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America’s best cities ranked – Who’s No. 1?

A big list of “America’s 50 Best Cities” makes for a good dinner conversation. Restaurants are even one of the ranking factors, and Houston’s food scene helped earn us a No. 22 ranking on the latest list. Businessweek.com and Bloomberg teamed up to release a ranking of the best U.S. cities, and two West Coast […]

The 20 Cities With The Happiest Young Workers

CareerBliss recently identified the top cities with the happiest young workers based on thousands of employee reviews and ratings. The “Bliss” scores were determined by factors including “work-life balance, compensation, company culture, overall work environment, company reputation, relationships with managers and co-workers, opportunities for growth, job resources, daily tasks, and job autonomy.” “It is vital for […]

Study: The top 10 cities, jobs and employers for computer science grads

A sign outside Amazon’s HQ in Seattle shows the company’s appetite for new hires. Photo: Matt Shobe Earlier this year, we chronicled the career paths of 21 recent University of Washington computer science and engineering graduates, asking them about their future employers and what gets them excited about technology. They were headed to companies ranging […]

The Top Ten Cities for Fashion Week Events

The Top Ten Cities for Fashion Week Events From the bustling streets of New York City to the bright lights of Paris, fashion weeks are star-studded events where designers showcase their latest creations. Marc Jacobs, Chanel, Oscar de la Renta, and Christian Dior (to name a few) are worshipped during these weeks of high-style mania. […]

Hudson, Medina Named Top Cities in America for Youth

HUDSON, Ohio — If you’re looking for a great community to raise a child, you won’t have to look far. Medina and Hudson are being named two of the “100 Best Communities for Young People” by the America’s Promise Alliance. This marks the third year for the City of Hudson to nab the award. “It […]

Top Cities for Best Salary Raises

The greatest average annual increases in wages and salaries were found in: Fairbanks, Alaska – $2,700 Bloomington, Indiana – $2,460 Iowa City, Iowa – $2,330 Dubuque, Iowa – $2,300 Lawrence-Methuen-Salem, Massachusetts – $2,290 Williamsport, Pennsylvania – $2,120 San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, California – $2,030 Wenatchee, Washington – $2,030 Champaign-Urbana, Illinois – $1,930 Valdosta, Georgia – $1,860

10 top cities for public electric vehicle charging stations

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I’ll bet you think that California has the most electric vehicle charging stations publicly on a per capita, but you would be betting wrong. That honor actually goes to Portland, Oregon, which has 11.1 public charging locations per 100,000 residents, according to data gathered by electric vehicle charging information service PlugShare (developed by Xatori). Actually […]

Houston among top cities for moves

(United Van Lines handout) Strong job growth and a relatively low cost of living helped make Houston a Top 10 city for families relocating from out of state this summer, according to a study by United Van Lines, which tracks domestic moving trends during the busiest time of the year. The study looked at moves […]