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assuming you live in a city.
Knowle West for me.
it was Whitley or Southcote. I lived in Calcot which was also pretty shit. Here in Hull, the only 'nice' place is Cottingham, the rest of the city is shit
Canvey is a hole, also southchurch aint great
Castlemilk is not one of the most deprived parts of Glasgow.
anywhere they built high rises you can guarantee has been the "worst" at some point.
1. the flyover
2. the Tesco
3. the fact that it always smelt like the rubbish tip.
It made Stanford-No-Hope look appealing.
parts of Clifton.
There's quite a lot, but they're probably not too bad by general city standards.
is liek the best area here.
Some of it is fine, but a lot definitely scary and have that kind of reputation.
I don't really end up in them much though which is nice
really any need to go through them. I'm only a few minutes walk from Chapelfields, but you wouldn't notice it at all. It's completely quiet and trouble free. Guess it's quite an enclosed area. Although you can tell when you're on the Number 1 bus or at the shops in Acomb, maybe. It's still not too bad though.
the scetchy areas dont have anything in worth going to really so you just don't end up in them if you dont live there / know anyone there.
Kingsway West area is pretty awful, I'm not sure if that counts as Acomb or not.
But I've never experienced problems at all. No issues with people, crime or anything. Acomb's really nice where I am.
Yeah, Acomb's probably pretty horrific for you then. What with people who don't live in 4 bed semis or three-storey Victoria terraces.
If you've ever been to the area behind that water tower in acomb it looks pretty grim
can't be mingling with those working class proleteriat scumbags who live in the slums outside the city walls
But most of Acomb is fine, plenty is very nice. I had a few friends who lived in the centre bit, Severus Ave etc, which was nice. I live off Beckfield Lane, which is great. Most of it's just standard three bed semis on cul-de-sacs.
I'm bad with street names though. Where all the council flats are past the Co-op? I've never been up there.
Barrowcliff and Edgehill have a bad rep and the old town is one of the most poverty stricken in the country apparently. Pretty much all of the town is bad besides the sub-urbs (bar Eastfield) and South Cliff areas.
When I lived in Liverpool I was fairly near Toxteth which isn't great. When I say fairl though what I mean is in a nice safe student housing block miles away from any trouble and with a massive gate outside. :)
does have some rough bits yeah, I'm really not a fan of going out on a night out there if I can help it. I guy tryed to get in my car when I stopped at traffic lights once on the small kind of one way road in town. I'm just glad I had the doors locked hehe
Somehow I've half-lived there for years and still don't actually know anywhere properly besides Londesborough Road through to the seafront.
It can be pretty uncomfortable.
But I don't know. It's definitely dumpy, but I've never heard a gunshot or anything, and I don't feel particularly unsafe here. I think as far as homicide goes, it's not the worst, and that's kind of what makes an area the worst to me.
I keep meaning to look it up sometime.
because it's the end of the fucking earth, seriously.
but I think the Malabar area would win the prize:
In Bristol, I would imagine it's St Pauls, but I've not been (and don't intend to). I wouldn't want to hang around Stokes Croft at night.
St Pauls really isn't that bad, and Stokes Croft is really not bad in any way.
they've both improved a lot over the past few years. I've never spent much time around Knowle but I'd say Sea Mills and Patchway are pretty grim and Easton is probably worst in terms of gangs and crime.
was meant to be a reply to Fullerov
I lived in the worst part of easton as well.
I don't know, I've had no particularly special hot dogs while here, but then I suppose I wouldn't know any better, having not really had any non-Chicagoan hot dogs before. Hot Dougs! My friends keep meaning to take me there as I've never been before, but we're all too broke at the moment. Have you been to Chicago then?
Or any of the other houses from John Hughes films? Such as Uncle Buck and Ferris Bueller's?
the worst thing that's ever happened to me there though was some drunk guy asking me for sex.
followed closely by New Parks, Hamilton, St Matthews and St Marks, and Highfields
something like that
Not to overly slag it off, but it's not the best American city, and it's stuck in the middle of nowhere. (However, if you do ever visit it, I can happily recommend to you lots of places to check out. Mainly also food-related; there's not actually loads to do here.)
do you to giordano's much?
where killing kittens is an Olympics sport
Lozells isn't very nice, and there was a riot there a few years ago.
My dad's from Detroit. Some friends and I might visit next month. What should we do while there?
Nope, I haven't been there in years. I think my favorite of the big pizzerias is Pizzeria Uno. Good deep dish. I haven't had deep dish in ages.
In Detroit, I'm not sure too much what there is to do as it can be pretty rough in a lot of the areas.
Greektown is a good place to go. A LOT of restaurants. The New Parthenon is definitely my favourite there for Greek food, but there's also a restaurant called Fishbones that's pretty good for cajun-type food (there's def. alligator on the menu as well) but is pricey in the same vicinity. Then there's the casino too, but I've never been since I'm still not old enough to get in.
There's the Detroit Institute of Arts but I don't know what type of exhibits they've got going on & I imagine Chicago is much better for that stuff.
Near the Joe Louis Arena there's Hockeytown Cafe which is brilliant (for ice hockey/Red Wing fans). And it's always good to catch a game at the Joe, but that depends on if your a Wings fan/like ice hockey. There's also the Cobo center which may have something going on...it might be the auto show next month which a lot of people enjoy (though it's not my thing & i've never been).
Windsor's just across the Ambassador bridge, & it's supposed to have quite a few bars/clubs to go to if you're under 21. I haven't been there personally but a lot of my mates at uni have because they live closer to Windsor whereas I'm up by Sarnia. Um, if your citizenship is US, you shouldn't need a passport still cause they keep delaying the requirement but you'll need at least a copy of a birth certificate/voter card + photo id.
If you check out ticketmaster there might be some shows in some of the smaller theatres with bands worth checking out.
I usually only go down for concerts/hockey games so I've never done too much in/around, but those seem to be the most likely things a person does in Detroit other than seeing the Tigers/Lions when they're in season.
Hope this helps haha. I'll keep that pizzeria in mind for the next time I'm in Chicago. :)
If you come here, there's also Pizzeria Due, which is just a second location of the same thing.
it's within a relatively close distance of other large cities and it has one of the busiest airports in the world,.
and Harpurhey is like Deliverance in 3D. I don't know Moss Side and Wythenshawe well enough to comment, but I can't imagine they're up to much. But if you're talking Salford, then it's hard to look past Pendleton. Nearly all of the pubs are genuinely terrifying.
O'hare's only that busy because it's a hub, not because lots of people are flying into Chicago.
and much more besides
they did that think teher what they did here, which was do up shop frints cuz the queen was driving past them for the jubilee or summat, but the bulidings behind ere like totally falling apart!
I'm always curious about what attracts non-Midwesterners to Chicago.
so I guess I'm left with my genuine hometurf which is just depressing, rather than excitingly terrifying.
I like Reddish. Edgeley and Adswood are the dumps, but it really, honestly doesn't get any worse than Brinnington.
Stockport: Not In The Top 10 Worst Towns In Britain
places like shelton, chell heath, bentilee, knutton and (sc)abbey hulton are the traditional 'dodgy' areas but i wouldn't feel unsafe walking around any of them at night. violent crime rates here must be amongst the lowest in the country in proportion to the population.
which I live in.
Can't speak for most other areas of Bolton, but if they're as rough as these then god help us all.
also, let's go see jam on bread on the 9th of february at tchai ovna!
in Vancouver, there's Downtown Eastside which isn't so much dangerous since it's still Canada, but some parts are really run-down and large parts are drug 'free zones,' like Bunny Colvin's Hamsterdam in The Wire. It's really deprived and people take heroin openly on the street, but it's also pretty safe and progressive in many ways and is predictably becoming a trendy place to live.
In Nottingham, take your pick - I'd put The Meadows above St Annes, but they're both rough as, as are Sneinton, Top Valley, Radford and others. I reckon Nottingham's the roughest city in the UK.
The roughest part of London I've been to is Thamesmead, not the sort of place you're going to wander through though.
Ohh, that's quite soon too.
scary place. i saw a girl taking a metal pole tied to a dog lead for a walk down his street once.
that remind me most of the wire are Pitsmoor and The Wicker.
The place I'd least like to live is hilariously named The Manor:
The Manor is definitely shit though, along with Arbourthorne.
That's Hyde Park flats, near town!
though not an area, London Road is VERY depressing
i think my girlfriend lives near there. or lewes road. or something like this. the one with the aforementioned stores is pretty horrible.
I wouldn't want to live in either.
hub of Bournemouth.
It's not as bad as the big cities, but you really wouldn't want to live there. It's known to some as Little Liverpool due to the hundreds of scousers who moved down to the Costa del Dole (as it's also known) in the 80s and never went home. Bizarrely, it's a mini enclave of militant Ulster loyalism too due too loads of Glaswegians who had the same idea as the scousers and a couple of UVF chaps from Belfast who bought the dodgiest pub in the suburb.
Wearing just shorts and t-shirt. Never any bother really (they weren't going to nick owt). I once got the most amazing wolf whistles/callings from a group of coloured women, along the lines of: "What you running from whiteboy?", "Nice legs", etc. I just laughed.
Never went near Moss Side.
or orchard park.those are pretty rough areas
Is it the area around the old Man City stadium or is it the other side of Princess Road?
and I was okay.
I know people in Newcastle that would take the long way around the Metro rather than go through Meadow Well.
although Harpurhey is supposed to be the third most deprived area in England, but I live there and wouldn't live in Moss Side.
also when they try to pronounce Blackley!
Harpoorey for one
Something daft like 40 odd percent of the people who live there are 3rd generation unemployed.
they're all scamming the social or summat!
St Ann's? Sneinton? Radford?
when I was at college in Nottingham it was scetchy as hell, kids trying to sell you drugs, gangs of yoots and armed police. My mate use to live there so I went round quite a bit it was a bit mad on an evening walkin home sometimes. Some asian kids got their guns out in a kabab shop I was in one night as well just two doors down from my house that was well screy.