New York

La Vita è Mortadella: A Day in the Life of an Italian Deli

"If ya don't see it, we don't have it."

Gestalten

'Femme Fatales of Cartography'

Inside a beautiful new collection of "maps you shouldn't trust yet cannot help but fall for."

Andrew Burton/Reuters

The Frightening Effects of the NYPD's 'Mapping Muslims' Program

"Everybody's an informant."

USDA

New York's Green Roofs Are Crawling With Fungi

And the fungal communities are quite different from what's found in the city's parks.

Samuel Orr

Timelapse of the Day: How Nature Changes in a New York Year

A seasonal tribute to New York City.

Keri Tan, Max Pilwat, Ferdi Rodriguez

Imagine a Digital Library in Every Bus or Train

Slow commute? No problem.

TWULocal100

Why Are We So Afraid of Being Hit by a Subway Train?

How something so statistically unlikely managed to captivate our imaginations.

PlowNYC

New York's Real-Time Snow Plow Map to Get its First Major Test This Weekend

PlowNYC is about to hit the big time.

Lena Steinkühler

Acid Trip of the Day: New York Infrastructure Comes Alive

This is a final project for a Bachelor's Degree?

Dmitry Gudkov

You Don't Have to Be Superhuman to Commute by Bicycle

This weekend’s New York Times story on long-distance cyclists might scare off potential everyday riders.

Flickr/IStoletheTV

Data-Mining NYC's Dog Obsession

New Yorkers: they're just like us.

Associated Press

When Pinball Was Illegal in New York (and Chicago and L.A.)

Can't hear those buzzers and bells.

Christopher Moloney/Filmography

Movie Scenes of the Past in Real Life New York

Christopher Moloney photographs screen-grabbed movie stills against the city landscape.

Jason Lee/Reuters

Record Breaking Metro System of the Day: Beijing

With an end-of-year expansion, it is now the world's longest subway system.

Flickr/IDV Solutions

The Geography of Drunk Driving

The percentage of accidents involving alcohol varies widely by city.

Brandon Martin-Anderson

Mapping the Census: A Dot for Every Person

A perfect representation of density.

Reuters

The Best #CityReads of 2012

Charter cities, sexy villages, company towns, and more.

Rosenwald Collection/Library of Congress

2012's Year in Maps

It's been an eventful year for cartography.

Anthony Sherin

Urban Artifact of the Day: A Street Corner Piano

Go ahead, play a few notes.