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Dallas vs. Houston: Which Big City Is the Star of Texas?

By John Egan   May 6, 2014

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The debate has raged for decades in Texas: Which is the better city, Dallas or Houston? Among many Texans, the attempt to answer that question is practically a more popular sport than football.

“America’s Team—10 Reasons Why Dallas-Fort Worth is Better Than Houston,” a Dallas radio station proclaimed in December 2012.

Days later, a Houston radio station fired back with this: “Houston vs. Dallas: 10 Reasons We’re Better Than Your City in Every Way.”

With this infographic, we don’t think we’ll entirely put the Dallas vs. Houston rivalry to rest. Actually, we might actually add fuel to the big-city fire. Here, for your consideration, is how Texas’ two biggest metropolises fared when comparing 23 factors—from employment to excitement.

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Top 5 Big-City Startup Hubs for Women Entrepreneurs

By John Egan   April 9, 2014

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The brutal Battle of the Alamo in San Antonio marked a turning point in the Texas Revolution, pitting Texas troops against Mexican troops in a clash over independence. Nearly 180 years later, San Antonio is the site of another, much more civil revolution.

For two years in a row, the San Antonio metro area has been ranked as the major U.S. metro area wielding the most “economic clout” for women-owned businesses.

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The SpareFoot List: America’s Top 15 Apartment Boom Towns

By Elizabeth Whalen   March 9, 2014

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If you live in an apartment, you could have the luxury of living across the hall from your friends or the misery of living down the hall from your nemesis (bonus points if he’s named Newman). Perhaps you enjoy the simple comfort of knowing someone else is responsible for fixing a leaky sink. Or maybe you constantly feel as though you’re trapped in a mystery novel titled “WTF Are My Upstairs Neighbors Always Doing at 2 in the Morning?”

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America’s 15 Baby Boomer Boom Towns

By Elizabeth Whalen   December 17, 2013

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By the time the first Baby Boomers turned 18, they had witnessed the rise of Elvis Presley, the launch of Sputnik, the introduction of the birth control pill, the “I Have a Dream” speech by Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.

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