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Old 11-07-2006, 04:51 PM
 
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What are your favorite & least favorite NC Cities?


My Favorites:

Charlotte
Asheville
Wilmington
Raleigh
Greenville

My Least Favorites:


Winston-Salem
Greensboro
High Point
Durham
Cary
Wilson
Goldsboro
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Old 11-07-2006, 07:47 PM
 
Location: Cary, North Carolina
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Why do you dislike Cary?
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Old 11-07-2006, 08:02 PM
 
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Why do you dislike Cary?

Its suburban, wasteland.
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Old 11-07-2006, 08:11 PM
 
Location: Up above the world so high!
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Originally Posted by Rwarky View Post
What are your favorite & least favorite NC Cities?


My Favorites:

Charlotte
Asheville
Wilmington
Raleigh
Greenville

My Least Favorites:


Winston-Salem
Greensboro
High Point
Durham
Cary
Wilson
Goldsboro
This is all so subjective though! It's like comparing apples and oranges.
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Old 11-07-2006, 08:46 PM
 
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Default Durham

Durham is both my favorite and least favorite city in NC. I love that the city is actively revitalizing, offers great college and cultural attactions, a baseball team, American Tobacco Trail, the best mall in the state, and affordable housing. On the other hand, the crime and schools are unacceptable in select parts of town, making it not the best place for my growing family.
It's easy to characterize towns that are homogenous, like Cary, but difficult with more economically and culturally diverse cities, including Durham and Raleigh.

Another favorite- Carrboro;although its a nice place to visit, I can't afford to live there!
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Old 11-08-2006, 11:03 AM
 
Location: Brooklyn New York
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Favorites:
Asheville
Blowing Rock
Old Salem

Least Favorites:
Anywhere East of Raleigh besides Wilmington.
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Old 11-08-2006, 11:07 AM
 
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What about Concord / Cabrabus (?) county?
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Old 11-08-2006, 12:13 PM
 
Location: Greensboro, NC
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Favorites

Southport
Oak Island
Wilmington
Greensboro
Asheville
Boone
Blowing Rock
Pleasant Garden


Least Favorite

Fayetteville
Hope Mills
Cumberland
Kinston
Goldsboro
Durham
High Point
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Old 11-08-2006, 04:09 PM
 
Location: Concord, NC
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True, this is very subjective, but I'll give it a shot anyway:

Favorite:
Charlotte
Concord
Asheville
Boone
Burlington
Mt. Airy

Least Favorite:
Fayetteville
Tabor City
Kinston
Lumberton
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Old 11-08-2006, 06:05 PM
 
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Can I ask why some of you don't like Greensboro?
That was an area I was looking into.

Thanks, Tom
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