In the city I'm from all the Orthodox Parishes are within a 7 mile radius. No Orthodox presence anywhere else in the city, no reason New York can't have two in the same area.
I was just curious. I think every area should have 10 orthodox churches! Minimum!
If only because:
Robinson Krusovsky was shipwrecked on an empty Pacific island. When after a long time a rescue ship came to pick him up, the rescue party found two churches Robinson had built, complete with domes and three-bar crosses on top. ‘Why two?’ they asked. ‘One is the church I go to,’ Robinson explained. ‘The other is the church I don’t