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admin 10-03-2011 04:31 PM

New Orleans named America's #3 most congested city
 
Another day, another subjective-but-entertaining list in which New Orleans is included ...

According to Sperling's Best Places and the manufacturer of a certain brand of nasal strips, the Crescent City is America's third-most congested burg, right behind Oklahoma City, Okla. and Birmingham, Ala. And they're not talking traffic congestion:
Seven categories were taken into consideration when ranking the most stuffed-up cities: pollen count, molds and spores; air pollution; incidence of flu; purchase habits of congestion products; prescriptions of congestion relief drugs; smoking; and climate.

And if you're particularly congested today ? this lovely fall weather has also brought out the ragweed, grass and elm pollen; we're almost at a pollen Code Red.? [ Read more ]

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