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Memories of New York

Started by Elizabeth Doren Apr 18, 2012.

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Comment by Laura Vinchesi on September 11, 2009 at 9:47pm
Have I "successfully" left NY if I never stop missing it and desperately wish I could afford to live a satisfying middle class family life there? Or have I just "successfully" moved to Pittsburgh when I finally learn to shut up about what's missing here?
Comment by Farras Abdelnour on October 11, 2009 at 12:18pm
moved out of nyc a couple of years ago, now living in pittsburgh for the past 1.5 years. i miss the city miserably, and go there at every opportunity. to be fair, pittsburgh has been slowly growing on me, charming place. but then again there's only one new york.
Comment by John on November 29, 2010 at 2:10am
No one can ever fully leave NY. It's like a virus. It's always with you
Comment by mish p on February 21, 2012 at 11:15pm
Leaving NYC was a transition.....went to Cali first and absolutely loved it....while working for Google moved to the Big D.....I gotta say I miss NYC....the smell, the people, the nightlife....and so much more to do. Everything around here closes at 9 and it sucks.
Comment by Mari Brown on February 22, 2012 at 3:03pm

i hear you mish p. but you miss the smell?? ;-)

Comment by John on February 22, 2012 at 9:47pm

Fresh air and bagels!

 

Comment by Elizabeth Doren on April 18, 2012 at 12:35pm

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I think the Old New York, was amazing.  I am not so sure if I enjoyed it the same way when I was almost trampled on by the new people there on West 4th Street when I visited in 2011. What happened on West 4th? Sorry, but that used to be a fairly quiet,  somewhat exclusive, and intellectual neighborhood... So,  I think in many ways, I am, probably, in love with a memory.  That being said, I will always be a New Yorker, and IT IS the greatest city - that is why, clearly, Everyone wants to live there!  God Bless NY

Comment by Mari Brown on April 18, 2012 at 1:18pm

I love "I am probably in love with a memory." I hear that!

Comment by Farras Abdelnour on April 18, 2012 at 9:16pm

elizabeth, i love the way you said it. you're probably right about w4th. personally i miss nyc of the 80s. anyhow, i've moved back to the city as of last november.

Comment by Mari Brown on April 18, 2012 at 10:36pm
I want to hear more about NY in the 80s!
What specifically do you miss?

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