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Los Angeles

  1. deliciousness
    NYC Is About to Add 4,000 Street Vendors. Los Angeles Has Ideas to Borrow.More communal kitchens, more permit options, more flexibility on the streets.
  2. street view
    How a Denser Los Angeles Can Still Look Like Los AngelesWhere the neighbors don’t want towers, a city competition provides some alternatives.
  3. climate change
    The Straightforward Way to Make California’s Wildfires Less DeadlyState senator Henry Stern proposes a simple plan: Don’t build houses where they’ll burn.
  4. superheroes
    Peatónito the Pedestrian Superhero Is Finishing Up Grad School at UCLAMexico City’s masked defender of walkers is now tackling the dangerous streets of Los Angeles.
  5. housing
    L.A. Built a Tiny-House Village for the Homeless. Some Aren’t So Sure About It.The city’s good intentions come with restrictions and, possibly, an ulterior motive.
  6. hollywood
    Don’t Worry, the Cinerama Dome Won’t Get Demolished (Probably)But it might need a savior like Netflix to stay intact.
  7. public space
    Last Night in Echo ParkOn the scene as the LAPD evicted an enormous community of unhoused residents from the shore of Echo Park Lake.
  8. the oscars
    Don’t Hold the Oscars at Union StationThere’s a bigger, better idea sitting right in front of us.
  9. on tv
    What Eric Garcetti Might Borrow From ‘Mr. Mayor’Five good L.A. ideas he can take from Neil Bremer’s imaginary governance.
  10. preservation
    L.A. Doesn’t Need to Save Every Unremarkable Little BuildingWhen NIMBYs sneakily invoke nostalgia for something that’s neither old nor architecturally significant, it’s time to say no.
  11. whirrrrrrr
    Los Angeles Wants a Flying-Taxi Division. What Could Go Wrong?Unlikely future, meet realistic present.
  12. california
    Premiering Soon: The Real Health Department of Beverly HillsThe city wants to start its own department independent of Los Angeles County, mostly so it can reopen its restaurants.
  13. city people
    Now That an Urban Planner Is on the City Council, Can She Help Fix Los Angeles?Nithya Raman is calling for systemic change — including breaking up her own district.
  14. my city life
    I Waited So Long for This Target Store to Open That I Don’t Want It AnymoreIt took over a decade for L.A. to pave a strip mall and put up a parking lot.
  15. encounter
    Theo Henderson Influences L.A. City Policy. For 7 Years, He’s Lived in the Park.His podcast, We the Unhoused, is made from wherever he can charge up his phone.
  16. design hunting
    How to Decorate a Los Angeles Bungalow With an App and a Tap of the FingerThe 26-year-old founder of the home-decor app Hutch used it to decorate her Spanish-style West Hollywood home — and it took her all of one week.