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The Market

NYC vs. SF: A former New Yorker weighs in via cartoons

By BrickUnderground | April 28, 2015 - 2:59PM

Writer, blogger and cartoonist Sarah Cooper used to call New York City her home. But now she's in San Francisco, and as she's since discovered, the two places are painfully alike when it comes to real estate, with SF actually more untenable for renters than NYC. (According to Zumper, the "City by the Bay" has consistently topped the list of most expensive rental markets for 10 straight months.)

But the two are insufferable in different ways, including the dating scene and street fashion. Our favorite? Attitude (above). Too true. Click through to the Cooper Review to see the rest of her sketches, and maybe even contemplate a move out west.

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