New York Insider: SNL Guitarist Jared Scharff

Musician/songwriter and Saturday Night Live band member Jared Scharff tells why he moved to the Upper West Side. While he does enjoy the quiet in his new area, he misses the East Village a bit, but hey, a deal's a deal. And there are those shorter lines at his favorite burger haunt. So its got that going for it.

Name, Age, Occupation: Jared Scharff, 30, Musician/Songwriter, Guitarist for the Saturday Night Live Band.

Abode: One-bedroom apartment

Neighborhood:Upper West Side, New York, N.Y.

How long have you lived in your neighborhood?
I've lived here for one year. I moved uptown because I got a sick deal on an apartment and couldn't pass it up. Prior to that, I lived in the East Village for about 8 years. I love it over there and definitely miss the area. There's nothing like it.