When President-elect Barack Obama is inaugurated on January 20, the city of Washington D.C. is likely to be the most lively, exciting and vibrant city in the world. Millions will be there. Opinion
Dec 7, 2008 By
This article from the <em>Miami Herald</em> looks at the annual art fair Art Basel and how it transforms the city -- temporarily and permanently.
Dec 7, 2008 The Miami Herald
Congress has approved a $4 billion federal Neighborhood Stabilization Program, but as the funding trickles down to cities, many find the money too tight to solve many of their problems.
Dec 7, 2008 The Wall Street Journal
Construction is booming in Vancouver, with tall condo buildings rising around the city. The city has become more sophisticated over the last several years, and has attracted a significant market of second-home buyers.
Dec 6, 2008 The New York Times
Middlebury College students have been commissioned to simply get to know Starksboro, Vermont for a semester. The hope is that their findings will help develop a plan that embraces growth while upholding the things unique to the small town.
Dec 5, 2008 The New York Times
Elected officials in the Atlanta area decide to relocate a historic cemetery to make room for a landfill. NAACP officials believe the relocation fits a pattern of racial discrimination.
Dec 5, 2008 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Los Angeles' budget shortfall could mean sending its zoo's only elephant to a Northern California sanctuary. Over time, funding for city services are also predicted to get slashed.
Dec 5, 2008 The Wall Street Journal
Austin officials are wrestling with how to confront coyotes encroaching on suburban and urban neighborhoods.
Dec 4, 2008 News 8 Austin
For $1.16 billion, Chicago Parking Meters LLC, has won the rights to manage Chicago's parking meters. This is one step the city has taken to ease budget shortfalls.
Dec 4, 2008 The Wall Street Journal
The city of San Angelo, Texas bucks a regional trend towards stricter regulations for signs used as advertising.
Dec 4, 2008 San Angelo Standard Times