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… »1/29/14 3:28pm1/29/14 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 6:25pm3/20/13 6:25pm

Boise and San Jose Declared 'Best Cities for Men' in the United States of Dong-merica

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 7:00pm12/21/12 7:00pm