Old, handpainted postcards reveal the past in its pristine glory — a world as it should have been, without soot belching from mills or horns honking or gray skies. Continue reading
The latest Census data show that we’re also pedaling to work, NBC News reports.
Map illustrations by Mark Byrnes via The Atlantic Cities
I doubt that we can go even higher on the list next year. California population centers grab the top spots.
Some of the cleanest cities are … Continue reading
Just in time for David Letterman’s retirement, his network has found the Top 10 places where he can enjoy his golden years.
A recent Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate survey on the retirement dreams of baby boomers finds that 39 percent are focused on a bucolic lifestyle while 26 would like to go urban.
To determine what places would offer a mix of city and country — as well as favorable tax rates and median home prices — CBS News crunched the numbers from the Tax Foundation, Census Bureau and Zillow.
The Top 10? Drum roll, please … Continue reading
It’s a fine winter tradition: When it snows, you shovel the parking space in front of your house and save it with a cheap, plastic chair, or whatever else you have handy.
In Chicago, it’s called dibs. In Boston, its longtime mayor referred to it as “this rummage sale” of space savers. In Philly, “savesies.”
But the time-honored practice is on thin ice in cities from the Midwest to New England. Continue reading
Original post: Jared Wickerham, a Pittsburgh native who’s covering the Winter Olympics for Getty Images, was surprised to find an homage to his hometown in Sochi. He tweeted the Trib this photo.
BuzzFeed, the online land of lists, announces the 16 best things about the best city. What’s No. 1? Continue reading