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Old 10-21-2011, 04:15 PM
 
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Sure looks nice compared to what is in Westport, maybe not a Danashores home, but still nice.
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Old 10-23-2011, 07:04 PM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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Headsail is older homes, but for the most part people do take care of them in that area. The houses on the other side of Headsail are on the water. I lived on Headsail for about 6 months back in '94. Was pretty quiet back then.
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Old 10-26-2011, 05:59 AM
 
Location: Your Mom's Room, FL
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I just don't see how some of these posters are convinced that PR/NPR are ghetto. I think you have never seen a ghetto. Go to South Atlanta, you can see ghetto there. Granted PR/NPR has a lot of smaller houses with smaller yards, and some are abandoned, probably due to foreclosure, but I got news, there are abandoned homes in the north Georgia Mountains,and anywhere else you go. The housing market crashed, and we are in a major recession. That's what happens when people buy homes with variable rate mortgages. I have been in Port Richey for 3 months and haven't seen the first hooker. Where are they at? (really I wanna know) :-) lol
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Old 10-26-2011, 06:08 AM
 
Location: Tampa, FL
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The prostitutes walk the area near the bridge just south of Catches on 19, and also frequent the stretches along 19 and 52, as well as Holiday near Bonita/ Mile Stretch. These arent the hookers you envision wearing feather boas, so maybe youre not aware of what to look for. But they are out there. I've been here now for 17 years. Maybe "ghetto" is too strong a word, but it's definitely white trash heaven. Pasco is like a giant trailer park...with houses in it...lol
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Old 10-26-2011, 04:08 PM
 
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I just don't see how some of these posters are convinced that PR/NPR are ghetto. I think you have never seen a ghetto. Go to South Atlanta, you can see ghetto there. Granted PR/NPR has a lot of smaller houses with smaller yards, and some are abandoned, probably due to foreclosure, but I got news, there are abandoned homes in the north Georgia Mountains,and anywhere else you go. The housing market crashed, and we are in a major recession. That's what happens when people buy homes with variable rate mortgages. I have been in Port Richey for 3 months and haven't seen the first hooker. Where are they at? (really I wanna know) :-) lol
Just do a crime search in the hood ya live in and check out the crime numbers from day to day. As for hookers, i don't look for em or even drive around here at nite.
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Old 10-26-2011, 04:41 PM
 
Location: Tampa
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I just don't see how some of these posters are convinced that PR/NPR are ghetto. I think you have never seen a ghetto. Go to South Atlanta, you can see ghetto there. Granted PR/NPR has a lot of smaller houses with smaller yards, and some are abandoned, probably due to foreclosure, but I got news, there are abandoned homes in the north Georgia Mountains,and anywhere else you go. The housing market crashed, and we are in a major recession. That's what happens when people buy homes with variable rate mortgages. I have been in Port Richey for 3 months and haven't seen the first hooker. Where are they at? (really I wanna know) :-) lol
West Pasco isn't ghetto at all. It's just full of suburban blight and white trash shenanigans.
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Old 10-26-2011, 07:05 PM
 
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West Pasco isn't ghetto at all. It's just full of suburban blight and white trash shenanigans.
True for Westport. I have some midnite movers skipping out on rent as i type this, that live behind me. Every renter in that house has dealed drugs and not paid rent. This is number 5 renter in that house. These landlords just don't care who they put in these homes.
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:00 PM
 
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I moved from NY to New Port Richey when I was 16 with my family. I am now 22 and arrive here with my expository.

Switching from the public schooling system of NY to that of FL was a big difference. The curriculum was a year - sometimes two years behind. Not the best, to say the least. As a 22 year old college student, life is difficult. The economy is bad every where, but especially bad around here.
The service industry is the only thing hiring, and a majority of jobs in the "service industry" are for strippers. Financing for college is pretty ridiculous. Your family has to be flat broke for you to receive financial aid from the school.

The weather is what you'd expect from Florida. With various beaches a <hour or so away. Unless you are a retiree or have enough money to live a decent neighborhood (Gulf Harbors, Trinity, etc, etc) the crime in neighborhoods is existent. Drugs, theft and fraud are a big thing around here. The implementation and growth of prescription drugs has hit Florida in a serious way and it is evident in this area. A friend in the law enforcement field told me that about 92% of all crime is related to pill abuse in some way shape or form.

All that being said, I would not choose to move here. The closest I would like to reside would be Tampa/St. Pete.

-Struggling student/worker looking to relocate.
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Old 11-05-2011, 03:29 PM
 
Location: Hernando County, FL
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I moved from NY to New Port Richey when I was 16 with my family. I am now 22 and arrive here with my expository.

Switching from the public schooling system of NY to that of FL was a big difference. The curriculum was a year - sometimes two years behind. Not the best, to say the least. As a 22 year old college student, life is difficult. The economy is bad every where, but especially bad around here.
The service industry is the only thing hiring, and a majority of jobs in the "service industry" are for strippers. Financing for college is pretty ridiculous. Your family has to be flat broke for you to receive financial aid from the school.

The weather is what you'd expect from Florida. With various beaches a <hour or so away. Unless you are a retiree or have enough money to live a decent neighborhood (Gulf Harbors, Trinity, etc, etc) the crime in neighborhoods is existent. Drugs, theft and fraud are a big thing around here. The implementation and growth of prescription drugs has hit Florida in a serious way and it is evident in this area. A friend in the law enforcement field told me that about 92% of all crime is related to pill abuse in some way shape or form.

All that being said, I would not choose to move here. The closest I would like to reside would be Tampa/St. Pete.

-Struggling student/worker looking to relocate.
I guess if you choose to stay local and go to a community college it wouldn't be great but if your grades are good enough with Bright Futures and Pell Grants it wouldn't take much to go to UCF or USF or one of the other state colleges and it might not be that bad for you.
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Old 11-08-2011, 08:28 PM
 
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Shua, what is the name of your NPR neighborhood? By stating the area in NPR around US 19 takes in a lot of territory. It may be helpful to someone looking to relocate if you could be a bit more specific as to the blighted area that you live in.
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