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Stan Harris Comparison Essay
Mrs. Sterling 12:30 MWF
English 1213-001
30 September 2011
Big and Small City Living
Have you ever wondered if you’re missing out on the big city living or the small town closeness? Cities and towns are basically the same, but most cities have more to offer. I have lived in a couple of large cities such as Oklahoma City and Tulsa, but I have also lived in several small towns around Oklahoma. Before you decide where you want to live, you might want to look at some of the similarities and differences of Big City living and Small Town living.
When you are in a large city and you want to grab something to eat, the decision can be hard because there are so many different places to eat. Big cities have every type of fast food you can imagine such as Chinese, Asian, American, Mexican, Greek, and many more. They also have a huge selection of chain restaurants. One type of restaurant that that you won’t find as often is the Mom and Pop restaurants. These aren’t as successful as they are in smaller cities and towns.
Small town cuisine is very limited compared to city food. Most of the restaurants there are family restaurants that have been passed from generation to generation. The fast food selection in small towns is also very limited. Some small towns do not even have a single fast food eatery.
In America most of our goods are purchased in stores. In large cities, there is an abundance of stores, everything from a specialty health food store to a party supply store, or even a name brand clothing store. Cities usually have several malls with a huge selection of stores and services. Another thing that they have a large abundance of is supermarkets and superstores.
The difference from large city shopping compared to small town shopping can be drastically difference. In most cases small towns do not have shopping malls or…...

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