New York has been called the "capital of the world", "the big apple", and maybe "the world's second home". A place that has loomed large in the american conscience for hundreds of years, and for the last 10 years it has been a mecca for fasionable for 20-somethings. The image of New York grew only larger after the attacks of 9/11, and the world watched the care and concern this tough city shared for the victims.
It is also wildly expensive. All the fine dining and culture in the world won't balm my noise of the fetid stink of not being able to live decently on $100,000.
While I am sure this will fall on at least 50% deaf ears (ears attached to heads I imagine will soon be making more than 100k), if almost all of us [me] who would journey to NYC are offered nothing better than Midnight Cowboy
, I say: Fuck it.
-Miguel Sanchez 14:34 EST |