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  • Question 1
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5/5 rating details
  • Neighborly Spirit 5/5
  • Safe & Sound 5/5
  • Clean & Green 5/5
  • Pest Free 5/5
  • Peace & Quiet 5/5
  • Eating Out 5/5
  • Nightlife 5/5
  • Parks & Recreation 5/5
  • Shopping Options 5/5
  • Gym & Fitness 5/5
  • Internet Access 5/5
  • Lack of Traffic 5/5
  • Cost of Living 5/5
  • Resale or Rental Value 5/5
  • Public Transport 5/5
  • Medical Facilities 5/5
  • Schools 5/5
  • Childcare 5/5
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"The biggest and best city there is - if you are up for it (and can afford it)"

Life in New York City is great, but it's not for everyone.

A lot of people say that New York city can chew you up and spit you out like a cold dirty bitch...and guess what...its true. My first few months in SOHO I was scarred to hell because life here is really fast paced. Unless you are used to fast subways, fast business, fast social scene etc then I would steer clear. I do see a lot of people come to live in NYC only to leave 6 months later because they cannot handle the pace.

Also be aware that New York is one of the most expensive places to live on earth. Make sure you can afford to live here.

HOWEVER if you can afford it and are after the fast pace lifestyle then this is a city for you. Make sure you chose your neighborhood wisely though, because they all differ greatly! I live in SOHO, and i can't speak higher of it for young trendy people.
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Just now

"Shoppers paradise for rude people"

A great strip to shop on, but most of the people who sell the high end stuff are very very rude. I'm not the most wealthiest person going around, but walking into a store i expect to be treated with respect.

Seek the back alleys in SOHO, much better shopping experience.



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