Amazon HQ2 may be split between superstar cities, but San Francisco’s big tech firms are starting to expand into smaller, non-coastal places.
The Marvel Comics maestro gave his superheroes a city that’s colorful, dangerous, rude, quippy, and full of heart. It might be his greatest creation.
After Jeff Bezos set off one of the highest-profile bidding wars in modern history, Amazon picked two East Coast cities for its new headquarters. The surprise extra: There's something in it for Nashville, too.
Just after Hurricane Maria devastated the island, a historic movie theater in Ponce was restored and reopened as a family-run bakery.
Community First! Village’s model for ending homelessness emphasizes the stabilizing power of social connections.
Frustrated by rampant heroin trade, residents of the street Zeedijk forced a public-private real-estate partnership to protect the street while preventing community displacement.
Radha Agrawal, inventor of Daybreaker early-morning dance parties, wrote a book on how make more friends in an isolating world. I tried to follow her advice.
There were many reasons to oppose letting Eagle’s Landing tear apart the city of Stockbridge, but it shouldn’t have even been on the ballot in the first place.
A section of the tower’s original staircase is up for auction in Paris this month.
A gunman killed at least 12 people in a California suburb known as one of the safest cities in the U.S.
In splitting HQ2, Amazon gains a presence in New York, which has the largest number of corporate headquarters, and greater Washington, D.C., which is fast gaining as a popular site for a corporate base.
Once a year, the Seattle Aquarium enlists local divers to search for giant Pacific octopuses in the Puget Sound.
The midterm elections saw a handful of mayors and city councillors win seats in Congress and statewide offices.
If Democrats want to build a durable coalition, they will need to shift their approach, building ties between voters in cities and those in the suburbs that surround them.
Across the U.S., progressive causes won big in ballot initiative results, from minimum wage hikes, to felon re-enfranchisement, to a corporate tax for homelessness.
A dispatch from the lowest-turnout district in the United States illustrates why many people won’t go to the polls on Tuesday.
Although the creative class in the United States is largely urban, many rural counties also have high shares of knowledge, professional, and artistic workers.
The Swedish capital has rebuffed the tech giant’s scheme to build a new Apple Store in the Kungsträdgården, the city’s central square.
It won't get double the tax incentives (probably). But there are other tactical reasons for the move.
“The United States of Apathy” showcases the dramatic effect of low voter turnout in U.S. elections.
In Texas’s 7th district, congressional candidates have sparred over the response to Hurricane Harvey. Elsewhere, climate change, floods, wildfires, and red-tide algae are factors in the midterms.