But this NYT article is not all doom and gloom - the residents mainly focus on the positive which essentially boils down to their happiness at living in New York. As Ben Craw, a Huffington Post staffer included in the piece states, "I always loved New York. I couldn’t wait to get out of my house. In terms of the jobs I wanted, the social life I wanted, I didn’t care where I lived as long as it was in the city. I wasn’t sure what I wanted to do, but I knew that whatever it was, it would be most possible here."
Read the article (and check out the interactive feature): The Price 20-Somethings Pay to Live in the City | New York TImes