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View Poll Results: hm...
St. Louie 21 35.00%
Nawlins 17 28.33%
Bawlmer 22 36.67%
Voters: 60. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 01-29-2009, 12:52 PM
 
Location: moving again
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Which is you're overall favorite?
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Old 01-29-2009, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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I actually like all three but the vote goes to Batimore. Nawlins is just plain to hot for me in the summertime which lasts for a realllllllly long time. I love St. Louis also but I am not fond of the location. With Bmore, you have location, decent transit options, and a nice downtown with surrounding neighborhoods. The crime is bad in all three-so that's a wash.
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Old 01-29-2009, 04:18 PM
 
Location: Pittsburgh
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I like all three cities, but I'll have to go with B-More. Let's see some pics from each:

St. Louis



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New Orleans











Baltimore









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Old 01-29-2009, 10:41 PM
 
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Great photos--thanks for posting. I live in Baltimore but for this one I'm going to vote for...lets say St. Louis. I love the second empire homes in those St. Louis pics!
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Old 01-29-2009, 10:59 PM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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Never been to the other two, but I love St. Louis. I think all 3 cities have somewhat seedy reputations.

Lovely St. Louis pics also.
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Old 01-29-2009, 11:16 PM
 
Location: West Cobb County, GA (Atlanta metro)
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I think all 3 cities have somewhat seedy reputations.
Well, they all have high crime rates and are known for it, for sure.

They are different enough that there's no winner since different folks like different things. Party types and those who like eating out in a real diverse restaurant atmosphere will prefer New Orleans. Those who like Harbor/waterfront activities (in areas that aren't below sea level) will prefer Baltimore, also for it's location near DC which will offer even more activities. New Orleans is somewhat isolated from other major cities, so when you're there - you're there. In Baltimore you could if bored, hop on an Amtrak train and go to any number of cities up the East Coast (including NYC) via daily trains. So Baltimore "wins" that round due to location-location-location.

St. Louis... well.... heck, I dunno. But some folks like it.
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Old 01-29-2009, 11:48 PM
 
Location: Fort Worth/Dallas
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Those homes in St. Louis are gorgeous.
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Old 01-30-2009, 12:20 AM
 
Location: Southeast Missouri
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Well, they all have high crime rates and are known for it, for sure.

They are different enough that there's no winner since different folks like different things. Party types and those who like eating out in a real diverse restaurant atmosphere will prefer New Orleans. Those who like Harbor/waterfront activities (in areas that aren't below sea level) will prefer Baltimore, also for it's location near DC which will offer even more activities. New Orleans is somewhat isolated from other major cities, so when you're there - you're there. In Baltimore you could if bored, hop on an Amtrak train and go to any number of cities up the East Coast (including NYC) via daily trains. So Baltimore "wins" that round due to location-location-location.

St. Louis... well.... heck, I dunno. But some folks like it.
St. Louis has baseball, beer, lots of stuff to do. One of the best zoos in the country (and free). 3 Major universities (Wash U, SLU, UMSL), 3 regional airports (hopefully soon with direct cargo shipments to China). Of course the touristy things like the Anheuser-Busch Brewery and the Arch. There's the lesser-known places like the Haunted Lemp Mansion (Bed & Breakfast/Diner). There's lots of renovations going on Downtown. Of course there's the Blues. The MLB All-Star Game this summer. Or check out Chuck Berry live on Blueberry Hill in the Loop. Have some delicious Italian food on the Hill. Spend Mardi Gras in Soulard (about 500k people do every year). There's a lot to do in St. Louis. Visit sometime.
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Old 01-30-2009, 07:00 AM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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i have to go with a 3 way tie here.

3 very cool cities

there should have been a can't decide option
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Old 01-30-2009, 10:26 AM
 
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All three are crime ridden cesspools that have seen better days. But hey, at least they have great architecture. I'll go with B'more
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