Cleveland

The Wrong Way to Grow a City

A lesson from Cleveland: To avoid deepening inequality, prepare for economic growth before it starts.

Cleveland's former St. Luke's Hospital

In Cleveland, a Historic Hospital Is Again a Point of Pride

When St. Luke’s Hospital closed its doors in 1998, it left a hole in its neighborhood. Today, after a massive restoration, it hosts affordable housing, a school, and space for local nonprofits.

The New York City skyline

Leave the Liberal City Alone

America’s biggest, wealthiest cities aren’t succeeding at the expense of others, and breaking them up just doesn’t make sense.

The Great Lakes Should Be on the Lookout for Waterspouts

There’s a decent chance these ghostly spinners will pop up Thursday on Lake Erie.

Rethinking the Bus Shelter

In a handful of cities, citizen urbanists are crowdfunding projects to make these overlooked stops much more engaging.

Mega-Events Are Warming Up Conversations on Food Waste

Hunger and trashed food are commanding attention at this summer's biggest events, from the political conventions to the Olympic Games.

Is Hosting a Political Convention Worth It for a Mayor?

City leaders looking to boost their political profiles may want to think twice.

The Republican Convention Gets a Billboard of Donald Trump Kissing Ted Cruz

Here’s hoping attendees brought their eye bleach.

Will a $6 Million Tamir Rice Settlement Help Reform Cleveland Cops?

The city agreed to the payout in the 2014 death of the 12-year-old boy, but civil lawsuits are a blunt tool to bring about departmental changes.

The Great Lakes Could See a 'Waterspout Outbreak'

Ghostly, seaborne twisters are in the forecast into the weekend.

The Nursing Home That's Also a Dorm

More retirement and nursing homes are asking college students to move in, an arrangement that benefits everyone.

The Great Lakes Are Alive With Toxic Ooze

Predictions of a “severe” algae outbreak in 2015 look to be on track.

How Millennials Are Reviving Cleveland

The downtown population is at an all-time high, and young workers are leading the way.

Cleveland Can't Handle a Beer Called 'Sweet Baby Jesus'

A grocery chain pulled the messianic brew after customer complaints.

7 Design Lessons From the World's Most Gorgeous BRT Stations

Ideas that help distinguish the service from a regular old bus.

Expect Plenty More Toxic Algae in Lake Erie This Summer

It's already too late to ward off this year's sliming.

The Importance of Running True BRT Through Downtown

Anything less reinforces negative public perception of the entire mode.

America's Biggest Metros Are Growing Much Faster Than Other Cities

The population of cities with more than a million people jumped 3.2 percent, much better than the 2.4 percent for the U.S. overall.