Posts Tagged ‘Cities’

7 Must-Try Morning Rituals From Cities Across America That Will Make You Infinitely Happier Tomorrow

Rise and shine! Then eat your corn tortillas, sing along to Baha’i prayers, or dip your toes in the ocean—depending on where you live, of course. A morning ritual, or just a little ‘me-time’ first thing, can help you start your day off on the right foot. That’s why we’ve partnered with Tropicana to get […]

Here’s How Cities Should Treat Homeless People During The Super Bowl

In August, San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee said homeless people would “have to leave the street” during Super Bowl 50, and promised to provide alternative shelter. But as those people are moved out of busy tourist areas, advocates for the homeless say the city could have taken a different approach.  The actual Super Bowl is […]

These 8 Cities Are About To Become Better Places To Live

WASHINGTON – Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday announced the first eight cities it has selected to participate in a new pilot program to improve life in America’s cities. Chattanooga, Tennessee; Louisville, Kentucky; Kansas City, Missouri; Mesa, Arizona; Tulsa, Oklahoma; Jackson, Mississippi; Seattle and New Orleans will be the first to benefit from the What Works Cities Initiative. […]

Here Are The Top 10 Fittest Cities In America

The national’s capital isn’t just leading our government — it’s setting the standard for fitness, too. According to the latest American Fitness Index, Washington, D.C. is the most fit city in the country, retaining its title for a second year in a row. So, how is fitness measured? Researchers from the American College of Sports […]

Texas Governor Prohibits Cities And Towns From Banning Fracking

HOUSTON May 18 (Reuters) – Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed a bill into law that prohibits cities and towns from banning an oil drilling practice known as hydraulic fracking, giving the state sole authority over oil and gas regulation. Lawmakers in Texas, a state that is home to the two of the most […]

China’s Sustainable Cities of the Future

Megan Ruan examines the emergence of eco-cities as a potential solution to Chinese environmental and economic troubles. On a sunny afternoon in Jiangxi Province, Professor Roger Ruan of the University of Minnesota stands on a grassy knoll overlooking . . . another grassy knoll. To the unsuspecting observer, this 400-acre piece of land seems like […]

Arizona Lawmakers Forbid Cities From Enacting Plastic Bag Bans

PHOENIX (AP) — Vexed by the litter caught in cactus and shrubs, one Arizona city banned plastic bags on Earth Day last year. Two others considered similar bans as part of a growing trend around the country to outlaw the single-use of plastic bags at checkout counters. Those efforts are now in limbo after Arizona […]

The Urban Food Revolution: Changing the Way We Feed Cities

The Top 10 Greenest Cities In America

Big city life doesn’t have to mean overwhelming smog and environmental anguish. In fact, according to a new study by NerdWallet.com, those seeking a greener lifestyle have several great options to choose from. NerdWallet gathered statistics from the 150 largest cities in America to determine which are the most environmentally friendly. The analysis was based […]

America’s Cities: An ‘Urban Crisis’ Ignored

Are America’s major cities dying? The answer is yes, no and maybe depending on the city or where one looks within it. Many of our large cities are places where the infrastructure is decaying, neighborhoods are deteriorating, and hopes are dimming for a large number of citizens. Many of them are also places where each […]

Green Space in Cities May Soothe the Heart

Study found lowered heart rates in residents when they walked by vacant lots that had been beautified healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced […]

President Obama Speaks at the National League of Cities Conference

On March 9, 2015, President Obama spoke at the National League of Cities Conference on the TechHire initiative. Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants […]

Local Climate Action Takes Center Stage at the National League of Cities Conference

As mayors from across the country gather today with President Barack Obama in Washington, D.C. for the 50th National League of Cities (NLC) Congressional City Conference, local climate action is taking center stage. Since the effects of climate change, which impose a serious threat to our nation’s communities, are felt most urgently at the community level, […]

Cities Are Getting Hotter, New Research Reports

Number of heat waves in urban areas has increased significantly in last 4 decades healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of […]

VP Biden Speaks at the Major Cities Chiefs Association & Major County Sheriffs Association Meeting

Live audio only from Washington, DC Uploads by The White House Additional news-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants Rx community service project […]

Nearly One-Third of Kids in U.S. Cities Live in Poverty

Two-generation solution calls for education, job training for parents, researcher says healthfinder.gov Daily News SPECIAL NEWS BULLETIN!-http://www.acrx.org -As millions of Americans strive to deal with the economic downturn,loss of jobs,foreclosures,high cost of gas,and the rising cost of prescription drug cost. Charles Myrick ,the President of American Consultants Rx, announced the re-release of the American Consultants […]

Backpackers & Flashpackers in Eastern Europe: 500 Hostels in 100 Cities in 25 Countries

Backpackers & Flashpackers in Eastern Europe: 500 Hostels in 100 Cities in 25 Countries Eastern Europe is the most exciting destination to open up for independent travel in years. The food is tasty, the people are friendly, and the variety is breathtaking. Poland and the Czech Republic may seem like extensions of their Western neighbors, […]

21 U.S. Cities Outlawed Feeding The Hungry Due To ‘Myths’ About Homelessness: Report

Ignorance regarding the root causes of homelessness have led many communities across the U.S. to restrict food-sharing around town, a new report claims. In all, 31 American cities have tried various methods of discouraging or prohibiting individuals or organizations from sharing food with their homeless populations since January 2013, according to a survey released on […]

Charles Dickens’ a Tale of Two Cities

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