Latest Urban decay Stories

2010-05-24 11:30:30

UW research helps consumers, policymakers identify and access healthy, affordable food.

2010-05-15 11:00:00

DEARBORN, Mich., May 15 /PRNewswire/ -- AAA Michigan employees volunteered their time and expertise today (May 15, 2010) at the "Brightmoor Community Festival" in Detroit.

2010-03-25 09:13:00

CHICAGO, March 25 /PRNewswire/ -- The Habitat Company has been selected to manage construction services for three housing developments operated by the Gary (Indiana) Housing Authority.

2010-03-09 07:00:00

SKOKIE, Ill., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Peapod, the country's leading Internet grocer, has teamed up with sustainable communities group Neighbor Capital and food desert researcher Mari Gallagher to examine ways to expand delivery to communities where fresh, quality food is hard to come by due to lack of reputable grocery stores.

2010-02-17 11:49:27

President Barack Obama has pledged to support urban America through policy initiatives, and has created a White House Office of Urban Affairs which reports directly to the President.

2010-01-19 15:27:00

MONTGOMERY, Ala., Jan. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- More than 50 years after Brown v.

2009-11-18 14:11:19

Although the Supreme Court’s Brown v Board of Education in 1954 overturned segregation within many US metropolitan communities and districts, school districts were slow to change and have remained segregated between districts.

2009-10-27 12:51:06

Obesity linked to fewer neighborhood food options.

2009-09-09 17:06:54

Six squatters who have taken up residence in the former Mexican Embassy in London say their presence in the building is part of an art project. The squatters, who range in age from 24 to 34, said they moved into the facility, which is actually a pair of six-story mansions, three weeks ago and are planning to open the facility from Friday to Sept.

2009-09-02 05:00:00

DETROIT, Sept. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. Housing and Urban Development Assistant Secretary Sandra Henriquez today joins Detroit Mayor David Bing at an 11 a.m.

Word of the Day
  • Emitting flashes of light; glittering.
The word 'coruscant' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to flash' or 'to sparkle'.