American Cities

American Cities Stuck With Part of Tab for Congress's Tax Cuts

Congress’s plan to cut taxes by more than $1 trillion sends part of the bill to America’s states and cities.<p>The Republican measure in the House, set …

Business

Going carless in Greenville made me appreciate public transportation

There has just got to be another way to do this. The thought had occurred to me before, but as a small crowd of kind strangers huddled around the …

Transit

The Progress Report on American Cities Battling Climate Change Looks...Good

The Sierra Club released a new report about the Ready for 100 campaign. None of the cities profiled have reached their 100 percent clean energy goal yet, but they've taken steps in the right direction.<p>The Sierra Club’s Ready for 100 campaign officially kicked off on January 20, 2016, exactly one …

Climate

The rumors of our demise have been greatly exaggerated

Dear Shanghaiist readers,<p>On the morning of November 3rd, we woke up to a rude shock when it appeared that a switch was flicked and our website was …

China

The Challenges of Sex Workers in Smaller American Cities

Partner Content<p>How local girlfriends in smaller markets make a living.<p>Once, they were known as “callgirls.” In the internet age, they’re “escorts” or "girlfriends": a catch-all phrase that refers to any woman selling penetrative sex indoors. The variety of services within the field is vast. One …

New Mexico

Caddys of Conquest: Book by Cadillac Subscription Service Expands to Dallas and L.A.

A program that offers Caddys without commitment has expanded to the Dallas and Los Angeles areas, effective today (Monday, November 13). Book by Cadillac, a mobile-app-based subscription service that lets members swap the General Motors luxury cars for a monthly fee, launched in New York last …

Autos

Opinion: Doctors need to discuss firearm safety and gun violence with their patients

As a resident in a training program for primary care physicians, I ask my patients all sorts of highly personal questions aimed at understanding …

Colon Cancer

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Cities

Can You Name the 10 Oldest Cities in the United States?

The United States was "born" on July 4, 1776, but the oldest cities in the U.S. were established long before the nation was. All were founded by …

Cities

A New Study Revealed Which American Cities Have The Most Expensive Concert Ticket Prices

If you want to get any regular concert-goer’s blood boiling all you have to do is bring up the rising costs of concert tickets. The mere mention of the buying process and especially hidden fees are more likely than not to elicit a monster, expletive filled rant. You’ll almost certainly hear the …

Music

Minneapolis Said to Have Fastest Average LTE Speeds in United States

Minneapolis has the fastest average LTE speeds of all major cities in the United States, according to a recent study conducted by OpenSignal.<p>OpenSignal found that the average LTE download connection in Minneapolis was 21.5 Mbps, almost twice as fast as the 11.65 Mbps average it measured in Las …

Wi-Fi

'We've probably hit peak Silicon Valley,' AOL founder says

Investors need to back more entrepreneurs from outside Silicon Valley to create jobs in areas of the U.S. that have felt left out by the advance of …

Silicon Valley

These American cities are preparing for a future with autonomous vehicles

Autonomous vehicles are coming, whether cities are prepared for them or not.<p>Only about 40 cities around the world are known to be piloting autonomous …

Cities

Amazon wants goodies and tax breaks to move its HQ to your city. Say no thanks

Urban leaders must reject the race to the bottom that these scrambles to please corporations generate – as 19th-century mayors did during the rise of capitalism<p>Amazon’s plan to build a second headquarters away from Seattle has triggered a bidding war among North American cities. A reported 238 …

Opinion

Airline with flights to America's biggest cities asking to weigh passengers

Passengers who check-in bags at the airport are used to having them weighed, but how would you feel if you were asked to step on the scale as …

Airlines

Ghent, Belgium Has Just Been Named Europe’s Veggie Capital!

For a long time, plant-based dieters were grateful when their city had a single <i></i>vegan-friendly restaurant for them to dine at, let alone several. As …

Europe

Vancouver ranked third in transportation sustainability index

Vancouver ranks third in North America for the sustainability of its transportation system, according to a new global index.The Arcadis Sustainable …

Canadian News

Vancouver ranked third in transportation sustainability index | The Province

Vancouver ranks third in North America for the sustainability of its transportation system, according to a new global index.<p>The Arcadis Sustainable …

Canadian News

This Is The Happiest City In The US

Happiness can seem an elusive concept (especially with 2017 being, well, an actual garbage fire). But it turns out you may be able to increase your …

Lifestyle

Homosexuality part of Disney ‘legacy,’ evidently

Related posts<p>10:13 am November 1, 2017<br>• 9 comments<p>The Supreme Court will hear arguments in early December on a baker who refused to make a cake for a …

Conservative View

Light Stalking Photography Community Blog

Amazon, the do-it-all Acme service of the 2010’s, has introduced a radical new home-delivery concept they are calling Amazon Key.<p>Amazon Key is part …

Photography

NYC public transit ranks No. 1 in N. America for sustainability: Study

New York City ranks No. 1 among 23 North American cities for overall sustainability of its urban transportation systems, according to a new …

Cities

New Orleans and Haiti are linked by culture, food and history

In 1809, when the Haitian Revolution ended and Haiti became indpendent, thousands of white, free black and enslaved people fled to New Orleans, …

New Orleans

Amazon’s Latest Way Into Your Life Is Through the Front Door

SEATTLE — For many online shoppers, packages often linger for distressingly long hours outside their homes, where they can be stolen or soaked by rain. Now, if customers give it permission, Amazon’s couriers will unlock the front doors and drop packages inside when no one is home.<p>What could …

Business

Why public transit can be good for business, even in the auto-oriented Sunbelt

<i>Rail transport is expensive for cities to build and maintain, but many cities have gotten around this by building light rail systems in recent</i> …

Urban Design

‘Nerd bird’ floatplane expected to propel Vancouver’s Amazon chances | The Province

Direct floatplane flights connecting downtown Vancouver and Seattle are expected to be running regularly by next spring, but Vancouver’s mayor says …

Canadian News

The Top 10 Predicted Cities for Amazon's HQ2 (And Why HQ2 Will Be a Major Urban Catalyst for the Winner)

The bidding process for HQ2, Amazon's second headquarters in North America, reached a crescendo last week as the submission deadline drew close. …

Cities

Revealed: These are some of the happiest cities in the United States

Nat Geo, Gallup and author Dan Buettner have announced The 25 Happiest Cities in the United States based on The National Geographic/Blue Zones® …

California

The 25 Happiest Cities in the U.S.

National Geographic has ranked the top 25 cities in the United States for happiness. California towns hold eight of the top 25 slots, but the number …

Happiness

More Than 200 American Cities Are Humiliating Themselves for Amazon

Two hundred thirty-eight (238) cities have offered themselves up to Amazon on a silver platter—complete with stunts that run the gamut from pure …

Liberal View