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America's Dirtiest Cities

Discussion in 'Habari na Hoja mchanganyiko' started by Candid Scope, Jun 29, 2011.

  1. Candid Scope

    Candid Scope JF-Expert Member

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    No. 1 New Orleans
    Can you imagine the cleanup required after Mardi Gras? Both tourists and Mother Nature have sometimes been hard on the Crescent City, which readers voted the dirtiest in America. But that doesn’t stop the good times from rolling on. Voters embraced the city’s fun-loving spirit, ranking New Orleans first for its nightlife and eclectic people-watching.


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    No. 2 Philadelphia
    The City of Brotherly Love was voted the fourth dirtiest city last year and just narrowly avoided the top slot for sloppy this time around. The locals may not be helping with those first impressions—they ranked near the bottom of the style category, as well as in the bottom five for being environmentally aware.

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    No. 3 Los Angeles
    That infamous rep for smog is tough to shake: the City of Angels, which is No. 3 for the second year in a row, continues to do poorly in national air-quality tests. AFC voters also put traffic-clogged Los Angeles in last place for being pedestrian-friendly and in the bottom three for overall quality of life.​
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    No. 4 Memphis
    Nothing is tidy about barbecue or the blues, two of Memphis’s biggest tourist draws. This city on the banks of The Big Muddy has more to work on than dirtiness; it came in last place in the AFC for being environmentally friendly, as well as for feeling safe.


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    No. 5 New York City
    Last year’s dirtiest city is looking a little fresher these days. But AFC voters seem to champion New York because of its less-than-sterile vibe, and not in spite of it. There’s world-class culture, cool neighborhoods, and diverse locals. Just be prepared to pay for it: NYC ranked as the most expensive city in the nation.​

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    No. 6 Baltimore
    The Inner Harbor is a crowd-pleaser, but AFC voters weren’t impressed by Charm City’s overall cleanliness or its more land-based features. Baltimore came in next-to-last place for its public parks, hotels, and even interesting people.​

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    No. 7 Las Vegas
    This is the No. 1 town for wild weekends, so it’s no surprise that Vegas makes it into the Top 10 for dirty disarray. Impressively, Sin City has actually improved its standing by two slots since last year. And if you’re willing to splurge, any semblance of grittiness may disappear: Vegas scored No. 1 for luxury hotels and No. 2 for both luxury shopping and big-name restaurants.​

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    No. 8 Miami
    AFC voters loved Miami’s bar scene and its upscale dining, but all that hoopla takes its toll on a person—and on a city. AFC voters ranked the Florida hot spot poorly not only for cleanliness but for safety.​

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    No. 9 Atlanta
    Many cities that made the dirtiest Top 10 scored well for having a vivid nightlife, cool neighborhoods, or great live music. Alas, Atlanta couldn’t claim any of those in the survey. At least the city has its quality—and sloppy—barbecue going for it.


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    No. 10 Houston
    This oil town could stand a green makeover, according to AFC voters. Its cleanliness score worsened by four spots since last year. The general vibe left AFC voters wanting, too. They ranked Houston near the bottom for its parks and weather. The city’s collective ego can take great pride in one thing: it topped the AFC charts for its juicy (and no doubt messy) burgers.
     
  2. Yo Yo

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    ATL staaaaaaaaand up......nilijua hawakosekani hapo
     
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    Kama ni hivyo basi mji huo wamejaa wenye ngozi nyeuzi, na majiji mengi yaliyo machafu marekani ni yale mameya ni weusi
     
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    Memphis (TN), Atlanta (Georgia), Baltimore (Mary Land), New Orleans (Louisiana), Newark (NJ), Philadelphia (Pennslivania ni moja wapo ya majiji ambayo mameya ni wamarekani weusi na ni majiji yanayochefua kwa litter kutapakaa ovyo na miundombinu kuchukiza unapoendesha gari barabara za jijini utafikiri uko mitaa ya bongo.
     
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