There There author Tommy Orange discusses his experience telling stories about Oakland and Native Americans, and why cities should be seen as part of the natural environment.
Participants and graduation, instead of defendants and parole. Since April, Redmond, Washington’s, new community court has focused on assistance rather than punishment.
Much of Broadway Junction’s character derives from its impressive size, maze-like layout, relative isolation, and a design that contains little regard for conventional beauty.
Britons who live outside the capital consider it too expensive and crowded for them to live there, a new report finds.
Streetcred, a blockchain-powered open-source mapping startup, will pay you to map. (And then give the data away for free.)
It starts too early for teens’ sleep patterns, and ends too early for working parents. Does the country have to be stuck with it?
If Volcanoville and Charlie’s Water Mountain aren’t enough for you, what about a boating pond and a skate park?
Economic growth is not only uneven between urban and rural places—it is uneven within them, too.
The Spanish flu outbreak of 1918 offers important lessons in balancing truth and panic during public health crises.
Frank Rizzo, Philadelphia’s mayor from 1972 to 1980, appealed to “law and order” and white working-class identity—a sign of politics to come, says the author of a new book.
Chasing an HQ2 is a dying model. As the nature of working changes, U.S. cities that provide workers with the support that companies once did, will prosper.
Weeks after opening near San Diego, a model town for treating dementia is set to be replicated around the U.S.
RIP Volkswagen Beetle, the car that conquered the city.
Amazon’s CEO wanted to talk about his new philanthropic initiatives at a high-profile dinner Thursday night. Attendees had other topics on their minds.
How these curbside canvases came to be, according to the men who make them.
Cities that fail to make issues of equity and empowerment central to climate-action initiatives are not living up to the values of the movement, says a former mayor of Portland, Oregon.
The unspoken rules of local food are a recurring nightmare for politicians.
A startup called Voatz wants to build an unhackable way to vote over the internet. What could possibly go wrong?
Eric Klinenberg, author of Palaces for the People, talks about how schools, libraries, and other institutions can restore a sense of common purpose in America.
Montreal has a multi-million dollar plan to address homelessness. At the center is social inclusion.