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Reasons why New York Sucks

Discussion in 'Social Life, Food & Drink, Travel' started by Manton, Aug 26, 2012.

  1. brianoh

    brianoh Senior Member

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    What's with the weather? How bout them Yankees?
     

  2. Rumpelstiltskin

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    Meanwhile after 20something years in DC I'm seriously considering moving back to NY. I couldn't do Queens again though
     

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    Long Island City is already becoming the next hot neighborhood. And Queens arguably has the best breweries of all the NYC boroughs.
     

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    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    They have been saying Long Island city is up and coming for 20 years. Other than two blocks of a couple eateries and no grocery store nobody wants to actually live there and nobody wants to visit anybody that does.
     

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    rnoldh Stylish Dinosaur

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    I lived in the city and Brooklyn back in the 1960s. Back then we considered Long Island City to be BumF*ck and a Sh*thole.

    Things have changed considerably I see, and today it's considered to be B..................., and a ...............
     

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    clee1982 Stylish Dinosaur

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    LIC is only nice around river front if you ask me
     

  7. Griffindork

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    Yes, although now they are saying it because amazon is bringing 25,000 rich people to work there. Prolly gonna change things a little.
     

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    patrickBOOTH Stylish Dinosaur Dubiously Honored

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    Put it this way, Amazon employees are going to live in Manhattan, Greenpoint, or Williamsburg.
     

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    Our kids play hockey in "LIC", although I think it is a lot closer to Sunnyside (other side of the tracks, east of VanDam). It's funny that they've been calling that neighborhood 'LIC" for the last decade in an effort to fool people. Just goes to show that when the choice is less-well-known, non-waterfront area people will be happy to associate w/ something as middling as LIC
     

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