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Old 12-15-2008, 01:32 PM
 
Location: Boston
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if your doing key west, i'm adding newport ri and provincetown ma
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Old 12-15-2008, 01:39 PM
 
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I interpret "Boutique Cities" as the sort of places where there are few real jobs, it is expensive to live, and people travel there to "Oooh.. ahhh.." at the city's beauty. Usually a place with lots of old, unique homes and buildings, and various business establisments that feed off those tourists.

Perhaps because that is the sort of place I live. I nominate Wilmington, NC as a boutique city. I also would agree with an earlier poster that Charlottesville, VA is a candidate.

But then when Seattle, Baltimore, San Antonion, Boston, San Francisco, New Orleans are added to the list.. I don't know what the hell is being described.
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Old 12-15-2008, 01:41 PM
 
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Camden, NJ.
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Old 12-15-2008, 01:43 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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Camden, NJ.
lol

its definitely chic
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Old 12-15-2008, 07:05 PM
 
Location: Orange, California
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Unless we get word from the OP about what he/she means by "boutique city," we could all be totally off base in adding to the list. However, if in fact we're talking about small cities that are cozy, artsy, or just basically have that vaguely defined characteristic you know when you see it known as "charm," then I'd add Portland, ME, and Santa Fe to the list. Some maybes would be Annapolis, Portsmouth (NH), Ithaca, Fayetteville (AR), and Charlottesville.
Good choices. Under this definition, I would add Charleston, SC and Burlington, VT.
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Old 12-15-2008, 10:29 PM
 
Location: Twin Cities, Minnesota
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Boulder is a very boutique city. Look at Pearl Street.
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Old 12-16-2008, 04:51 AM
 
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Santa Barbara,
Athens, Ga
Natchoiches, La
Ann Arbor
Manitowac, Wi
Wilmington, NC & Delaware
Anywhere in Maine
Gulf Shores, Ala
Galveston and Kemah
Peru, Indiana
Greek, Polish town in Detriot
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Old 12-16-2008, 07:24 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Fairhope, AL
Mountain Brook, AL
St Simons/Sea Islands, GA
Seaside, FL
Oxford, MS
Highlands, NC
Cary, NC
Pinehurst, NC
Bluffton, SC
Hilton Head Island, SC
Aiken, SC
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Old 12-17-2008, 05:41 AM
 
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Santa Fe
Palm Springs
Gatlinburg, Tenn
Monterey, Ca
Lafayette, La
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