is this you shaka?
both cities competed for the financial elite which meant making the city as close to singapore as they could manage. very similar arcs i suspectWell, son, it's mostly due to the post-Guiliani/Bloomberg security state, which fueled gentrification and the general suburbanization and bland-ing of the city. Freaks have been driven out.
Eh teens of thousands globally. Heck, Wektor knows em. And the headline podcasters in these scenes make millions of dollars from crowdfundingnah, don't be fooled, luka. these people are entirely inconsequential, outside a clique of a few hundred other spoiled rich kids. no one cares, they mean nothing.
NYC has become less interesting for other reasons, nothing to do with these people.