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New York City


Sunset Park, Brooklyn

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, 2006).jpg thumb 250px right 5th Avenue, Sunset Park thumb 250px right Celebrating Chinese New Year on 8th Avenue in Brooklyn Chinatown (File:Celebrating Chinese New Year on 8th Avenue Sunset Park, Brooklyn.jpg). '''Sunset Park''' is a neighborhood (neighborhoods of Brooklyn) in the western section of the New York City borough (borough (New York City)) of Brooklyn. It is bounded by Park Slope and Greenwood Heights (Greenwood Heights, Brooklyn) to the north, Borough Park (Borough Park, Brooklyn) to the east, Bay Ridge (Bay Ridge, Brooklyn) to the south, and Upper New York Bay to the west. http: nyc.gov html dcp html neigh_info bk07_info.shtml The neighborhood is predominantly Puerto Rican (Puerto Rican American), Mexican (Mexican American), and Chinese (Chinese American), with other Hispanics (Hispanic and Latino Americans), Indians (Indian American), and Norwegians (Norwegian American) comprising the area's population as well. The core of the Hispanic population is west of the 5th Avenue, while the center of the Chinese population (now referred to as Brooklyn's Chinatown (Chinatown, Brooklyn)) is from 7th Avenue east to Borough Park. The area between the 5th and 7th Avenues is mostly mixed. Sunset Park is served by the New York City Police Department's 72nd Precinct. 72nd Precinct, New York City Police Department. There is a namesake city park within the neighborhood, located between 41st and 44th Streets and 5th and 7th Avenues. The area is also home to the Jackie Gleason Bus Depot. A portion of the neighborhood is listed on the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district, known for its Romanesque (Romanesque Revival architecture) and Renaissance Revival (Renaissance Revival architecture) architecture. The neighborhood has several individual landmarks designated by the New York City Landmarks Preservation Commission, including a rare exterior and interior landmark, the Sunset Play Center. As the designation report states, "The Sunset Play Center is one of a group of eleven immense outdoor swimming pools opened in the summer of 1936 in a series of grand ceremonies presided over by Mayor Fiorello LaGuardia and Parks Commissioner Robert Moses. All of the pools were constructed largely with funding provided by the Works Progress Administration (WPA)." '''Bush Tower''', also called the '''Bush Terminal International Exhibit Building''' is a historic thirty-story skyscraper located just east of Times Square at 130-132 West 42nd Street (42nd Street (Manhattan)) between Broadway (Broadway (New York City)) and Sixth Avenue (Sixth Avenue (Manhattan)) in Midtown Manhattan, New York City. It was built in 1916-18 for Irving T. Bush's Bush Terminal Company, owners of Bush Terminal in Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn), Brooklyn. Bush Tower's unique original purpose as commercial display space and social space, its notable design that combined narrowness, height, and Neo-Gothic (Gothic Revival architecture) architecture, and its role in the evolution of Times Square and of New York skyscrapers after the 1916 Zoning Resolution all qualify it as an exceptional structure. '''45th Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway, located at 45th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn. It is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights northbound and the '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' train late nights only. '''Prospect Avenue''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line in Brooklyn of the New York City Subway. Located at Prospect Avenue and Fourth Avenue near the border of Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) and Park Slope (Park Slope, Brooklyn), it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights, when the '''D (D (New York City Subway service))''' and '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' assume local service along Fourth Avenue. '''New York's Eighth Congressional District''' for the United States House of Representatives in New York City. It is split into two sections. The northern portion of it includes most of Manhattan's Upper West Side, and continues south to include most parts of Hell's Kitchen (Hell's Kitchen, Manhattan), East Village (East Village, Manhattan), Chelsea (Chelsea, Manhattan), SoHo, Greenwich Village, TriBeCa, and Downtown Manhattan. The southern portion in Brooklyn includes parts of Borough Park, Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn), Bay Ridge (Bay Ridge, Brooklyn), Bensonhurst, Coney Island, Brighton Beach, Gravesend (Gravesend, New York), Dyker Heights, Bath Beach (Bath Beach, Brooklyn), and Seagate (Seagate, Brooklyn). Background Giambalvo was born and raised in the Sunset Park (Sunset Park, Brooklyn) neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York, where he attended Catholic school. He received a Bachelor of Fine Arts and MFA from Harpur College (now Binghamton University) and was a founding member of the avant-garde Colonnades Theater Lab in Greenwich Village, along with other members Danny DeVito and Peter Scolari. In 1979, Giambalvo moved to Los Angeles to begin his film and television career. '''25th Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at the intersection of 25th Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights, when the '''D (D (New York City Subway service))''' and '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' trains assume local service along Fourth Avenue. '''53rd Street''' is a local station (metro station) on the BMT Fourth Avenue Line of the New York City Subway. Located at 53rd Street and Fourth Avenue in Sunset Park, Brooklyn, it is served by the '''R (R (New York City Subway service))''' train at all times except late nights northbound and the '''N (N (New York City Subway service))''' train late nights only.


The Bronx

. Of the five boroughs, the Bronx has the fourth largest inland area, the fourth highest population, and the third-highest population density. U.S. Census Bureau

; The Bronx is divided by the Bronx River into a hillier section in the west (West Bronx), closer to Manhattan, and a flatter eastern (East Bronx) section, closer to Long Island. East and west street addresses, however, are divided by Jerome Avenue—the continuation of Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. The West Bronx was annexed to New York City (then largely confined to Manhattan) in 1874, and the areas east of the Bronx River were annexed in 1895. ref name "ultan" >

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Manhattan

one of the world's busiest pedestrian intersections, ref name "Joshua Pramis

accessdate July 2, 2013 The borough hosts many world-renowned bridges (Bridges and tunnels in New York City), skyscrapers (Tallest buildings in New York City), and parks (List of New York City parks). Manhattan's Chinatown (Chinatown, Manhattan) incorporates the highest

concentration of Chinese people in the Western Hemisphere.


Brighton Beach

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Staten Island

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White Plains, New York

in Westchester County (Westchester County, New York), New York. It is the county seat and commercial hub of Westchester, an affluent suburban county that is home to almost one million people, just north of New York City. White Plains is located in south-central Westchester, with its downtown about northwest of the Long Island Sound. It is bordered to the north by the town of North Castle, New York North Castle

1721, when a Royal Patent (Land patent) for White Plains was granted by King George II (George II of Great Britain). In 1758, White Plains became the seat of Westchester County when the colonial government for the county left West Chester, which was located in what is now the northern part of the borough of the Bronx, in New York City. The unincorporated village remained part of the Town of Rye until 1788, when the Town of White Plains was created.<

around the construction of the Westchester County Courthouse (1974), the Westchester One office building (1975), the Galleria at White Plains mall (1978), and a number of other office towers, retail centers and smaller commercial buildings. At the time of its construction, the Westchester One building was the largest office building between New York City and Albany (Albany, New York), and east to Hartford (Hartford, Connecticut).


Bridgeport, Connecticut

August 2, 2001 *National 23-18 American at The Ballpark at Harbor Yard, Bridgeport, Connecticut Mark Millon MVP.


Cold Spring, New York

). The town is the birthplace of General Gouverneur K. Warren, who was an important figure in the Union Army during the Civil War (American Civil War). The village, located in the Hudson Highlands, sits at the deepest point of the Hudson River, directly across from West Point. Cold Spring serves as a weekend getaway for many residents of New York City. Commuter service to New York City is available via the Cold Spring (Metro-North station) Cold Spring train station

Academy (West Point) slightly to the south, and Crow's Nest and Storm King Mountain (Storm King Mountain (New York)) to the west and northwest. All of this considered, the village is nestled in the most prominent vertical terrain on the Hudson River north of New York City prior to the Shawangunk (Shawangunk Ridge) and Catskill (Catskill Mountains) ranges. Being bound by these formidable terrain features has kept the size of the village small, and prevented the suburban sprawl that has come about in the less-constrained regions to the north and south and in the New York Metropolitan area generally. This unique sense of place, and the village's historic housing stock, have made it a very popular weekend destination for tourists from New York City. Its oldest current home is located on 191 Main Street and was built in 1814. Some say Abraham Lincoln visited that house when he visited Cold Spring. According to the United States Census Bureau, the village has a total area of The '''West Point Foundry''' was an early ironworks in Cold Spring, New York that operated from 1817 to 1911. Set up to remedy deficiencies in national armaments production after the War of 1812, it became most famous for its production of Parrott rifles and other munitions during the Civil War (American Civil War), although it also manufactured a variety of iron products for civilian use. The rise of steel making and declining demand for cast iron after the Civil War caused it to gradually sink into bankruptcy and cease operations in the early 20th Century. Schools Garrison is home of the Garrison Union Free School, or GUFS.GUFS is a K-8 school. Graduating students have the choice of going to Haldane in Cold Spring, New York Cold Spring or across the river to O'Neill (James I. O'Neill High School) in Highland Falls (Highland Falls, New York) for high school.


Philadelphia


Boston

of the Boston area from space Boston as seen from the International Space Station (ISS) Boston has an area of (46.0%) of water—and is the country's third most densely populated (List of United States cities by population density) city that is not a part of a larger city's metropolitan area.

accessdate 2007-02-19 The MBTA also operates busy bus and commuter rail networks, and water shuttles. Amtrak's Northeast Corridor and Chicago lines originate at South Station, which serves as a major intermodal transportation (Intermodal passenger transport) hub, and stop at Back Bay (Back Bay (MBTA station)). Fast Northeast Corridor trains, which serve New York City, Washington, D.C., and points in between, also stop

, Massachusetts. *1660 &ndash; Treaty of Oliwa is established between Sweden and Poland. Finally, dialect development in the United States has been notably influenced by the distinctive speech of such important cultural centers as Baltimore, Boston, Charleston (Charleston, South Carolina), Chicago, Detroit, New Orleans, New York City, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh, which imposed their marks on the surrounding areas. Carnegie was honored for his philanthropy and support of the arts by initiation as an honorary member of Phi Mu Alpha Sinfonia Fraternity on October 14, 1917, at the New England Conservatory of Music (New England Conservatory) in Boston, Massachusetts. The fraternity's mission reflects Carnegie's values by developing young men to share their talents to create harmony in the world. At the same time, Juan Trippe began a crusade to create an air network that would link America to the world, and he achieved this goal through his airline, Pan American World Airways, with a fleet of flying boats that linked Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California) to Shanghai and Boston to London. Pan Am and Northwest Airways (which began flights to Canada in the 1920s) were the only U.S. airlines to go international before the 1940s. '''''Ally McBeal''''' is an American legal (legal drama) dramedy series which aired on the Fox (Fox Broadcasting Company) network from 1997 to 2002. The series was created by David E. Kelley, who also served as the executive producer, along with Bill D'Elia. The series stars Calista Flockhart in the title role (Ally McBeal (character)) as a young lawyer working in the fictional Boston law firm (List of fictional law firms) Cage and Fish, with other young lawyers whose lives and loves were eccentric, humorous and dramatic. Summary The American revolutionary era began in 1763, after a series of victories by British forces at the conclusion of the French and Indian War that ended the French military threat to British North American colonies. Adopting the policy that the colonies should pay a larger proportion of the costs associated with keeping them in the Empire, Britain imposed a series of direct taxes (later known as the "Stamp Act"), followed by other laws (Intolerable Acts) intended to demonstrate British authority, all of which proved extremely unpopular in America. Because the colonies lacked elected representation (No taxation without representation) in the governing British Parliament, many colonists (Sons of Liberty) considered the laws to be illegitimate and a violation of their rights as Englishmen (Rights of Englishmen). In 1772, groups of colonists began to create ''Committees of Correspondence (Committee of correspondence)'', which would lead to their own Provincial Congresses in most of the colonies. In the course of two years, the Provincial Congresses or their equivalents rejected the Parliament and effectively replaced the British ruling apparatus in the former colonies, culminating in 1774 with the coordinating First Continental Congress. Brinkley, ''The Sparck of Rebellion'' (2010) In response to protests in Boston over Parliament's attempts to assert authority, the British sent combat troops, dissolved (Dissolution (law)) local governments, and imposed direct rule by Royal officials. Consequently, the Colonies mobilized their militias (Militia (United States)), and fighting broke out in 1775. First ostensibly loyal to King George III (George III of the United Kingdom) and desiring to govern themselves while remaining in the empire, the repeated pleas (Olive Branch Petition) by the First Continental Congress for royal intervention on their behalf with Parliament resulted in the declaration by the King (Proclamation of Rebellion) that the states were "in rebellion", and the members of Congress were traitors. In 1776, representatives from each of the original 13 states voted unanimously in the Second Continental Congress to adopt a Declaration of Independence, which now rejected the British monarchy (Monarchy of the United Kingdom) in addition to its Parliament, and established the sovereignty of the new nation external to the British Empire. The Declaration established the United States, which was originally governed as a loose confederation through a representative democracy selected by state legislatures (see ''Second Continental Congress'' and ''Congress of the Confederation''). 1774–1775: Quebec Act and the Intolerable Acts thumb alt A 1774 etching from The London Magazine, copied by Paul Revere of Boston. Prime Minister Lord North, author of the Boston Port Act, forces the Intolerable Acts down the throat of America, whose arms are restrained by Lord Chief Justice Mansfield while the 4th Earl of Sandwich pins down her feet and peers up her skirt. Behind them, Mother Britannia weeps helplessly. A 1774 etching from The London Magazine (File:RapeBoston.jpg), copied by Paul Revere of Boston. Prime Minister Lord North (Frederick North, Lord North), author of the Boston Port Act, forces the Intolerable Acts down the throat of America, whose arms are restrained by Lord Chief Justice Mansfield (William Murray, 1st Earl of Mansfield) while Lord Sandwich (John Montagu, 4th Earl of Sandwich) pins down her feet and peers up her robes. Behind them, Mother Britannia (Britannia) weeps helplessly. commons:Boston


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