Everyone loves rankings ... unless you lose. So we just barely
get to celebrate being the 10th-best city to live in.
That's the blessing bestowed upon us in the new Frommer's book, Cities Ranked and Rated
(sure to be a hot seller among the corporate relocation specialists among us).
Their favorite city? Gainesville, Florida. Okay, so maybe you don't need to feel that bad about not winning.
It's the usual hoopla about various quality-of-life issues, but for a good look behind the ranking, get a free password and read this profile of Bert Sperling in the Sunday New York Times
, and find out how he does the voodoo that he do
, so well.
Oh, the list: Gainseville, No. 1.
Bellingham, WA in the number- two slot
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA as number three
Colorado Springs, CO as number four
Ann Arbor, MI as number five
Ogden-Clearfield, UT as number six
Asheville, NC as number seven
Fort Collins-Loveland, CO as number eight
San Luis Obispo-Paso Robles, CA
Boise City-Nampa, ID