New York: A City Of Stories

A personal history of New York City.
October 7, 2003, 12pm PDT | Abhijeet Chavan | @legalaidtech
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Amid the Nasdaq uptick, the hordes of emigres from Ontario and Ohio, the easy blandishments of beef carpaccio and tuna tartare, New York was no longer the city of stories, but rather, to borrow the buzzword of the Internet age, a city of "content." That New York is gone now. Two years of tragedy was all it took to wipe out the image of the World City nonpareil. But in its place, once again, we find a city deserving of our love and grace. We live again in a city worthy of narration.

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Published on Monday, October 6, 2003 in The New York Times
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