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Downtown Fargo also offers some shopping opportunities, with many boutique shops lining prominent downtown streets like Broadway. The restaurant scene in Fargo has been booming and is a great investment for entepreneurs. It's a great place to start a small business with such a large population. There is a wide range of flavors to enjoy from Chinese, Italian to Mediterranean. There's of course American and fast food restaurants galore, but there is plenty of diversity within the restaurant chains. For those interested in finding coffee shops there are many available along with donuts and grilled sandwiches. Downtown Fargo also offers some shopping opportunities, with many boutique shops lining prominent downtown streets like Broadway. Within the Fargo Moorhead area there are multiple boutiques along with several shopping centers including West Acres Regional Shopping Center and the Fargo Moorhead Convention and Shopping Center. There are vibrant shops and plenty to buy from clothing to furniture to home goods to antiques.
The Fargo Park District is responsible for maintaining a wide range of parks throughout the Fargo area. Pontes Park and Bennett Park offers basketball, ice skating and a batting cage. Boler Park is a dog park and has a basketball court available. Burdick Park has multiple trails to walk and ride a bike around. Have a picnic and take the kids to the playground at Cannon Park and at Brunsdale Park there is soccer and ice skating available. Play baseball at the Anderson Softball Complex. Friendship Park is a prominent recreational area located in the Northport neighborhood of North Fargo. This park offers a playground and facilities for softball and basketball. Another popular park toward the north of the city is Percy Godwin Park along 19th Avenue North. This park includes baseball fields, basketball courts, and grills for picnicking.
Metro Rec Center is a prominent recreation resource located toward the center of the city on Main Street. Metro Rec Center is run by the Fargo Park District. It has facilities for athletic events including an indoor turf field that makes soccer, lacrosse, and football possible year round despite North Dakota's brutal winter climate. Other recreational facilities that are conveniently located to North Fargo real estate include Moorhead Country Club and Edgewood Golf, both of which are located along the eastern border of the city.
As South Fargo real estate is among the Fargo Moorhead metropolitan area, it makes the homes higher in value. The median price is $196,100 with the average price at $270,900. House prices are expected to go up by 2.5 percent within the next year. There are senior living, senior housing and retirement homes for the elderly and independent living for seniors. Daycares are provided for families and there are an abundance of apartments and condominiums for current and future residents of South Fargo. Be a part of several festivals a year living in South Fargo while being a part of a major city. The North Dakota State University Campus is a prominent feature of the northern part of Fargo.
Fargo is near the North Dakota State University and Concordia College. Rasmussen College with a Moorhead Campus location and the North Dakota State College of Science are provided for Fargo residents. For those looking for a technical college consider the Minnesota State Community and Technical College. Select from public to private elementary to high schools as there are more than a handful for each for Fargo real estate owners.
There's everything from emergency clinics to local clinics for Fargo real estate owners. For a psychiatric hospital there is Prairie St Johns Hospital along with the Southeast Human Service Center where residents can also receive psychological and mental health services. Vibra Hospital of Fargo and Sanford Fargo Medical Center are other places to find assistance for Fargo residents.
Public transportation is abundant in Fargo with MatBus Fargo Moorhead bus system and the Metro Area Transit System. Catch a train with the Amtrak or utilize a taxi to shuttles to and from the airport. For kids attending schools there is a bus to take them back and forth available. Most residents take their own vehicles along with ride bikes and walk to various nearby destinations. With about a 20 minute commuting time from work or school, many may choose to use the bus system.
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