Urban areas are heat islands. Could that be dictating the color of their gastropods?
The federal agency just launched a feel-good photoblog called "Humans of HUD." Just what are these portraits of real-life housing aid recipients telling us?
Politically, that is.
For now, U.S. cities lead in attracting global talent, but cities across the world are coming on strong.
While F1 wants to woo the U.S, Austin wants to win the rest of the world with this weekend’s Grand Prix.
Young people are among the loneliest of all Americans. Schools that teach kids how to deal with feelings of isolation could help put a dent in the epidemic.
They play an important role in building community, and nightlife advocates say that needs to be taken more seriously by officials.
Binge-watch it if you’re not sure what to do with your extra house.
New York’s empty storefronts are a dark omen for the future of cities.
In Durham, North Carolina, abandoned factories are becoming tech hubs and microbreweries. But building a shared commitment to its most vulnerable citizens could be a trickier feat of redevelopment.
Average monthly highs above 86 degrees Fahrenheit increase the probability of mental-health issues, a new study finds.
Other areas, not so much.
In the eighth “Invisible Borders” road trip, a group of African artists and writers send dispatches from the continent’s cities and border towns.
It used to be that 95 percent of global startup and venture-capital activity happened in the U.S. Today, it’s just over one-half.
A court in New York City breeds a family of fathers, brothers, and sons, out of people unconnected by blood.
How cities turned against a controversial holiday.
How a Philadelphia hockey mascot become a symbol of resistance for an angry time.
One of the architects behind the elevated park now has an ambitious, 6-day event that draws on music, immersive performance, and community engagement to convey one hour of life in the big city.
As young people start their own lives, they often miss where they came from. That can be a challenging but clarifying experience.
Amazon announced a new $15 minimum wage for its workers. Now it should be a better corporate citizen to the host of its new HQ2.
The next generation of wireless internet needs lots of new equipment in public spaces. The federal government just limited what cities can do about that, and mayors say they’re prepared to fight back.