It’s not especially modest to call New York City the center of the modern world—but then, as New Yorkers are the first to admit, their hometown has never been shy about tooting its own horn. The buildings are soaring, look-at-me towers; crowds are boisterous and diverse; zillion of restaurants and shops cater every conceivable taste; museums and performance spaces offer everything from masterworks to avant-garde creations. Around almost any corner is a commingling of energy, congruous and clashing at the same time. The result is messy, beautiful, and very New York.
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