American Cities

What Cities Are People Most Likely to Have Their Cars Stolen?
Your vehicle might be a little bit safer this year against auto theft than it has been in the past, but according to a new report, you might just want to hang on to that security system and full coverage insurance for awhile. While auto theft was down nationwide 3.3 percent in 2011, the FBI [……
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 city or town names you may not have h…
What Are America’s Most Bedbug-Infested Cities?
After two consecutive years of being named the most bedbug-infested city in America, New York City has passed the torch. So who can now lay claim to the dubious honor? In its annual rankings, pest control company Terminix awarded first place to Philadelphia, with runner-up “honors” goi…
Where Are the Cheapest Places to Live in America?
There is no doubt inside the great American illusion of prosperity that the majority of the population suffers from the same sickness — high cost of living. It’s true, while the economy hangs somewhere between limbo and recovery, the cost of living has remained steadfast — teete…
Washington DC Is the Most Shopaholic City in the Nation
Nobody would ever call Washington DC a fashion epicenter, but our nation’s capital happens to be the place were folks spend the most money on clothes, shoes and other wear. The average DC resident shells out $263 a month on these items, according to an analysis of government and pri…
Do You Live in One of America’s Most Attractive Cities?
Check your address, the list is out. Once again Travel+Leisure Magazine readers have ranked America’s cities to find out which one has the best looking residents. The number one spot goes to San Juan, Puerto Rico, with its beautiful beaches and tanned bodies. Last year, Charleston, SC topped …
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 facto…
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. Great Fall…
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 Vegas becau…