Re: How about North Carolina?
I dropped my Forbes after thirty years - going into my 12th year of ER - not too relavant anymore. Enjoy a few articles reviewed on the net.
Greater Portland Or., Seattle, Denver, Huntsville Al, Baltimore, Long Island/NYC, and New Orleans. Somehow missed California. Where you're at is where you're at - and the long time locals - can give you the inside skinny for 'how to make it work' for whatever - ER or business.
Surveys are fun to read for entertainment.