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on the jewel-like traffic lights below or the sparkling cosmos above, he portrays the City of Angels as a haven of spare elegance and urbane stylishness, as if it were Woody Allen's Manhattan but with better weather and inviting outdoor pools. But save for savoring Danes and an L.A. cleansed of gaudy excess, there is little that is truly novel about ''Shopgirl'' . . . The film ultimately lets Mirabelle down and leaves the viewer dissatisfied. A ''Lost in Translation (Lost in Translation (film))'' drained of its wryly observed humor, ''Shopgirl'' is worth a browse. But it isn't always easy to buy." Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan
. It provided a 24-hour stream and on-demand archive of cultural programming. The station operated out of the historic Clocktower Building in lower Manhattan, New York City, where a network of interlinked studios streamed live and pre-recorded talk, performances and historic recordings to a world wide audience. WPS1's mission, staff, and original programming have been transferred to the non-profit Art International Radio, directed by Alanna Heiss. The '''Carnegie Deli
. They moved together to New York City, where after a short stint as a model and bouncer at the Manhattan nightclub 'The Limelight', he got a small debut role in the James Bond film ''A View to a Kill'' as a KGB henchman. On the same night, for over three hours about one hundred people held a demonstration at Sheridan Square in Manhattan, to protest the verdict. About twenty officers observed the protest, which began at 8 p.m., but no arrests were made. A candlelight vigil was planned for two days ahead, sponsored by the Coalition for Lesbian and Gay Rights and the National Gay Task Force (National Gay and Lesbian Task Force). 1776 was a critical year in the struggle for New York. Alsop began the year at Philadelphia, in a session of Congress. He made several trips between there and New York, acting as an agent of congress through his business to acquire supplies, and particularly powder for the Continental Army. After General Washington (George Washington) visited Congress in late May, Alsop returned with him to New York in early June. He added efforts to find housing for 8,000 Continental Army troops to his earlier and continuing work on the supply problems. When his home in Newtown (Newtown, Queens, New York) was captured by the British in August, he kept working from Manhattan. By September the British had occupied Manhattan as well, ending his effective contributions to the revolution. He escaped to Middletown, Connecticut and remained until the British occupation ended in 1783. http: www.sethkaller.net catalogs revolutionary-war 39-revolutionary-war 470-hancocks-1776-safe-passage-for-a-congressman-who-spurned-the-declaration thumb 350px Early baseball game played at Elysian Fields, Hoboken (Currier & Ives lithograph). (Image:baseball1866.JPG) In 1845, the Knickerbocker Club (New York Knickerbockers) of New York City began using Elysian Fields (Elysian Fields, Hoboken, New Jersey) in Hoboken (Hoboken, New Jersey) to play baseball due to the lack of soft grounds on Manhattan. In 1846, the Knickerbockers played the New York Nine on these grounds in the first organized game between two clubs. A plaque and baseball diamond street pavings at 11th and Washington Streets commemorate the event. By the 1850s, several Manhattan-based members of the National Association of Base Ball Players were using the grounds as their home field. With the construction of two significant baseball parks enclosed by fences in Brooklyn, enabling promoters there to charge admission to games; the prominence of Elysian Fields (Elysian Fields, Hoboken, New Jersey) began to diminish. In 1868 the leading Manhattan club, Mutual (New York Mutuals), shifted its home games to the Union Grounds in Brooklyn. In 1880, the founders of the New York Metropolitans and New York Giants (San Francisco Giants) finally succeeded in siting a ballpark in Manhattan that became known as the Polo Grounds. Outside of providing gradation to rivers and streams, the height of the Watchungs has proven useful for other reasons. *During the Revolutionary War (American Revolutionary War), General George Washington used the protection of the Watchung mountains to erect the first and second Middlebrook encampment. This position on the high ground also allowed him to monitor the area between Perth Amboy (Perth Amboy, New Jersey) and New Brunswick (New Brunswick, New Jersey) as well as to identify and disturb British movements between Manhattan and Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania). The Papers of George Washington: Revolutionary War Series volume 10, June – August 1777, accessed October 18, 2006 *In the twentieth century, the Hilltop in Verona (Verona, New Jersey), the highest point in Essex County (Essex County, New Jersey), served as the site of a sanatorium for tuberculosis patients. The county hospital was built there because the high elevation provided clean, mountain air away from the cities to the east. Jackson has earned numerous distinctions as a professor at Columbia University where he is the director of the Herbert H. Lehman Center for American History and the Jacques Barzun Professor of History and Social Sciences. Jackson teaches a lecture class at the university on "The History of the City of New York." The course includes numerous field trips, including walking tours, bus trips and an annual all-night bike ride led by Jackson from Morningside Heights in Manhattan to the Promenade in Brooklyn. The all-night bike ride is in its 37th consecutive year, as of 2011, and has received coverage from media outlets such as the ''Wall Street Journal''. Relationship with Raffaello Follieri In 2004, Hathaway began a relationship with Italian real estate developer Raffaello Follieri. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan
Register of Historic Places Inventory-Nomination date 1985-10 publisher National Park Service '''Notorious MSG''' is a performing trio of Asian American rappers (hip hop music) founded during 2002 in Chinatown (Chinatown, Manhattan), Manhattan, New York City (New York). Their songs feature boasting innuendos regarding women, and lyrics about gangster lifestyles and Chinese food (Chinese cuisine). Their group name is a parody of Brooklyn, New York City Brooklyn
''. '''Shlomo Carlebach''' ( ), known as '''Reb Shlomo''' to his followers, (14 January 1925, Berlin — 20 October 1994, New York) was a Jewish (Judaism) rabbi, religious teacher, composer, and singer who was known as "The Singing Rabbi" during his lifetime. Although his roots lay in traditional Orthodox (Orthodox Judaism) yeshivot (yeshiva), he branched out to create his own style combining Hasidic Judaism, warmth and personal interaction, public concerts
certain delivery areas covering most of Manhattan and London. The company's business plan was essentially identical to that of Kozmo.com, which led to a lawsuit from them. Apparently, the founder of Urbanfetch, Ross Stevens, had been approached to fund Kozmo, but instead launched a competing business with an identical business model. "Putting Kozmo to the Test," June Kim and Sarah Lorge, ''SmartMoney,'' March 29, 2000 The suit was settled in December 1999. "Kozmo.com and UrbanFetch.com settle recent Lawsuit," BusinessWire, 13 December 1999 birth_place Manhattan, New York, United States origin '''Matthew Wilder''' (born '''Matthew Weiner''', January 24, 1953, Manhattan, New York, New York (New York City)) is an American (United States) musician, composer and record producer, best known for his 1983 Top 5 (Top 40) hit (hit record), "Break My Stride". DATE OF BIRTH January 24, 1953 PLACE OF BIRTH Manhattan, New York, United States DATE OF DEATH '''110th Street''' is a street in the New York City borough (borough (New York City)) of Manhattan. It is commonly known as the boundary between Harlem and Central Park, along which it is known as '''Central Park North'''. In the west, it is also known as '''Cathedral Parkway'''. Personal life Stein lived in Manhattan with his wife Elisa Loti, an Obie (Best New Actress) and Theatre World Award-winning actress who graced the cover of LIFE Magazine and who is now a psychotherapist practicing as Elisa Stein. He was a member of the Dramatists Guild Council from 1975 until his death. "INGE FESTIVAL", ''US States News'', Press Release, Independence, Kan, February 5, 2007, no page number Joseph Stein died in 2010, aged 98, from complications of a fall. Early life Monk Eastman's background is a subject of debate. The most common story, popularized by Herbert Asbury in his book ''The Gangs of New York'' says that Monk was born Edward Osterman in Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Brooklyn), Brooklyn to an affluent Jewish restaurant owner. When Monk reached maturity, the story continues, his father set him up with a pet shop where he could indulge in his hobby of raising and selling birds, but young Edward was eventually seduced by the action and easy money of Manhattan's underworld, which he went on to conquer with sheer brute force. As popular as this story may be, no public records exist to support it. What city records do tell us (as documented by crime authors such as Patrick Downey, Ron Arons, and Rose Keefe) is that Monk was born Edward Eastman in 1875 in the rowdy Corlear's Hook section of lower Manhattan to Samuel Eastman, a Civil War vet and wallpaper-hanger, and his wife Mary Parks. By the time Monk was five his father had run off and the family had been forced to relocate to the home of Mary Parks' father George Parks on the upper east side. Prison On February 3, 1904, Eastman attempted to rob a young man on 42nd Street and Broadway in Manhattan. However, the young man was being followed by two Pinkerton (Pinkerton_National_Detective_Agency) agents hired by man's family to keep him out of trouble. The agents intervened and Eastman started shooting at the agents while running away. The chased ended when Eastman was apprehended by policemen responding to the shooting. Tired of bad publicity from Eastman, Tammany Hall refused to help him this time. Later that year, Eastman was convicted and sentenced to 10 years in prison at Sing Sing penitentiary. Having passed the winter of 1652 3 among the Dutch in Manhattan and the western Indians, he was suspected of plotting with them against the English, and after a special meeting of the commissioners in Boston, in April 1653, they declared war with him, but, owing to the opposition of Massachusetts, it was not prosecuted. Meanwhile Ninigret waged war against the Long Island Indians, who had placed themselves under the protection of the English. In September 1654, the commissioners sent a message to the chief demanding his appearance in Hartford, where they were convened, and also the payment of tribute that had long been due. He refused to appear, and sent them a haughty answer. War was again declared against him, and 270 infantry and 40 horsemen were raised, and placed under the command of Major Samuel Willard, whose instructions were to go to Ninigrit's quarters, demand the tribute, and insist upon a cessation of the war with the Long Island Indians. On the approach of the troops Ninigret fled to a distant swamp, and was not pursued. '''''Gay USA''''' is a weekly one-hour news program "...devoted to in-depth coverage of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues" Free Speech TV program description on a local, state, national, and international level. It is filmed in the studios of, and aired by, Manhattan Neighborhood Network in Manhattan, New York. GayToday. Manhattan's Gay TV News Airs on the Web: Thursdays, 11PM Accessed 20 March 2007. It airs on Manhattan Public-access television cable TV and Free Speech TV, and is currently available via the Internet as Podcasts. Podcasts of ''Gay USA'' '''''Gay USA''''' is a weekly one-hour news program "...devoted to in-depth coverage of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender issues" Free Speech TV program description on a local, state, national, and international level. It is filmed in the studios of, and aired by, Manhattan Neighborhood Network in Manhattan, New York. GayToday. Manhattan's Gay TV News Airs on the Web: Thursdays, 11PM Accessed 20 March 2007. It airs on Manhattan Public-access television cable TV and Free Speech TV, and is currently available via the Internet as Podcasts. Podcasts of ''Gay USA'' Takeishi began as a koto (Koto (musical instrument)) player. He came to the United States in 1983 to attend the Berklee College of Music in Boston, Massachusetts. After completing his degree in 1986, he moved to Manhattan to continue his studies at The New School. He has lived in New York City ever since. thumb 1 Court Square (Image:Citicorp Building by David Shankbone.jpg) '''One Court Square''', also known as the '''Citigroup Building''', is a 50-story (209.1 meters or 686 feet) office tower in Long Island City, Queens just outside of Manhattan in New York City. It was completed in 1990 by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP for Citigroup. The tower is tallest in New York City outside of Manhattan, and the tallest building in Long Island City. Citicorp Leads Queens To The Skies, ''Queens Tribune'', accessed February 13, 2007 WNYZ-LP, also known as Pulse87.7 broadcasts from the top of this building. thumb 1 Court Square (Image:Citicorp Building by David Shankbone.jpg) '''One Court Square''', also known as the '''Citigroup Building''', is a 50-story (209.1 meters or 686 feet) office tower in Long Island City, Queens just outside of Manhattan in New York City. It was completed in 1990 by Skidmore, Owings & Merrill LLP for Citigroup. The tower is tallest in New York City outside of Manhattan, and the tallest building in Long Island City. Citicorp Leads Queens To The Skies, ''Queens Tribune'', accessed February 13, 2007 WNYZ-LP, also known as Pulse87.7 broadcasts from the top of this building. 1 trains (1 (New York City Subway service)) leave at all times for South Ferry (South Ferry (IRT Broadway – Seventh Avenue Line)), the line's southern terminus. In between the line runs down the entire West Side (West Side (Manhattan)) of Manhattan, serving Inwood (Inwood, Manhattan), Hudson Heights (Hudson Heights, Manhattan), Columbia University, the Upper West Side, Times Square, Penn Station (Pennsylvania Station (New York City)), Chelsea (Chelsea, Manhattan), SoHo, the West Village and Lower Manhattan. 1 trains operate in conjunction with the 2 (2 (New York City Subway service)) and 3 (3 (New York City Subway service)) trains, which continue into Brooklyn. Transfers (List of New York City Subway transfer stations) are available along the route to other services which serve Brooklyn and Queens (Queens, New York). From 1989 to 2005, the skip-stop 9 (9 (New York City Subway service)) trains also served the station. However, when the weak but rich daughter of an industrialist in the steel business refers to him as a "filthy beast," Yank undergoes a crisis of identity. He leaves the ship and wanders into Manhattan, only to find he does not belong anywhere—neither with the socialites on Fifth Avenue, nor with the labor organizers on the waterfront. Finally he is reduced to seeking a kindred being with the gorilla in the zoo and dies in the animal's embrace. thumb Summertime amusement park (File:Wollman Summer rink jeh.JPG) '''Wollman Skating Rink''' is a public ice rink in the southern part of Central Park, Manhattan, New York City. The rink was opened in 1949 with funds donated by Kate Wollman (December 5, 1869-October 15, 1955) who donated $600,000 for the rink to commemorate her entire family from Leavenworth, Kansas). Historically, the rink has been open for ice skating from October to April and in the summer seasons is transformed into a venue for other purposes. * The Cincinnati Beer Fest Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan
States, but he died before this ambition could be fulfilled. In 1901, Mary Madden sailed to New York on the ''RMS Oceanic (RMS Oceanic (1899))'', to stay with her widowed sister Elizabeth O'Neil, at 352 10th Avenue, in Manhattan. Owen and his older brother, Martin, were left at a childrens' home, at 36 Springfield Terrace, in Leeds, until 1902, when Mary could finally afford passage for them. Owen maintained a sentimentality for his native Yorkshire and England throughout his life
accessdate 2008-11-08 She later attended Columbia University before dropping out to pursue her music career. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan
was excited about achieving a career in physics. My family, being more practical, thought the most desirable position for me would be as an elementary school teacher. source Rosalyn Yalow Knowing how to type, she won a part-time position
'''Manhattan''' is the most densely populated of the five boroughs (borough (New York City)) of New York City. The borough is coterminous with '''New York County''', founded on November 1, 1683 as an original county (List of counties in New York) of the U.S. state of New York. The borough consists mostly of '''Manhattan Island''', bounded by the East (East River), Hudson (Hudson River), and Harlem (Harlem River) Rivers, but also includes several small adjacent islands (List of smaller islands in New York City), as well as Marble Hill (Marble Hill, Manhattan), a small neighborhood on the U.S. mainland.
Manhattan is often said to be the economic and cultural center of the United States Barry, Dan. "A Nation challenged: in New York; New York Carries On, but Test of Its Grit Has Just Begun", ''The New York Times'', October 11, 2001. Accessed June 30, 2009. "A roaring void has been created in the financial center of the world." Sorrentino, Christopher. "When He Was Seventeen", ''The New York Times'', September 16, 2007. Accessed December 22, 2007. "In 1980 there were still the vestigial remains of the various downtown revolutions that had reinvigorated New York's music and art scenes and kept Manhattan in the position it had occupied since the 1940s as the cultural center of the world." Bumiller, Elisabeth. "The Pope's visit: the cardinal; As Pope's Important Ally, Cardinal Shines High in Hierarchy", ''The New York Times'', October 8, 1995. Accessed December 18, 2007. "As the Archbishop of the media and cultural center of the United States, Cardinal O'Connor has extraordinary power among Catholic prelates." and serves as home to the United Nations Headquarters.
New York County is the most densely populated county in the United States, and is more dense than any individual American city. , or about 70,826 residents per square mile (27,346 km²). On business days, the influx of commuters increases that number to over 3.9 million, http: www.nytimes.com 2012 03 04 realestate how-many-people-can-manhattan-hold.html?pagewanted all&_r 0 or around 170,000 people per square mile. Manhattan has the third-largest population of New York's five boroughs, after Brooklyn and Queens, and is the smallest borough in terms of land area. "NYBits.com – Manhattan". Retrieved June 5, 2014.
Many districts and landmarks in Manhattan have become well known to New York City's approximately 50 million annual visitors. and a National Historic Landmark that is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. title City Hall (New York) accessdate September 10, 2007 work National Historic Landmark summary listing publisher National Park Service "Mr. Bloomberg, Perth Amboy Begs to Differ", ''New York Times'' (July 24, 2007). Accessed 2011-10-11