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Cities & Towns Filled with Holiday Cheer

Cities & Towns Filled with Holiday Cheer

With the holidays fast approaching, we analyzed some festively-named cities across the country for some fun facts!   Bethlehem City, PA  If you are traveling to this city of 75,000 this holiday season, chances are you won’t need to stay in a manger. Rather, you’ll...

Honoring Veterans

Honoring Veterans

Veteran's Day has celebrated our service men and women since the official armistice went into effect at the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month, marking the end of fighting in World War I. Originally called Armistice Day by President Woodrow...

Sweets Capital of the USA

Sweets Capital of the USA

29With Halloween fast approaching an analysis by StateBook researchers* shows that Pennsylvania is awash in metro areas specializing in producing the sweets many of us stock up on at this time of year: chocolate and confectionery manufacturing. The location quotient...

Evaluating Cost of Living by Metro Area

Evaluating Cost of Living by Metro Area

When Covid hit and overnight people transitioned to work from home, many urbanites made the decision to relocate - at least temporarily - to a place where they could have a "better" quality of life, including a bigger house, a yard for their kids, better proximity to...

Are Your Bridges Safe?

Are Your Bridges Safe?

Congress is on the verge of passing a massive infrastructure bill to address America’s crumbling infrastructure. Focused on transportation, utilities, and cleaning up pollution, about $110 billion may be allocated to rebuilding an estimated 20,000 miles of the...

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