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A Rust Belt Boom Town Powers Down

Randy Fox | Posted 03.02.2013 | Travel
Randy Fox

The ensuing years have not been kind to the former manufacturing hotbed. Seeing it now, it's hard to imagine the bright future that, once upon a time, seemed to await this growing municipality.

Autumn Comes To The Rust Belt

Randy Fox | Posted 11.25.2012 | Travel
Randy Fox

As autumn sets in to the Rust Belt, I'm always reminded of the lines written by James Wright, a poet, who was raised around the factories in Martins Ferry, Ohio. Yes, many of the mills are long gone, but the ritual is largely the same.

Steampunkinetics: The Art Of Steampunk

Posted 07.26.2012 | Arts

"Steampunkinetics" brings the spirit of the sub-culture to an art gallery after over 30 years of influencing pop culture, aesthetics and our lifestyle...

Creativity Is the New Economy

Richard Florida | Posted 08.27.2012 | Business
Richard Florida

It's common to say we are now living in a post-industrial information or knowledge economy. But the shift is actually deeper and more thorough-going than that.

Shadowplay in Brooklyn (PHOTOS)

Jade Doskow | Posted 02.20.2012 | New York
Jade Doskow

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WATCH: City Launches 'Site Selector' Website To Connect Businesses With Available Real Estate

Posted 11.26.2011 | Chicago

The city's economic development agency unveiled a web-based mapping tool Monday that helps pair prospective Chicago businesses with available real est...

Urban Decay Lures Hollywood To Gary

Posted 10.17.2011 | Chicago

When Gary, Indiana was booming, the city’s factories belched a constant cycle of smoke and steel. When the industrial hub thirty miles south of Chic...

China Hikes Power Prices In Attempt To Counter Threatening Shortage

Posted 07.30.2011 | Business

BEIJING (Jim Bai and Tom Miles) - China has raised power prices for industrial, commercial and agricultural users in some regions by about 3 perce...

WATCH: The High Court Of Design: Milan's Salone Internazionale

Constantin Bjerke | Posted 07.06.2011 | Arts
Constantin Bjerke

The Salone Internazionale del Mobile is for design what the Venice Biennale is for art and architecture. It's ...

The Earth Is Totally Hip

Reverend Billy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Reverend Billy

The one question I return to: from the center of our vast population, can we human beings reach out to the thing that created us?

Atari Teenage Riot Reactivate at Gramercy Theater

Salvatore Bono | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Salvatore Bono

Though lineups may have changed, the band's message of anarchy and disdain for politicians is still the same. The band could have not picked a better time to come to the city that never sleeps.