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Unread 05-23-2011, 08:09 AM
 
Location: Baltimore
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Originally Posted by SirGreenDown View Post
I meant "numbers" as an overall in any area actually for both cities when attempting to compare Baltimore to Philly.. Which is why I said what I said about Baltimore. I'm not talking about Baltimore's decreasing population, or the physical size of Baltimore being considerably smaller. I encourage all places to "fix" themselves up. Your claim was that Baltimore was fixing itself up at a faster rate, which honestly it needs to.
As should philly, considering that large amounts of philly is just as crime ridden as baltimore. Something else that u probably would NOT know is that Baltimore is in a addition by subtraction phase... numbers dont tell the whole story...btw Baltimore downtown population has grown significantly, i know people from philly like to bring up downtown population A LOT.

 
Unread 05-23-2011, 08:14 AM
 
Location: NYC/PHiLLY
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Originally Posted by TMR23 View Post
As should philly, considering that large amounts of philly is just as crime ridden as baltimore. Something else that u probably would NOT know is that Baltimore is in a addition by subtraction phase... numbers dont tell the whole story...btw Baltimore downtown population has grown significantly, i know people from philly like to bring up downtown population A LOT.
Ok, thanks.
 
Unread 05-23-2011, 08:15 AM
 
Location: Baltimore
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SirGreenDown, philly cant play the "population equals importance" game especially not with east coast cities.
 
Unread 05-23-2011, 08:23 AM
 
Location: NYC/PHiLLY
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SirGreenDown, philly cant play the "population equals importance" game especially not with east coast cities.
I never said that was the case. If that were the case Philly and NYC would be the only ones that matter, since they're the biggest and most populated than the other east coast cities by a huge margin. Which I don't believe. You're making this into something it's not. Relax.
 
Unread 05-23-2011, 08:35 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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Most of the cities in The Northeast share similar qualities but I would say Boston/Philly and Baltimore/DC are the most similar.
 
Unread 05-23-2011, 08:42 AM
 
Location: NYC/PHiLLY
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Most of the cities in The Northeast share similar qualities but I would say Boston/Philly and Baltimore/DC are the most similar.
I think that's true, I agree.
 
Unread 05-23-2011, 09:03 AM
 
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Most of the cities in The Northeast share similar qualities but I would say Boston/Philly and Baltimore/DC are the most similar.
Other than proximity to one another, I dont really see many similarities between DC and Baltimore.
 
Unread 05-23-2011, 09:15 AM
 
Location: NYC/PHiLLY
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Originally Posted by FAReastcoast View Post
Other than proximity to one another, I dont really see many similarities between DC and Baltimore.
I don't even consider DC and Baltimore NORTHeast. There's a more southern vibe/accent down there..but I do understand what he was saying, but people In DC and Baltimore would have more local and cultural similarities I think than with northeast cities (Philly, NYC, or Boston) IMO and experience.
 
Unread 05-23-2011, 09:19 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia
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I don't even consider DC and Baltimore NORTHeast. There's a more southern vibe/accent down there..but I do understand what he was saying, but people In DC and Baltimore would have more local and cultural similarities I think then with northeast cities (Philly, NYC, or Boston) IMO and experience.
Exactly. Philly, Boston and NYC feel different than Baltimore/DC because in addition to the large African-American influence in these cities there is a huge influence of Irish/Italian/Hispanic immigrants, so to me there is a more diversified culture. The white people in DC are not from the city and don't share in the same traditions/culture that ALL RESIDENTS of Philly, NYC and Boston do.
 
Unread 05-23-2011, 09:26 AM
 
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baltimore and st. louis are strikingly similar in nearly every category.
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