By 9 a.m., Jack Motter had been planting peas for hours. He pushed a two-wheeled contraption that deposited a seed every few inches along neat rows at Ellwood Canyon Farms, just outside Santa Barbara.
An afternoon in the park has evolved from picnicking in the local cemetery to sun-bathing atop a retrofitted railroad trestle. Making the most of an overlooked lot, this modern home rises over the surrounding
The city of Pula puts a permanent spotlight on its industrial heritage. When 19th-century industrialization leaves clunky remnants like giant shipyard cranes by the harbor, you can either try to hide or,
On the eve of its demolition, a memorial service remembers the life of one of the last homes on a single block in the Mantua neighborhood. The voices of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church choir echoed off the
Inside Edmonton's pedways, you'll find a confounding mix of public, private, and semi-private space. Back in 2012, Mack Male, an entrepreneur known for pop-up restaurants, proposed to open one such temporary
In Detroit, park your car in 'The Z' and you'll find yourself in a drive-thru art gallery. In a city known for its stellar street art scene, some of Detroit's most recently painted walls are inside a parking
Alexander Huls is a freelance writer who has been writing about pop culture for over five years. His work has appeared in the New York Times, the Atlantic, National Post, Film School Rejects, and more.
Local produce just tastes better, right? That perception is part of what's driving the rush of new farming ventures to supply cities with food grown nearby. Some urban farmers are even experimenting with
Some patients are being "prescribed" bicycles and groceries as doctors attempt to treat the lifestyle consequences of poverty. When poor teenagers arrive at their appointments with Alan Meyers, a pediatrician
With Londonmapper, we can visualize anything from knife crime to hedgehog sightings in the British capital. City map geeks should approach Londonmapper with caution. Before you get halfway through this
A Dutch designer creates complete interiors in just one week using discarded materials found on city streets. In 2013, designer Francois Duquesnoy moved from Eindhoven, where he was a student at Design
Cities around the world face a growing number of challenges, giving them all the wrong headaches for all the right reasons. Many are dealing with the inevitable consequences of rapid growth and associated