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Toronto: Touring Around the 2014 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.21.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The unique blend of locals and visitors stops the Distillery District from being a tourist trap like New York's South Street Seaport. The place feels organic, authentic, warm and inviting. It's steeped in history.

Prove Your Love at City Hall

Mark Morford | Posted 09.28.2014 | San Francisco
Mark Morford

Don't cringe like that. I hereby defy anyone, no matter your opinion on matrimony or public institutions, to hang out at SF's most iconic civic landmark for a single afternoon and not feel at least moderately blasted anew in the heart, in the blood, down to your skeptical and wary soul.

My Time as a Philly Juror

Thom Nickels | Posted 09.16.2014 | Crime
Thom Nickels

When my jury summons notice appeared in the mail, all I could do was breathe a sigh of despair. You know how it is: the jury in-take crowds, the lists of instructions to be followed, the canned videos.

Harnessing Government Technology for Good

Ben Hecht | Posted 06.18.2014 | Impact
Ben Hecht

It's no surprise that technology has changed how people interact and redefined our notion of community. What you may not know is the extent to which g...

How I Learned To Love City Hall Weddings

Marta Segal Block | Posted 06.02.2014 | Weddings
Marta Segal Block

After all these years of writing about weddings though, I recently went to my first Chicago City Hall wedding. This is what I learned: City Hall weddings aren't beautiful in spite of being held in a court room, they're beautiful because of it.

From Ideas to Action: Cities as Drivers of Economic Opportunity

Ben Hecht | Posted 05.21.2014 | Impact
Ben Hecht

By accelerating the ability of cities to adapt and grow, we will accelerate our nation's economic growth and competitiveness.

Ballet Opening Gala, a Phantastic Phenomenon

Jennifer Raiser | Posted 04.05.2014 | San Francisco
Jennifer Raiser

San Francisco Ballet was in phenomenal form for its Opening Night Gala; fortunately the party's prescient planners were well aware when they picked "P...

Philadelphia's Most 'Disreputable and Disrespected Building'

Thom Nickels | Posted 03.18.2014 | Impact
Thom Nickels

In the 1970s, Philadelphia's architectural treasure, City Hall, suffered from abuse and neglect. Not only did the portals leading into the courtyard s...

Celebs Who Said 'I Do' At City Hall

YourTango | Posted 10.24.2013 | Celebrity

From Paris to L.A. to New York, certain celebs are dumping big, lavish weddings in place of small, private ceremonies at their local city hall. ...

Top 8 Reasons Anthony Weiner Can't Be Mayor

Seriously Skewed | Posted 09.23.2013 | Comedy
Seriously Skewed

Is Anthony Weiner just a victim of really bad timing or does the man never learn? We don't know for sure but one thing is for certain: the odds of him becoming Mayor of New York City are pretty low right now.

Small Boat, Big City: Kayaking From Manhattan To The Statue of Liberty

Peter Mandel | Posted 08.26.2013 | Travel
Peter Mandel

Warm, and full of puffing sailboats, and washing-machine clean. I am having a hard time believing this is New York harbor -- and that I am kayaking it.

Revise Zoning Code to Boost Public Facilities

Tucker Reed | Posted 07.10.2013 | New York
Tucker Reed

Changing zoning rules to encourage developers to include state-of-the-art municipal facilities within their projects, at no or greatly reduced cost to the city, could create new libraries, schools and municipal offices with little impact on the capital budget.

Could Downtown Vegas Become the Next Hub for Startups? (WATCH)

Shira Lazar | Posted 05.11.2013 | Technology
Shira Lazar

Zappos founder and CEO Tony Hsieh stopped by the Samsung Blogger Lounge to discuss the revitalization project of Downtown Las Vegas, the new SXSW v2v program, and incredible predictions for the future of business and technology.

Former NYC Mayor Ed Koch Dies

AP | DEEPTI HAJELA | Posted 04.03.2013 | New York

NEW YORK — When Ed Koch was mayor, it seemed as if all of New York was being run by a deli counterman. Koch was funny, irritable, opinionated, o...

Movie Review: Broken City

Marshall Fine | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Allen Hughes' Broken City has the bones and perhaps even the DNA of a better, darker and more interesting film. It isn't awful, just kind of pale and predictable.

Romney vs. Bloomberg: Can the Super-Rich Really Govern?

Sanjay Sanghoee | Posted 11.14.2012 | Politics
Sanjay Sanghoee

Romney's experience in the private sector might help him run our country and turn around our economy, but not without empathy for the 99%. His positions speak loudly in this regard.

Why I Loved My Secret Wedding

Kate Awsumb | Posted 08.02.2013 | Weddings
Kate Awsumb

During our impromptu toast and cake cutting/face smashing, complete with two-foot tall "Bride" and "Groom" glasses gifted by a friend, I heard someone whisper to the person next to her, "Did they actually get married or not? I'm so confused!"

Cops: Tourist Beaten With Hammer In The Head By Stranger

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 08.01.2012 | New York

NEW YORK -- An unemployed man in a business suit abruptly pulled out a hammer and beat a Spanish tourist eating lunch with his girlfriend in the park ...

Four Arrested At Occupy Palm Beach

Posted 03.05.2012 | Miami

West Palm Beach police arrested four Occupy Palm Beach protesters early Monday morning after city authorities told the activists to vacate the old Cit...

WATCH: Incredible Star Wars-Themed Escalator

Posted 12.14.2011 | World

Is this the world's most amazing display of interior design? The Eighth Wonder of the World? Admittedly, the landmark looks surprisingly uncrowded -- ...

Bloomberg To Appeal Order To Release Correspondences With Cathie Black

Posted 12.07.2011 | New York

The Bloomberg administration is set to appeal an order from the State Supreme Court to release email correspondences between the Mayor and former Scho...

A Street Closing in Queens Hurts Business but Unites a Community

Daniel Medina | Posted 01.30.2012 | New York
Daniel Medina

The customers are gone. Empty red steel chairs line rows of computer desks where they once sat. A tall stack of bills lies on a cracking, worn-out wooden desk that cannot be repaired until business is good again, if that is anytime soon.

Jason Cherkis

Occupy L.A. May Branch Out To Occupy Beverly Hills, Skid Row

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Cherkis | Posted 11.28.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- After a tense all-nighter with the Los Angeles Police Department, Occupy L.A. activists and their tents outside City Hall have been give...

Kelly Brook Shows Off Her Perfect Pins In Pink Mini Dress To Launch Sky Ride

www.mydaily.co.uk | Posted 10.26.2011 | Home

Kelly Brook was out in the (fleeting) London sunshine yesterday to launch the latest Sky Ride initiative, showing off her perfect pins in a teeny-tiny...

Emanuel Moves Home, Takes Brown Line To Work

Posted 10.24.2011 | Chicago

Mayor Rahm Emanuel has moved back into his family’s Ravenswood home--once the site of a battle that almost cost him the race--and took the Brown Lin...