Chicago is known for its impressive architecture, bustling food scene, and world-class museums. But did you know that the Windy City is also home to a number of eco-friendly small businesses? These businesses are making a positive impact on the environment by prioritizing sustainability in their practices and products. Here are just a few examples of the eco-friendly small businesses in Chicago that are making a difference:Continue reading
The largest city in Wisconsin and the fifth largest city in the Midwest, Milwaukee is perhaps best known for its plentiful breweries and the Milwaukee Brewers major league baseball team.
But Milwaukee is more than just suds and mudded baseballs; it has a vibrant city life as well as a laid back attitude. In 2014, it was listed as the 31st largest city in the United States with a population of 595,351.
Contrary to popular belief, it is not known as “Cream City” because of its dairy farms, but rather for the cream colored bricks that were first made in Milwaukee in the 19th century. Many of these bricks were used on the buildings of the time period. Continue reading
The eight largest city in the United States and the second largest city in California, San Diego is known as the Birthplace of California. Immediately to the South is Tijuana, Mexico and the two cities are known as a metropolitan conurbation.
Pittsburgh is the second largest city in Pennsylvania behind Philadelphia, but some would say it is much prettier. It’s located at the confluence of the Ohio, Monogahela and Allegheny Rivers and has 446 bridges making it quite picturesque and known as the “City of Bridges” as well as the “Steel City” for its multitude of more than 300 businesses related to steel.
Considering making the 404 area code home? Atlanta and the surrounding suburbs, like Alpharetta or Sandy Springs (770 area code), have a lot to offer. The Atlanta area continues to be one of the top ranked growing cities in the United States for employment opportunities and developing small businesses. Continue reading
Did you know that your local phone number talks about you? Without even connecting with a customer, it tells them where you are located. At least, it used to before modern day telephony came along. However, the old rules of phone numbers can and should be important to you. Continue reading
Nestled on the Rio Grande River, which serves as a natural border between the state of Texas and Mexico, Brownsville is the largest city in the Rio Grande Valley. With a metro population of 423,300 and by quadrupling the wealth of the city over 15 years, it is no surprise that this city is ranked in the top 100 of Job Growth by Forbes. Continue reading
At one point, Dayton, Ohio had the highest proportion of patents per citizen than anywhere else in the U.S. Today, Dayton is a manufacturing and healthcare hub which continues to take great pride in it’s diversified economy and unique history.Continue reading
Located along the Mississippi River about 80 miles inland from the Gulf Coast, Baton Rouge is home to multiple prominent industries including public service, education, industrial, film, and medical. The second largest city in the state with an estimated population of 835,400, the “Red Stick” city has a unique history and takes great pride in its blend of cultures, great food, and festive lifestyle. Continue reading