Review of Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Milwaukee, Home Of Strong Ethics and Honesty
Star Rating - 7/23/2020
I have lived in New York City, Washington, D.C., Ft. Lauderdale, Milwaukee, Louisville, Cincinnati, Salt Lake City, and Seattle. Of all these cities, I would choose Milwaukee to live over all of them. The only negative is winter. Housing costs, food costs, entertainment costs are all very low. Property taxes are astronomical, but that is balanced by the low cost. The people of Milwaukee are kind, giving, accepting and know how to have a good time. You will make friends. The airport is a joy, and the infrastructure is excellent. Medical care is some of the best in the world, and if you pick the right suburb, your kids will be educated so well, college will be easy for them Professional sports, great festivals, innovative dining, and a cool music scene are available and most importantly, accessible. You don’t have to be a billionaire to enjoy Milwaukee’s best happenings. Yet, what truly makes the city stand out are the ethics and honesty of its citizens. When you consider the aloofness of most New Yorkers, the transience of DC, the banality of Ft. Lauderdale, the provincialism of Louisville, the extreme conservatism of Cincinnati, the theocracy of Salt Lake, and the self centered attitude of dot com Seattle, Milwaukee wins hands down. The people who live in Milwaukee, love it. The rest are just jealous.
Phil | Prospect, KY
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Thank you for this great review. Unfortunately, we moved away in 2000 and have lived in a couple different states since then. No place is Milwaukee--we love it! We want to come home. No, it’s not perfect, but it comes pretty close in our minds. We love the friendly people, ethics, tons of activities all year round, beautiful scenery, and we could go on and on. Living there was one of the best times of our lives. The only thing we do not miss are the winters, but at least you get sun during that season, unlike some other places. We still may end up back there, because, in our exhaustive investigation into many other cities, nothing compares to Milwaukee.
Anony | Federal Way, WA | Report Abuse

I have a love/hate relationship with MKE. It is an underrated city with tons of potential but I can say with absolute confidence there is nobody in the developed world that is jealous of the people that live in MKE. There definitely will be jealous people when extreme drought & heat deliver a harsh reality check to the Southwestern US. That’s a when not an if.
Eric | Aurora, CO | Report Abuse

Obviously, this was written before the latest riots in Milwaukee ...
michael | Walnut, CA | Report Abuse

Sounds most excellent!
Mary | Boise City, ID | Report Abuse
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