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Old 08-09-2018, 12:16 PM
 
Location: Las Vegas, NV
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We lived in Branson for a few years and left in 2013 to move back to Las Vegas. I regret the move for several reasons and am considering moving back to Branson. Have there been any real changes in the past 5 years? It seems crime has gone up, but it has everywhere. Are there any new restaurants or large stores? I know Chick-fil-a came in. Not interested in The Landing or tourist things really. Thanks.
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Old 08-09-2018, 01:20 PM
 
Location: between three Great Lakes.
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Here's an interesting piece on Branson, though it's 2.5 years old.
Branson has long been on the sh!tlist of the AFM for attempted shoddy treatment of musicians. I don't know if that's still the case.
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Old 08-09-2018, 02:35 PM
 
Location: South Austin, 78745
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Branson reminds me of Laughlin without the casinos.

I was there in the mid 80's and it was the most congested place I ever been to in my life. So much traffic, cars, campers, busses on such tiny two lane roads. It took so long to get from one place to the next. I was about 34 years old at the time and everywhere I went, I do believe I was the youngest one in the room. I'm sure it's different now, because when I was there, Branson was still being built. It had become a major venue for country music only a few years before, but I have no desire to go back to see how it has evolved since I was there as I am sure there is a video on YouTube to show what Branson is like now.
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