(In addition to writing, Leigh also hosts Fortune Live, Fortune’s weekly web video talk show, viewable here and broadcasting live on on Thursdays at 11am.)

Why age 40-44 is the sweet spot for women in business

Silence is the new trend at luxury resorts

The cult of the Amtrak Quiet Car

The women who STEM-ed their way to power

The word every boss should ban: “kiddo”

The community builders of the New Metropolis
A Q&A with Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh and Meetup’s Scott Heiferman on what it takes to bring people together.

Introducing Fortune’s New Metropolis
For Don Draper in 1960s-era Mad Men and for corporate America in 2014, cities are where the action is.

A Kickstarter for Real Estate gets a Big Boost
Fundrise, a crowdfunding platform for real estate, gets $31 million from some heavy hitters

Southwest Airlines’ new cause: ‘Placemaking’
The airline thinks making our cities better places is a cause that could be the next environmentalism

Airbnb Cozies up to Cities
A discussion with Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky on the company’s new plan to invest in cities.

Rahm Emanuel: Given the choice, Americans want cities over burbs
A wide-ranging conversation with the Chicago mayor on his city’s revitalization and how “no one wants to live in the suburbs anymore.”

Housing’s most important jobs number
What the new employment report tells us about the pending housing recovery (hint: it involves those pesky kids still living at home)

“Paradise lost? How garden suburbs can save Detroit”
A review of the architect Robert A.M. Stern’s new book Paradise Planned for

An excerpt of The End of the Suburbs in Fortune magazine