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Get the Look: Brooklyn Heights Townhouse Meets Urban Chic

Dering Hall | Posted 07.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
Dering Hall

Spruce Interior Design brings urban chic to a Brooklyn Heights townhouse with a balanced blend of tailored furnishings, patterned flooring, striking a...

This Is The Tour Of Barcelona You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post | Avery Stone | Posted 07.14.2014 | Travel

It is no secret that Barcelona is a vibrant international destination, but the city has never looked livelier -- or lovelier -- than it does in these ...

Top 10 Essentials For Urban Moms

Anita Mirchandani | Posted 06.11.2014 | Parents
Anita Mirchandani

Congrats! You just found out your pregnant... now what?! The feelings of anxiety and angst will likely overcome your mind in matters of minutes. Why? Because you start thinking about your current situation, your job, your lifestyle, your apartment, the social world with which you associate, finances, and the list continues.

An Urban Agenda at the United Nations (VIDEO)

Rana Florida | Posted 06.04.2014 | Politics
Rana Florida

This increase in population growth brings several challenges; cities must plan for increased demand for services: energy, food and water, transportation, housing, land, health, education and much more

Humble Beginnings

Bianca Hayes | Posted 07.20.2014 | Teen
Bianca Hayes

The 10-hour school day and remorseless homework assignments paid off. It was not easy, but what kept me going was the fact that I was a part of a team, I was a part of something that was extraordinary.

May The Odds Be Ever In Your Favor, 'American Idol' Contestants

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 04.18.2014 | TV

Keith Urban's latest comments would probably make the girl on fire burning mad. During a recent interview with Ryan Seacrest for "E! News," Urban c...

Partnering for Action in African American Communities

Valerie Jarrett | Posted 04.21.2014 | Black Voices
Valerie Jarrett

What was clear in this meeting was that many of the goals the president set forth in his State of the Union address< will become reality because of the strong partnerships that he and his administration have forged with leaders from the civil rights community who work hard every day to advocate equality and opportunity for all.

A Photographic Love Letter To Hong Kong That Will Flip Your World Upside Down

Global Yodel | Posted 02.10.2014 | Arts
Global Yodel

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"An Inconvenient Truth" Producer Lawrence Bender on HuffPost Live: Time to Double Down on Confronting Climate Change

UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability | Posted 12.10.2013 | Green
UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability

Until now, city planners, advisors, leaders and residents have been unable to properly estimate and prepare for anticipated changes in the climate. In response, researchers at UCLA down-scaled over 20 global climate models to better understand the local impacts of a changing climate.

Pritzker Family's $15M Gift to UCLA Supports Sustainable Cities Research and New Sustainability Prize

UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability | Posted 10.10.2013 | Green
UCLA Inst. of the Environment and Sustainability

By Alison Hewitt The charitable foundation of Los Angeles philanthropists Anthony and Jeanne Pritzker has donated $15 million to UCLA to support envi...

Are Urban Bees Immune to Colony Collapse Disorder?

Eliza De La Portilla | Posted 12.07.2013 | Green
Eliza De La Portilla

Could urban beekeeping be the solution to the elusive Colony Collapse Disorder?

The Kinder Chronicles, Part I

Shaun Johnson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics
Shaun Johnson

Two schools, two ideologies, a relatively common mission co-locating within the same building. Co-locating, co-existing, though not cooperating. Not even throwing their lunch trash in the same bins within the same room. One entity will certainly survive with its identity intact.

The Prosperity/Well-being Conundrum

Jonathan F.P. Rose | Posted 09.19.2013 | Impact
Jonathan F.P. Rose

Is it more important to measure the distribution of income within a city, or the city's level of access to economic opportunity and mobility?

Painter Tim Okamura Offers an Urban Narrative in Two Exhibitions

Sheryl Estrada | Posted 11.10.2013 | Arts
Sheryl Estrada

His paintings are filtered through the lens of his own personal experience as someone of mixed race growing up in Canada, where he was often identified as "different," and even ridiculed for that perception. Themes including culture and ethnicity and social identity are evident in his artwork.

Why Our Growing Cities Need Millennials

Katharine Frase | Posted 11.10.2013 | Technology
Katharine Frase

This is the era of the city. It is also the era of the Millennial. With a growing population of bright, diverse, wired and connected young people who really care about where they live, the two are ideal for each other, but our cities must keep up in attracting the prized demographic.

Killing Two Birds With One Stone: Economics, Sustainability and the Future of Urbanism

Ron Barth | Posted 10.07.2013 | Green
Ron Barth

In an age when wasteful paper billing, clunky filing cabinets and shelves full of extensive book collections have been replaced by a single handheld device, it's time that our living spaces followed suit.

Newtown, Hartford and Across America: Searching for Heroes in The Sweetest Land

Miranda Pacchiana | Posted 10.05.2013 | Impact
Miranda Pacchiana

I would not presume to think that I can understand the experience of urban residents whose cities are under siege from chronic gun violence. But I d...

Urban Monk: Exploring Karma, Consciousness, and the Divine

Gadadhara Pandit Dasa | Posted 09.18.2013 | Religion
Gadadhara Pandit Dasa

Most of the time, when people think of monks, they imagine someone living in a monastery on top of a mountain or in the forests practicing silence or ...

Connecting Everyone to Our National Parks

Neil Mulholland | Posted 09.01.2013 | Impact
Neil Mulholland

Although our national parks are increasingly accessible -- more than 70 are in urban areas and most are within 100 miles of a city -- the parks have struggled to engage growing urban and multicultural populations.

The Urban Advantage in Education

Andreas Schleicher | Posted 07.07.2013 | World
Andreas Schleicher

Some of the conventional wisdom about big city schools may be a little off. Given the heterogeneity of the student population, large cities might actually offer students more, not less, stimulation and inspiration.

Entrepreneurs, Born or Made?

YouthBiz | Posted 03.27.2013 | Impact
YouthBiz

2012-11-13-jrlogo300x60.gifI've been doing this work for a decent amount of time -- long enough to see my youngest participants graduate from college -- and throughout the years I am often asked the same question. Are entrepreneurs born or made?

No Joke, the Zombie Apocalypse Is Coming!

David Aronchick | Posted 02.03.2013 | Weird News
David Aronchick

Tens of millions of viewers around the world are currently sitting on pins and needles in anticipation of what will happen next on The Walking Dead. Who will get munched? What will happen to the Governor? Many viewers will sit through the show wondering, "is this foreshadowing?"

Bike Startup Brings Beauty and Simplicity To the Daily Commute

Daniel Becker | Posted 01.25.2013 | Technology
Daniel Becker

Cycling today is an integral and growing part of our transportation solutions and culture. Bicycles exist as one piece of a complex ecosystem of trans...

Impulsive Behavior At The Root Of Youth Gun Violence

Youth Radio -- Youth Media International | Posted 12.11.2012 | Chicago
Youth Radio -- Youth Media International

By: Robyn Gee Chicago just hit its 400th murder of 2012, according to the New York Times. The University of Chicago Crime Lab reports that more black...

Jammed Together in Real World, We Create Room in Cyberspace

Andrew Lam | Posted 09.02.2012 | Home
Andrew Lam

All over the world the rural poor leave open sky and rolling plains to flock to the edge of the metropolis and the middle class is clinging to its precious status in the heart of cities by contending with far smaller living spaces than those of previous generations.