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Old 03-03-2008, 12:01 AM
 
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Yeah. I would add Miami...if you were counting the metro area. You need Miami Beach, Ft. Lauderdale, and a few other areas included to make it cosmopolitan.
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Old 03-03-2008, 01:32 AM
 
Location: Katy-zuela
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Seattle is questionable imo.
It's the center of a very parochial area, the Pacific Northwest.

Los Angeles is kind of questionable because of the old joke often told by Northeasterners "What's the difference between yogurt and L.A.? Yogurt has culture!"

Chicago's beauty is it's blandness--basically Americana.
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Old 03-03-2008, 01:57 AM
 
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It's the center of a very parochial area, the Pacific Northwest.

Los Angeles is kind of questionable because of the old joke often told by Northeasterners "What's the difference between yogurt and L.A.? Yogurt has culture!"

Chicago's beauty is it's blandness--basically Americana.
Wow, I hope your thoughts on LA on that joke because you find it funny, because if not, oh boy, there's something wrong with you.
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Old 03-03-2008, 02:10 AM
 
Location: Katy-zuela
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Wow, I hope your thoughts on LA on that joke because you find it funny, because if not, oh boy, there's something wrong with you.
I don't go to L.A. to visit museums, plays, or whatever that's usually done on the East Coast or somewhere else in the East. I go there to relax and enjoy the weather. I visit the beach, see a little Hollywood, Rodeo Drive, Downtown L.A., look at the mountains, etc.
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Old 03-03-2008, 02:13 AM
 
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NYC is the only place that beats LA.
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Old 03-03-2008, 08:14 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Just another UNINFORMED Houston hater! I would delete Seattle, the cosmopolitan cities in the US are NYC, Chicago, LA, SF, Washington, Houston, Boston, Philly and a tie between Dallas and Miami! In that order
I'd say the only cosmo cities in the U.S. are: NYC, Chicago, San Fran, LA, DC, Miami. IMHO, Boston, Dallas, Philly and Houston don't qualify. To me being cosmopolitan is part of what makes a city "world class". Sorry, no one has ever accused Boston, Dallas, Philly, or Houston of being "world class" cities. I mean they're are all top tier north American class cities, but "world class", I think not.
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Old 03-03-2008, 08:27 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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I am really suprised that nobody has mentioned Minneapolis. Suprisingly Minneapolis has a very large cosmopolitan vibe and look to it, much more than most cities I have been to.
Oh PLEASE! I like Minneapolis as much as the next guy, but I also know a wannbes when I see one. Who's next, I suppose Dallas is cosmopolitan also.
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Old 03-03-2008, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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NYC is the only place that beats LA.
You don't get out much do you jesse. The reason L.A. doesn't have, and will never have, any culture is because it has no soul. Beneath the surface there's nothing there. Nothing to nourish the mind, or soul(just the body, how superficial). The city is a parasite eating away at any and everything of substance. That's the difference between L.A. and NYC or Chi, San Fran, Boston, Philly, DC, etc. L.A. is a water crest salad, the other cities are smorgasbords! LOL! L.A. is a one note tune, the others cities are symphonies! LOL!
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:09 AM
 
Location: Katy-zuela
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I'd say the only cosmo cities in the U.S. are: NYC, Chicago, San Fran, LA, DC, Miami.
Chicago, L.A., D.C., and Miami are not cosmo cities. Chicago is too bland, L.A. uncultured, D.C. has only one purpose, and Miami is a third-world country in the U.S.
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Old 03-03-2008, 09:11 AM
 
Location: Seattle Area
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It's the center of a very parochial area, the Pacific Northwest.

You clearly don't know much about the Pacific Northwest.
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