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Old 08-25-2009, 09:14 PM
 
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the one I'm most familiar with is Los Angeles and Long Beach (raised in the big brother city, live in little brother city) but Santa Monica could also be a sibling city, at least with the Westside
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Old 08-25-2009, 09:17 PM
 
Location: New York
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New York City:

Philadelphia
Newark
Jersey City
Yonkers
Paterson
White Plains
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Old 08-25-2009, 09:23 PM
 
Location: Los Angeles (wilshire/westwood)
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Los Angeles - Orange County not really a city, but you get the point.
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Old 08-26-2009, 12:47 PM
 
Location: Seattle & Bellevue
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Seattle -- Tacoma and Bellevue
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Old 08-26-2009, 01:00 PM
 
Location: Denver
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I think you could make a good argument for Boston - Providence if you wanted to ignore the Boston - Cambridge relationship.
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Old 08-26-2009, 01:03 PM
 
Location: Philadelphia,New Jersey, NYC!
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New York City:

Philadelphia
Newark
Jersey City
Yonkers
Paterson
White Plains
throw in Stamford, Bridgeport, New Haven, New Brunswick, Trenton

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Old 08-26-2009, 01:08 PM
 
Location: Boston Metro
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I think you could make a good argument for Boston - Providence if you wanted to ignore the Boston - Cambridge relationship.

Same
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Old 08-26-2009, 02:31 PM
 
Location: Boston
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I know a few natives from each city who won't step foot in their neighboring city (unless they have to). It's definitely a weird pride thing.
I think that's pretty common. People in Boston and Cambridge are always talking about "the other side of the river," and looking down our noses as we do it.

I'm not sure I really get the question in the same way as a few others did, though. The answer Boston-Cambridge seems wrong to me, because for the most part, I consider Cambridge to be part of Boston (just not my favorite neighborhood). I agree with the others who suggested Boston-Providence.

To me, a smaller city that borders a larger city generally loses its identity to the larger. You need more space between the pairing. Minneapolis/St. Paul is really the only instance I can think of, where the two directly border and neither is subsumed by the other.
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Old 08-26-2009, 02:40 PM
 
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Atlanta sister siblings

CHarlotte
Birmingham
nashville
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Old 08-26-2009, 02:59 PM
 
Location: Denver
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Haha, more like distant relatives! Those cities are all pretty far away from Atlanta.
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