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New York City

Discussion in 'Bad Dog Cafe' started by playforfun, Apr 6, 2021.

  1. getbent

    getbent Telefied Silver Supporter

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    Love NY. My daughter is moving there next week. Got a really great deal on a place at 90th on the west side....

    will go see her in June.
     
  2. t-ray

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    I lived in Manhattan for 8 years - Kip's Bay, to be more precise - and commuted in from the burbs for another 15-plus years. I liked living in the City, but abandoned it mid-COVID. The place is not exactly well-run, and the cost of living there is getting ridiculous. Had great views from my apartment. B382FED0-BC29-408B-BEAC-8424315DA030.jpeg 4877A5EF-6506-4048-80AA-AE4DBEEE3CA8.jpeg
     
  3. tfarny

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    I lived there for years and still work there and will until I retire. Moved to the exurbs several years ago.
     
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  4. LutherBurger

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    Last one out's a rotten egg. I plan to be gone by the end of the year.
     
  5. HotRodSteve

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    The pic I posted is not mine, but I have climbed to the top of the Mt Nimham fire tower in Putnam County and have seen the NYC skyline without binoculars on clear days. That's still my favorite way of enjoying NYC, my second way is on Metro North heading northbound when it gets to around Purdy's. Hey, I don't like the city, spent enough time there as a kid and much prefer the woods now.
     
  6. HotRodSteve

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    I don't miss watching bums bathing in the sinks at Grand Central.
     
  7. 1293

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    I tried smoking one once. Do Not Recommend!
     
  8. 1293

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    Move.
     
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  9. Tonetele

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    That's a bit of a mixed message. I've seen big cities. Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and others. I don't like what I have seen of New York on TV and just would not visit the pace. My prerogative.
     
  10. playforfun

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    Had one it was great !!
     
  11. playforfun

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    My oldest lives in manhatten staying with her kind of cheap trip except for food and airfare lol.
     
  12. playforfun

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    Oh I live in the country but don't mind visiting the city.
     
  13. playforfun

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    That's cool I never wanted to visit till my daughter moved there, she's in publishing and artist royalties. I'm enjoying my visit and loving the food !!
     
  14. Tonetele

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    @playforfun I hope you enjoy it. I just simply prefer natural and rural environments when travelling. Enjoy the food.
     
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  15. Wrighty

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    There’s one point, up on the balcony looking the length of the main hall, that has very strange acoustics. Face the hall and say something quietly and you can her it a fraction later as a whisper coming from behind. Really weird. Found out by accident, my wife tried it and it did the same.
     
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  17. Wrighty

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    Weed doesn’t pollute and kill stuff.
     
  18. Wrighty

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    I live 1/2 hour by train from London and have always loved it, though take it for granted sometimes. As with any city, there are good bits and bad bits. Having been to a few places in the States I think the one thing we have in London, and the UK, is history. I think the oldest building in NYC dates to the 1600s, which is about the same as the oldest in London, but, overall, there are more really old structures in London, the Tower of London for example. Still, as I said in an earlier post, NYC has stayed at the top of my favourite cities list for years in spite of traveling widely. London vs NYC? It’s simply two completely different experiences.
     
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  19. Mid Life Crisis

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    Been to NYC three times - for work, to run the marathon and on a family holiday. Had a great time every time and can't wait to go back one day. Loads to do and see, easy to get around, great food.
     
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  20. StrangerNY

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    We've been trying to do the Christmas holiday in London for years, but it keeps getting put off by one thing or another.

    I'd love to check out the history up close. We've been to Vienna, Brussels, Bruges and Amsterdam, and I'm always blown away when I realize that most of the buildings are older than the country I live in.

    If the London thing happens this year I'll give you a heads up when we're on the way! :)

    - D
     
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