bookstores

Shutterstock

Has Manhattan Become Too 'Manhattanized'?

Midtown is a hive of construction, with one luxury tower after another replacing older buildings. What's being lost?

Reuters

How 'Indie' Bookstores Survived (and Thrived)

Surprisingly, technology was a help, not a hindrance.

Reuters

Bemoaning the Decline of Barnes and Noble

Sure, it's not an independent book store. But the franchise is shuttering its big city stores, leaving fewer options for those who want to buy hard copies.

United Nations

Confirmed Stereotype of the Day: Brazilians Love to Dance

The World Cities Culture Report came out today, and most of what you thought is true.