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Beastie Boy Commemoration of the Day: Adam Yauch Park

No sleep til Brooklyn.

L.A. Wants to Turn Its Concrete 'River' Into a Real River

But bureaucratic snares and funding mishaps have jeopardized the process.

Google Maps

The Ku Klux Klan Protests as Memphis Renames a City Park

Many white Southerns have cherished the memory of Nathan Bedford Forrest -- a Confederate general and founding Klansman. But a new controversy reveals how much Civil War remembrance has changed.

BIG

Travel to More Than 60 Countries Without Leaving This Park

A new park in Copenhagen incorporates pop artifacts and cultural mementos from the area’s inhabitants.

Yumi Tsushima

A Plush Rooftop Garden for Tokyo Shoppers

A new "green island" on top of a mall comes with more than 80 kinds of plants and an air purification system.

The Economist

Chart of the Day: The World's Top Theme Parks

California still reigns supreme.

Railroad Park

For Landlocked Revitalization, Railyards in Lieu of Waterfronts

How train tracks helped deliver new life to Birmingham, Alabama.

In Los Angeles, a Brownfield Gets a Second Life

Thanks to funding from a lawsuit, a lush new park was created in the city's south side.