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It’s not just a 3-digit number but a kind of secret handshake that locals — and consumers in-the-know — can recognize

“Screenshots last forever @NewEraCap,” tweeted @EricHarrisUA on May 25, 2021. Headwear giant New Era removed its “Local Market” line of baseball caps after being subjected to vigorous mockery on social media.


Metropolis

Why EV’s are false prophets in the fight for a better world

A Tesla driving in freeway traffic
A Tesla driving in freeway traffic
Source: Motortrend


Metropolis

How to solve America’s homelessness crisis

San Francisco city-sanctioned homeless encampment with social distancing squares across from city hall. Source: KTLA/Josh Edelson/AFP.


Metropolis

With the rise of remote work, cities like Tulsa and Tucson are offering big bucks to lure talent untethered by an office

Photo illustration: Save As/Medium; Source: Getty Images


Number Crunch

The housing market in second-tier cities is heating up

A Number Crunch logo alongside the text “43% The increase in home prices in Detroit over the past three months. Source: Bloomberg Businessweek” next to an illustration of two houses on a pink background.
A Number Crunch logo alongside the text “43% The increase in home prices in Detroit over the past three months. Source: Bloomberg Businessweek” next to an illustration of two houses on a pink background.


Marc Lore joins Bill Gates and Peter Thiel as the latest founder to create a city in his own reflection

An artistic rendering of a techno-futuristic city with modern skyscrapers and uniquely shaped structures.
An artistic rendering of a techno-futuristic city with modern skyscrapers and uniquely shaped structures.
Illustration: Comrade


NUMBER OF THE DAY

Business relocations to the Texas capital spur job growth

Photo illustration, source: Rick Kern/WireImage/Getty Images


The furniture giant is betting not only on customers returning to physical stores, but to cities, as well

IKEA’s Jingan City store in Shanghai, China on July 23, 2020. Photo: Costfoto/Barcroft Media via Getty Images


From airlines to Starbucks, a massive part of our economy hinges on white-collar workers returning to the office

Illustration: Mark Wang


Companies are dying faster than ever but these cities may offer the key to survival

Photo: Matheus Falkemback/EyeEm/Getty Images

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