15 Unanswerable Questions About NYC Belisa Silva on May 4, 2016 in Relatable 1 They say it takes 10 years of NYC living before you can call yourself a New Yorker. I am approaching that milestone and have realized that no matter how long I spend here there are just some questions I will never have an answer to… 2 How does a restaurant go from a C to an A rating in a week? I don’t get it, and I definitely don’t trust it. 3Bowery Boogie There are a bunch of turnstiles open, why are you RIGHT behind me? Back off. 4YellowCabNYCTaxi Why are there no women cab drivers? They are unicorns. 5GIF What is that smell? No SERIOUSLY what is that smell? 6 Why are Penn Station and Port Authority such eyesores? If refurbishing is too much, can’t we just CLEAN them? 7Etsy Why is it over $50 to go to the top of the Empire State Building You are just taking an elevator up then down. 8 How long does the street meat sit out? I mean they start cooking it at 9 am. 9 What is that neon green liquid on the street A friend surmised it may be Ninja Turtle blood. Not a bad guess. 10GIF Why is everyone peeing everywhere The smell of urine is unavoidable in this city. 11 What are those bleachers in Times Square? They are my go-to meeting spot for out-of-town friends, so I’m not complaining… but who built these and what are they actually for? 12 What are my neighbors up to? Shady biz. 13 WHY do you have your light on if you are off duty? And to top it off you have a ‘tude when I try to hail you. 14GIF How did the rats get so big I actually approached one instead of running once because I thought it was a kitten. 15Fashionista Why are there so many H&Ms Literally 5 within a five block radius of Herald Square. 16Thirteen.org Which Rays Pizza is the original You all say you are “famous and original” so which can I trust?