Chef Massimo Bottura’s Refettorios will soon land in U.S. cities to fight food waste and isolation, thanks to a grant from the Rockefeller Foundation.
Social isolation kills, and in the process it makes it harder to reach out to others. A psychologist explains how to stop the feedback loop.
A new documentary series celebrates regular folks interacting with data, but leaves some big questions answered.
We’ll be building worlds at a board-game cafe.
The graphic novel No Small Plans aims to empower the city’s youth through stories about their neighborhoods.
Locals and officials teamed up in support of inclusivity on BART.
The much-hyped series S-Town evolves from murder mystery and small-town tourism into timely, humanistic biography.
[Extremely French voice] “Dallas.”
A new book invites Seattle residents to conjure the haunts that have vanished.
In her poetry book released in 1969, Eve Merriam reserves some of her sharpest barbs for the city planners, politicians, government bureaucrats, and “crisis committees” who claim to help the poor but do nothing (or worse).
The bestselling young-adult book The Hate U Give surveys the landscape of violence, activism, and justice through the eyes of a teenage girl.
StreetMusicMap Radio gives buskers another kind of platform.
In the internet age, drop-in essays are shared far and wide—and they aren’t always well received back home.
A public art piece sponsored by Greenpeace addresses the fact that by 2050 plastics will clog the guts of virtually all seabirds.
In a new book, the writer Lauren Elkin excavates the female flâneur in Paris, Tokyo, New York, Venice, and London.
A new project hopes to increase tolerance by having passengers strike up conversations with their taxi and ride-hailing drivers.
Across the country, designers and coders are coming together to develop tools for communities targeted by Trump’s orders.