But for the developer, tax abatements save not only upfront costs for residential construction, but also entices yuppies
to rent or purchase a space at a perceived lessened cost.
By striving to embody both the image of a yuppie
Wall Street stockbroker and a serial killer, Bateman becomes a dark double of the 1980s New York yuppie
subculture that reveals nothing but meaninglessness.
There's himself and other "streetwise" urbanites, black and white, who have made a commitment to city life and condemn yuppie
racism and materialism, but who watch their backs and thus avoid victimization at the hands of the urban poor.
wine market over the next decade will be made up of "that huge wave of Yuppies
that burst upon America in the late '70s and early '80s," the International Pinot Noir Celebration in Oregon was told last July be a wine merchant from New York City.
IT was the era of bubble perms, yuppies
and shoulder pads.
or Young Urban Professionals epitomised 1980s success, and were infamous for their high spending, Filofaxes, having the latest gadgets and splashing out on expensive dining.
Brian is not the sort to huddle over a coal fire in a draughty old terrace house, in fact, he is a bit of a yuppie
, so I was slightly embarrassed when I told him about this.
It is not "also known as yuppie
flu", as the report states.
"We must have families here and not just the Stockton yuppie
Garrison, a middle-aged leader of the hooligan gangs supporting the (once gritty, now tony) West London side Chelsea, is less frightening, though no less compelling--the living, anachronistic legacy of that hooliganism in yuppie
It's hard to put a finger on when the rot set in but I believe that at some point a firm of Management Consultants convinced `Greed Rules Always' to sacrifice the `old codgers' for the yuppie
panacea, who come and go with the free beer tokens, and have to be told which way up to hold their racecards.
If Contax is grandma's house, Leica is your yuppie
cousin's downtown loft.