10Best: Up-and-coming neighborhoods around the USA (USA Today)

Published: 05/07/2014

Debates about gentrification notwithstanding, watching a blighted area get a new lease on life can be awfully heartening. We’ve listed a few of the most promising and unlikely rebirths below.

Cleveland: Located across the Cuyahoga River, west of downtown Cleveland, Ohio City is home to the bustling West Side Market, a six-acre urban farm, a growing number of ethnic eateries and some of the city’s trendiest nightlife. Its growing reputation as an outstanding brewery district, filled with local breweries and hipster-dwelling beer bars, earned it a coveted spot on USA Today’s list of the “10 great places to bar hop around the world.”

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