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    CHICAGO, Illinois -- A new list of America's best cities has Chicago ranked highly, and it's thanks to our Fortune 500 companies, nightlife and more!Chicago ranked No. 4 in the study published by Canada-based Resonance Consultancy Ltd., which specializes in marketing, strategy, and research for the real estate, tourism, and economic development sectors."America's great Midwest metropolis has an abundance of programming and culture, with the deep infrastructure and affordability that eludes many cities." the study reads.The study praised the city for things such as digital resonance, including Google trending searches and Facebook check-ins, and big-ticket events such as the NFL Draft and the James Beard Foundation awards.Resonance also noted the debut of seven hotels in the business district within the...
    PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Are you one of the millions of Americans working from home right now? Turns out, Pittsburgh is one of the top cities in the country for remote workers. A new report from FianceBuzz ranked the Steel City seventh of out 25. The report ranked cities on factors like cost of living, Wi-Fi speed, delivery options, parks, affordable housing and proximity to a major airport. Philadelphia also made the list, coming in at number four. Kansas City, Milwaukee and Lubbock, Texas ranked in the top three best places for working from home. FinanceBuzz says a survey found that more than one-quarter of Americans are considering a move because of COVID-19.
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    US coronavirus: Arizona and Texas counties hit hard by coronavirus bring in refrigerated trucks as morgues fill up National Ice Cream Day is Sunday! Score deals from Baskin-Robbins, Dairy Queen and more How To Transfer Your Family Memories To Digital Ad Microsoft 5 Under-the-Radar E-Commerce Stocks to Buy Right Now Ad Microsoft Full screen 1/12 SLIDES © Monkey Business Images / Shutterstock.com The 10 Best Cities to Buy an Affordable Family Home This story originally appeared on SmartAsset.com. Finding a home to fit a family can be a difficult task....
    The St. Paul Saints’ Cat Video Festival is returning for its sixth year of showcasing the Twin Cities’ most entertaining cats. The team is asking baseball fans and anyone else to submit their favorite cat videos. A $1,000 award is available for the best video and will be judged by a panel. The Cat Video Festival is virtual this year and free to watch. The Quarantine Cat Video Reel will premier online at 8 p.m. on Aug. 20 and will be available throughout that weekend. “The event has been extremely well attended and the Twin Cities has a large population of cat lovers,” said Sean Aronson, director Media Relations and Broadcasting. “Just because we can’t fill a ballpark this year...
    In Lake Tahoe, you can take a guided tour and marvel at the night sky. Joe Sills Big cities aren't the best spots for stargazing, but there are plenty of other destinations across the US that will give you a great view of the night sky. National parks and preserves like Mojave National Preserve and Mesa Verde National Park provide great views with minimal light pollution.  Some smaller towns like Cape Cod, Moab, and Lake Tahoe are also secluded enough for stargazing.  Visit Insider's homepage for more stories. You don't need to spend big bucks to see incredible views of the stars. All you really have to do is get away from bigger cities. Here are some...
    The pandemic has prompted more Americans to consider moving to less populated areas and continuing to work from home and a new analysis from Business Insider found Illinois is well suited for post-pandemic refuge seekers. The business publication came up with the best places in the country to live in after the pandemic. The publication used nine economic, educational and demographic metrics for its ranking, including population density, housing affordability, commute times, and school spending per student. Springfield topped the list. Bloomington was fourth, Champaign was fifth, Peoria placed 28th, and Danville ranked 30th in the nation, according to the analysis. Springfield Mayor Jim Langfelder said he was ecstatic with the designation. “The City of Springfield...
    IDAHO's Nampa and Boise nabbed the tops spots in a new ranking of the best run cities in the Unites States, while major metropolitan areas like New York City, San Francisco and DC fell short. The list, put together by WalletHub, compared the operating efficiency of 150 of the largest cities in the country. 4 The two top run cities were in Idaho, according to the new ranking 4 Nampa, Idaho, took the top spot on the list of best run cities in the USCredit: Getty Images - Getty 4 Washington, DC, came is last placeCredit: Getty Images - Getty The site defined operating efficiency as "how well city officials manage and spend public funds," and came up with the...
    Thanks to an expansion of the number of protected bike lanes, adding access to Capital Bikeshare and new efforts promote bike safety for elementary school students, D.C. is one of the best places to ride a bike in North America, according to a survey by a cycling advocacy group. PeopleForBikes released its third annual PlacesForBikes city ratings on June 9, with the District coming in fifth overall and being named the fourth most bikeable city in the U.S. The top five cities were: San Luis Obispo, California Madison, Wisconsin Toronto, Ontario (Canada) Santa Barbara, California Washington, D.C. The District, with a score of 3.2 out of 5, is one of the best large cities to ride a bike in, coming...
    When her daughter Mariana’s in-person high school graduation ceremony was canceled due to the spread of COVID-19, Andrea Cournoyer got creative. Ahead of Highland Park Senior High School’s virtual graduation on Monday, Cournoyer surprised her daughter by having six of her older friends who had already graduated show up. The seven marched near the Cournoyer house in bright red caps and gowns. Neighbors came out to cheer. They played the Minnesota Orchestra’s rendition of “Pomp and Circumstance.” And then they headed to their backyard where Mariana watched her virtual graduation on a TV set up on a table flanked by red and white balloons. Graduation season looks a little different this year with coronavirus wiping out many of the associated traditions...