Nothing says I ♥ NY like an animated discussion on string theory vs quantum mechanics in a loud midtown sports bar. #wcnyc
Is it because food is the only thing former big spenders can afford? Because nobody actually wants to be in Chelsea, Flatiron or the Meatpacking District so there’s plenty of available space? Perhaps the motivation behind the recent food mega-mall explosion involves psychology more than economics: New Yorkers have recently realized that they’re skinnier by far than the vast majority of their fellow Americans.