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The best way to view
New York City

Investor´s Business Daily, by Andrew Malcolm

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Posted By:SurferLad, 4/7/2013 9:27:45 AM

From up here, 240 miles above Broadway, New York City can look like a pretty nice place. No traffic. No garbage. No smells. No crime. And no nanny Napoleons issuing edicts over spices, soft drinks and cups. This post-midnight photo was taken the other day by the crew of the International Space Station zipping overhead and around the world every 90 minutes at 17,000 miles an hour.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: mitzi, 4/7/2013 9:42:36 AM     (No. 9263711)

If you enlarge the view on your computer screen, you can "almost" see my apartment building. It´s in that bright yellow section jutting out toward Brooklyn in the lower part of Manhattan.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jenkinshill, 4/7/2013 10:02:03 AM     (No. 9263737)

#1- Ah, yes, the Lower East Side near the Williamsburg bridge. When I worked in NY in the early 90´s I had an apartment that I used during the week. It was at the end of E. 34th and looked downriver toward your neighborhood.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: lylacat, 4/7/2013 10:09:15 AM     (No. 9263748)

Only went to New York once, and I would never go back. Ugly city, people are ignorant and arrogant; not a friendly city at all.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: dragonlearner, 4/7/2013 10:11:19 AM     (No. 9263750)

It grows on you, #3.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Screwgun, 4/7/2013 10:16:20 AM     (No. 9263763)

I´ll bet you can still smell the urine from up there.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 4/7/2013 10:31:39 AM     (No. 9263790)

Looks like the lights on Broadway were burning brightly that night.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: hershey, 4/7/2013 11:19:43 AM     (No. 9263846)

The best way to view Nooo Yawk is from Cincinnati.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: GraniteBayTom, 4/7/2013 12:17:39 PM     (No. 9263917)

A little higher up, please. I´ve been to NYC many times. No thanks.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: thelmalou, 4/7/2013 12:36:50 PM     (No. 9263944)

This Southern country girl LOVES New York City!!! One of my favorite places to visit in the whole world. I think I could even live there, if I knew I could leave at some point. ;)


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Reply 10 - Posted by: jalo1951, 4/7/2013 1:19:57 PM     (No. 9264006)

To each his own but I did not like NY. While I enjoyed certain aspects of it like a Broadway show and visiting the Statue of Liberty no thanks. Too many people for me. I´d rather read a good book from the front porch of a cabin in the woods than run around the asphalt jungle.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: Penney, 4/7/2013 1:38:02 PM     (No. 9264023)

The photo of cherry blossoms in Central Park on Lucianne´s Home Page is lovely to ponder. We like to think of NYC that way.

Every American city can be beautiful, and many once were, ...before the radial statist public & educational policies of the disrespectful ´60s & ´70s barged in upon, ´´Domestic Tranquility.´´

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Reply 12 - Posted by: sg, 4/7/2013 2:33:48 PM     (No. 9264110)

I´ve lived and worked in NYC or the immediate area all my life. A couple of years ago I went to Kansas City (Mo.) on business. In early afternoon on a Tuesday was driving through downtown and there was hardly a soul on the street. Yet, if you go to my company´s 5th Ave. office in NYC, and step outside mid-afternoon (after lunchtime), it´s busy-people going every whichway (and they´re not all tourists).

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Reply 13 - Posted by: coldborezero, 4/7/2013 2:55:21 PM     (No. 9264134)

With apologies to Lucianne and all of the ldotters in NY: I care as much about New York City as the average New Yorker cares about Comanche County, Texas.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: sikupnfed, 4/7/2013 8:15:46 PM     (No. 9264420)

"...is in the rear view mirror."

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Reply 15 - Posted by: TX_blanke, 4/7/2013 8:34:50 PM     (No. 9264449)

Amen #7 and #13.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: Sunhan65, 4/8/2013 1:39:47 AM     (No. 9264655)

I believe I once shared a view of the Empire State with #1 and remember my days there fondly.

"We´ll see life´s mad pattern /
As we view Manhattan...."

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Reply 17 - Posted by: Lalo, 4/8/2013 1:45:42 AM     (No. 9264656)

I love NY - and have been surprised to find New Yorkers on the whole very kind and helpful.

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