May 29, 2020

Empire State of Mind: Why NYC is Best

posted on: Thursday March 18, 2010

Jeff Gahan ’11 / Commentary Staff

The city: That’s what some people call it, because they feel as though there is no clarification necessary. What city can get away with selling t-shirts that say they love this particular city? Do you think Providence could get people to buy cheap t-shirts that say “I Love PVD?” I doubt it. So what distinguishes New York from any other American city? Is it all of the unnecessarily tall buildings that funnel wind through the planned out streets? Is it the park that contains a zoo in the middle of it? Is it the fact that the zoo in the middle of the city is a metaphor for the city at large?

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