“Coolness.” It’s a hard quality or condition to define, but we certainly know it when we see it. Some cities have longstanding reputations for being cool places to live. But for every New York, Seattle, or Austin, there’s a city that’s equally cool but not quite as popular as some of the better-known bastions of hipness. Let’s take a look at five cities whose under-the-radar coolness may come as a surprise.Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Midwest might be better known for the modesty of its residents and the whiteness of its foods than for its hipness, but Minneapolis is as hip as cities come. The musical artist Prince [...]
It’s hard to believe now, but there was a time when it was all the rage to raze charming, old Victorian homes in favor of concrete and brutalism. Thankfully, this breathtaking Venice home escaped the wrecking ball, and stands as a monument to the beauty and craftsmanship of the Victorian architectural style.
Making it an even better deal is, of course, the fact that you simply can’t beat the location. This stately residence is only a short walk from Venice Beach, and it’s within a stone’s throw of Abbot Kinney and Main Street, not to mention Google Los Angeles and a plethora of local eateries and retailers.Curb Appeal, [...]
If you’re in the market for affordable housing, look elsewhere. Well these five cities are among the most expensive places in the country to buy a home. Some people think the benefits of living in these sought-after cities are worth the extra cash, as homes keep selling for higher and higher prices in these hot markets. Still, for most working folks, taking up residence in one of these pricey cities would be all but impossible.Los Altos, California
San Francisco is known for being an expensive place to live. It’s got a lot going for it: it’s been the birthplace of important cultural movements, it’s home to a thriving tech industry, [...]
Whether you’re a kid or an adult, there’s something special about a glass of ice cold lemonade! Plus, who doesn’t have fond memories of manning their own lemonade stand back in the day? Tart, sweet and sometimes even PINK, lemonade is a perfect summertime treat.
Enjoy the last warm days of summer with these refreshing twists on an old classic.Strawberry-Lemonade Thyme Ice Cubes
Spice up a boring glass of H20 with a flavorful, homemade ice cube. Makes 12 ice cubes Ingredients:1 lb. strawberries, macerated 1/2 cup thawed lemonade concentrate Sprigs of thyme 1 ice cube tray
Combine macerated strawberries (chunky is okay) with lemonade concentrate and pour into [...]