The school Spin Rocinha teaches young Brazilians how to DJ, no charge.
The city has colleges as infrastructure and hosts a huge sporting event every year. The Big Dig may have even worked in its favor.
Children in low-income households are far less likely to attend preschool.
The knowledge and energy hubs of San Francisco and Texas are among the year’s biggest economic winners.
"One of the smallest big-league cities" in the country aims to super-size its reputation by hosting big-name games.
The city is already sticking itself with the worst downsides of hosting the games. At least this way, it would be forced to make crucial improvements.
Want to start an urban farm without permitting hassles? Dreaming of dwarf goats in your yard? Move to Wheat Ridge, Colorado.
As the Ohio State Buckeyes prepare for a championship game against the Oregon Ducks, the city of Oregon, Ohio, gets a ridiculous new name.
Gill Holland pulled off a stunning success in Louisville's East Market area. Now he wants to do it again, across town in Portland.
From legally enshrined vacations to how far an hour’s wage will go.
Anonymous street artist "Guesswho" questions the place of contemporary art in India.
Broadcast from inside a mental hospital, Buenos Aires' Radio La Colifata challenges preconceptions about mental illness.
A New Year’s resolution for cities: Quit drowning small businesses in outdated red tape.
In just the past few years, a suburb of San Diego has become a national destination for beer brewers and connoisseurs.
A British supermarket is under fire for selling reindeer steaks. Is this "sick novelty for profit," or an eco-smart protein option?
With the violence of the drug war behind it, the border city is experiencing a boom of arts and startup activity, spurred by the group Reactivando Espacios.
Jordan Schnitzer wants to turn the long-dilapidated Centennial Mills into the city's next revitalized neighborhood—even if it means reaching into his own pocket.
In a city-state that's wary of talk about race and religion, a burgeoning stand-up scene offers a welcome respite.