A City Girl Moves to the Suburbs

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Growing up in a tight one-bedroom apartment in the heart of Manhattan, the suburbs seemed downright exotic to me. Everything about them felt foreign, from the sizable houses to the reliance on cars.

By the time I was in middle school I’d already mastered the art of independent NYC public transportation. The parks were my backyard, and having your own room seemed like the epitome of luxury.

Each summer my parents would rent a car and we’d drive the hour to my great aunt’s h…

Posted from: http://www.zillow.com/blog/city-girl-moves-to-the-suburbs-200486/

Growing up in a tight one-bedroom apartment in the heart of Manhattan, the suburbs seemed downright exotic to me. Everything about them felt foreign, from the sizable houses to the reliance on cars.

By the time I was in middle school I’d already mastered the art of independent NYC public transportation. The parks were my backyard, and having your own room seemed like the epitome of luxury.

Each summer my parents would rent a car and we’d drive the hour to my great aunt’s h…

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