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Old 06-24-05, 07:11 AM
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Philly Locals??

Think I may be moving back to the area. Who's around?

(Anyone know of any apartments west of the city??)
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West OF the city? or in west philly? the suburbs are so passe (use your imagination for the accent aigu)


*edit* by the way, the passe comment was mostly kidding

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Old 06-24-05, 07:23 AM
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In the burbs

The shop i would be working at is in the burbs - my family is in the burbs. So I want to be in the burbs too!
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I feel like there are affordable apts near the BMW dealership in Bala that are an easy ride into the city... or i may not be giving some of my acquaintances enough credit as to their income...
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i dig livin off of ridge out by conshy. nice long commute to center city everyday through manayunk & along the kelly dirve path, wissahickon out my back door so i can ride trails whenever i feel like it; life could be worse!

but the burbs are passe, you might loose all your cool points way out here!
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check conshy. can often find a decent deal in a house-based apartment.

tax-free bars..and just a schuykilltrail-kelly drive pedal into CC
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If it helps - the shop is in Havertown and I would like to stay as close as possible to there.

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Come on! Stay in city limits. Reverse commuting to the burbs is where its at.
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Haha.

I'm close enough to visit everyone if I live in the burbs, and I'll still have a yard!!
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but for me, living in the city is a badge of pride. I pay a premium for it. But its also a social justice thing. Taxes are higher in the city, in large part, to pay for services provided to the poor. and its a lot easier to get everywhere i want to go on my bike. although i do miss out on a commute (i live a block and a half from work). My suggestion is to live in the city too. Who needs a lawn? you just have to mow it. If i want to see grass, I go to the park where my tax dollars pay someone else to mow the lawn.
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Originally Posted by celephaiz
My suggestion is to live in the city too. Who needs a lawn? you just have to mow it. If i want to see grass, I go to the park where my tax dollars pay someone else to mow the lawn.
Well put!
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just for the record: i STILL live in the city (bout two blocks from the city limits) AND i have a lawn. it is not very "city-like" around my place but at least i still get to pay city taxes!!!
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Originally Posted by jessefive
Well put!
whats even better, everyone on here with an over-the-table job is paying me to post here. HAHA
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check conshy. can often find a decent deal in a house-based apartment.
Ahh yes, Conshy. Where porn stars go to die.

Drexel Hill ain't too bad, and you're almost in the city.
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