No matter how depressed you are feeling you will say hi to a minimum of 10 people per day and you are constantly running into people you know.
Best place to deliver a social justice lecture to your kids.
Awesome public transportation.
500 restaurants located within a mile of any given apartment
More people bike or walk to work than anywhere in America.
It's not dominated by a single industry like DC or San Diego.
The freedom to pursue different kinds of lifestyle without feeling like an outcast. You can be a vegan poet at a posh private school or a famous filmmaker/devout Jew with kids attending public school. If you can handle housing costs, you are free to be in NYC.
The live and let live approach is great for kids that aren't part of the popular crowd.
The suburbs suck the life out of your soul.
You can see eight Vermeers during your lunch hour.
Largest selection of AA meetings anywhere in the world.
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