In 1987, the Maryland Transit Administration busted out a brass band to open a subway that never had a chance.
The National Trust for Historic Preservation’s 2019 list of imperiled buildings, neighborhoods, and districts reveals the threats that older places face.
Mayor Catherine Pugh, who resigned amid a corruption probe, was obsessed with the city’s image. But Baltimore’s battered brand isn’t its most urgent problem.
RIP Volkswagen Beetle, the car that conquered the city.
Would ride-hailing be better if the driver couldn’t talk?
Remembering Rob Hiaasen, and the work of community journalism in a polarized time.
Don’t get frozen in action when the cold snap hits, East Coast.
We appear to be entering a golden age of local news satire.
We’re hopping on the historic Lincoln Highway, America’s first coast-to-coast thoroughfare.
As the Village Voice stops its print edition, the alternative-weekly era officially ends.
For a city dogged by violence and unrest, this was a big deal.
There’s an awful logic to the American muscle car that served as a weapon of hate in Charlottesville.
This week, we’re fishing up stories about urban animals of all species.
CityLab is spending a week talking about the folks next door.
Bigger images, fewer ads—and a recommitment to telling a very important story.
Why we’re sharing stories about homelessness today.
CityLab explores the ever-changing role of the bicycle, the machine that makes cities better.
We’re looking for the best songs about subways, buses, streetcars, and trains.
This week: Stories about the sort-of-secrets of the city.
As history shows, failing to deal with post-storm clean-up can doom city leaders.