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Jan Gehl: Cities for People (VIDEO)

Crane.tv | Posted 07.02.2012 | Arts
Crane.tv

Architect and urban designer Jan Gehl has dedicated a significant proportion of his career to making cities better places for people by studying public spaces and their impact on civic society.

PHOTOS: Open And Closed Street Photography

Peter Levi | Posted 06.12.2012 | Arts
Peter Levi

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Fostering Talent: From Life-Long to Life-Wide Learning

Katherine von Jan | Posted 06.03.2012 | Education
Katherine von Jan

Lots of cities spend millions wooing companies with tax breaks, and funding sports leagues with new constructions. CEOs for Cities, a network of mayors and city stakeholders, thinks cities ought to invest in people.

'Celebrity Wife Swap': Tina Yothers Gets Niecy Nash Makeover

Posted 03.18.2012 | TV

It was a case of city celebrity meets country celebrity on "Celebrity Wife Swap" (Tue., 9 p.m. EST on ABC) this week. Niecy Nash brought her self-...

Mega-Architect's Unexpected Hobby

Jacob Slevin | Posted 12.26.2011 | Arts
Jacob Slevin

More and more I've become fascinated with architects' alternative forms of creative expression, those lying outside the boundaries of their core work....

PHOTOS: Cities For Wandering Art Scenesters

Black Tomato | Posted 12.11.2011 | Travel
Black Tomato

Make a date with art and indulge your inner creative soul in these vibrant arty cities.

New Collar: Detroit's Working Class Youth

Turnstyle | Posted 10.19.2011 | Black Voices
Turnstyle

Originally published on Turnstylenews.com, a digital information service surfacing emerging stories in news, entertainment, art and culture; powered ...

Sensory Architecture In London's Hyde Park

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 09.26.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

Swiss architect Peter Zumthor's latest creation wills people to stop for a minute and think. This year's Serpentine Gallery Pavilion is constructed un...

Can Architects Fix The Suburbs?

David Glick | Posted 08.01.2011 | Arts
David Glick

On a rainy Saturday in April, black clad city dwellers descended onto the quiet streets of Levittown, NY. Completely out of their element, and disori...

Environment, Technology & The City

Carla Leitao | Posted 04.16.2012 | Arts
Carla Leitao

"...During the day I have only the power of those who sleep in the day - far fewer, so I am limited. Though I'm bolstered by people watching TV, since...

Urban Engines -- American Cities Must Grow

Greg Selkoe | Posted 06.11.2011 | Politics
Greg Selkoe

My name is Greg Selkoe and I am an entrepreneur. This is a phrase I am proud of and no matter what the activity, whether it was when I worked at City ...

WATCH: Photographer Christopher Thomas Takes On The 'City That Never Sleeps'

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

30 large-scale cityscapes, devoid of people: tranquil, cryptic. Elusive glimpses of 'the city that never sleeps' in a rare state of dormancy. "These p...

Why, Finances Aside, Our Children Will Be Better Off Than We Are

Peter Block | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter Block

Our children will be better off than we are, but not because they will make more money.

Lamb Noodle Soup With Joe DiStefano

Josh Ozersky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Josh Ozersky

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Gardening for Strangers in Tokyo

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

Spending several weeks in Tokyo on a business trip in 2008, I was startled and enchanted to discover its human scale and its streets alive with people and plants.

City To Reinvent Coney Cyclone

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Coney Island's world-famous roller coaster could be getting a makeover. City officials are looking for a new owner for the 83-year-old wooden Cyclon...

Boulder, Colorado: Top 10 Least Dog-Friendly Town in US?

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

And, with the Humane Society giving up Animal Control to an outside, for-profit mercenary team, the relationship between the citizens of Boulder and the Animal Control we pay for will likely get worse.

Sensing Four Seasons at a Tokyo Office Building

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

What roles can corporations play in transforming urban landscapes? This year a Japanese company constructed a bold new building in Tokyo's central business district that brings nature into the work environment and out to the street.

Replacing Dead Urban Spaces with Living Habitat

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jared Braiterman

"Do you really think Tokyo is green? Why do you only focus on the good sides of Tokyo?" These are questions that many Japanese and foreign residents o...

Japan's Edo Culture Inspires a Sustainable Post-Industrial Future

Jared Braiterman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Jared Braiterman

Azby Brown's Just Enough is a compelling account of how Edo Japan confronted environmental problems similar to ours, and how it created solutions that connected farms and cities, people and nature.

City/County Managers: More than Technocrats

Ron Carlee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Ron Carlee

In response to my last posting on the council-manager form of local government, one person expressed concern about "corporatizing" government. Another...

Boulder, Colorado Named Happiest City in the US

Waylon Lewis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Denver
Waylon Lewis

Yes! Woohoo! I'm psyched! That's just what I, as a citizen of Boulder, Colorado, say when waking up each morning.

RBS ATM Withdrawals Were Monitored Hourly During Banking Crisis

The Guardian | Jill Treanor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

City watchdogs were monitoring cash withdrawals from Royal Bank of Scotland every hour during the height of the banking crisis, the Guardian can revea...

Matt Morris gets the Keys to the City in this webisode

Westword | Westword | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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What we learned from watching Matt Morris's new aol Keys to the City webisode: Dude does a damn fine Anita Baker. Rapturous. Seriously. Color us impre...

Jersey City man killed when car crashes into Ocean Avenue building

NJ.com | NJ.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Joe Shine photoPolice and EMTs at Ocean Avenue near Forrest Street in Jersey City early this morning after Stephen Hunt, 31, of Jersey City, was kille...