What makes Lawrence one of the 10 most livable bargain cities in America?

Asked at The Merc, 901 Iowa St. on September 04, 2010

“A lot of people make good use of public transportation, they take bicycles, and they walk, which saves them a lot of money.”

“Some great, reasonably priced restaurants down on Mass. St.”

“Everything is cheap.”

“It's easy to get around, not a lot of gas is needed, and being a university town, there are lots of activities.”