Reasons to Love NY

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Chris Smith, contributing editor at New York Magazine, highlights some of the magazine's 74 reasons to love New York this year. What are your reasons for loving New York? Call 212-433-9692 or post below.


Chris Smith

Comments [12]

Marie's Crisis Cafe

Dec. 11 2012 04:16 PM

WNYC & WQXR radio! I lived in NYC for 30 years and moved away a year ago but stay in touch through radio. WNYC is the voice of NYC -- informing and allowing citizens to speak for themselves and to each other. Few other cities have such a resource -- and when it is absent it is sorely missed.

Dec. 11 2012 12:00 PM
Jf from Nyc

Ive lived here 14 years been everywhere 10 years ago, no friends, cant do anything but shop, cant get paid as an adult as a framer, cant save money to get out, rent is all my money, this is slavery, the air is toxic from cars in traffic, dystopic prison, want to die every day. Drunk phoney idots puking and posing everywhere.

Dec. 11 2012 12:00 PM

The old time Broadway musical people, who may not have made it big, but who are wonderful, and populate the culture in a number of ways, for example the piano bars, esply Brandy's.

Dec. 11 2012 11:56 AM
YM from Brooklyn

Barclays PLC
who knew the #1 reason to Love New York is the #1 reason to Leave Brooklyn.
Real New Yorkers don't set foot in Times Square.

This Magazine issue belongs in hotel rooms of Manhattan - 'nuff said.

Dec. 11 2012 11:54 AM
Robert from NYC

Treatly? maybe tritely!

Dec. 11 2012 11:54 AM
Robert from NYC

Nope, can't come up with anything special. No need to further bloat the oversized ego! Nothing special. Born and raised and permanent resident am I.

Dec. 11 2012 11:48 AM
Hemmon Ann Hahn from NYC

The urine! The vomit! The finest in the WORLD! What more is there to say?

Dec. 11 2012 11:25 AM
Tony from Canarsie

75. Knowing Bloomberg won't be mayor much longer (unless, of course, he once again defies the wishes of the citizenry and changes the rules in his favor).

Dec. 11 2012 11:20 AM
Debbie D from nyc

I find that New York Magazine is out of touch with a great swath of New York City.
At least WNYC (also selective demo) is democratizing this process, a bit.
Ask people what earnings bracket they fall in to and you start to tell a different story.

Dec. 11 2012 11:13 AM
bernie from bklyn

reasons to love NYC? c'mon, this can't be quantified- this is the best city in so many ways and for countless reasons. but one thing that does not contribute to our greatness is the worthless, gossip rag called New York Magazine!

Dec. 11 2012 10:15 AM
Ed from Larchmont

New York City has more churches and houses of worship than probably any other city, they're all over and some go back centuries. The people of NYC are very religious.

Dec. 11 2012 05:42 AM

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