"Who Wants to Be a Part of It?" New York City by cruisingbug

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Even though we only live about 40 miles from NYC, I don't go there very often. In general, I don't like big cities as places to live, although they can be interesting places to visit. While we live in the suburbs, the Metro-North train ride is only an hour and a half, which my husband commutes every day. So, we get the best of both worlds, the quiet of the "country" (I laugh when people around here call it that. Where are the cows?) and all that the city has to offer, if we want it.

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  • Pros:High Income
  • Cons:Crowded, High Cost of Living, Cold & Long Winter
  • Intro Updated Feb 10, 2005
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  • hindu1936's Profile Photo
    Apr 11, 2009 at 1:25 AM

    Good tips--are there real gorillas in the congo forest? We got ripped off in one city with a fake setup. thanks again for some nice ideas for our visit.

  • johncudw's Profile Photo
    Jun 4, 2008 at 5:04 AM

    Nice photos of NY Greetings, Kendra, from John and Gail in Mahwah, NJ

  • nicolaitan's Profile Photo
    Feb 14, 2007 at 10:46 AM

    couple of nice restaurants here- our daughter lived right near Mesa Grill for one year and we enjoyed it frequently. Great. And yes noisy. N.

  • madamx's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2005 at 3:37 PM

    I like your "whirlwind" intinerary, very helpful :o) ~ Helen

  • keida84's Profile Photo
    Feb 24, 2005 at 11:27 AM

    I have family in NY (Long Island) and we will be there in March. It would be wonderful to see the Cloisters. Great tip! Kat

  • o00o's Profile Photo
    Jun 24, 2004 at 8:26 PM

    a city full with lot's of fun and activities. i Love NYC.

  • gilabrand's Profile Photo
    Jun 15, 2004 at 12:29 AM

    I grew up in NY and have never been to Ellis Island. You'd think at least we'd have a school trip there...

  • djramey's Profile Photo
    Jan 4, 2004 at 4:32 PM

    I really like the parades as well. Great start on the page!

  • GrantBoone's Profile Photo
    Dec 24, 2003 at 7:04 AM

    Good start, you dont waste much time do you !!!


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