Drinkable Water Is A NYC “Accomplishment”?
July 26th, 2006

This week’s Time Out New York includes a list of
NYC “accomplishments
…[that] make other cities weep with envy.”

1. The ball drop
2. Free delivery
3. 311
4. NY1
5. All-night subways
6. Pop Art
7. Abstract Expressionism
8. Graffiti artists
9. Christopher Walken
10. Punk rock
11. New wave
12. Hip-hop
13. Hipsters
14. The hipster backlash
15. Drinkable tap water
16. Melvin Van Peebles
17. Central Park SummerStage
18. The Mermaid Parade
19. Blackout sex
20. Wigstock
21. The AMNH’s blue whale
22. The neurotic polar bear
23. The gay penguins
24. The High Line
25. Hudson River Park
26. Tar beach
27. Real-estate blogs
28. Blossom Dearie
29. The New York Times crossword
30. “Whaddaya gonna do?”
31. “Fuhgeddaboudit”

Anybody have anything to add (or subtract)?

By on July 26, 2006, 3:16 pm
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2 Responses to “Drinkable Water Is A NYC “Accomplishment”?”

  1. Glenn Says:
    July 27th, 2006 at 9:51 pm

    not only is our water drinkable, but it is gravity fed from the catskills requiring almost no energy for transporting it. That’s a lot different than most cities or suburban or rural areas for that matter.

  2. z Says:
    July 28th, 2006 at 11:26 am

    True, Glenn… but there was that whole article in the NY Times last week or the week before about the water supply…

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