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NYC Rules will give you tips on etiquette, unwritten laws, and all you need to survive and navigate the jungle that is New York City.

Walking through the streets of any major metropolis can always present a higher risk to safety than any small town. Unless that town is "Crystal Lake," in which case I'd say that town is more dangerous. You know, cause of this...
On the way home, a quiet peaceful train ride. Listening to one of my tracks, working on my latest musical piece "I am your savior". The train reaches the Chambers stop, four youths get on the train. 3 females and 1...
A middle aged man, woman, and 3 younger kids. One probably 11, the other 8, and the youngest maybe 5. Clearly they have arrived from a trip somewhere, or perhaps they are here for vacation? In any case welcome...
"Fuck the police", a common term frequently heard in the inner city, many rap songs (Fat Joe seems to be fond of this phrase), and casual conversations on occasion. By now we should have all come to realize one thing about this,...
You swipe your metrocard, and a little message reads "Please swipe again", you swipe again, and yet another message says "Please swipe again", then you swipe one final time and the card reads "Just used", or even better "See...
Ever since I moved into this building, we have had trouble with the damn dryers in the laundry room. A quarter here, a quarter there, a dollar here, half and hour there. I ignored it and carried on, such...