Capturing the Precarious Beauty of the Ice on the Great Lakes
Multimedia artist Julia Christensen took video cameras to Lake Erie to document the ice that keeps the lake healthy—and what its absence could mean in the future.
Modern Redlining Continues to Define Neighborhoods in Cleveland
A real estate broker's maps recall the days when certain neighborhoods in the city were denied access to loans based on the demographics of the population.
Not About LeBron: Economic Restructuring in Cleveland
The basketball star isn't the only one moving back to Ohio. Even with manufacturing on the decline, Cleveland is drawing talented migrants from other areas.
In Cleveland, Income Growth Without Population Growth
Another example of how population growth is outdated as an important economic metric.
Demographically Speaking, Cleveland Is Outperforming Chicago
And other findings from a couple of thought-provoking troublemakers.
Cleveland's Pittsburgh Moment: Building a Brain Hub
The loss of the U.S. Airways hub signaled the start of Pittsburgh's remarkable turnaround. Does that make United Airlines' departure from Cleveland Hopkins International Airport a cause for celebration?
Silicon Cleveland, Where the Rent Isn't Too Damn High
Why bother with the high talent costs of London, San Francisco, or even Warsaw?
Urban Islands of Poverty and Bowling With Strangers
Questioning our understanding of "gentrification" is a necessary first step toward helping people who are stuck in impoverished neighborhoods.
Suburban Chic: Can the Suburbs Be Cool Like the Core Neighborhoods?
Can a city's suburbs be a source of dynamism, cool places where people are eager to live and play and work?