Up and In Not Down and Out

Submitted by ub on Fri, 10/16/2020 - 13:35

Some may try to badmouth this unique city, but if you're ever lucky enough to consider yourself a New Yorker, you will just blow it off.

New York City, aka The Big Apple, is a magical place featured in major motion pictures, Television programs, online media, like this post, and last but not least, it is also written about in popular songs. In fact, Gotham has served as an inspirational focal point for folks all over the universe. 

The skyscrapers include some of the world's iconic buildings and historical landmarks, New York City is never short on spectacle. For centuries, New York City has been a leader in trade and culture, redefining everything from finance to fashion trends.

NYC is a place of opportunity, which is why despite the crowds and costs folks keep coming. Some of the world's best theaters, restaurants, museums, parks, and cultural activities can be found here. New York City's communities, from Coney Island and Chinatown to Flushing Medows to City Island, this city is comprised of five boroughs: Brooklyn, Manhattan Queens, Staten Island, and The Bronx, all of which have a long history of fabulous and savory immigrant food; thriving literary and arts scene; abundant green space and wildlife; as well as a lovely coastline.

This metropolis is known for its fast-paced, round-the-clock lifestyle, which may be overwhelming for newcomers. Known as "the city that never sleeps," this relentless city draws those seeking to advance their careers and push their limits. People come to New York City to pursue their dreams, achieve a better life, and test the adage "if you can make it here, you can make it anywhere."