Bringing an aspect of another city to your city

This question comes from the Daily Prompt at The Daily Post @ WordPress

If you could clone one element from another city you’ve visited — a building, a cultural institution, a common street food, etc. — and bring it back to your own hometown, what would it be?

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  1. I think Davis has more ethnic food eateries than good ol’ Amurrican food eateries, actually. I wouldn’t mind having food stands selling chocolate croissants around town, like I saw in Paris. It would also be nice having the ocean closer, but since that would involve flooding 80 miles of towns, probably not.

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  2. So many things – Efficient subways of Tokyo, delicious street side food of Paris, Dog-friendly cafes of Munich, random street concerts of Salvador, an NFL hockey team like Toronto

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  3. There are bits and pieces of every place I’ve been. The welcome to tourists that I found in Portland, Oregon, comes to mind. (Even while shepherding a sixty-five-year-old toddler.) The museums of London are beautiful. The history of Boston is special. Ethnic food all over — always. I still miss Manhattan, crowded, often dirty, always exciting.

    But I am tied to New Haven and may never be able to leave (not upright, anyhow 8-) ). There is good theater here, an amazing variety of ethnicities (restaurants included), museums… Suburbs are better places to bring up children, but I shall be glad to get back into a city.

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