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Moving to New York City

How Long Must I Stay Before I Can Quit NYC With Dignity?

Gothamist | Posted 11.07.2013 | New York

Are you relatively new to this fine metropolis? Don't be shy about it, everyone was new to New York at one time... except, of course, those battle-har...

Should We Stay or Should We Go? Raising a Baby in the Big City

Monica Wyche | Posted 05.27.2013 | Parents
Monica Wyche

We want him to ice skate in Central Park, to go to the Bronx Zoo and to see a Picasso anytime he wants. We want him to go to a Bar Mitzvah and a quinceañera and eat dim sum in Chinatown. We want him to decide for himself whether he's a Mets or Yankees fan.

Looking for Suburbia

Jessica Yang | Posted 05.11.2013 | Teen
Jessica Yang

There's a cliché that says that you don't know what you've lost until you've lost it. I'm about to graduate high school and I'll leave the town that I've lived in for most of my life behind. For the first time, I feel sadness -- not the sense of relief I thought I'd be feeling.

Growing Up and Moving Out: My Move from the South to NYC

Lauren Taylor Shute | Posted 12.03.2012 | Women
Lauren Taylor Shute

I sat with my mother on my bed as the movie ended. We pretended that we weren't both heartbroken at the thought of her only daughter moving away from home and simply focused on how great I would look in my new trench coat traipsing around New York City à la Anne Hathaway.