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The Most Colorful Cities in the World

December 4, 2012

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Some cities are popular for their food or cultural destinations.  These cities, however, are popular for their color schemes.  MarketMAPS takes you to some of the most colorful cities in the world.       Guanajuato City, Mexico During the colonial period, this city accounted for two-thirds of the world’s silver production.  The streets and […]

Comparing Demographics in America’s Biggest Cities

November 13, 2012

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America is changing.  We are quickly becoming a very diverse nation, and most of these changes are occurring in our big cities.  MarketMAPS looks at the demographic makeup of some of America’s biggest metropolitan areas.    Seattle, Washington Between 2000 and 2010, Seattle’s population grew about 11 percent, to 3.4 million people.  For those areas […]

The Creepiest Towns in America

October 31, 2012

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Celebrate Halloween in one of America’s creepiest, spookiest towns.  Don’t be surprised if you see a ghost or two in these cities.  MarketMAPS takes a look.    New Orleans At different times throughout history, the Big Easy was the home of slaves, slave drivers, pirates, and ghosts.  The French Quarter, the site of the city’s […]

Best Places to Live in the US

September 7, 2012

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Big cities may no longer be the best places to work or raise your family.  Some of the smaller, lesser known cities in the US have been voted the ‘best places to live’ by CNN Money Magazine.  MarketMAPS takes a look at some of the best cities to call home.  We’ll also show you just […]