Spurred by a desire to increase a wealthy New York village's worth and appeal, a string of politicians spent over 10 years trying to use the power of eminent domain to acquire a private golf course and make it public. Despite Kelo, the push failed.
Sep 8, 2006 The Weekly Standard
An eminent domain story from the New Jersey coast illustrates the complexity of the controversial issue.
Feb 7, 2006 The Weekly Standard
The Seattle Monorail was supposed to represent the future of transportation. Now the monorail proposal is "a smoldering wreck." What happened?
Oct 10, 2005 The Weekly Standard
Fifteen years of the Endangered Species Act has caused a species disaster in California's fires.
Oct 31, 2003 The Weekly Standard
Across the nation, rail transit systems are are losing riders money. So why do city governments keep building them?
Mar 14, 2003 The Weekly Standard
San Francisco is simply 'The City,'... while Anaheim is "the backdrop for Disneyland, and the center of America's new suburban experiment.
Oct 29, 2002 The Weekly Standard
There's no sense in dividing America along urban-suburban-rural lines. We need to look at regions.
Sep 26, 2002 The Weekly Standard
Where the hip suburbanites can be found. Details the exploits of "Patio Man" in "Sprinkler City", with his "Realtor Wife" and designer kids.
Aug 8, 2002 The Weekly Standard
England's anti-modernist crusade seems to have taken hold: The Village of Pondbury is the new model for environmentally sensible town planning.
Jun 30, 2002 The Weekly Standard