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  • n. Plural form of uptowner.

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Examples

  • "Usually I like to do it anonymously," Ms. Falcone said, "But I thought it was important to show uptowners that downtown parks are important, too."

    From High Line to Edible Schoolyard

  • The proprietors of would-be midtown destinations understand that while attracting uptowners to the East 50s may be relatively easy, downtowners can be a harder sell.

    It's Madtown!

  • In a city where murder victims barely warrant a single line in the Times Pic, we should be more -- not less -- alarmed by crime, even it means scaring off uptowners or tourists.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • I don't think we need to fan the flames of fear among white uptowners, or tourists, for example.

    Your Right Hand Thief

  • In the double episode premiere, we watch Ms. Port backstage at Fashion Week in the first days of her entry-level PR job, learn that downtown residents like fedoras and neon wall paint while uptowners host undermine-y dinner parties, and witness a non-physical confrontation between a bunch of gossipy boys at Tenjune.

    If You Didn't Watch <i>The City</i> Last Night, Here's Why

  • There's working class, hipsters, black folks, white folks, rich GOP uptowners, soccer moms, college students -- and I bet none of them are buying the toilet paper or "green" house products.

    The L.A. ban on new fast food restaurants in poor neighborhoods.

  • I tear-up a lot on the street, hearing a story or seeing an image and I am afraid that someone is going to scoff or be perceived by chic uptowners as treacly and earnest.

    it's that little souvenir of a terrible year

  • They know those white uptowners are gonna let the 9th Ward rot, except I'm sure the Irish will get plenty of rehab money from FEMA...whoa, I forgot, FEMA gave up, didn't they?

    From The Daily Growler City Room

  • When the expectant audience streamed out of the grungy old mosaic-tiled IRT subway stop at 66th Street, and then crammed into the cavernous gilded theater, it must have looked to the uptowners (and the ushers) like a bizarre invasion of the hipster beatnik young.

    Live 1964

  • The buyers are the second uptowners to buy in this building in the past month.

    Martin Raynes Cuts $12 Million Deal for Southampton Complex

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