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foodies orlando

If you’re the sort who pays attention to the Food Network, or The New York Times, or fun, nationwide surveys like those put together by WalletHub, then you already know what foodies in Orlando know: this city seriously rocks when it comes to phenomenal indie restaurants and artisan foodstuffs! While celebrity chefs are opening places at an impressive clip, you hardly have to head to Disney or Universal to dine well in the City Beautiful. Just hit up one of its many foodie-friendly local ‘hoods to taste the best this culinary capital has to offer. Here are just a few.

Looking for an apartment in one of these metros? Good luck – you’re going to need it. Apartment Guide has identified the top metro areas with the highest rental occupancy rates, meaning these apartments get snatched up in a hurry. So if you’re in the rental market in one of these areas, you’d better act fast. Read on to find out where renting is all the rage.

hottest suburbs

Watch out, big cities – the suburbs are coming for you. According to Census data and other housing reports, population growth in cities is starting to shift toward the suburbs. Since a large part of a city’s residents are usually renters, this means the rental market is booming in American cities located just outside major metro areas.

How would you like to live in a community where your grocery store is right around the corner, work is a 10-minute walk, and everything else you need just a quick light-rail ride away? No car necessary!

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Sound too good to be true? It’s becoming a reality. The idea of transit-oriented development, or TOD, -- conceptualized in the 1980s by architect Peter Calthorpe -- places travel centers like light rail and bus stations at the heart of a well-planned neighborhood. The goal is to reduce dependence on cars, increase ridership, and create vibrant neighborhoods where residents enjoy many valuable conveniences.

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?

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