Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Miserably Fun City?

This year Sacramento has been ranked by both Forbes as the fifth most miserable city in the U.S. and by Bloomberg Businessweek as America’s sixth Most Fun and Affordable city… quite a contrast? In the past, I could hardly care about what one of these rankings had to say because they did not change my opinion of how I viewed the city, but they do influence others opinion whom have never been here before.

Well, for what it’s worth, Bloomberg Businessweek has ranked Sacramento sixth out of twenty-five as a great place to find good times with low prices. You can check out the full list here.

25 most fun, affordable U.S. cities
No. 6: Sacramento, Calif. 95814
Number of bars and restaurants: 188
Population: 10,061 (based on zip codes)
Median home price: $228,500

Besides museums and shops, downtown Sacramento, the city’s original commercial district, has a variety of restaurants, cafes, pubs and wine bars, according to the Downtown Sacramento Partnership.

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