18 Things You’ll Only See In New York

New York City is one of a kind. If you can make it here, you can make it anywhere. Season One of GIRLS, now available on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital Download.

1. Only in New York will you see a woman walking a big dog AND a small child

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2. Or a place where you can stop in for your soul mate

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3. Only in New York could your subway ride be filled with people in their underwear

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4. Or a gorilla reading a book

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5. Or be run by somebody’s mom

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6. And for lunch, you can dine on delicacies like the world’s most expensive hot dog

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Which goes for a modest $100 at Serendipity 3.

7. And the opportunity to have the career of your dreams is at your fingertips

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(he’ll want a dollar for a picture.)

8. Only in New York can you find the rare breed of "urban nomads"

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9. And lines are only a minor inconvenience

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10. There are also a million photo opps!

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11. Only in New York do you truly have the freedom to express yourself

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12. And people are animals

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13. And if you’re lucky, you might even see Kanye Occupying Wall Street

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14. And this is one place where the residents definitely have their priorities in order

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15. And if you have a dream, you’ve got an entire city full of neighbors to help you out

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16. The innovation is remarkable!

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17. The talent can be overwhelming

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18. And the mistakes are yours to make

Season One of GIRLS, out on DVD, Blu-ray, and Digital Download December 11th!

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