We asked, you answered: Why #NYCIsTheGreatest
To celebrate our "Why NYC is the greatest city in the world" issue, we asked people to tweet their own reasons for loving New York. Here are some of the best responses.
Fri Mar 8 2013
As part of this week's feature on why NYC is the greatest city in the world, we asked readers to share their own reasons for loving New York on Twitter. We've collected a few of our favorites below, along with some tweets from Time Out staffers. Are we missing something? Add your voice to the conversation—use the hashtag #NYCIsTheGreatest to tell us why NYC is the only city for you.
#NYCISTHEGREATEST Because, it is, hands down, the best city to be single and not lonely in. No matter what you are in good company!— Rachel Russo (@RachelTRusso) March 7, 2013
Because you can get ANYTHING delivered (cigarettes, eggs, DVDs, foie gras, weed, etc)#NYCIsTheGreatest— ChiTah (@CarnivoreGal) March 8, 2013
#nycisthegreatest because I can get Indian takeout at Midnight on a Tuesday, or just go pick it up myself via subway at 2am.— Alex H. Nagler (@Nagler) March 6, 2013
And now, a few from Time Out staffers…
I can never again be startled by the pungency of urine in a public place. #NYCIsTheGreatest— Matthew Love (@theMatthewLove) March 6, 2013
#NYCIsTheGreatest b/c when tourists stop you on the street + ask where to eat, it's easy to recite 4-5 great options w/o batting an eyelash.— Sarah Bruning (@sarahbruning) March 5, 2013
Coffee houses. Scotch bars. Coffee houses that turn into Scotch bars at night. (I'm looking at you, Sweetleaf in Queens.) #NYCIsTheGreatest— David Fear (@davidlfear) March 5, 2013
#NYCIsTheGreatest because New York's mayor is a technocrat, London's is a buffoon. I know which I prefer.— Jonathan Shannon (@jshanns) March 6, 2013
#NYCIsTheGreatest because our cultish street food carts attract longer lines than other cities' hottest restaurants.— Christina Izzo (@christinalizzo) March 5, 2013
The cliché "If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere" is absolutely true. #NYCIsTheGreatest— Noah Tarnow (@NoahTarnow) March 5, 2013
And finally, a voice of dissent that we can't really argue with
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