Did Northbrook Get Snubbed on 'Most Exciting' Burb List?

Evanston was the only Illinois suburb to make the list. Do you think it deserves the spot? Should Northbrook — or another Chicago suburb — have made the list?

Agree or disagree: Northbrook should've made a top ten list as one of the "most exciting" suburbs in the Chicago area?  

While it didn't make real estate blog Movoto "most exciting" list, one Chicago suburb did. Evanston ranked No. 10 on Movoto's list and was the only Illinois burb on there. 

Evanston's blurb reads: "One of Chicago’s suburbs, Evanston placed fifth overall in terms of youthful residents and in the top 25 for nightlife."

Cambridge, MA was the top choice. Berkeley and Santa Monica, CA made the list, as did Miami Beach, FL and Tempe, AZ. 

What do you think? Does Northbrook deserve its spot on the list? Does Evanston? Any other Chicago suburbs that you think got snubbed?
Craig Heisner February 03, 2014 at 09:17 AM
I moved. Couldn't be happier.
concerned citizen February 04, 2014 at 07:55 AM
@ignorant a--- so all that bitching about Walmart that will not affect you- you certainly fit your handle. @ Craig Heisner - glad you are happy anyone who isn't has the same option!
Deb February 04, 2014 at 10:49 AM
Ignorant A who doesn't even LIVE in Northbrook has an awful lot of ignorant things to say. Name soooo fitting. (PS-It's per se...hahah)
North Brook February 04, 2014 at 11:39 AM
Funny how the anti-development chicken littles love it when people from Northfield chime in with support of their cause. Then they will justify dismissing a differing opinion because someone doesn't live in Northbrook. I see we now have Northbrook East whiners complaining about Mariano's. Par for the course. If a little traffic bothers you, move to Harvard, IL.
IgnorantA February 05, 2014 at 10:28 AM
Not sure I follow your logic, i currently own four pieces of property here in NB and am pretty sure I have more invested into this community than you.... but I always laugh at the classic debunking tactics, when you can't dispute the facts, attack the person. Still waiting for your house to go on the market, (Anne) always looking for a bargain.


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