Author: Alan LaFrance

Top 10 Cities Celebrating Dia de los Muertos
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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 Dam Failure Flood Zones
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 […]