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Old Posted Mar 24, 2014, 9:09 PM
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Originally Posted by Hali87 View Post
I've heard a lot of people say that Halifax reminds them of Portland, OR. I think the similarities are cultural, not architectural. I'm not particularly familiar with Portland ME but I would guess that it lacks Halifax's distinct counterculture vibe while sharing a lot of the sou'westers and lobsters sterotypes. I've always made more of a connection between Portland ME and Saint John, NB, which is culturally quite different from Halifax.
That makes a lot of sense actually. I just have difficulty seeing Portland, with 2.1 million people, and Halifax, with 400,000 as similar, though of course similarities are bound to exist.
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