Where the water meets the city.
In the U.S., getting to the beach usually means driving. But some sandy shores can still be reached by train, subway, and bus.
In the 1970s, the signature fat-tired mobility mode of beach towns managed to turn vacationers into bicycle riders.
After Superstorm Sandy, New York City’s oceanfront neighborhood got a boost of investment. But that hasn’t stopped the waves from stealing the beach.
Want to understand how public meetings work, the power of place-based branding, and why bad mayors keep getting re-elected? Look no further than Amity Island.
Each summer on Martha's Vineyard, year-round residents and seasonal workers struggle to find affordable housing amid the island’s luxury real estate.