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How do I take the leap?

Hi Everyone, I am a long-time  and grateful New Yorker who is ready for trees, quiet, a slower pace of life.  I would like to live somewher…

Started by Cecilia Culverhouse

4 Nov 4, 2011
Reply by Mari Brown

What's the worst thing that ever happened to you in NYC?

New York can be an amazing, inspiring place - but on the bad days, it can also be hell on earth. What's the worst experience you ever had t…

Started by Anna

6 Feb 17, 2011
Reply by Anna

NYC vs. Minimalism

http://blog.penelopetrunk.com/2011/01/10/achilles-heel-of-minimalism-its-boring/   "To live on a farm, I gave up New York City, where I was…

Started by Anna

0 Jan 10, 2011

Do over!

If you were going to live your New York life all over again, what would you change? Professionally, personally, socially, or geographically…

Started by LifeAfterNYC Admin

2 Jan 2, 2011
Reply by ivyleague75

What kind of city do you want?

This Slate article discusses what kinds of cities American want -- horizontal or vertical? new or old? warm or cold? -- and comes to some i…

Started by Anna

4 Dec 7, 2010
Reply by Anna

The foods I miss.

I started school recently and sit next to a guy who also moved from NY. Invariably whenever we start talking abou home, we talk about bars…

Started by John

0 Nov 19, 2010

Does moving to the NY burbs from NYC count as "Life After New York"?

Hi all, i'm new here and haven't really had time to feel the place out yet, so apologize if this is ground you've already covered. Does mov…

Started by Mike G.

7 Nov 19, 2010
Reply by Dawn S.

Moving BACK to NY

After 6 years of being in Philly, I've moved back to NY. A big house in the burbs to a 2BR. I'm happy as a clam to be back home. The garbag…

Started by Chalkley Calderwood

6 Nov 10, 2010
Reply by Anna

New York is Caf, Most Other Places are Decaf

Two quotes from ex-New Yorker pal now eight years into Boulder: "New York is a great place to *miss*." And: "New York is caf, and all the o…

Started by Laura Rich

1 Sep 21, 2010
Reply by Anna

How did 9/11 affect your relationship with the city?

Did 9/11 strengthen your resolve to stay in the city, drive you away, or somewhere in between? Eight years later, how are you processing, i…

Started by LifeAfterNYC Admin

13 Jul 24, 2010
Reply by John Joseph

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