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?
A record 7 million Americans are three months late on their car payments, revealing what could be cracks in the U.S. economy.
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.
The solutions to Baltimore’s inequitable financing problems must be as radical as the policies that segregated the city in the first place, says Lawrence Brown.
The mega-company has bucked dealing reasonably with New York City, Seattle, and any community that asks them to pay for its freight.
NYC lawmakers who led a resistance campaign against HQ2 are declaring victory. And already, they have plans to escalate their opposition to tax incentives.
Also: The cities with the most singles, and the opioid crisis’s rural-urban divide.
As deaths from heroin, fentanyl, and prescription opioids soar in the U.S., a new study looks at the geographic factors driving the drug overdose epidemic.
After the fern bar craze had swept the U.S., the Coal Bin arrived in the growing, but still-conservative Canadian city.
Part cultural tour, part social activism, a project called Dissolving Boundaries uses Jerusalem's public transportation as a stage for examining relations between Israeli and Palestinian residents.
U.S. cities could learn a thing or two from Cuba and Argentina when it comes to urban farming.
Where you live can have a big impact on your Valentine’s Day by changing the odds of meeting potential mates.
Also: The company shaping American police policy, and Boston City Hall at 50.
California Governor Gavin Newsom’s plan to complete only a Central Valley segment of the rail link risks turning the transportation project into an economic development tool.