What's the Matter With Little Free Food Pantries?, Revisiting the Detroit Uprising, 50 Years Later, and more...

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017

What's the Matter With Little Free Food Pantries?

They highlight food insecurity, without doing much to take a bite out of it.

Kriston Capps

Revisiting the Detroit Uprising, 50 Years Later

A new exhibition at the Detroit Historical Museum charts the complicated course of life in the city before and after July 1967.

Andrea Penman-Lomeli

How Cities Can Save Small Shops

Some places are already taking action, but New York City is lagging behind. Here’s a blueprint for keeping local retail healthy.

Karen Loew

NYC Has More Artists Than Ever

But artists are being pushed out of some of the city’s long-standing creative neighborhoods.

Richard Florida

How Venice Beach Became a Neighborhood for the Wealthy

And what that means for affordable housing across the country.

Conor Friedersdorf

Why Some Brits Are Fuming Over London's Crossrail

A massive new commuter rail project is stoking centuries-old resentment in Britain’s north-south divide.

Feargus O'Sullivan

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