Fifty years after Stonewall, Felipe Rose—“The Indian” from the Village People—remembers New York City’s Greenwich Village as the gay rights movement took hold.
Research on the connections between green space and criminal activity finds that park design and programming determines their impact on crime and safety.
The milkweed needed to stabilize the country’s monarch-butterfly population thrives in metropolitan areas—especially on residential land.
What does it really mean when certain kinds of cities keep getting ranked as the world’s “most livable”?
Americans have fewer and fewer spaces to gather. That’s where nuggets come in.
How many squirrels live in New York City's Central Park? Finding the answer was surprisingly complicated.
In a booming city, the din of new construction and traffic can be intolerable. Enter Hush City, an app to map the sounds of silence.
Major dailies gave a megaphone to the police, while alternative outlets served as an important platform for those without a voice.
The new plan to landmark Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood aims to protect more than just buildings: It’s designed to curb gentrification.
A study finds job density increased in the U.S. over a 10-year period. But four cities: New York, Chicago, San Francisco, and Seattle, accounted for most of it.
For Pride Month, two organizations are making it easier to find LGBTQ outdoor recreation groups across the U.S.
With their invite-only policies and coworking spaces, high-end urban gyms aspire to be fitness studio, social club, and office rolled into one.
Local lawmakers agreed to one of Europe’s most radical rental laws, but it sets the stage for a battle with Germany’s national government.
Pro basketball follows the winner-take-all geography of America as a whole, with free agents gravitating to New York, L.A., and other big cities.
In 1987, the Maryland Transit Administration busted out a brass band to open a subway that never had a chance.
Chicago is the only major U.S. city to use a new method to test for bacteria at most of its beaches—and then issue same-day swimming advisories.
Most cities aren’t fond of letting people use parks after dark. But there are good lifestyle, environmental, and safety reasons to reconsider.
Mayor Bill de Blasio walked back a promise of $500 million in affordable senior housing. New York’s rapidly growing elderly population came out to protest.
A new report that tracks apartment searches between U.S. cities reveals the moving aspirations of a certain set of renters.
A study finds that some shrinking cities are prosperous areas with smaller, more-educated populations. But they also have greater levels of income inequality.
To Millennials, at least.