American Cities

15 of the Weirdest Town Names in America
It’s common knowledge that many states have towns called Springfield, based on the number of them who thought they were the inspiration for the hometown of TV’s ‘The Simpsons,’ only to find out they weren’t. But there are other ci…
San Francisco, Boston Among Best Cities for Trick-or-Treating
Everyone thinks their neighborhood is the best for trick-or-treating. But the folks at real estate site Zillow have actually compiled a list of the best cities for scoring some ‘tricks or treats’ this Halloween.
In creating its third annual Trick-or-Treat Index, Zillow considered factors such as medi…
Which Cities Have the Best — and Worst — Commute Times?
If you’re fed up with your long commute to work, you may want to consider a move to Great Falls, Montana.
While a new report from the Census Bureau shows the average US commute is about 25 minutes, those in Great Falls only have a 14-minute travel time, the shortest in the country.
What’s the Most Miserable City in America?
In a new study of the 100 largest cities in the US, economists from MetroMoniter used factors such as employment, business growth and changes in housing prices to rank the most miserable places to live.
Who won the dubious first place prize? Here’s hoping you put your money on Las Veg…