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View Poll Results: Best City?
New York,NY 4 23.53%
Chicago,IL 5 29.41%
Boston,MA 6 35.29%
Washington,DC 2 11.76%
Voters: 17. You may not vote on this poll

 
 
Old 05-27-2010, 05:35 PM
 
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I might be moving to one of these 4 cities and I am just wondering which city is the best(in order) for:
Livability
Things to do
Sports
Restaurants
Friendliness
Atmosphere(streets+restaurants+sporting events full with people)
Safety

Overall which is the best city?

 
Old 05-27-2010, 05:39 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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NYC, just did everyone a favor here lol. And answered everyones default.

But no honestly all your criteria really does go to NYC. But if affordability is a huge factor than the smaller scaled Chicago is a good alternative.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 05:40 PM
 
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Also, in these 4 cities the suburbs I am considering are:
NYC - Princeton,NJ
Chicago - Lake Forest,IL
Boston - Milton,MA
Washington - Alexandria,VA

Ok yes Princeton is quite far away and isnt really a NYC suburb but who cares
 
Old 05-27-2010, 05:41 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Originally Posted by USASportsBlogs View Post
Also, in these 4 cities the suburbs I am considering are:
NYC - Princeton,NJ
Chicago - Lake Forest,IL
Boston - Milton,MA
Washington - Alexandria,VA

Ok yes Princeton is quite far away and isnt really a NYC suburb but who cares
NYC on your suburbs list also, it cradles Philadelphia and NYC. You'll get two great cities for the price of one.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 07:58 PM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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Originally Posted by USASportsBlogs View Post
Also, in these 4 cities the suburbs I am considering are:
NYC - Princeton,NJ
Chicago - Lake Forest,IL
Boston - Milton,MA
Washington - Alexandria,VA
Alexandria is pretty expensive, but it has a scenic old town dating to 1749 with historic buildings, shopping, restaurants, a waterfront along the Potomac and metro station stops. Hotels and office buildings are nearby. It's also close to D.C. It's probably my favorite city in NoVa.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 08:09 PM
 
Location: QUEENS BORN AND RAISED
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if money doesnt matter then NYC but chicago is cheap i guess.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 08:43 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Quote:
Originally Posted by USASportsBlogs View Post
Also, in these 4 cities the suburbs I am considering are:
NYC - Princeton,NJ
Chicago - Lake Forest,IL
Boston - Milton,MA
Washington - Alexandria,VA

Ok yes Princeton is quite far away and isnt really a NYC suburb but who cares
Well initially I would have ranked it:

New York
Chicago
Boston
Washington DC

But now I'll rank it:

Alexandria
Milton
Princeton
Lake Forest

Talking about in terms of relation to their cities...
 
Old 05-27-2010, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Lower East Side, Milwaukee, WI
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Didn't we just agree not to compare NYC to Chicago anymore?
 
Old 05-27-2010, 08:53 PM
 
Location: Austin, TX/Chicago, IL/Houston, TX/Washington, DC
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Didn't we just agree not to compare NYC to Chicago anymore?
He's not comparing the cities for the sake of a comparison but he's doing it to figure out where to relocate too.

To the OP: All of the things on your list meet the criteria to both NYC and Chicago. The difference is, one is more expensive than the other.

Chicago for me.
 
Old 05-27-2010, 10:21 PM
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Location: Queens, NY
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nyc.

try queens or bk. one can live 10-15 min away from manhattan via the train for a lot less than you think.
you get the best bang for your buck and live in a great city.
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