Winter is Coming: Blizzards in the Big City

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Major cities like New York, Chicago, Philadelphia, Denver, Detroit, Boston, and Washington D.C. are routinely hit with severe winter weather. If you’re living in a big city, it’s time to start thinking of how you’ll handle snowstorms this winter. For one thing, snowstorms require a good deal of preparation from both your city and you. … [Read more…]

Living Sustainably in an Urban Environment

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Living in a big city, the smell of exhaust, skyscraper buildings, and hoards of people surround you. Urban living can be one of the best experiences you’ll have, but it can also be difficult to feel like you’re doing your part to preserve the environment while you rush around the litter-filled streets. However, city-living does … [Read more…]

How To Optimize A Small Space

When living in an expensive city, sometimes making small spaces work is the only option. But, with a few adjustments, and these tips and tricks, it’ll be easy to find solutions that’ll help you optimize the most out of your small living space. One of the first steps you can take in making a room … [Read more…]

The Greenest Cities in the U.S.

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  If you’ve ever wondered which cities are the most environmentally friendly, you’re not alone. To answer that question, a list of the greenest cities was recently developed. The list ranks metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs*) with a population of over 1 million people based on these 5 factors: The number of LEED certified buildings per … [Read more…]

5 Ways to Meet People in a Big City

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Although you’re constantly surrounded by other people when you live in a big city, it’s common to feel lonely and isolated. There are so many individuals running around and getting on with their daily activities that it isn’t as easy to create connections as it might be in a smaller, slower-paced environment. If you’re a … [Read more…]

Top 10 Hybrid Vehicles to Buy in 2017

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With constant advances in hybrid technology, the selection and quality of hybrid vehicles increases every year. As consumers realize the value of reducing emissions and saving money on fuel, sales of hybrid vehicles have been on the rise, too.   Aside from the long-term savings on fuel expenses, hybrid vehicles are also helping to preserve … [Read more…]

3 Ways to Up Your Freelance Game in 2017

The start of a new year is an excellent time to look back on the past year’s accomplishments and set goals and initiatives for the New Year. Urban cities have seen a rise in freelancers, so we wanted to take the opportunity to offer a few tips to freelancers on how to maximize their freelance … [Read more…]