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    23 Reasons Why You Should Move To Youngstown, Ohio

    Even though Youngstown gets a bad rap for many reasons. It is a city with tremendous culture, that has a lot of good food and opportunities for the future.

    1. Cookie Tables

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    The best thing about Youngstown weddings.

    2. Wedding Soup

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    A staple as common as the house salad.

    3. Wedgewood Pizza

    4. Simply Slavic

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    A newer festival in Downtown Youngstown, where you can sample many Slavic Cuisines.

    5. Butler Museum of American Art

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    'Young Lincoln' Norman Rockwell. Currently on display at the Butler.

    6. Mill Creek Park

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    Enjoy hiking, kayaking, exploring, and picnics in America's largest metropolitan park.

    7. Youngstown Business Incubator

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    Specilizing in B2B software companies, YBI was ranked 11th best University Affiliated Business Incubator in the World.

    8. St. Stanislaus Pierogi

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    This is as authentic as it gets. This church sells pierogis every Friday, September through June.

    9. Commonwealth Kitchen Incubator

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    Ever had that brilliant food idea, or wanted to bring Grandma's jelly recipe to market? For around $20/hour an inspected kitchen can be used to help commercialize your food product idea.

    10. Rust Belt Brewery and Tap House

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    Brewed in Youngstown, great atmosphere at their Tap House in Erie Terminal Place apartment building.

    11. Catullo Prime Meats

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    Third generation family butcher shop, with an extremely knowledgeable staff. If you ever need a new recipe idea Catullo's will always have something for you.

    12. Increasingly Vibrant Downtown

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    New restaurants, new apartments, new coffee shops, and a grocery store coming soon. The historic Wick Building will open up soon with new apartments.

    13. Pop Up Dinners by The Sprouted Table

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    Multi-course meals, with thoughtfully sourced foods. The Sprouted table hosts a variety of pop up meals in different notable buildings around town.

    14. Youngstown has the pleasure of experiencing all four seasons

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    (let's not mention the potholes that come after the snow melts)

    15. Whitehouse Fruit Farm Blueberry Donuts

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    The best donuts ever.

    16. Cost of Living

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    5 Bedroom, 5 Bathroom home in Youngstown's Historic 5th Avenue Distrist

    4,710 Square Feet for $185,000

    17. High School Football (and the marching bands)

    18. Church Festivals

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    The best place for sausage sandwiches and legal gambling.

    19. Active Community Participation

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    Phil Kidd, founder of Defend Youngstown and Youngstown Nation, has helped Youngstown shape its culture into a community of actively involved citizens.

    20. Elmton Pizza

    21. Youngstown Soup

    Soup is a community dinner that helps fund creative and beneficial projects in the Youngstown community.

    For $5, you get soup, salad, break, and a vote. The project pitched that night receiving the most votes will take home the entirety of the money collected at the door.

    22. An Unbelievable History

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    The new Tyler Mahoning Valley History Center, in a building where Good Humor Ice Cream first put ice cream on a stick.

    23. Opportunity for the Future

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    More millionaires were created during the Great Depression than any other time in history.

    There's more opportunity to make an impact than ever before.

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