Many web sites and magazines do an annual "best of" feature, so why not Cyburbia? My thought is to come up with a list of our favorite small towns. One for each state. The only criteria is population, and I will arbitrarily define a small city as under 25,000. As for the rest, maybe you like it for its layout, its amenities, its downtown, or whatever.
This is a call for nominations. Since there are a lot of states I will break it up into regions. The next is the Great Lakes states: Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Wisconsin and Illinois. I will put all of the nominations together in a survey later.
Indiana - Nashville, a small arts town in the hills and forests
Wisconsin - Mineral Point, the state's "point of beginning" with its Cornish stone cottages and commercial buildings, also Fish Creek for the feel of a New England fishing village
Illinois - Galena, the famous 19th century river town