8 Things You Can Do In Gary, Indiana That Prove It’s Not Really The Most Miserable City In America
Gary, Indiana was recently named America’s most miserable city, but those who know and love the place are certain that cannot possibly be true. Once named “the murder capital of the nation,” the true story of this thriving post-industrial community is one of improving infrastructure, decreasing crime, and a prospering job market.
The city also has plenty of fun things to do and see that keep locals entertained and visitors returning time and again. Scroll on for more details.
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An Illinois transplant who grew up and went to school in Indiana for 22 years, Elizabeth holds a BFA in creative writing and has enjoyed traveling across the country and parts of Europe. She has visited half of the states, as well as parts of Canada, Mexico, and the Caribbean, and regularly travels home to the Hoosier State to see friends and family. With more than five years of writing experience, Elizabeth’s articles have been featured on several websites, and her poetry and short stories have been published in multiple literary journals.
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