Dallas

Once established as a trading post, Dallas became famous when oil was found in the area, making it the business center for oil in all of Texas and Oklahoma in the 1930’s. Since then, Dallas has grown to be the 9th largest city in the U.S., and the third largest in...

Fort Worth

Often touted as “Where the West Begins” Fort Worth has humble beginnings as one of eight forts set to protect settlers from Indian attacks on the new frontier. Known for its history in cattle trade, today “Cowtown” is a thriving city, currently the 13th largest in the...

Denver

When you think about hot areas in the country, Denver probably comes to mind. If you are a millennial—or even a member of Gen Z—you probably know someone who has moved to Denver in the last few years. For many, the climate, and progressive lifestyle, have drawn them...

Austin

The Austin of today is nearly unrecognizable from it’s past. In 1970, Austin had a population total of less than 400,000 people, making it the 78th largest metropolitan area in the United States. Today, there are 2.3 million people living in the Austin area, making it...

Memphis Blues and Nashville Country

Geography and music, two things that most people don’t associate with the other. Listening to a song on the radio does not, in most normal people, lead to a consideration of the peculiar geography of many of the music styles which emerged over the past century. And...

San Diego

San Diego is often ranked as one of the most beautiful places in the United States to live. As the 17th largest metro area, San Diego has seen average growth in the last 20 years, but saw a large growth from 1970-2000. With a population over 3.3 million people, and an...