"All the NYU kids go home, thus freeing up the East Village and Lower East Side (and now Williamsburg) slightly—at least to the point that one can do a full rotation at a bar without bumping into a self-proclaimed "betch" who will call you poor, or pissing off a coked-out frat bro who is from flyover state and will fight you because this is now his city. As August wraps up, people still warily enjoy the last of summer's days, but now ominously whisper, "Fall semester is coming." —James Harris, Associate Market Editor (@Dr_TacoMD)