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).
StreetMusicMap Radio gives buskers another kind of platform.
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.
There’s some assembly required for the Swedish company’s new commuter bicycle, Sladda. Can it handle the rigors of the American city?
This photographer embarked on a quest to commemorate the human sides of 22 bustling cities.
The street artist’s latest installation, The Walled Off Hotel, sits just 13 feet from Israel’s separation barrier in the West Bank city of Bethlehem.
The archeologist and author Brenna Hassett explains how cities shaped our skeletons.
The national dish is really a fusion of immigrant fare.
A Toronto design competition invites an unlikely urban activity—going to the beach during the chilly off-season.
An MIT composer is collecting snippets of sound to turn Miami and Philadelphia into audio masterpieces.
A photographer explores the emotional connections of mementos that change hands at Dallas estate sales.
Map enthusiast Blair Thornburgh is so fascinated by redistricting that she whipped up some love letters to democracy.
The documentary about the Middle East’s first all-female race car driving team reveals the realities of life in the cities of the West Bank.
It was only a matter of time before a canine-friendly app sprung up Tel Aviv.
The film chronicles beautifully banal life in the New Jersey city.
Her show—and the shows her production company created—helped define what American cities looked like on TV in the 1970s.
A new photography book captures the cultures that collide underground.
The new film portrays 1979 as a moment when Americans might have gone down a different path.
A startup debuted a bracelet to protect newborns from hypothermia.