You can live on the West Bank if you want. You deal with the traffic, the bridge commute, the teenage girls in the Mega-Plex talking through the movie. Same for the guy on the date next to you who answers his phone. The McDonald's and strip malls. Do it and you can score this:
West Bank crime statistics show overall reduction
or you can live on the East Bank and enjoy the following:
Three people were shot Friday evening at the intersection of Tchoupitoulas and Dufossat . Two woman, one man. They were taken to the hospital. Motive, suspects, and victim condition? Your guess is as good as ours.
We know, we know, it's an oversimplification.