Last summer, 28-year-old Clara Heyworth died while crossing the street in Fort Greene, Brooklyn — she was hit by a car piloted by an intoxicated driver who only had a learner’s permit. The NYPD never …
Casey Carey-Brown, a Boston woman who blogs about her daughter “Roozle,” has chronicled a harrowing story about childhood trauma narrowly averted by big-hearted transit workers. It concerns Roozle’s toy bunny Nummy, pictured above. (Roozle is …
Back in 2011, a tragedy of epic proportions struck the East Village: Starbucks moved in. And not only did it move in, it kicked a beloved local coffee shop, The Bean, out of its flagship …
We're sick of our minivan and want something smaller and more fuel-efficient that will fit our whole family (and dog) for our daily city commute. After getting some great advice from Grist readers, we've made our choice.
Watch a video of an adorable bike-guarding dog in China.
Big Tobacco agreed way back in 1998 to stop marketing cigarettes to kids. Turns out cigarette companies are still up to their old tricks -- they’re just being slightly more stealth about it.
It should come as no surprise that children who live in neighborhoods that aren't walkable, lack playgrounds, and are full of fast food joints are twice as likely to be obese as kids in pedestrian-friendly neighborhoods with access to healthy foods.
There is a city in which 80 percent of residents commute to work by bicycle, even in winter. And they train their young to do the same!
Writer Mike Lanza wanted his kids to experience our national parks before climate change alters them forever. So he took his entire family on a year-long quest to visit our most endangered wild places.
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