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The 8 Best Food Cities In The World

Conde Nast Traveler | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Conde Nast Traveler

Travelers love to eat -- that's why every year, as part of our Readers' Choice Awards survey, we ask our readers to rank their favorite food cities around the world.

The Most Beautiful Neighborhood In America Is...

Thrillist | Posted 04.17.2015 | HuffPost Home
Thrillist

To that end, we've combed our great nation from coast to coast and ranked 10 'hoods whose curbside appeal is undeniable. From East Coast historic districts to West Coast sea cliffs, these are the most beautiful neighborhoods in America.

16 Cities That Top Every 'Best' List

Thrillist | Posted 04.16.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

Nothing gets people talking city pride like a "best-of" Internet list.

Environmental Education: Deep in the Heart of the City

Ben Klasky | Posted 04.14.2015 | Green
Ben Klasky

If the Environmental Education movement is going to continue to remain relevant, we must evolve with our rapidly changing world. According to the U.S. Census, 80 percent of the U.S. population already lives in urban areas.

Climate Change This Week: The Hot Race of Clean Energy vs Worsening Weather, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.13.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. OO Why Solar And Wind Energy Will Take Over Our Power Grid Much Sooner Than You ...

The Best City Programs Promoting Electric Cars

Gina Coplon-Newfield | Posted 04.10.2015 | Green
Gina Coplon-Newfield

State programs are important, but what can cities and towns do to accelerate a consumer switch to EVs?

Urban Edges and How to Define the Spaces Beyond

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

Today's urbanist may also see a future gondola station, a walkable destination, or the potential for sustaining natural pockets amid the built environment.  But what compels such vision? I'll take a leap of faith here, in order to put a modern gloss on the human imagination that conceived the edge of the earth in Italy, long ago.

Climate Change This Week: Record Hot Antarctica, the Immoral Ethics of Denial, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 04.07.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Breaking: Climate Change Hoax Revealed! Wow, this is SUCH a relief! I was really ...

10 of Illinois' Safest Cities

Reboot Illinois | Posted 04.01.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Illinois is home to 19 of the country's 100 safest cities with more than 25,000 people living in them, says Neighborhood Scout. Though the No. 1 safest city in the country is Zionsville, Ind., with just over 2.6 crimes per 1,000 residents every year, Illinois can still claim the country's second safest city.

The Best Kept Secrets of Los Angeles

Quora | Posted 04.01.2015 | Los Angeles
Quora

Take Virgil North-South through Koreatown, not Vermont. Take Fountain East-West through West Hollywood, not Sunset or Santa Monica.

The 11 Best Drinking Cities in America

Thrillist | Posted 03.31.2015 | Taste
Thrillist

To figure out the best cities for drinking in 2015, we imbibed all over this great nation and weighed many factors, from closing times and historical impact to happy hours, breweries, and contributions to drinking culture.

Climate Change This Week: Melting Poles, Fading Forest, Solar Soars, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.30.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. As we cut down much of the Amazon forest , much of the rest is starting to die off,...

Tackling Climate Change -- For Our Kids

Jim Yong Kim | Posted 03.30.2015 | World
Jim Yong Kim

The world needs to put the brakes on climate change. But any plan to tackle climate change can't sacrifice economic growth if we hope to end extreme poverty, reduce inequality, and ensure that poor people gain access to energy. We need to decouple growth from carbon emissions. Here are five ways the world can shift to a low-carbon growth path.

How Thoughtful Street Design Is Helping Communities and the Economy

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 03.27.2015 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

In the end, Safer Streets, Stronger Economies is less a scientific study than a compilation of available (and, to a great extent, differing) data from a limited range of case studies. To my mind, it is far from conclusive.

Using Urban Observation to "Ghost-Bust" Cities

Charles R. Wolfe | Posted 04.07.2015 | Arts
Charles R. Wolfe

I saw a ghost, of a missing building from a boyhood memory -- something that Amazon might have retrofitted, today, if it were still there for the taking.

A Roadmap for Resilient Infrastructure Investment

Shalini Vajjhala | Posted 03.25.2015 | Green
Shalini Vajjhala

A water main breaks every two minutes across the U.S. Instead of looking for the closest Band-Aid, cities and developers should think bigger and figure out what else they can fix at the same time to save money over time and reinvest in resilience.

Climate Change This Week: Warming Accelerating, US Utilities Going Green, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.31.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Censoring South Florida Sea Level Rise - maybe state employees aren't allowed ...

When School Is Not Enough: Four Alternative Education Programs That Meet Youths' Needs

Josephine d'Allant | Posted 03.24.2015 | Impact
Josephine d'Allant

Girls raised in Mumbai's brothels deal not only with challenging living conditions but also with physical, mental, and sexual violence. Several NGOs provide education and skills training to the children to try to break the cycle of prostitution, but few have their sights set beyond traditional work.

The 5 Most European Cities Not In Europe

Thrillist | Posted 03.28.2015 | Travel
Thrillist

If you can't bear the thought of tiny portions, drinks without ice, and soccer -- or you're just a weirdo who hates Europe -- but you secretly dig the general Euro vibe, here's a list of the world's most European-feeling places... that aren't in Europe.

How City Trees, Related Vegetation Reduce Pollution, Improve Health

F. Kaid Benfield | Posted 03.19.2015 | Green
F. Kaid Benfield

However good urban density can be when measured at the whole-watershed scale, unless cities sufficiently integrate absorbent vegetation and related green infrastructure into the urban fabric, the impermeable pavement and rooftops associated with dense cities can cause local runoff pollution to be severe.

Climate Change This Week: The Chinese Connection, Solar Jobs Fly, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.16.2015 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ Climate Change, the Elevator Pitch: Richard Alley, Climate Scientist -- and R...

These Stunning Photos Show Europe's Great Cities In A Different Light

HuffPost Italy | Mario Piscopo | Posted 03.16.2015 | Arts

We’re used to viewing the world in broad daylight; seeing all of its objects and colors in the gleam of the sun. "Dark City," a photography exhibit ...

LOOK: America's Quirkiest Cities

Travel + Leisure | Posted 03.16.2015 | Travel
Travel + Leisure

There are five cities in the nation that have more weird people than the City by the Bay.

10 Illinois Cities Where a Speeding Ticket Will Damage Your Wallet

Reboot Illinois | Posted 03.10.2015 | Chicago
Reboot Illinois

Receiving a speeding ticket is a drag. Aside from having to pay the fine and costs associated with legal fees, a ticket will wreak havoc on your annual car insurance premium long after you saw the blue- and red-flashing lights in your rear-view mirror.

Climate Change This Week: Siberia Holes Up, Solar Over Oil, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 03.19.2015 | Green
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Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. @@ You Can Believe the Senator With a Snowball OR ... After Senator James Inhofe ...