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View Poll Results: Please pick the best city to move to in your opinion.
Cleveland OH 7 24.14%
Cincinatti OH 0 0%
Albany NY 2 6.90%
Huntsville AL 3 10.34%
Milwaukee WI 8 27.59%
Austin TX 1 3.45%
Houston TX 2 6.90%
Madison WI 1 3.45%
Columbus OH 2 6.90%
Indianapolis IN 2 6.90%
Louisville KY 1 3.45%
Voters: 29. You may not vote on this poll

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Old 12-11-2010, 06:30 AM
 
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Been in the rainy PNW for alot of years....I need some more sunshine and a friendlier place as the Seattle-Tacoma area is too reserved, standoffish and pompous for me......just a little more sunnier as well, not talking Phoenix or nothing extreme like that. I am in my early 40's and single as well. I am looking up in to the Rustbelt a tad....the Midwest.....and into the Southwest a bit....not sure were to go though. I want to start over again and go back to school for a usable 2 year degree, and I want a medium to large sized city but not NYC large.

You see the places I have listed in my poll as they are the cities I have been looking at and researching...and they are seem to doing a little better economically as well.

So , I looking for a cool medium sized city, with friendly men and women, hopefully friendlier than the PNW. I am looking for a rebounding and decent job market. I am looking for a little more sunshine. Also looking at affordability, for renting a one bedroom. I aslo like a little bit of nightlife and a place with decent amounts of single women. Lastly some decent public transportation would be great too. Please see my poll and select one too....thanks!!

thanks!!!! and God Bless...
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Old 12-12-2010, 12:46 AM
 
Location: New Jersey
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Check out Pittsburgh PA it may fit your criteria:

Pittsburgh Hotels, Attractions & Vacation Packages : Pittsburgh PA CVB
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Old 12-12-2010, 02:09 AM
 
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Please give me some feedback if possible too folks thanks !!
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Old 12-12-2010, 06:42 AM
 
Location: Cleveland, Ohio
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Cleveland would be an excellent choice for you ... a BIG city with a teeming metro area ... lots of amenities that include WORLD RENOWNED CULTURAL ENDOWMENTS & HEALTHCARE, a city with fantastic urban districts ... even more are emerging now. Cleveland is truly a world class city that offers a substancially lower cost of living than many other large US metros.


Pay no attention to the all too common rhetoric, misperceptions and exaggerations that are incessantly being floated out here on this site ... "some people" don't realize yet that Cleveland is no longer a national "punch line" ... that's so 80s!



















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Old 12-12-2010, 10:03 AM
 
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New Orleans
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Old 12-12-2010, 05:51 PM
 
Location: Washington, DC NoVA
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Check out Pittsburgh PA it may fit your criteria:

Pittsburgh Hotels, Attractions & Vacation Packages : Pittsburgh PA CVB
ditto. pittsburgh is a rebounding city but it still retains its blue collar feel. it's gritty but it's nice. the hills are awesome. there's some great nightlife on carson street. housing is cheap. not sure about the weather but it can't be too different from cleveland, albany or any other city on your list besides htown. got nfl, mlb, and nhl teams with great fans. for college there's pitt and then penn state nearby. but remember it's blue collar. for white collar seattle folks like you may be these rust belt cities could get to you. they're rough around the edges. if you can appreciate that then you should love it.

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Pittsburgh's Neighborhoods - Hill District and More | Artistic Pursuits - Photography by Robert Strovers


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but get used to this
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Old 12-13-2010, 02:19 AM
 
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Funny enough I went and lived in Pittsburgh about 7 years ago...tried it out, and thought it was cool, went out aloto the warehouse district for all the nightlife....and yea, it is dirt cheap to live, but I do recall it being very clannish, very hard to get to know people there....even in small bars..I did make one great buddy though...few and far in between though....got threatened a few times when at some dance club by some guys when I was asking women to dance..hehe, also got spit on by some hot blond in a sports bar one night when I was just joking and said the Steelers suck!! She spit on me!! She was very attractive too, I was stunned by that aggression just over a joke I made. There was also a singles dance every weekend at some hotel I used to go almost every weekend, full of single 30+ plus year old ladies, and it was soooo hard to get a dance ot to even talk with them..period...I felt that people in Pitt were good folks but very clannish and even hostile...I moved back to Seattle after 5 months.
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Old 12-13-2010, 09:59 AM
 
Location: Washington, DC NoVA
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wow sorry to hear that lol. then i'd say milwaukee. brady street is cool, it's about an hour and a half drive to chicago, and it's right on lake michigan. you got university of wisconsin looking pretty good. plus there's a nice riverwalk type thing downtown. and you want beer milwaukee's your place.

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http://www.onbrady.com/blog/2010/07/...reet-festival/
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