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Old 05-06-2015, 07:04 PM
 
Location: Nashua, NH
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Lets do an assorted criteria thread based on these categories. This is all based on your experiences. When you see the category name the city where you've had the best experience in relation to the category, and feel free to elaborate on your experiences. If some categories don't apply, skip it and move on to one that does. Improvise and add on if you'd like.

Vacation city:

Architecture:

Museums:

Comfort food:

Ethnic food:

Nightlife:

College town:

City Parks:

Mass Transit:

Freeways/Road Infrastructure

Waterfront:

River City:

Coastal city:

Desert city:

City near the mountains:

Cleanest City:

Eclectic city:

Sports city:

Christmas/Holiday city:

History:

Festivals:

Old school city:

Post modern city:
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Old 05-06-2015, 07:16 PM
 
Location: Seattle aka tier 3 city :)
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New York City for everything, for me. Any other answer is wrong by default.
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Old 05-06-2015, 07:43 PM
 
Location: Minneapolis
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Vacation city: San Diego

Architecture: Chicago

Museums: New York

Comfort food: Detroit

Ethnic food: Los Angeles

Nightlife: Miami

College town: Columbus

City Parks: Minneapolis

Mass Transit: New York

Freeways/Road Infrastructure: Minneapolis

Waterfront: Chicago

River City: Pittsburgh

Coastal city: San Francisco

Desert city: Albuquerque

City near the mountains: Seattle

Cleanest City: Minneapolis

Eclectic city: New York

Sports city: New York

Christmas/Holiday city: New York

History: Boston

Festivals: Chicago

Old school city: Philadelphia

Post modern city: San Francisco
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Old 05-06-2015, 08:06 PM
 
Location: Charlotte, NC
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Vacation city: Hot Springs, NC

Architecture: Philaelphia

Museums: Washington DC

Comfort food: Charlotte

Ethnic food: Los Angeles

Nightlife: N/A

College town: Chapel Hill

City Parks: San Diego

Mass Transit:NYC

Freeways/Road Infrastructure: N/A

Waterfront: Chicago

River City: Tie between Pittsburgh and Philadelphia

Coastal city: Wilmington, NC

Desert city: Barstow

City near the mountains: Hot Springs, NC

Cleanest City: Charlotte

Eclectic city: NYC

Sports city: Charlotte

Christmas/Holiday city: Not sure

History: Philadelphia/ Boston

Festivals: Not sure

Old school city: Pittsburgh

Post modern city: Charlotte
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Old 05-06-2015, 08:32 PM
 
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New York City for everything, for me. Any other answer is wrong by default.
NYC has the BEST deserts...and it's the quintessential college town.
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Old 05-06-2015, 08:48 PM
 
Location: 98004 / 30327
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Vacation city: San Francisco

Architecture: San Francisco

Museums: New York, D.C.

Comfort food: Los Angeles (greasy spoons everywhere)

Ethnic food: Los Angeles (especially food truck/ street food offerings)

Nightlife: Los Angeles, New York

College town: Athens, GA

City Parks: Seattle (for being such a naturally green city they also have great city and metro parks - Marymoor!)

Mass Transit: New York, D.C.

Freeways/Road Infrastructure: Phoenix (simple, modern, clean, easy to navigate)

Waterfront: San Francisco, Chicago (and Seattle is "getting there")

River City: Chicago

Coastal city: Los Angeles

Desert city: Las Vegas (hate it for more than a weekend but it is the unlikely result of a dream and a desert)

City near the mountains: Seattle (mountains to the East and West, plus Rainier rising like Olympus)

Cleanest City: Seattle

Eclectic city: Savannah (weird, but never less than charming)

Sports city: Chicago, Boston (generic answers but true)

Christmas/Holiday city: New York City (nothing even comes close in this regard)

History: Boston, Philly (generic answers but true)

Festivals: San Francisco, Atlanta, Miami

Old school city: Pittsburgh

Post modern city: Atlanta
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Old 05-07-2015, 11:59 AM
 
Location: (six-cent-dix-sept)
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Vacation city:
miami
Architecture:

Museums:
dc
Comfort food:

Ethnic food:
boston (west indian)
Nightlife:
miami
College town:
boston
City Parks:
boston (basketball courts)
Mass Transit:
boston
Freeways/Road Infrastructure
la
Waterfront:
bosotn
River City:

Coastal city:
boston
Desert city:

City near the mountains:

Cleanest City:
dc
Eclectic city:
nyc
Sports city:
boston/chicago
Christmas/Holiday city:

History:
boston/philly
Festivals:
boston
Old school city:

Post modern city:
miami
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Old 05-08-2015, 06:32 PM
 
Location: Northridge/Porter Ranch, Calif.
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NYC has the BEST deserts...and it's the quintessential college town.
And the best mountains and climate!
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Old 05-08-2015, 07:36 PM
 
Location: Atlanta
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Lets do an assorted criteria thread based on these categories. This is all based on your experiences. When you see the category name the city where you've had the best experience in relation to the category, and feel free to elaborate on your experiences. If some categories don't apply, skip it and move on to one that does. Improvise and add on if you'd like.

Vacation city: Los Angeles

Architecture: New York

Museums: Washington DC

Comfort food: New Orleans/Houston

Ethnic food: New York

Nightlife: Miami

College town: Atlanta (a great college town hidden by it's massive size)

City Parks: Chicago

Mass Transit: Washington DC

Freeways/Road Infrastructure: Los Angeles

Waterfront: Seattle

River City: St Louis

Coastal city: Los Angeles

Desert city: Tucson

City near the mountains: Denver

Cleanest City: Madison

Eclectic city: New York

Sports city: Boston (I hate to admit it, but...)

Christmas/Holiday city: New York

History: 1a) Philadelphia, 1b) Boston

Festivals: New Orleans

Old school city: Baltimore

Post modern city: Atlanta
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Old 05-09-2015, 12:48 PM
 
Location: Sandy Springs (ATL)
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Vacation city: San Luis Obispo

Architecture: New Orleans

Museums: DC

Comfort food: New Orleans

Ethnic food: Houston

Nightlife: Los Angeles

College town: Atlanta

City Parks: Chicago

Mass Transit: Chicago

Freeways/Road Infrastructure: Los Angeles

Waterfront: San Luis Obispo

River City: New Orleans

Coastal city: Los Angeles

Desert city:...(Kanye Shrug)

City near the mountains: San Luis Obispo

Cleanest City: Dallas

Eclectic city: Chicago

Sports city: Chicago

History: DC

Festivals: New Orleans

Old school city: New Orleans

Post modern city: Atlanta
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