FrancoFile: European tourists to the US can be really weird sometime.A huge deal for the French in the 1990s was going to see a gospel church in Harlem. A couple of churches hooked up with travel agencies, put on brunches with musical performances, and had the French sitting up in a balcony watching the whole thing.And the Germans are in love with the Wild West, thanks to a series of pulp novels put out in the 1800s by a German writer (Karl May) who had never actually been to the US.
Joe Peanut: There are tons of beautiful and very expensive residential areas in Da Bronx.
Anayalator: [www.thelosscolumn.com image 500x624]
Ummon: Joe Peanut: There are tons of beautiful and very expensive residential areas in Da Bronx.Umm... where? I'll give you Riverdale, but that is about it.
Ummon: Umm... where? I'll give you Riverdale, but that is about it.
401kman: People stereotype the hell out of my 'hood. Ok yes they are mostly pretty benign stereotypes about the East Village. But I can just see the tour buses saying "This is where the hippies and alcoholics live".And I can understand why she would be pissed... but its a free (expensive) city. One thing about New York that you have to learn to deal with is that there is someone in the city doing something that will piss you off....all the fricking time.
If you like these links, you'll love
$5 a month since 19 aught diddly.
Sign up for the Fark NotNewsletter!
Links are submitted by members of the Fark community.
When community members submit a link, they also write a custom headline for the story.
Other Farkers comment on the links. This is the number of comments. Click here to read them.
You need to create an account to submit links or post comments.
Click here to submit a link.
Also on Fark
Submit a Link »
Copyright © 1999 - 2018 Fark, Inc | Last updated: Jun 25 2018 14:35:42
Runtime: 0.189 sec (188 ms)