I live in a beach town about 60 miles south of Manhattan. It's a tourist spot in the summer so it gets crazy here. We have both mom and pop stores in a quaint downtown or we have the big chain stores available. While it feels really suburban, it's really not. People around here wouldn't tolerate not having access to the newest gadgets and technologies so we definitely have got everything at our finger-tips. The best part is, though, that we still have these great mom and pop stores and restaurants that make the freshest foods, carry one-of-a-kind gifts and art, and always know your name, even if you're only here in the summer!