What the Twin Cities Lacks: Hot Neighborhood Names

“NoLita,” “LoDo” . . . “SoFrank?!?” (Is That Descriptive?) “Back where I come from, we have universities, seats of great learning, where men go to become great thinkers. And when they come out, they think deep thoughts and with no more brains than you have. But they have one thing you haven’t got: a diploma.”...
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“Do You Know Someone Moving to Denver? Refer Me, and Get a Bonus!”

“You Know a Housing Market’s Hot When . . .” I’ll occasionally get marketing pieces from agents active in Scottsdale, Florida, or other warm spots Minnesotans are known to congregate, especially in the (very) cold winter months. But, I don’t recall getting a pitch from someone based in Denver, soliciting referrals, like the one I got...
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“Hmm, I Wonder Where Minneapolis’ “FIDO” Neighborhood is . .. “

“West of FIrst Avenue DOwntown” “Twin Cities Apartment Developers Offer Amenities for Fido.” —Star Tribune (2/7/14) Manhattan has Soho — short for, “SOuth of HOuston Street” (not to mention Tribeca, Nolita, etc.). There’s the “Dumbo” neighborhood in Brooklyn (“DOwn Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass”). Even Denver has a hip, “truncated/acronym” neighborhood:  “LoDo,” short for LOwer DOwntown....
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