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Old 08-29-2008, 10:10 PM
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Hey, I will likely be graduating high school this year, and I plan on moving to a different city to attend community college. Basically, I want to hear the pros/cons of the cities I list.

I want to be a writer of some sort when I'm older-- specifically a novelist. Therefore, I'd like to live in an artsy city with a lot of culture, but one that's fairly busy with lots of night life and young people. Politically, I'd consider myself more liberal, so I'd like to live in a city that's considered to be blue and somewhat progressive.

Anyways, here's the list of the cities I've been considering (not all are in the U.S.)...

- New York, NY
- Boston, MA
- Buffalo, NY
- Minneapolis, MN
- Denver, CO
- Los Angeles, CA
- San Francisco, CA
- Seattle, WA
- Vancouver, BC
- Ottawa, ON
- Toronto, ON
- Montreal, ON
- Washington, DC
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Old 08-29-2008, 10:14 PM
 
Location: Where you wish you lived, LA
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Los Angeles of course.

the sun loves us
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Old 08-29-2008, 10:18 PM
 
Location: Placitas, New Mexico
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Hmmm, do you know of any novelists in Buffalo or Ottawa?
Writers and novelists have always gravitated towards cities like New York (think of all the subjects you could write about there!), Boston, San Francisco, Toronto, Vancouver.
And, yes, of course, Los Angeles. One of my favorite writers has always had a home there. Gore Vidal. Lots to write about in LA.
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Old 08-30-2008, 01:11 AM
 
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Minneapolis is clean and BEAUTIFUL! I've heard it's mostly white though, and you said you were looking for blue. I am also 95% sure it's quite the liberal city though, no guarantees. I've been there a few times and I just become happy every time I'm there.
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Old 08-30-2008, 03:19 PM
 
Location: BUFFALO, NY
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I would suggest Buffalo actually, especially since a lot of what you are looking for would be completed to the fullest in Buffalo - Somewhat progressive, Best arts community in the world, more young people moving in downtown by the day, friendliest people, And one of the most culture full and ethnic regions of the Nation. Would be perfect for you IMO. That's why I moved here! - And I'm lovin it.
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Old 08-30-2008, 03:31 PM
 
Location: Portland, Maine
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Hey, I will likely be graduating high school this year, and I plan on moving to a different city to attend community college. Basically, I want to hear the pros/cons of the cities I list.

I want to be a writer of some sort when I'm older-- specifically a novelist. Therefore, I'd like to live in an artsy city with a lot of culture, but one that's fairly busy with lots of night life and young people. Politically, I'd consider myself more liberal, so I'd like to live in a city that's considered to be blue and somewhat progressive.

Anyways, here's the list of the cities I've been considering (not all are in the U.S.)...

- New York, NY
- Boston, MA
- Buffalo, NY
- Minneapolis, MN
- Denver, CO
- Los Angeles, CA
- San Francisco, CA
- Seattle, WA
- Vancouver, BC
- Ottawa, ON
- Toronto, ON
- Montreal, ON
- Washington, DC

Montreal is in Quebec, not Ontario.
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Old 08-30-2008, 03:38 PM
 
Location: Tucson!
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Try this website. It's a quiz and you answer questions about what you like and then it tells you cities that would be good for you.

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