What does NYC have for Kids?
I’ve lived in a bunch of cities: San Francisco, Washington DC, Sydney, Honolulu, Arnhem, Amsterdam, Brno, Vienna, Ljubljana. In some ways it is strange that I have been living in a rural environment for so long, because I self identify as an urban rat.
The Point A project is about starting communities inside large urban centers, and the way the project has worked out I have a significant responsibility for NYC. Which is nice for me, big complex city, which in other blog posts I have likened to crack. But despite having been there 6 times in the last 6 months, I am just really starting to know the city.
I am coming back up in a few days on my way to a craft fair (TarryTown link) and I am bringing Willow and his young friend and fellow communard Evan, ages 12 and 14. We have a day together in NYC and I want to show them around. The trouble is I dont really know the city very well from an exciting to a young person perspective. So I am asking for help from my lovely comrades who are familiar with New York City.
If you had a single day in the city with a couple of high energy boys, what would you show off? Anywhere in or near the 5 boroughs with an emphasis on Staten Island. Links are fantastic. You can comment inside this blog, or on Facebook where I have linked this post or to me via email if you prefer.
Shouldn’t this already be a fingerbook?
Thanks in advance.
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