Washington Heights versus the Upper West Side

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Whenever you talk to singles contemplating on moving out of their communities to a “singles community” you hear them debate about whether they want to move to the Upper West Side (aka UWS) or Washington Heights (aka The Heights) These debates are usually one sentence affairs that say The Heights is frummer, less shallow and more friendly and The West Side is cooler, but everyone sleeps around and no one really wants to get married.

According to my source in The Heights, the inferiority complex of Heights residents is so great that at almost every gathering and meal there is some form of Upper West Side bashing – which has led him to think that Heights residents are frum when it comes to going to shul and forming learning groups, but fail miserably at the Torah commandment of bein adom l’chavaro.

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