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Detroit Neighborhoods A Guide

Detroit is one of the coolest cities in the country-- seriously. Michigan's largest metropolis is home to such iconic musicians as Eminem and Aretha Franklin (which is why it deserves your R-E-S-P-E-C-T), and it also boasts an amazing food scene, some…

A culinary medium lending itself to unique combinations, outrageous toppings and crazy shapes, the doughnut is one of the most versatile foods around. The Dutch are largely credited with inventing doughnuts in the 19th century, but you don’t have to travel to Europe to try this treat, as some of the best fried rings can be found stateside (and no, we’re not talking about Krispy Kreme).

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Since the month of October is National Doughnut Month, you’ll want to go ahead and start planning ahead with our list of the best doughnut places nationwide. After all, who can resist the siren call of a hot, freshly made doughnut glistening with glaze?

A small town can hold surprising treasures for its residents. According to CNNMoney, these superb small towns represent peak living opportunities in places that make everyday life grand.

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Take a look at their recent picks for 2013, plus our cool apartment options in these hoppin’ hamlets.

Coffee. Is there any drink that is better? Rich and roasted, hot and delicious, coffee is one of the most enjoyable drinks around.

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A drink of Ethiopian origins, coffee has become an American staple, and can be found in many incarnations in coffee shops across the nation: you’ll find the dark, thick and spicy Turkish coffee to the standard yet delicious Italian-style espresso, to the sweeter, blended drinks such as Frappuccinos. To pay homage to this simple yet satisfying drink, check out these hot spots in San Francisco that are serving up some of the best brewed beans around.

Orange County, California, residents are known for their luxurious lifestyles. Residents of OC apartments are no different. They enjoy unique features and offers for special amenities and services.

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Most apartment communities offer the basics, such as a swimming pool, tennis courts, Internet access and a clubhouse. OC apartments offer those amenities and so much more. Here are a few examples of the lavish features residents in Orange County have.

As the capital of and largest city in the state of Massachusetts, Boston has plenty to offer those who are looking for arts and culture. The Boston music scene is dynamic and constantly changing, so audiophiles who live here never get bored.

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With a little know-how and a keen sense of hearing, you’ll be well on your way to figuring out the best area bands, venues and record stores. So pick up your headphones and settle in for a great show. Here’s a guide to the music scene in Boston.

San Francisco’s sprawling location, picture-perfect scenery and delightful year-round climate make it a major tourist hotspot.

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This city by the water has it all - a vibrant arts and culture scene, fun annual events and festivals, world-class restaurants featuring every cuisine imaginable, unique boutiques and storefronts, professional and amateur sports, access to great educational and learning facilities and so much more. For a taste of some of the best things San Francisco has to offer, check out the list below.

Don’t let these days get away from you: now is the perfect time to cultivate a hobby, like learning how to play a musical instrument.

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If you’re in the Raleigh area, stop into one of these shops that specialize in musical instruments, both new and used, pick one up and test it out. And if you find something you like, some of these stores even offer lessons.

It's a very exciting time to be living in Raleigh. Beyond the fact that it's the second-largest city in North Carolina, it's also one of the fastest-growing in the country.

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The city offers a wide variety of activities, as well as a number of fine educational opportunities and a proximity to several other attractions in North Carolina. With a rich history that dates back nearly 250 years, you can be sure that there's something in Raleigh for the entire family. It's also a great place to live. You'll quickly fall in love with Raleigh.

Some dogs, such as border collies and Jack Russell terriers, make great pets but require daily exercise to rid them of excessive energy.

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If you live in an apartment community or have a small backyard, you may need to exercise your lively dog at a nearby dog park. Fortunately, dog parks are plentiful in Portland, a city known for its local culture and miles of green space. See below for our picks for the best in the area.