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Old 12-19-2006, 07:33 AM
 
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My knowledge of Burlington consist of knowing about the Burlington Coat Outlet and convicted murderer, Blanche Taylor Moore that is on death row in North Carolina lived there. She has been sitting on death row since about 1990 or so and at the rate they are getting around to doing whatever they are doing to do to her which they say is lethal injection, she is going to die of old age first. I believe she is well into her 70's by now.
Blanche lived about three blocks away from us when I was growing up. I heard she has cancer and isn't doing too well.
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Old 12-19-2006, 08:15 AM
 
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"Burlington has the nickname "Bore-lington". "

It's "Bore-ington". LOL I've done alot of dumping on my hometown myself but I have to admit things are looking much, much better around here (except for east Burlington which is still slummier than ever). There has been alot of growth in the past couple of years and the shopping scene has improved greatly. We still don't have a decent mall, though, and considering our proximity to G'boro I don't foresee one in the future.

Also, like the other poster commented, we do have some really nice parks here. We also have some beautiful new subdivisions now too. There is a new one right behind us called Waterford-at-the-Lake that I would move to in a NY minute if I could afford it; it's in a beautiful setting with nice wooded lots.

Here are a couple of the new homes there:

http://www.livingchoices.com/home/homedetail.aspx?mid=3120&hid=535121137&refer=bvc (broken link)

http://realestate.yahoo.com/North_Ca...e7c98221d3d8d3

And more in the Burlington area if anyone's interested:

http://www.bobvila.com/RealEstate/Ci...on_NC_USA.html
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Old 01-05-2007, 03:54 PM
 
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Default burlington...

hey there. i'm 15 and i've lived here in Burlington for 8 years. it's a nice little town, with good schools, but...there's practically nothing to do around here, so it gets boring. but it's alright. =) and we're close enough to greensboro if we're that bored. =D
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Old 01-09-2007, 01:40 PM
 
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Burlington is now considered the next Raleigh_durham, we are growing so much... This summer ( late) we are getting a new 840,000 square foot mall in the heart of burlington, there are many new resturants including Chop House grill ( wonderful) . My son also goes to private school inbetween burlington and elon.. Burlington Day school, I would recommend it to anyone who wants to feel like part of a family... WONDERFUL... you will not regret your move here... And i agree Fresh Market is wonderful... Good Luck..
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