Mirror, mirror on the wall, who is the biggest nerd of them all?
Investor Brad Feld thinks cities need to let go of the idea of becoming the next Silicon Valley.
This new book is full of good advice, delivered in plain English without getting all preachy or judgy.
In Several Ways to Die in Mexico City, author Kurt Hollander explores the way a city's air, food, and diseases actually affect us.
A conversation with urban sociologist Zachary Neal on his new book, The Connected City.
Dead End in Norvelt is based on a New Deal-era subsistence farming community in rural Pennsylvania.
Thousands of books flood Federation Square in "Literature vs. Traffic."
A new book aims to repair the reputation of the much-maligned composite.
In some places, governments consider independent bookstores a vital part of the urban fabric.
A subway-hopping photographer memorializes reading riders on a Tumblr blog.
A new economic and social order is a double-edged sword: it unleashes incredible energies, but it also causes tremendous hardships.
Travel writer Taras Grescoe on the joys of public transportation.
P.D. Smith's engaging and illuminating new book on the history, evolution and intricacies of cities.
As early as 1951, the late author feared America's cities would become places where someone taking a simple walk down the street would be greeted with suspicion.
The declinists are wrong, America is emerging from the crisis stronger than before.
A Toronto photographer tracked the same addresses over four decades to tell his city's changing story.
But are they really smarter than your city?
Harvard sociologist Robert J. Sampson on his new book, Great American City.