departments

Jane Jacobs and the Power of Women Planners

In a field dominated by men, Jacobs broke through with groundbreaking, decidedly female ideas about how cities should work

Why Philadelphia's Restaurant Scene Is So Diverse

The story of Korean food, and what it says about the city's international dining options

The Coming Showdown at Occupy Wall Street

Tensions rise as protesters await a judge's decision on whether they can reenter the park

A Fight to Save One of Latin America's Oldest Neighborhoods

In Panama City, a plan to build a marine viaduct around a colonial-era neighborhood has residents up in arms

The Hidden Cost of Farmers' Markets

When locally grown food isn't transported efficiently, it can have a surprisingly big carbon footprint 

Creepy, Abandoned Theme Park on the Outskirts of Beijing

A photographer captures this haunting modern relic, once planned to rival Disneyland

Mapping 'Missed Connections'

An artist analyzes the geography of New York Craigslist personal ads

How Green Is High-Speed Rail?

Experts say America's bullet trains will need to carry 10 million passengers to offset the environmental impact of construction

A Shoe's-Eye View of Moscow

A new short film explores Russia's largest city, looking straight down

The Geography of Great Restaurants

Why tolerant, happy places provide the best places to eat

Why Chinatowns Are Shrinking

Changing immigration patterns are partly to blame

Mapping the 'Anti-Creative Class'

A fun new map from Floating Sheep marries the popularity of bars with the price of marijuana

London's Proposed Thames Hub Airport Could Be the World's Biggest

Foster + Partners' ambitious plans for a £50 billion airport in the Thames Estuary