Survey respondents who reported the highest satisfaction with local government services weren't inclined to support spending more on it—especially among whites. You wouldn't believe it, with all the rancor
"Branding" revamped neighborhoods for a barely past history can feel like a backhanded homage. The Boston Herald was enemy territory back when I was a reporter at The Boston Globe. But I had friends there,
Research proves we're prone to emotional attachments with our vehicles. So here's some advice from someone who finally let go of hers. I was dragging some boxes out to the garage when I found my mom in
More results from the Atlantic Media/Siemens State of the City Poll. Since the start of the recession, Americans have been moving to new places far less often than they used to—only 11.6 percent of U.S.
By Abha Bhattarai Abha Bhattarai Reporter covering the retail industry Email Bio Follow The Washington region continues to struggle as federal spending cuts and a lackluster job market take its toll on
The first results of our State of the City Poll. City centers and downtowns across the United States may very well be in the midst of a comeback or a renaissance, be reaching a moment of triumph or successfully
Evidence shows that a seven-day week with a two-day weekend is an inefficient model. “Seven days,” wrote Witold Rybczynski in the August 1991 issue of The Atlantic, “is not natural because no natural occurs
The first of its kind in the U.S., the Tilikum Crossing will reflect the city's enduring transit culture. PORTLAND, Oregon—It's an early-summer morning at the construction site for Portland's first new