Call me crazy, but I just love that someone named pinkfluffykitten is so attuned to urban urine smells. Unfortunately, pfk, I don't share your view -- I mean your scents -- of New York City.When I was living there, I remember walking out of my apartment one morning and being surprised by how warm and clear a day it was -- and I realized it was the first springlike day after months of a cold.
And I also can’t help but notice the focus not just on New York, but the media culture’s navel-gazing is actually so specific as to only really mention Lower Manhattan and North Brooklyn, two of the whitest areas in the whole city. Harlem’s subway lines may be down for weeks of repairs from saltwater damage and a fire in Queens may have destroyed 80 homes, but look at these amazing.
New York City Congestion Pricing Plan Recently, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg had provided strong support for the city's congestion pricing plan that would have unfairly burdened working class New Yorkers, particularly those residing in the outer boroughs who commuted by car to Manhattan daily for work. Congestion pricing was intended to reduce automobile exhaust emission rates into.
I just stared at people. They’re everywhere. You sit in Times Square and every five seconds is a new language, some new food clutched in the hands of some new person you’ll never pass by again because The City is infinite. The air is thick. You go.
Long Hot Summer of Love In New York, 1967 was a year of crucial import. But unlike in San Francisco, flowers weren't the half of it. Big Scary Ugly Dirty Rats They're everywhere--but they always were. Around These Parts Cairo has its City of the Dead, but Willets Point, the 40-acre site of Gatsby's ashpits, is the City of Dead Cars.
A New York Writer’s Take on How His City Has Changed. With wonder and dismay, Pete Hamill reflects on 72 years of transformation as his hometown is continuously rebuilt.
No one needs another essay by another Millennial about why they left New York. But I left New York and came back eight months later. It's different. As often happens, my relationship with New York.
People like Cooper are the reason I moved out of New York City. It was actually an easy decision to make. It would add only about 15 minutes to my morning commute, and with many neighbors who.