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which cities are best for allergy sufferers

We've rounded up the top 10 best cities to consider if you suffer from those dreaded high pollen counts. Grab a box of tissues and start researching your next move! An apartment in one of these cities could actually be life-changing.

bike-friendly great cities for cycling

Whether you like to pedal around on city bike paths or log several miles a week in training, there are cities where you can pursue the passion of cycling within easy reach of your rental. Cycling for recreation and fitness has really…

A Guide to Portland Neighborhoods

Known by such monikers as Rose City, Portlandia, Rip City and PDX, Portland, Oregon, is truly a city all its own. Oregon's largest city is mere miles from Mount Hood, the Columbia River Gorge, wine country, and the Oregon Coast,…

Often named one of the most haunted cities in America, Portland, Oregon, is spilling over with spirits and haunts that could sway even the most skeptical minds. Even those non-believers who try to rationalize late night footsteps in their apartment…

Let your authentic eccentricity flag fly! Check out these hipster-friendly towns.

Let your authentic eccentricity flag fly! Check out these hipster-friendly towns.
Let your authentic eccentricity flag fly! Check out these hipster-friendly towns.
Are you wearing a flannel shirt, skinny jeans, a vintage tee, a mustache or vintage eyewear? Find your perfect apartment now! Consider your calendar: do you have plans to hear an indie band play live, attend an art gallery opening, or meet up with your closest friends for craft pints at a gastropub? If you answered yes to at least 3 of these, then, my friend, you are very likely a participant in the hipster phenomenon. If you don’t already live in one of the cities cited by Travel and Leisure that best serve the hipster set, then you might want to scope out an apartment in one of these hip places where the welcome mat is rolled out to the authentic and eccentric!

post-graduation moving

post-graduation moving

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More than 70 percent of graduates are planning on moving to a new city once they say goodbye to their college campus and hello to corporate America. Nearly half of all students are most concerned about finding an apartment in the “right” neighborhood after graduation. Click on the infographic for more interesting insights into what post-grads want most in their next place.

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Healthiest Cities

dc farmers market watermarked What are the healthiest cities in America? Some of the top ranking ones might surprise you. Each year, the American College of Sports Medicine creates the American Fitness Index, a list of the healthiest cities in the U.S. based on diet and exercise habits, recreational opportunities and the prevalence of certain diseases. Following is a collection of some of the highest-ranking metros in the country.

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The Pearl district of Portland, OR, is one of America's hippest neighborhoods, according to Forbes.
The Pearl district of Portland, OR, is one of America's hippest neighborhoods, according to Forbes.
Forbes has ranked the hippest neighborhoods in the United States. By looking at key factors like which neighborhoods are home to people with artistic jobs, a large concentration of farmers’ markets and food trucks, and high walkability scores, the magazine’s research turned up some of the most interesting spots to hang out in the country. The top three they found, in order, are: • Silver Lake in Los Angeles, Calif. • The Mission District in San Francisco, Calif. • Williamsburg, Brooklyn, N.Y. But what about the other hip hangouts from the 20 places featured? Here are five of our faves.

brewpubs in portland

brewpubs in portland
Check out these stellar watering holes in Portland, OR.
Oregon is a state that loves its beer. In fact, there are currently 120 brewing companies operating 153 brewing facilities throughout the state, and beer connoisseurs from across the world pay homage to this magical brew at the Oregon Brewers Festival, the largest collective of independent craft brewers in the United States. Portland has more breweries than any other city in the world, at 51, and countless brew pubs where you can sample the region’s finest. We’ve rounded up our favorite brew pubs in the City of Roses, so pull up a well-worn bar stool and wash down great grub with the best local brews at these establishments.

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