The thing about New York is, while it's the backdrop of so many television shows, movies, and books, no media can ever portray it perfectly. In fact, a lot of people can't do it justice when they describe it. Sure, New York does lean into its stereotype a lot, but there are a lot of things about it that outsiders really don't know! Here are some secrets about the greatest city on Earth.

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