The Airbnb From Hell

It wasn’t the quality of the Airbnb apartment that got under the renter’s skin; it was the overbearing host and her endless complaints. This post originally appeared in the New York Times Metropolitan Diary.

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Assembling an Urban Tribe: Jody Roy

One of the biggest misconceptions people have about American Indians is that they no longer exist. At, we’re telling the stories of four people putting together the pieces of a new Native community in Chicago – which has the 8th largest population of indigenous people in the United States. This is one of them.

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Why This Guy Gave Up His $500,000 Paycheck to Found a Startup

Ray Gillenwater and Adam Herscher have never met. But the two men are inextricably linked by a generational trend that will change the workplace forever. A shorter version of this story was posted on