City Identity

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Go Ahead, Try Drawing an Outline of the Midwest on a Map

No one quite agrees on what counts as America's "Midwest," but its pattern of urbanization is one of a kind. 

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'Oakland Is the Newark of the West Coast'

And other metrophors.

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Turns Out Where You Live Really Does Shape Who You Are

Those stereotypes you hear about people in Boston and San Francisco – there's actually something to them.

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In New Orleans, High Hopes for the Perfect NBA Team Name

The new owner of the Hornets wants to change the team's name. But in a city obsessed with its own authenticity, finding the right one will be no easy task.