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101 Reasons to Leave New York

To Live and Try in L.A.

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 05.19.2013 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

In Los Angeles people pray that, one day, they will be discovered. In New York City, people pray they never are.

New Year, New York

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 03.01.2013 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

As we sing Auld Lang Syne and sway back and forth with champagne in hand and loved ones in arm, I'd like to propose a toast to the year that was and the year that will be. Here's to New York.

More Reasons to Leave New York: Hate, Mirror-time and Fair Play

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 09.19.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

New York City has the unique ability to turn the grateful into the hateful. This hate is the legally acceptable, socially questionable, lighter side of hate commonly referred to as, hatin', and living here, you've become an unrelenting, unapologetic hater.

More Reasons to Leave New York: 7-Eleven, Pain and Freak Flags

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 08.06.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

The unofficial start of summer means it's time to change your closet over and prepare for Con Ed to use and abuse you on a monthly basis for daring to turn your AC on. Here are a few more reasons to consider making a break from New York City.

More Reasons to Leave New York: Pat Kiernan, Insomnia and the Pencil-In

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 07.24.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

New York City requires every one of us to be in a constant state of catching up, getting even, or getting ahead in one form or another. So, falling asleep means falling behind.

More Reasons to Leave New York: The Knicks, Girls, and I

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 05.10.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

New York isn't suited for those who quietly hope someone notices what they have to offer. And it isn't kind to those who patiently wait their turn.