05/18/2013 11:16 am ET Updated May 18, 2013

What New York Needs: 12 Things Other Cities Have That We Really Wish Were In NYC (PHOTOS)

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New York City is a lot of things: A place full of possibilities? Definitely. A "concrete jungle where dreams are made of?" Sure.

But perfect? No way.

In fact, most who call New York home have a love-hate relationship with the city.

We love the sheer number of bars you can hit in a one-block radius in the East Village, and the ease of having almost anything delivered to your door at any hour of the day or night is just fantastic.

But we hate commuting during rush hour and doing laundry in this city. Oh, and don't even get us started on Times Square.

Alas, we'll never live in a "perfect" New York, but if we did, this is what would be required:

12 Things New York Needs