Photographer and sociologist David Schalliol spent months exploring the industrial cities just across the state line from his Chicago home.
Photographer Cameron Blaylock documented Caribbean businesses on Nostrand Avenue, a fast-gentrifying street in Brooklyn's Crown Heights neighborhood.
Chicago's Contraphonic publishes music and sound recordings exploring the urban environment in its hometown and beyond.
Musician Jeremiah Lockwood recalls an adolescence spent playing on New York's streets and subways with blues master Ted Williams.
A Brooklyn documentary arts organization is using a 1984 film to connect its neighborhood's past and present.
Sarah M. Kaufman considers the future of urban streets in the smartphone era and beyond.
An interview with ethnomusicologist Ryan Skinner, whose work focuses on Africa and its diasporas.
Urban planner and activist Tom Angotti discusses common (and damaging) misconceptions about New York City and the surrounding region.