To be clear, I didn't want to be Carrie Bradshaw. But what I did know was that Carrie was a woman with wild blonde curls and a look others occasionally described as awkward, who could trip on her heels and have her heart ripped in two and still make it: in New York, in dating, in life. The Manolo-and-Prada filled closet and copious cosmopolitans were secondary to the themes that mattered—friendship, adventure, and always believing in love. When the show ended on February 22nd, , I was 21 and living in the Barnard dorms, an English and psych double major who alternated semesters interning at magazines with working as a research assistant to feminist authors.
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We're nearing the end of our spring membership campaign, and we're just 50 donations short of our donation goal. Support Gothamist and local news today and help us reach our goal by the end of the month! Fifteen years ago today—on June 7th, —the world met Carrie Bradshaw, a fictional New Yorker living in a fictional rent-controlled Manhattan apartment and writing a fictional newspaper column. Throughout the series, viewers were doled out advice through that column, which Carrie would type on her computer while staring out her window on to the most perfectly adorable New York City street, cigarette in hand. Today, we re-watched the first episode and transcribed her first column for you— you're welcome , happy Sex And The City Bday! This column is centered around a woman who was under the impression that New York City men aren't jerks.
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She is a semi-autobiographical character created by Candace Bushnell, who published the book " Sex and the City ", based on her own columns in the "New York Observer". Her weekly column, "Sex and the City", provides the title, storylines, and narration for each episode. The column focuses on Carrie's sexual escapades and those of her close friends, as well as musings about the relationships between men and women, dating, and New York. It provides Carrie with a certain amount of recognition in the city. People who read her column occasionally describe her as their icon.
Maybe her apartment was rent controlled. Hell, as much as it pains us, maybe she even borrowed a whole lot of money from Charlotte. Except, in a zippy and unexpected twist, it turns out that particular building, at 34 East 62nd Street, has been torn down.