But some of it has come back to me as "Nuh uh!" And a whole lot of misinformation, slander, ridiculous statistics and general nonsense. So, I decided to get my camera, fly my ass up from Atlanta to New York City, and see it for myself.
Below is a slideshow of 87 of the over 800 photos I took. I selected these because I felt they really told the story of what's going on there (and also, because of 800 or so photos, roughly 600 of them are blurry because I'm a shitty photographer). After the slideshow, I'll share a few of my favorites / the most poignant. If you'd like to read the captions, be sure to view the set on Flickr.
(Can't see the slideshow above? click here for the full photo set with captions)
Some of the highlights are below -- but please do view the full set.