Despite controversy over its funding,location and impact, the Florida Marlins are likely to build a new retractable-roof stadium on the former site of the Orange Bowl in the city's Little Havana neighborhood.
Sep 12, 2008 Miami Herald
Large shopping centers across the country have grown in quantity and size for years, but developers say that overbuilding may now be a problem.
Sep 11, 2008 The Wall Street Journal
Deindustrialization has wreaked havoc across many American
cities and towns. One only need visit
the landscape of the rust belt, places like Buffalo, Detroit or Flint, Michigan Opinion
Sep 10, 2008 By
Atlanta and other cities in the U.S. are fighting for a greater share of hotel taxes paid as a result of bookings through online sites.
Sep 10, 2008 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Luanda, Angola has brushed past Tokyo and London to be the world's most expensive city, and slums cover much of the city's prime real estate.
Sep 10, 2008 The Globe and Mail
A wildly popular New York burger stand is expanding to a second location, and many residents worry that the stand's long lines will move into their neighborhood.
Sep 10, 2008 The New York Times
The battle over development continues in Dharavi, the largest slum in India. Its valuable location in Mumbai has had developers' mouths watering for years, but residents have resisted their drive to demolish and rebuild the slum.
Sep 8, 2008 The Los Angeles Times
Surrounded by storefronts, but nowhere to shop? Charlotte, NC, like many reviving downtowns, has a plethora of restaurants but a lack of significant retail.
Sep 8, 2008 Governing Magazine
The Chinese coastal city of Macau has passed Las Vegas as the biggest gambling city in the world. This article from <em>Smithsonian Magazine</em> looks at how it got there.
Sep 8, 2008 Smithsonian
Delays in construction have cased FIFA officials to remove Port Elizabeth from the list of host cities for the 2009 Confederations Cup, the dress rehearsal tournament before the 2010 World Cup. Concerns remain about the country's readiness.
Sep 7, 2008 Sports Illustrated