Skip to comments.I’m a native New Yorker conflicted over leaving. Here’s why I’m doing it anyway(Why one lifelong New Yorker decided to deploy the nuclear option: A move to Jersey)
Posted on 09/10/2020 12:03:23 AM PDT by nickcarraway
I am leaving New York next week. Add me to the list. Another tick in the New York is dead column. Or maybe in the Cowards who cant wait out the pandemic column. Wag your finger at me or shake your head in disgust. Tut tut. Tsk tsk. Dont worry. Im already doing it to myself.
Let me backtrack. I was born at Mount Sinai on the Upper East Side. I spent my childhood in 20 different apartments across the Upper West Side and beyond, shuttling between my moms and my dads. My dad moved to Connecticut, then Montreal, then Japan. I switched from attending private school on the Upper West Side to a magnet school on the Upper East, where I met most of my best friends. I went to college in Boston (okay, fine, Harvard), immediately moved back home after college, then set up shop in the various neighborhoods young people flock to across New York East Village, Murray Hill, Williamsburg.
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Moving to New Jersey or suicide?
Of course, Most Manhattanites think State Island is a bad or worse than New Jersey.
Never heard of it.
this is like moving from hell to west hell
GEEZE a move to Jersey is such a drastic change from NY OMG hope they can handle such a change /s!!!
So, if you live in New York City, there is only ONE other adjoining state available as your place of refuge? I wish it was universally true. It would keep the “departed” from ruining many other states.
Out of the fire and into the frying pan.
Never say that to a New Yorker. New Jersey is like the end of the world in Columbus days.
Hey, ease up, huh? We’re not all liberals here. Did you see the boat parade for trump that took place on Barnegat Bay? Get an eyeful. It was six miles long.
This actually has nothing to do with politics. But I’ve lived in both, but it’s true.
And which guy is that? Democrap voters should be forced to live in the hellholes they create rather than spread their cancer around
I know the map is a joke... but I’m annoying and pedantic enough to say that no part of Utah is south of Vegas.
No it isn’t.
LOL! Having grown up in Jersey, that gave me a laugh.
My grandmother, who lived her entire life in NYC and died in 1990, thought there were still Indians running wild in Jersey.
That’s just moving from one s**thole to another s**thole.
Wait, moving from one confirmed sh*thole to another confirmed sh*thole. Definition of insanity meme please.
There are some nice areas in New Jersey but you may like several other states. Some with much better politics and much lower taxes too
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