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Transport & Opinion

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Transport & Opinion

We are a family of 6 adults staying on Tompkins St, just off Fulton St in December this year for 2 weeks. We will be using this area as our base to see Manhatten and surrounding areas.

Just wondering what people think of this area? safety? ease of transport to Manhatten?

Also, we will be arriving at 12.30am at JFK. what would be the best/safest/cheapest way to get to our accommodation at that our?

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11. Re: Transport & Opinion

The fried chicken comment is just straight up racist. I'm super disappointed to see something like that here.

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12. Re: Transport & Opinion

BB ... That's what I thought but I didn't know if I was the only one.

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Of course you're not the only one - it wasn't particularly subtle.

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14. Re: Transport & Opinion

Nothing wrong with liquor but bullet proof glass sends a certain message.

i have no knowledge of the area but I do know that the regular posters here rarely make wide-sweeping negative comments about any n'hood. If multiple people are saying "look elsewhere" I would follow their advice. Do you really want to look over your shoulder all the time or spend extra $$ on 2 taxis (if you can find them in the area) to travel after dark?

Just my opinion but something you may want to think about. Good luck planning

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Edited: 1:44 pm, May 10, 2013
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15. Re: Transport & Opinion

Also agree with the chicken "comment"!

Edited: 1:46 pm, May 10, 2013
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16. Re: Transport & Opinion

I'm pretty sure FMP understood what you were saying, ter1413. :)

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