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Underrated US Cities

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by gladhands, Jan 11, 2011.

  1. gladhands

    gladhands Distinguished Member

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    Pittsburgh: I recently spent some time there and was pleasantly surprised. Then again, my expectations were pretty low. I expected a rust belt wasteland, akin to Buffalo or Cleveland. Pittsburgh turns out to be a charming, completely unpretentious city with decent food, and and music. It's the sort of place that I can live in at 35, but would have hated at 25.

    Portland, ME: There's a definite Austin, TX vibe there.
     


  2. ClambakeSkate

    ClambakeSkate Senior Member

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    Detroit. Fucking loved it. Moving there in April.
     


  3. Pennglock

    Pennglock Distinguished Member

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    I actually like the city of Cleveland.

    Some other picks would be Nashville, TN. Columbus, OH. Philadelphia. Boulder, CO.
     


  4. edinatlanta

    edinatlanta Stylish Dinosaur

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    A-town, stay down!
     


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    GQgeek Stylish Dinosaur

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    Detroit. Fucking loved it. Moving there in April.

    what's good in detroit besides the red wings?
     


  6. burningbright

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    Pittsburgh: I recently spent some time there and was pleasantly surprised. Then again, my expectations were pretty low. I expected a rust belt wasteland, akin to Buffalo or Cleveland. Pittsburgh turns out to be a charming, completely unpretentious city with decent food, and and music. It's the sort of place that I can live in at 35, but would have hated at 25.

    Portland, ME: There's a definite Austin, TX vibe there.


    +1

    Not sure what intent would have to say about it since he lives there but both my wife and I loved Portland when we went. And with Boston a few hours away you don't feel like you're too far out of the loop. I'd probably consider moving to Portland if there were any jobs available.
     


  7. gladhands

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    A-town, stay down!

    Atlanta is overrated by every black person in America.
     


  8. burningbright

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    what's good in detroit besides the red wings?

    The $300 homes available for one. You could go straight up slum-lord for like $10,000.
     


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    JayJay Stylish Dinosaur

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  10. kwilkinson

    kwilkinson Having a Ball

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    +1.
     


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    Any Northeastern or Midwestern city that isn't New York. Particularly, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh and Baltimore.
     


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    sho'nuff grrrrrrrr!!

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    RSS Stylish Dinosaur

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    Or maybe it's just the good connections I have in each. I especially love dining at the St. Louis Club ... (hint, hint, J-boy ... if you are reading this).
     


  14. Davidko19

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    +2 - I knew this would be posted


    Hard to find one "underrated" in the truest sense of the word, but I think Indy is definetly overlooked often. Austin, TX is probably the only other city I would choose.
     


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    HRoi Stylish Dinosaur

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    I'll try to think of more
     


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