We live in New York City because it’s New York City, and there isn’t anywhere else that has what we have here. We are an A-list city, the best city in the world, and that is why the rent is too damn high.
— 6 Essential Reasons Why We Pay To Live In NYC
Not all of these are exclusive to my adoptive home town, but I still wouldn’t give this town up for anything. You can have your quiet, your nature, your 2 hour commutes by car. I’ll enjoy my 24/7 bodegas and subways, culture, history, and food from pretty much everywhere.