The Western Reserve – Connecticut’s Ohioan Outpost

Let’s play a game! I’m thinking of a state. This state is bordered by water on one side. It has towns named New Haven, New London, Greenwich, and Norwalk. Many of this state’s towns are built in the colonial style, […]

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Population One – America’s Single-Person Towns

Today is Fat Tuesday! In most of the country, that just means one more day until Lent begins, but here in my home of New Orleans it’s the culmination of several weeks of parades. Mardi Gras is easily my favorite […]

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North Dakota’s Obsession with Giant Animals

North Dakota is one of those states that no one seems to visit. You really have to mean to go there – even cross-country drivers typically bypass it to the south on I-90. And while I personally love the state, […]

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Inside City Limits – Empty Spaces in American Cities

America might be a land of wide open spaces, but when it comes to its population, it’s undeniably urban. Over 70% of Americans live within greater metropolitan areas, and the number is growing every year. So, it’s no surprise that […]

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