2. The way it feels like a small town
3. The beautiful buildings
4. The way people talk
5. Early mornings and late nights
6. Running by the pier
7. Going to see plays
8. The people
9. The people
10. The people
(I realized after writing this that these are the things a person would like about any place they love)
I just found this site Humans of New York with photos by Brandon Stanton via my friend Golriz. It's like having a short visit.
Here are a few photos I liked.