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Old 03-18-2015, 11:24 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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For the tracts around the West End/Atlanta University Center, I came up with a total of 1,853. This is really the only "urban" and walkable area of Atlanta I could think of that likely contains a strong concentration of Black professionals. There are areas like the Cascades but that's really mostly suburbia within the city limits.

I got tired of counting the tracts in Harlem. First, there are too many of them. Second, the total count exceeded 11,000 after counting about half of the tracts for West, South and Central Harlem. For the Buppie lifestyle, Harlem still reigns supreme.
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:37 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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So in terms of an urban lifestyle--where many of your favorite bars and restaurants are a short walk away--are Harlem, Bed-Stuy and to a lesser extent the eastern half of core DC all that there is?

Harlem Tavern will likely be packed with Hampton fans this weekend seeing that the Pirates officially qualified for the tourney last night.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LlhEwxd86xQ
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:44 AM
 
Location: O4W
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So in terms of an urban lifestyle--where many of your favorite bars and restaurants are a short walk away--are Harlem, Bed-Stuy and to a lesser extent the eastern half of core DC all that there is?

Harlem Tavern will likely be packed with Hampton fans this weekend seeing that the Pirates officially qualified for the tourney last night.


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How many of those blacks will be going back to their apartment with multiple roommates?
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:44 AM
 
Location: Prince George's County, Maryland
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DC is not just strictly a GoGo and Lounge city. If you want your House/EDM music fix (which DC has a growing underground scene, especially with lifelong assistance of homegrown Thievery Corporation and the rising popularity of Moombahton and Moombahcore), Slam Poetry/Spoken Word fix, Hip Hop fix, Reggae/Reggaeton fix, Worldbeat fix, Jazz fix, Alternative fix, Afrobeat fix, Indie Rock fix, etc. from local, national, and international acts, one can surely find these in multiple music/performance venues that have been legendary for decades, upscale nightclubs, late-night restaurants, multiple bars, concerts at the Verizon Center, DAR Constitution Hall, Howard Theater, Lincoln Theater, etc., all throughout DC that cater to yuppies, buppies, hipsters, oldheads, students, blipsters, the embassy crowd, etc. The racial/ethnic demographic may be either mainly Black, White, Black/White, White/Asian, Hispanic, Black/Hispanic, or mixture of all four along with Mixed Race persons. Can enjoy the nightlife away from 2 to 3am, even 4am at some of those venues.

NFT - Not For Tourists - Washington DC / Nightlife

DC Nightlife and Nightclub Event Guide - DC Clubbing

For the House/EDM part, I also forgot to mention the highly vibrant Club Glow events when it occurs at various nightclubs venues from Thursday to Saturday nights. Even Armin van Buuren and Ferry Corsten had bi-monthly residences during Club Glow from 2002 to 2003.
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:47 AM
 
Location: San Antonio
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How many of those blacks will be going back to their apartment with multiple roommates?
Not the worst thing in the world. I'd rather share my living space with other people than live alone. All I need is my own room.
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:51 AM
 
Location: O4W
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Not the worst thing in the world. I'd rather share my living space with other people than live alone. All I need is my own room.
What happens when a dude brings a chick home from the club with multiple roommates?
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Old 03-18-2015, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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How many of those blacks will be going back to their apartment with multiple roommates?
It's funny you keep asking this when the average Black household size in Atlanta is larger than it is in Manhattan.

Total:
Manhattan - 2.13
Atlanta - 2.29

Owner Occupied:
Manhattan - 2.01
Atlanta - 2.33

Renter Occupied:
Manhattan - 2.15
Atlanta - 2.26

Yeah, the larger household size in Atlanta could be attributed to leafier, more suburban areas of the city, but that should at least shut you up about household sizes in Manhattan being ridiculously large. In renter occupied units, Black households in Manhattan are actually smaller than they are in Atlanta.
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Old 03-18-2015, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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Manhattan also has a higher percentage of one person African American households. In 2010, 45.1% of Black households in Manhattan were single occupancy. In Atlanta, only 32.3% of Black households were single person occupancy. 4.8% of Black households are dual occupancy in Manhattan compared to 5.5% in Atlanta.
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Old 03-18-2015, 12:05 PM
 
Location: O4W
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It's funny you keep asking this when the average Black household size in Atlanta is larger than it is in Manhattan.

Total:
Manhattan - 2.13
Atlanta - 2.29

Owner Occupied:
Manhattan - 2.01
Atlanta - 2.33

Renter Occupied:
Manhattan - 2.15
Atlanta - 2.26

Yeah, the larger household size in Atlanta could be attributed to leafier, more suburban areas of the city, but that should at least shut you up about household sizes in Manhattan being ridiculously large. In renter occupied units, Black households in Manhattan are actually smaller than they are in Atlanta.
Cool
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Old 03-18-2015, 12:10 PM
 
Location: Crooklyn, New York
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So are people in Atlanta going back to their apartments or auto-centric subdivisions with multiple roommates?
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