After years of neglect, periodic riots, and unfulfilled promises from the state, Paris's low-income suburbs are finally doing for themselves what had long been promised to them - creating opportunities for economic development and social integration.
May 15, 2013 The New York Times
This short series from <em>Next American City</em> looks at the emerging trend of entrepreneurs applying their own private-sector business savvy to the world of local government.
Jul 3, 2011 Next American City
The rough economy has made code officers negotiators between irked neighbors and entrepreneurs trying to make a living in their living rooms.
Feb 16, 2010 Wall Street Journal
Entrepreneurs are flocking to New Orleans, a boom that some expect to help bring employment levels 98.8% of the way back to pre-Hurricane Katrina levels by 2016.
Aug 2, 2009 The New York Times
Though typically centered in bigger cities, this piece from Business Week looks at the best small cities to locate startup businesses in every state.
Mar 28, 2009 BusinessWeek