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Thought we needed a thread on places we walk by, places we hear about, places we want feedback on without starting a thread about it (yet)...   So last night we walked by Lure Fishbar. I love the l

Walked by that newish place Turquoise on E. 81. Nice fish menu - lots of whole fish, and meditarannean stuff. Not wacky expensive, believe it or not. If they do all the fish well, might be nice. N

I went a few months ago. I liked the wings; the potato mochi are good if you don't mind the typical mochi texture. They're served with a sweetish sauce and lots of butter. The place really is small

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One real phenomenon is that the "feel" of places can change at a different pace from the nomenclature.


It's impossible for me to think of Chelsea and the Flatiron as midtown, but I can see people who are newer to the city getting more of a midtown feel from them than was once possible.

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Extending Chelsea much above 23rd Street is pushing it. That area is more like Clinton.


(it's--almost-- August and I am bored so happy to argue about this and whoever said various neighborhood boundaries may change over time 100% correct imho)

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Water is usually such an important psychological boundary. Surprising to realize that for lots of (younger) people, the EV, Williamsburg and Bushwick are just an extended neighborhood stretching along a few L train stops.

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Water is usually such an important psychological boundary.

It's funny you say that. Many years ago, there was a not very wide stream that ran crosstown across 34th St. It was filled in but formed a natural neighborhood boundary that we could use if it still existed.











(Complete bullshit, but it's August-ish & I figured I'd help with the boredom by having you scurry around and try to find this).

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