A new poll finds that far from being more moderate than urban or rural voters, suburbanites are actually more partisan.
Also: The curious politics of a mega-mall, and a red-state YIMBY bill.
A biweekly tour of the ever-expanding cartographic landscape.
A Florida appeals court has approved exploratory oil drilling in the Everglades, prompting worries about Miami’s water supply and risks to the wetland ecosystem.
The car-dependent suburb it’ll be built in wants to greenlight Royalmount against the city government’s wishes but it needs them to pay for the public infrastructure.
Utah’s SB 34, aimed at increasing the state’s supply of affordable housing, may hold lessons for booming cities of the Mountain West, and beyond.
Yet in cities, affluent white neighborhoods and high-poverty black ones are outliers, resisting the fragmentation shown with other types of neighborhoods.
Also: The car loan trap, and a visual history of the public library.
A visual exploration of how a critical piece of social infrastructure came to be.
With a single azulejo fetching hundreds of euros at the city’s more reputable antique stores, these tiles, sitting there out in the open, are easy pickings.
Cape Town in South Africa is a foodie destination. Some people in its renowned restaurant industry are trying to spread the food wealth citywide.
The arrival of the tech company’s new headquarters was set to shake up the borough’s real estate market, driving up rents and spurring displacement. Now what?
For low-income buyers, new predatory lending techniques may make it easier to get behind the wheel, and harder to escape a debt trap.
Also: Unpacking New York’s ejection of Amazon, and a short history of Germany’s beloved Schwebebahn.
An “Ask a Philosopher” booth in New York City attracted a surprising number of people with deep, meaningful questions that had long gone unanswered.
In fast-aging pockets of rural America, older residents are going back to work. But not always because they need the money.
Members of Congress hope to pass laws to help border-adjacent property owners who may be displaced through eminent domain if Trump’s border wall plans proceed.
Infrastructure like this makes it clear why Germany continues to produce enthusiasm for public transit, generation after generation.
“Black Bottom Street View,” now exhibiting at the Detroit Public Library, thoughtfully displays old images of the historic African American neighborhood in its final days.
In the 1800s, candy helped make Boston an industrial powerhouse. Candy hearts have been a lasting legacy of that era, though their future is less certain.