What you said Lex...
I think historically NY has more staying power than any other city in the world. Even if we're in a "Down" period, keep in mind that NYC is good for at least one legendary club, scene or movement per decade.
Consider the following:
Save the Robots...
I'm sure the more experienced in our crew could add to this list, but its a start.
It's not only early in the current decade, its pretty early in the century. I think looking back 10 years from now we'll be pretty happy with whats been accomplished.
Just the calm before the storm....