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  • Best of the Best: Curbed's Picks for the Most Livable Cities in the U.S.
    Best of the Best: Curbed's Picks for the Most Livable Cities in the U.S.

    Portland city skyline; Creative Commons image by Razvan Orendovici Design publication Metropolis recently released its list of the world's most livable cities, using a formula that combined feedback …

    Best of the Best: Curbed's Picks for the Most Livable Cities in the U.S.

    Portland city skyline; Creative Commons image by Razvan Orendovici Design publication Metropolis recently released its list of the world's most livable cities, using a formula that combined feedback from a panel of experts as well as a variety of...

  • Cockroaches, Rats and Mice: These Are the Country’s Most Infested Cities
    Cockroaches, Rats and Mice: These Are the Country’s Most Infested Cities

    New York really is the most infested city in the country, at least according to a Bloomberg analysis of Census Bureau data on cockroach, mouse and rat sightings. Homes in Tampa, Fla., have the most roaches, …

    Cockroaches, Rats and Mice: These Are the Country’s Most Infested Cities

    New York really is the most infested city in the country, at least according to a Bloomberg analysis of Census Bureau data on cockroach, mouse and rat sightings. Homes in Tampa, Fla., have the most roaches, and those in Seattle may have the most rats. Philadelphia houses had the most mouse sightings in the country.

  • 10 Best U.S. Cities to Visit with the Kids

    From Orlando to L.A., here are the best U.S. cities to travel with kids.

    From Orlando to L.A., here are the best U.S. cities to travel with kids.

  • Doggone! Is Savannah the Most Dog-Friendly City in the U.S.?

    Many cities are pet-friendly, but nothing compares to Savannah, which rolls out the red carpet for our four-legged friends.

    Many cities are pet-friendly, but nothing compares to Savannah, which rolls out the red carpet for our four-legged friends.

  • The Most Expensive Cities for Singles -- and the Cheapest

    Looking for love in all the pricey places? Check out these lists of the most and least expensive cities for singles before you go on that next date or plan your next move. Looking good doesn’t come cheap, …

    Looking for love in all the pricey places? Check out these lists of the most and least expensive cities for singles before you go on that next date or plan your next move. Looking good doesn’t come cheap, ...

  • The 25 best cities for foodies around the world

    One of the best parts about traveling is getting to indulge in regional delicacies from around the world.

    The 25 best cities for foodies around the world

    One of the best parts about traveling is getting to indulge in regional delicacies from around the world.

  • For sale: City of Windsor, $5B or best offer, website says

    In a post written by Luke Gordon Field on Wednesday, The Beaverton says the province has decided to sell Windsor — and its 211,000 residents — on the popular, free, online Canadian classified website Kijiji, …

    For sale: City of Windsor, $5B or best offer, website says

    In a post written by Luke Gordon Field on Wednesday, The Beaverton says the province has decided to sell Windsor — and its 211,000 residents — on the popular, free, online Canadian classified website Kijiji, all in an effort to reduce Ontario's debt. "On the heels of S&P's reduction of Ontario's credit score, the Liberal …

  • NEW YORK CITY VS. LONDON: Which is REALLY the best city in the world?

    New York City and London are both densely populated cosmopolitan metropolises, and their respective inhabitants are always fighting over which city is better.

    NEW YORK CITY VS. LONDON: Which is REALLY the best city in the world?

    New York City and London are both densely populated cosmopolitan metropolises, and their respective inhabitants are always fighting over which city is better.

  • 23 pictures that show why travelers voted Charleston the best city in America

    The awards are based on a survey that includes responses from thousands of experienced travelers. Charleston, South Carolina, was voted the second-best city in the world and the best city in America and …

    23 pictures that show why travelers voted Charleston the best city in America

    The awards are based on a survey that includes responses from thousands of experienced travelers. Charleston, South Carolina, was voted the second-best city in the world and the best city in America and Canada. With Charleston's rich history, impeccably landscaped gardens, and stunning waterfront views, it's no wonder …

  • The 8 best ethnic neighborhoods in New York City

    It's one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, boasting dozens of under the radar ethnic enclaves that go far beyond a basic Chinatown. From Brooklyn's Little Odessa to Queens' Little Guyana, …

    The 8 best ethnic neighborhoods in New York City

    It's one of the most culturally diverse cities in the world, boasting dozens of under the radar ethnic enclaves that go far beyond a basic Chinatown. From Brooklyn's Little Odessa to Queens' Little Guyana, here are our favorite ethnic neighborhoods in NYC. You might not be able to place Guyana on a map, but it's taken …

  • The 17 Most Fuel-Efficient City Sedans of 2015

    Gas prices fluctuate constantly. As a driver, it’s frustrating to fill up when prices are high, but there’s no other option when you need fuel to get to your destination. You can minimize this problem …

    The 17 Most Fuel-Efficient City Sedans of 2015

    Gas prices fluctuate constantly. As a driver, it’s frustrating to fill up when prices are high, but there’s no other option when you need fuel to get to your destination. You can minimize this problem by trading in your gas-guzzler for a fuel-efficient sedan. While Hybrids used to be the only eco-friendly option, an increasing …

  • Forecast is looking grim: The most storm-prone cities across Canada

    So, you thinkthink your city is the stormiest?

    So, you thinkthink your city is the stormiest?

  • Way to go, Victoria - the most woman-friendly city in Canada

    The Vancouver Island city was just ranked the best place for Canadian women to live by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. We spoke with Mayor Lisa Helps to see what they're doing right.

    Way to go, Victoria - the most woman-friendly city in Canada

    The Vancouver Island city was just ranked the best place for Canadian women to live by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. We spoke with Mayor Lisa Helps to see what they're doing right.

  • New York, DC the Worst U.S. Cities For Drivers

    The worst cities for drivers aren't just congested — they're unfriendly and a bit dangerous.

    The worst cities for drivers aren't just congested — they're unfriendly and a bit dangerous.

  • Halifax scores high in best, worst cities for women, except in wages

    The pay gap can be found in a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Titled "Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2015," the study ranks Halifax as fifth overall in 25 ci …

    Halifax scores high in best, worst cities for women, except in wages

    The pay gap can be found in a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Titled "Best and Worst Places to be a Woman in Canada 2015," the study ranks Halifax as fifth overall in 25 cities.

  • List of best cities for woman in Canada based on CCPA study

    TORONTO - Here is a list of 25 Canadian cities ranked best to worst in a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives that rates the quality of life for women.

    The B.C. Legislative Building is shown in Victoria on July 2, 2013. A new study says life is better for women who live in cities such as Victoria, Gatineau, Que., and Montreal compared to Edmonton, Calgary and Ontario's Waterloo Region. Victoria sits atop a list of 25 Canadian cities that are ranked in a study done by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives and the research says a strong gap remains between the sexes among five areas examined: economic security, education, health, leadership and personal security. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Chad Hipolito

    TORONTO - Here is a list of 25 Canadian cities ranked best to worst in a new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives that rates the quality of life for women.

  • Sterling becomes most expensive English player by joining Man City for $76M from Liverpool

    Raheem Sterling became the most expensive English footballer ever on Tuesday after joining Manchester City from Premier League rival Liverpool in a drawn-out move costing 49 million pounds ($76 million). …

    FILE - In this Sunday, June 14, 2015 file photo, England's Raheem Sterling, bottom, is challenged by Slovenia's Ales Mertelj during the Euro 2016 Group E qualifying soccer match between Slovenia and England, in Ljubljana, Slovenia. A person familiar with the situation says Liverpool has reached an agreement with Manchester City over the transfer of England winger Raheem Sterling for 49 million pounds ($76 million). (AP Photo/Darko Bandic, File)

    Raheem Sterling became the most expensive English footballer ever on Tuesday after joining Manchester City from Premier League rival Liverpool in a drawn-out move costing 49 million pounds ($76 million). The England winger signed a five-year deal at City after forcing his way out of Anfield following several fractious …

  • 23 pictures that show why travelers voted Kyoto the best city in the world

    This year, for the second time in a row, travelers voted Kyoto, Japan, to be the best city in the world. Kyoto — Japan's imperial capital for over 1,000 years — is full of incredible temples, parks, and …

    23 pictures that show why travelers voted Kyoto the best city in the world

    This year, for the second time in a row, travelers voted Kyoto, Japan, to be the best city in the world. Kyoto — Japan's imperial capital for over 1,000 years — is full of incredible temples, parks, and markets that make it a favorite with travelers. Kyoto is home to incredible temples, like the Byodo-in Buddhist temple, …

  • The 9 Most Underrated European Cities To Travel To This Summer

    From Budapest to Tallinn, discover the beautiful (and totally underrated) European cities to visit this summer.

    From Budapest to Tallinn, discover the beautiful (and totally underrated) European cities to visit this summer.

  • Ocean City retains title as New Jersey's most popular beach in annual vote, Wildwood runner-up

    The winner and still champion of New Jersey's Top Ten Beaches contest is ... Ocean City! The southern New Jersey beach town that bills itself as "America's Greatest Family Resort" was named the state's …

    FILE - In this Sunday, March 31, 2015 file photo, Brandon McHale and Becky McNulty, of Ambler. Pa., wait for sunrise on Easter morning in Ocean City, N.J. Ocean City was named New Jersey's most popular beach on Thursday July 2, 2015, marking the second year in a row and third time overall that the southern new Jersey resort won an online voting competition. (AP Photo/Mel Evans, File)

    The winner and still champion of New Jersey's Top Ten Beaches contest is ... Ocean City! The southern New Jersey beach town that bills itself as "America's Greatest Family Resort" was named the state's most popular beach for the second straight year Thursday. Ocean City is known for its popular boardwalk, amusement rides …