Not sure about you, but this sounds like a great opportuntiy if you can do it.  Come on, there's nothing wrong with this offer:

  • Get paid by NYC “market“ salary (from .NET Rocks Show 192)
  • Live in NYC for a year in a free apartment
  • Work at a big financial instutitution
  • Get flight pass to return home

Like I said, where can you go wrong?  If you're a contractor and can take a “year off” from the Midwest, check this out!