A big part of inner city life – or any happy social life – is getting to know your neighbors. We all live near people that are different from ourselves in many ways, and in the city we live a bit closer than people in suburbs. That can cause conflicts from time to time and there is some sense that these conflicts are on the rise. There are many reasons for this and there is always something that can be done about it. But it always starts and ends with the spirit of the neighborhood itself, which can only be found by getting to know each other.