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Old 10-11-2009, 07:11 AM
 
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well, when i think of the suburbs i think of the perfect place to live with nice housew and nice neighbors. i think of somewhere where everyones grass is a perfect shade of green.

well i live in the suburbs, and its NOTHING like tht. everyone keeps their house messy. and no one cares. the neighbors are either old people, indians, or the mexicans next door. (not being racist, there ia just a lot or diversity here). also, its not the perfect place to live.

my question to you guys is what is the perfect suburb. is there really a place like that in the US that is like tge burbs that we see in tv?? tell me the town and the state that its in. thankss
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Old 10-11-2009, 07:16 AM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Here's a couple great suburbs I'm familiar with...
Ridgewood, NJ
Westwood, NJ
Cranbury, NJ
Verona, NJ
Caldwell, NJ
West Nyack, NY
Tenafly, NJ
West Babylon, NY
West Chester, PA
Yardley, PA
Bordentown, NJ
Collingswood, NJ
The list goes on.

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Old 10-11-2009, 07:34 AM
 
Location: St Simons Island, GA
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Mountain Brook, AL (Birmingham suburb).

Mountain Brook
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Old 10-11-2009, 07:55 AM
 
Location: Huntington Beach, CA
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Almost any south Orange County City. Start at Irvine.
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Old 10-11-2009, 08:08 AM
 
Location: Dayton, OH/Portland, OR
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Dayton, OH here has some Beaver-Cleaver suburbs for sure. Google Centerville, Washington Township, Springboro, Oakwood.
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Old 10-11-2009, 09:31 AM
 
Location: Cold Frozen North
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This can vary from suburb to suburb or even street to street. I've lived in several suburbs around Chicago and all of them had nice manicured lawns and decent people, although they can get a little nosey at times.

There are some very upscale suburbs / subdivisions in my area that have houses and lawns that are impecibly maintained. Those people must be very proud of what they have and want to keep it that way. Keeping the neighborhoods clean and kept up keeps out riff-raff and helps to maintain property values.

If a neighborhood starts looking run-down, you will attract the wrong type of people and everyone suffers.

Some of these areas include Frankfort, New Lenox, Mokena, Tinley Park and Orland Park in the southwest suburbs of Chicago.
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:25 AM
 
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In the Syracuse, NY area, I'd say places like Westvale, Fairmount, Franklin Park, Fremont, Pitcher Hill, Bayberry, Aurora Tract, Radisson, Village Green, Lakeland, DeWitt(cdp), Onondaga Hill and Homewood, among other suburban communities/developments.
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:29 AM
 
Location: Columbus,Ohio
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Grove City in Ohio is a typical suburb. It has all-nice decent neighborhoods , quiet hardworking residents and even two thriving " downtowns". One of it's DT's is the traditional urban walkable type with mom and pop restaurants and shops on the west side and the other DT on the east side is more modern , car oriented with chain stores and restaurants. The housing stock is very diverse- running the gamut from the old urban type houses to the newer McMansions.
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Old 10-11-2009, 10:40 AM
 
Location: where my heart is
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Wink West Babylon is not very nice

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Originally Posted by BPerone201 View Post
Here's a couple great suburbs I'm familiar with...
Ridgewood, NJ
Westwood, NJ
Cranbury, NJ
Verona, NJ
Caldwell, NJ
West Nyack, NY
Tenafly, NJ
West Babylon, NY
West Chester, PA
Yardley, PA
Bordentown, NJ
Collingswood, NJ
The list goes on.
Generally, the better towns, though much more expensive, are on the North Shore, with the exception of a few areas right on the ocean on the South Shore.
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Old 10-11-2009, 01:48 PM
 
Location: St Paul, MN - NJ's Gold Coast
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Generally, the better towns, though much more expensive, are on the North Shore, with the exception of a few areas right on the ocean on the South Shore.
Awww, I think West Babylon is a nice town. (It reminds me of my hometown of Lodi NJ)
I have family there, and it's definitely suburban... It's a little bit more diverse than most Long Island cities though.
I guess me mixing West Babylon into the other towns i've listed would make it seem a little shabby.
But it's really the only town i'm dead on familiar with on Long Island.

But the same concept goes for Bergen County. All the southern county cities and towns are blue collar, but once you go north or along the Hudson River, it gets pretty ritzy.
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