2) A cold, expensive, city, where any outdoor activity is near next to impossibe to do due the the complete impossibility to get around. This is caused by incredible traffic and expense of owning one
3) A place where the obnoxious local residents, most of whom have never lived any place other than NYC, believe to be the center of the known universe
anyone born here or even who's been here knos that nothing else compares. anywhere else in ny is not even close to being as good as nyc
A place where you can drop a cool million bucks in an afternoon buying things that will go out of style next week.
A town as culturally alien to the residents of Des Moines or Omaha as Moscow or Baghdad is and vice versa.
Where Jews outnumber Protestants 14 to 1. Heck, even Muslims and Hindus outnumber Protestants in NYC.
A place that elected Hillary Clinton and Rudy Giuliani and will be forever blamed for anything either one of them does in the Oval Office.