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Old 07-22-2017, 05:11 PM
 
Location: The Windy City
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Chicago. I hear people trash the city because of crime and taxes.
I think this goes both ways. People in the city love to trash talk suburbanites.
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Old 07-23-2017, 06:48 AM
 
Location: East Coast of the United States
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The riot residue has pretty much washed away. There are always people downtown. The riots weren't a week-long festival like some people believe, it happened for a few hours on two non-consecutive days, and that was it. Almost exactly a year later, there was a week long Light City festival that brought hundreds of thousands of people to the city (at night no less) without any issue. Two years later, Baltimore is currently building more than possibly all of it's suburbs combined.

Arts Scape is currently going on as well, so there will be hundreds of thousands of people in the city this weekend as well.... This event will last longer than the riots did.
You know the drill - bad news sells, good news gets ignored (it's boring).

I went to Baltimore to see the Fourth of July fireworks after having a meal at Rusty Scupper. Everyone should have a meal at Rusty Scupper. :-)
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Old 07-23-2017, 07:47 AM
 
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St. Louis burbs despise their city and the immediate surrounding areas.
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