Fun city

noun phrase

Any city, esp New York City, fancied to be a venue for pleasure, often ironically

[late 1960s+; first used as a public relations motto for the administration of New York City mayor John Lindsay, and felt to be in ironic contrast with increasing urban shabbiness, poverty, crime, etc]


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