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Why hurricane hunters fly into stormsupdated: Fri Aug 26 2011 10:34:00

Captain Nicole Mitchell talks about being a hurricane hunter and why she enjoys heading towards hurricanes.

Is West Hollywood losing its mojo?updated: Mon Mar 07 2011 22:16:00

From the time it was first incorporated by a group of gay activists, West Hollywood has styled itself as America's gayest city. Throughout the '80s and '90s it was a magnet for young gay men and lesbians looking for a place where they could fit in and be accepted. It was a place of bohemian lifestyles and bold experimentation. It's a town where the American flag and the gay pride rainbow flag fly side by side.

Is trendy East Berlin losing its edge?updated: Fri Feb 25 2011 11:43:00

At its home in a beautiful 19th century building in the center of Berlin, C/O Berlin photography gallery attracts 200,000 visitors a year to see exhibitions from the likes of Annie Leibovitz. Bryan Armen Graham: Talented and deep, No. 1 KU dispatches Templeupdated: Sat Jan 02 2010 22:10:00

PHILADELPHIA -- Bill Self was loath to put too much emphasis on Kansas' eye-opening destruction of Temple on Saturday afternoon -- in a game many pundits had tabbed an upset special.

Berlin: A local's viewupdated: Thu Jan 08 2009 07:14:00

Sam Hancock, 20, moved to Berlin 10 months ago, where he is living as part of his degree in English Literature at Warwick University. Between times working as a language assistant at a German high school, he writes his "Berlin Blog," an insightful view of the changes taking place in the German capital. Gentrification: Not Ousting the Poor?updated: Sun Jun 29 2008 16:00:00

A new study says gentrification isn't a bad word, and that on average, a changing neighborhood can be a boon for its residents Soccer America: MLS scores another coup with Philly expansionupdated: Fri Feb 29 2008 11:51:00

Another major market, another sports-mad city, another enticing stadium proposal and another well-heeled ownership group add up to another MLS expansion team. And yet another coup, at least on paper.

FSB: Healing a pharmacyupdated: Wed May 02 2007 11:45:00

As his customers grow old, a Richmond pharmacist seeks new ways to reach young urbanites.

FSB: Hidden Valueupdated: Sun May 01 2005 00:01:00

David Frayne parks his Volkswagen outside a shabby, lemon-yellow house near a bleak highway overpass beneath which drifters drink beer all day. The lot next door features a broken-down Honda Civic,...

CNNMoney: The next hot 'hoodsupdated: Fri Sep 03 2004 13:20:00

A few years ago, that neighborhood was definitely on the wrong side of the tracks.

CNNMoney: The $1 million Harlem renaissanceupdated: Wed Aug 18 2004 17:27:00

Something's afoot in Harlem.

Fortune: THE HOMELESS Deeply disturbed and enshrouded by myth, many are victims of alcohol, family breakdown -- and well-intentioned sociupdated: Mon Nov 23 1987 00:01:00

WEREN'T these characters supposed to have gone out with the Depression, even with Dickens's London? What are they doing among the suave urban towers of postmodern America, these dirty, disheveled f...

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