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If I Can Make It Here

Friday, June 06, 2014

Does the song lyric have it right?  Is "making it" in New York, New York different from success elsewhere?   

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Comments [4]

Mark

Making it in The Bay or LA means more. To make it in NYC you just need to be a third world oligarch or a legacy admission to an elite undergrad. Making it in Cali actually takes talent and/or innovation.

Jun. 07 2014 11:04 PM
Taher from Croton on Hudson

What a happy show!!! Everybody is making it in NYC.
Great place to be. Nobody fails .

Jun. 06 2014 12:05 PM
antonio from baySide

Of course it's different here because they're so many benchmarks to get over here in Gotham.

• Good grammar/HS school (or should I say the 'right' school, e.g. brooklyn tech, p.s. 321 in ps)

• At least 83k (each) if you want to live in a neighborhood near the core or amenities

• Owning real estate and having some kind of financial portfolio

The sad part about it is most of us here are not even aware of them; But thats due to knowledge and being in the know...

Jun. 06 2014 10:55 AM
Chris from milford nj

i dont think i've heard the word love yet. what about it?

Jun. 06 2014 10:40 AM

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