Vanity Fair Says Architecture, Like Women, Can Never Be Too Thin

New Yorkers have said plenty of negative things about the super-expensive supertalls going up in Manhattan. They tower over their neighbors. They cast shadows over Central Park. But no one has yet equated them with anorexic women—until the May 2014 issue of Vanity Fair. » 4/21/14 6:38pm Monday 6:38pm

This Is the Williamsburg of Your City: A Map of Hip America

What is your city's Williamsburg? What's its hippest—or formerly hippest—or sometimes just youngest—neighborhood, the one with the art galleries and the boutiques and the lines for brunch? (And what, for that matter, is its Bushwick, or "Next Williamsburg"?) If you don't know off the top of your head, don't worry. We do, … » 1/29/14 3:28pm 1/29/14 3:28pm

So Hipsters Aren't the Economic Boon Some Urbanists Thought They'd Be

Remember how the creative class of writers, artists, urban cheesemongers, professional tricyclists, novelty button manufacturers, food truckers, and artisan mustache-growers was supposed to supplant crumbling blue collar industries in economically stagnant cities? Remember? Well, according to Richard Florida, the… » 3/20/13 6:25pm 3/20/13 6:25pm

Boise and San Jose Declared 'Best Cities for Men' in the United States…

Attention, penises of the internet: Unless you're living in Boise, San Jose, San Francisco, Plano, Seattle, or Burlington, you could really do better and you should probably move. For the 12th year in a row, Men's Health has compiled a scientifically definitive list of America's "Best Cities for Men." In response, the… » 12/21/12 7:00pm 12/21/12 7:00pm