Like our friend Blair Waldorf from Gossip Girl, many true-blue-blooded Upper East Siders feel like while it's okay to come downtown on a Saturday night and barf in the streets, it is no place to live. Just in case you thought that was an unfair stereotype, the Observer rounded up a few Upper East Side girls and got them to fulfill it. “At a certain point, being downtown just loses its appeal," Abigail Cusick, who moved straight back to the UES after graduating from Skidmore, tells the pink paper. Cusick says lots of her friends have moved back uptown after getting Soho, the Lower East Side, or Chelsea "out of their system." Downtown is just too icky. "You wake up and it's like waking up in the apartment you partied in the night before." Uptown, her existence is idyllic, mostly because she can raid her parents' liquor cabinet and play with their dog, then have someone else clean up its shit. "The housekeeper comes over to clean for me, I can stop by and pick up a bottle of wine; I get to play with the dog, then return it," she says. "It’s nice.” We bet! You know what's not nice though? 86th Street. Cusick can't believe they're building condos up there. “I think it’s laughable," she says. "I mean, it's still 86th Street. It’s where classes collide.” Ew! Everyone knows you never want to rub up against classes.
Most Viewed Stories
Julianna Margulies Insists There’s No Feud Between Her and Archie Panjabi; Archie Panjabi May Disagree
The 7 Best Lines From The Simpsons’ Food Network Send-up
Meryl Streep’s T-Shirt Promoting Suffragette Is Unfortunate
Jennifer Lawrence and Amy Schumer Hung Out With Their Male Equivalents, Chris Pratt and Aziz Ansari
The Big Secret of Every Dating App: Tech Doesn’t Matter
Times Square: The City’s Id, Now and Always
Stephen Colbert Gave a Searing Monologue on Guns, Trump, and ‘Honest Insanity’
Quantico Recap: Spot the Needle
What’s New on Netflix: October 2015
Adam Platt on the Best New Breakfasts in New York Right Now
Latest News from Daily IntelligencerNo, Depressed American Towns Do Not Look Like Zimbabwe
Are trade deals turning the United States into Zimbabwe?California Becomes Fifth State to Adopt ‘Right-to-Die’ Law
Governor Jerry Brown signed the controversial legislation Monday.Commercial Flight Lands Safely After Death of Pilot
The American Airlines plane, which was on its way from Phoenix to Boston, made an emergency landing in Syracuse.House Will Choose Boehner’s Replacement One Day Before He Says ‘Bye!’
The other leadership positions will be filled at a to-be-determined date.Pizza Rat Just Got Slightly Sexier
Happy Halloween.South Carolina Floods Kill at Least 9
"This flood disaster has been like nothing South Carolina has ever seen."Edward Snowden to DOJ: Call Me Maybe?
The NSA whistle-blower is ready to go to jail, if necessary.On Eve of Playoffs, CC Sabathia Is Checking Himself Into Rehab
"I want to take control of my disease, and I want to be a better man, father and player."Let’s Be Honest: The Pope Probably Agrees With Kim Davis on Same-Sex Marriage
Liberals are deluding themselves about Francis's openness and radicalism.Long Island Doctor, Mother of 3, Found Dead After Night Out in City
A Post source says the Manhasset dermatologist used cocaine that night with a Facebook pal.
The 21-year-old Joo Won-moon was captured after he crossed over from China.Amtrak Train Derails in Vermont
No fatalities have been reported so far.Biden Will Maybe Decide Whether to Run for President Soon
As soon as this weekend, according to reports.Missing Cargo Ship Sank in Hurricane, One Body Recovered
Twenty-eight Americans were aboard.Leaders Give Trans-Pacific Partnership Trade Deal a Thumbs-up
But the arguing on the outside will continue evermore.Jack Dorsey Officially Becoming Twitter’s Permanent CEO
Switch-hitter Jack Dorsey returns to "prime time."John Oliver: Why Do We Only Talk About Mental Health After Mass Shootings?
"The aftermath of a mass shooting might actually be the worst time to talk about mental health."Clinton Tacks to Sanders’s Left With New Gun-Control Push
She’ll call for legislative and executive action to close loopholes.Chris Christie Still Prefers Death to Serving in Congress
“I would rather jump off the Brooklyn Bridge,” he says.Times Square: The City’s Id, Now and Always
The desnudas started only the latest battle in a century-long struggle over what the crossroads of the world means to New York.