Author: Alan LaFrance

City Rankings

Top 10 Cities Celebrating Dia de los Muertos

Día de los Muertos is a two-day long celebration of friends and family that have passed. Traditionally celebrated in Mexico, the festival has worked its way North thanks to a growing Hispanic population in the United States, and has exploded in popularity with the help of Disney’s animated movie Coco […]

Austin, TX, Water

Austin Dam Failure Flood Zones

Downtown Austin is well protected from major flooding events thanks to our Highland Lakes system. The Highland Lakes were formed after constructing a chain of six major dams along the Colorado River between 1938 and 1951 to protect the Colorado basin. A recent National Weather Service study found that major […]