Author: John Egan

Rows of community gardening plots with lots of plants and greenery are surrounded by palm trees in South Beach, Miami, Florida.

America’s Best Cities for Urban Gardening

Florida may be known as the Sunshine State, but it deserves another nickname — the Gardening State (not to be confused with New Jersey, the Garden State). Three cities in Florida are at the top of our list of America’s Best Cities for Urban Gardening, and another three Sunshine State cities […]

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Best and Worst U.S. Cities to Be Stuck at Home

Being stuck at home during the coronavirus pandemic means fewer vacations, strangers delivering meals and groceries, and a greater reliance on Wi-Fi for all those work-from-home video calls or job interviews. The majority of us aren’t fortunate enough to be “stuck” at a beach bungalow. So, if you’re truly staying […]

City Rankings

America’s 9 Most Vegan-Friendly Cities

“The Voice” judges and celebrity couple Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton embrace it. So do former President Bill Clinton, actress Natalie Portman, pop superstar Madonna and tennis legend Venus Williams. All of these high-profile people count themselves among the millions of American devotees of veganism. In the U.S., 3% of […]