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Looking to Move? CNN Money’s Great Cities to Move To!

CNNMoney: America's Best Places to Live 2008I was born and raised in the city of Detroit.  And though I love my city and have been in many arguments where I defend it – let’s face it, it is not one of the best places to live.  Especially if you are raising a family, have children in school or want some peace and quiet.  Now even though I love my city, I am always curious about what makes a city an ideal place to move.

Low and behold, as I’m munching on my lunch yesterday, I see a headline on the Yahoo frontpage that reads, "America’s best places to live”.  Now the article itself is pretty long, but it is worth a read as it lists 10 small cities that are ideal locations for families.

Check out some of these towns:

  • Plymouth, Minnesota
  • Fort Collins, Colorado
  • Naperville, Illinois
  • Irvine, California
  • Franklin Township, New Jersey
  • Norman, Oklahoma
  • Round Rock, Texas
  • Columbia/Ellicott City, Maryland
  • Overland Park, Kansas
  • Fishers, Indiana

The article shows why these towns are the DIFFerence.  Each of them have seen economic development over the past few years, they have a great sense of community, good schooling and most importantly they are all within approximately 30 miles of a major metropolitan city.

So what other cities do you think should be on this list?

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  1. What? Detroit isn’t on that list? That’s outrageous. We should be #1!

    Posted by: Kwame Kilpatrick | July 16, 2008

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