"Don't these fools realize they're violating every principle of feng-shui?"
Tags:feng shui, fengshui, feng-shui, skyscraper, skyscrapers, urban design, urban architecture, big city, big cities, city life, urban life, modern life, ugly building, ugly buildings, highrise, highrises, high rise, high rises, high-rise, high-rises, construction worker, construction workers, builder, builders, china, chinese tradition, chinese traditions, blueprint, blueprints
Birds of Manhattan
Tags:pigeon, pigeons, city pigeon, city pigeons, vermin, bird, birds, manhattan, nyc, ny, new york, new york city, park, parks, public park, public parks, feed the birds, feeding the birds, central park, city life, urban life, museum, museums, let down, let-down, disappointing, disappointed, disappoint, pride, proud, national pride, fail, failed, diorama, dioramas, display, display, museum display, museum displays, museum exhibition, museum exhibitions, city, cities
"I'm looking for something that will keep people away from me on the subway."
Tags:commute, commutes, commuting, commuter, commuters, subway, train, trains, metro, underground, tube, crowded, book, books, literature, novel, novels, reading, bookstore, bookstores, bookshop, bookshops, urban, urban life, city, cities, city life, life in the city, keep people away, uncomfortable, awkward, strange, weird, transportation, public transportation
"I was born an urban bird and I'll die an urban bird."
Tags:animal, animals, talking animal, talking animals, bird, birds, urban, city, cities, city life, urban life, born, birth, die, death, traffic, car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, catchphrase, catchphrases, catch phrase, catch phrases, cliche, cliches, pastoral, rural, rural life, rural lives, set in your ways, set in his ways
"I hate getting all these Canadian coins, but I guess that's the price of living in Toronto."
Tags:canada, canadian, canadians, toronto, torontonian, torontonians, to, t.o., money, coin, coins, currency, change, spare change, beggar, beggars, begging, panhandler, panhandlers, panhandling, homeless, price, prices, urban, urban life, urban living, city, cities, city life, living in the city, city living
"Wow, you're right—this is hard."
"When we moved back into the city, we decided to keep the car."
Tags:city, cities, city life, urban, urban life, move, moving, moved, moving house, moving home, car, cars, auto, autos, automobile, automobiles, car enthusiast, car enthusiasts, dog, dogs, pet dog, pet dogs, pet, pets, dog owner, dog owners, apartment, apartments, flat, flats, modern life, modern time, modern attitudes
Tags:umbrella, umbrellas, rain, bad weather, rainy weather, brolly, brollies, broken umbrella, broken umbrellas, collapsible umbrella, collapsible umbrellas, see through umbrella, see through umbrellas, transparent umbrellas, creep, creeps, creepy, voyeur, voyeurs, city life, city, cities, urban life
"These self-honking cars make it so much easier to focus on driving."
Tags:car, cars, vehicle, vehicles, automobile, automobiles, driving, driver, drivers, transportation, taxi, taxis, cab, cabs, taxicab, taxicabs, self-driving, self-honking, honk, honking, horn, horns, car horn, car horns, traffic, road rage, technology, city, cities, urban, city life, urban life, modern life
"It's O.K. I didn't marry you for your parking karma."
Tags:drive, driving, driver, drivers, road rage, road-rage, rage, parking, car, cars, urban life, city life, modern life, modern world, passenger, passengers, road, roads, road trip, highway, highways, highway code, karma, karmic, buddhist, buddhism, married, married life, marriage, parking lot, space, spaces
"I told your parents I would convert."
Alien looks into an open sewer that is actually a porthole to the universe.
Tags:alien, aliens, extraterrestrial, extraterrestrials, martian, martians, space, space travel, space traveller, space travellers, porthole, portholes, wormhole, wormholes, teleport, teleports, manhole, manholes, manhole cover, manhole covers, builder, builders, building site, building sites, road works, roadworks, sewer, sewers, drain, drains, urban life, city, cities, city life
People on the street pass by gravestones of shops that have shut down.
Tags:death, dead, cemetery, cemeteries, graveyard, graveyards, tombstone, tombstones, headstone, headstones, gravestone, gravestone, grave, graves, memorial, memorials, closed down, closing, store, stores, shop, shops, property, properties, real estate, city, cities, urban, city living, city life, social issues, retail, retail industry, bankruptcy, insolvency, rent increases, rent increase, rent prices, cost of rent, cost of living, small business, small businesses, modern life
"Let me tell you what it's like to be seven in this city."
"What if we don't like their country personas?"
Tags:culture clash, clash, clashed, clashing, country, countryside, persona, personas, sticks, out in the sticks, metro, metropolitan, class, classes, city, city kid, city life, city boy, city living, urban, urbanity, urban life, urban living, urban world, modern life, modern living, culture shock, culture, cultures, liberal, liberal elites, townies, couple, couples, rural, mid west, midwest, mid-west, vacation, vacations, holiday, holidays, homesick, worry, worried, trepidation, roadtrip, road trip, drive, driving, driver, drives, unfamiliar, unfamiliar territory
"Look, I love the city, too, but wouldn't it be cheaper to shoot this in Canada?"
Tags:shooting, film shoot, filming, camera, movie, making movies, director, directors, film director, film directors, family movies, family movie, family films, family film, movie shoot, movie shoots, film shoot, film shoots, new york, new york city, grand central park, park parks, family families, family holiday, family holidays, city living, city life, big city, big city life, new york rent, cost of living, cost of living crisis, expensive living, expensive city, expensive cities, canada
"If I'd known shopping could be this easy, I would have dressed up as a cop ages ago!"
Tags:police, police officer, police officers, cop, cops, costume, costumes, dress up, dress-up, dressing up, dressed up, disguise, disguised, disguises, shopping, shopper, shoppers, impostor, impostors, parking, city life, urban life, modern life, modern times, shortcut, shortcuts, priorities, bad priorities, wrong priorities, city parking
"Why don't I tell you a little bit about myself while you check to see if anything I'm wearing was made in a sweatshop."
Tags:modern life, modern world, modern consumer, sale, sales, consumerism, ethical consumerism, neoliberal, neo-liberal, ethically sourced, cruelty-free, cruelty free, sweatshop, sweatshops, date, dates, compatibility, ethical fashion, fashions, fashionable, coffee shop, coffee date, coffee, check, background check, background checks, grilling, interrogate, interrogation, modern dating, urban life, urban world, city life, city living, pop culture
Tags:beach, beaches, sea, seaside, sea side, coast, coastal, vacation, vactions, holiday, holidays, kid, kids, child, children, city kid, city kids, city life, city, cities, urban, urban life, metropolitan, metropolis, apartment, apartments, sand castle, sand, sandcastle, sandcastles, sand castles, real-estate, real estate, realtor, realtors, rent, rental, rents, renting, rentals, modern, modern life, modern living, building, buildings, city planning, town planning, block, blocks
"The parking is terrible, so we decided to never do anything again."
"Luckily, our retirement funds are entirely in double lattes."
Tags:money, cash, cash in, cashing in, coffee, coffee addict, addict, addicted, addiction, finance, finances, personal finance, financial crisis, crash, market crash, recession, recessions, modern, modern life, luxury, luxuries, necessity, necessities, retirement, retirement fund, retirement funds, 401k, pension, pensions, pension scheme, latte, lattes, city life, middle class, new middle class, economy, economics, frugal, scrimp, scrimping, saving, savings, coffee, coffee bar, coffee bars, trend, trends, barista, baristas, expensive
Bronx and Battery
Tags:highway, highways, expressway, expressways, motorway, motorways, traffic, bumper to bumper, traffic jam, traffic jams, cars, car, driving, drivers, driver, drive, tunnel, tunnels, road signs, road sign, new york, new york city, nyc, song, song lyrics, jazz, pop, music, musician, musicians, singer, singers, singing, city, cities, city life, bronx, battery
"It would behoove you to remember that our passenger-side airbag has been disconnected."
Tags:drive, driving, driver, drivers, road rage, road-rage, rage, parking, car, cars, urban life, city life, modern life, modern world, passenger, passengers, road, roads, road trip, highway, highways, highway code, phone, phones, mobile, mobiles, mobile phone, mobile phones, cell, cell phone, cell phones, texting, text, texting and driving, driving and texting, manner, manners, danger, dangerous, road, road safety, safety, airbag, airbags, married life, marriage, argue, arguing, argument, threat
Tags:ny, nyc, new york, new york city, apartment, apartments, apartment block, apartment blocks, real estate, properties, property prices, penthouse apartment, penthouse apartments, unaffordable, expensive, overpriced, modern life, modern times, modern attitudes, house prices, rises house prices, out of proportion, city, cities, city life, urban life
"The fresh mountain air is starting to depress me."
Tags:holiday, holidays, vacation, vacations, mountain, mountains, fresh air, camp, camping, camper, campers, hike, hiker, hikers, hiking, backpacker, backpackers, backpacking, wilderness, the wilderness, pollution, tourist, tourists, city life, urban life, depressed, depressing, modern life, modern attitudes