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10 Things That Only Happen In New York

This city just has a mind of its own! Haha!

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1. Taking the Subway

You can only take the subway in this city! Not a lot of people know this!

You can only take the subway in this city! Not a lot of people know this!

2. Eating A Bagel

You can try to do this in other cities but it's impossible! In order to chew and digest a bagel you HAVE to be in NYC! I've tried in both Seattle and Boston so I know for a fact.

You can try to do this in other cities but it's impossible! In order to chew and digest a bagel you HAVE to be in NYC! I've tried in both Seattle and Boston so I know for a fact.

3. Hailing a Taxi

I know that Uber is all the rage but that's honestly just because you can only hail a cab in New York! This city is full of surprises!

I know that Uber is all the rage but that's honestly just because you can only hail a cab in New York! This city is full of surprises!

4. Never Going to Sleep

The city that never sleeps! That's what they call this crazy place! That's because it's physically impossible to stay up for the whole night anywhere else. Try it for yourself!

The city that never sleeps! That's what they call this crazy place! That's because it's physically impossible to stay up for the whole night anywhere else. Try it for yourself!

5. Paying Your Taxes

Have you ever tried to pay your taxes in Dallas? Or Raleigh? HA! I bet not because you can't do this anywhere but the Big Apple! Ahh...Central Park in the fall...

Have you ever tried to pay your taxes in Dallas? Or Raleigh? HA! I bet not because you can't do this anywhere but the Big Apple! Ahh...Central Park in the fall...

6. Ordering Take-Out!

So quintessentially New York! This could only happen in New York! Haha, you would get it if you lived here and could do this.

So quintessentially New York! This could only happen in New York! Haha, you would get it if you lived here and could do this.

7. Reading a Book

I tried reading a book in Nashville and literally someone murdered me. Brooklyn! Jay-Z! Yeah!
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I tried reading a book in Nashville and literally someone murdered me. Brooklyn! Jay-Z! Yeah!

8. Spilling your Coffee

Oh my gosh so you know on your morning commute when you spilled your coffee? Yeah, that's because you were in NYC, baby!

Oh my gosh so you know on your morning commute when you spilled your coffee? Yeah, that's because you were in NYC, baby!

9. Living in a Small Apartment

Just try and do this somewhere else! They don't even make small apartments in other cities! They simply don't exist! Have you even looked? Wow.

Just try and do this somewhere else! They don't even make small apartments in other cities! They simply don't exist! Have you even looked? Wow.

10. Having Dinner with Friends

It's the tiny things like this that make me love this city. I still can't believe other cities don't have Shake Sha---I mean a table and food in order to have dinner with friends. Unbelievable.

It's the tiny things like this that make me love this city. I still can't believe other cities don't have Shake Sha---I mean a table and food in order to have dinner with friends. Unbelievable.

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