recreational facilities of '''Central Park'''. Here, you are more than welcome to watch and maybe even join in. Another place of note is the '''West 4th Street Courts''' in Greenwich Village, the site of many intense pick-up games that's legendary in street basketball. Performing arts thumb 350px Radio City Music Hall (File:Music Rush.jpg) Manhattan's '''Broadway''' is famous for its many shows, especially musicals. You might want to visit TKTS online, which offers
, and then at Gershwin's apartment. It was written partly as a parody of Stephen Foster's "Old Folks at Home". It was originally used as a big production number, with 60 chorus girls dancing with electric lights in their slippers on an otherwise darkened stage. Pubdomian-Popular Public Domain Music Love Songs Swanee song lyrics George Gershwin death_date March 27, 2009 death_place Manhattan, New York death_cause DATE OF DEATH March 27, 2009 PLACE OF DEATH Manhattan, New York Biography Quock was born in New York (New York City), New York in Manhattan and is of Chinese (Chinese people) descent. She is perhaps most famous for being a swimsuit model for ''Sports Illustrated''. In addition, she has also modeled for ''Elle (ELLE)'' magazine and ''Cosmopolitan (Cosmopolitan (magazine))''. She has also had roles in the movies ''Rush Hour 2'', ''Autumn in New York (Autumn in New York (film))'', and ''After the Sunset''. Quock has also served as a judge for the 2003 Miss Universe pageant. right thumb Mulberry Street in 1896 (File:Mulberry Bend-Jacob Riis.jpg) '''Mulberry Street (w:Mulberry Street (Manhattan))''' in Manhattan (w:Manhattan), New York City (w:New York City), is a narrow thoroughfare that includes parts of Chinatown (w:Chinatown, Manhattan) and Little Italy (w:Little Italy, Manhattan). Running generally north and south, Mulberry Street preceeds the Manhattan Grid Plan of 1811 (w:Commissioners' Plan of 1811) by several decades and is bounded by Worth Street (w:Worth Street) to the south, Mott Street (w:Mott Street) to the east, Bleecker Street (w:Bleecker Street) to the north, and Lafayette Street (w:Lafayette Street), Center Market Place (w:Centre Market Place), and Baxter Street to the west. The Sea Beach Line began in 1879 as the New York and Sea Beach Railway, a steam-powered railroad. It was bought by the Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company (w:Brooklyn Rapid Transit Company) in 1897 and soon fitted with trolley wire (w:trolley wire), with connections to Manhattan (w:Manhattan) via various elevated railway (w:elevated railway)s. Two explosions were heard before 4am EST this morning, outside the 21-story building housing the British (w:Britain) consulate in midtown Manhattan (w:Manhattan) (map). The NYPD's (w:New York City Police Department) bomb squad was called to the scene, and checked the area for further explosive devices. ''CNN (w:CNN)'' and the ''Times Online (w:Times Online)'' reported a blast at 3:35; an ''AP (w:Associated Press)'' report mentioned two blasts around 3:50 from "in or near a cement flower box," according to NYPD (w:NYPD) spokesman Noel Waters. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan
nominations, winning two—Best Lighting Design and Best Sound Design with the London show winning an Olivier (Laurence Olivier Award) in 2007 and two Tony Awards in 2008. The play also won the Drama Desk Award, Unique Theatrical Experience. Internet Broadway Database listing, "39 Steps" Jones, Kenneth."The 39 Steps Will Step Into the Helen Hayes in January 2009", playbill.com, October 17, 2008 Zorn dropped out of college. Following a stint on the West Coast, Zorn moved to Manhattan. There he gave concerts in his apartment and other small NY venues, playing saxophone and a variety of reeds, duck calls, tapes, and other instruments. Pareles J, Concert: Sounds of Staley And Zorn, ''NY Times'', December 4, 1983 He founded a performance art project called Theatre of Musical Optics, in 1975 and became a major participant in the fertile, avant-garde, downtown music scene as a composer, performer and producer (record producer) of music that challenged the confines of any single musical genre. Troyano E, John Zorn's Theatre of Musical Optics in ''The Drama Review: TDR, Vol. 23, No. 4, Private Performance Issue'' December, 1979, pp. 37-44. Zorn later used the term "Theatre of Musical Optics" for the publishing company of his compositions. Dee Dee wrote or co-wrote much of the Ramones' repertoire, such as "53rd and 3rd" (a song about male prostitution at 53rd Street and 3rd Avenue in Manhattan, allegedly based on personal experience), "Glad to See You Go" (written about his then-girlfriend, a stripper and fellow drug user with a volatile personality), "It's a Long Way Back to Germany", "Chinese Rock" (originally recorded by Johnny Thunders and The Heartbreakers, as guitarist Johnny Ramone was not enthusiastic about the Ramones doing songs about drugs) and "Wart Hog" (a song Dee Dee wrote in rehab). After he quit the Ramones, Dee Dee continued to write songs for them, contributing at least three songs to each of their albums. Economy In the late 1960s and early 1970s corporations began moving their headquarters to Fairfield County from Manhattan; Thomas J. Lueck of ''The New York Times'' said that the trend "permanently decentralized big business in the New York region (New York metropolitan area)." During the 1980s many buyouts and reorganizations and an economic recession lead to companies vacating much of the suburban office space in Fairfield County. In 1992 Fairfield County had the headquarters of over 25 major multinational corporations, giving it the third largest concentration of those companies in the United States after New York City and Chicago. Lueck, Thomas J. "Vacated Corporate Headquarters Scatter the Suburban Landscape." ''The New York Times''. December 7, 1992. A1, New York Edition. Retrieved on January 5, 2009. The most densely populated county (or county equivalent) is New York County, New York (Manhattan) (coextensive with the Borough of Manhattan and consisting of Manhattan Island; Marble Hill (Marble Hill, Manhattan), a neighborhood originally on the island but now physically attached to The Bronx (Bronx); and several small adjacent islands (List_of_smaller_islands_in_New_York_City#Manhattan)), with 66,940 people per square mile (25,846 per km², or 38.691 square meters per person) as of 2000, and the least densely populated county equivalent is Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, with 0.0767 people per square mile (0.0296 per km², or 33.768 km² per person) as of 2000. The least densely populated county equivalent is Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, with 0.0449 per square mile (0.0173 per km², or 57.683 km² per person) as of 2000. The most densely populated county (or county equivalent) is New York County, New York (Manhattan) (coextensive with the Borough of Manhattan and consisting of Manhattan Island; Marble Hill (Marble Hill, Manhattan), a neighborhood originally on the island but now physically attached to The Bronx (Bronx); and several small adjacent islands (List_of_smaller_islands_in_New_York_City#Manhattan)), with 66,940 people per square mile (25,846 per km², or 38.691 square meters per person) as of 2000, and the least densely populated county equivalent is Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska, with 0.0767 people per square mile (0.0296 per km², or 33.768 km² per person) as of 2000. The least densely populated county equivalent is Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska, with 0.0449 per square mile (0.0173 per km², or 57.683 km² per person) as of 2000. :*In some states, this practice is routine, as expanding cities simply annex land in adjoining counties. For example, Aurora, Illinois, once confined to Kane County (Kane County, Illinois), has spread to a total of four counties. :*In the case of New York City, the modern city was actually established as covering five counties in their entirety, and today each of these is coextensive with one of the five boroughs (Borough (New York City)) of the city: Manhattan (New York County), The Bronx (Bronx County), Queens (Queens County), Brooklyn (Kings County) and Staten Island (Richmond County). History Originally referring to the location of a venue and its productions on a street intersecting Broadway (Broadway (New York City)) in Manhattan's Theatre District (Theatre District, New York), the hub of the theatre industry in the United States, the term later became defined by the League of Off-Broadway Theatres and Producers as a professional venue in New York City with a seating capacity between 100 and 499, or a specific production that appears in such a venue, and which adheres to related trade union and other contracts. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan
comedy ''Love Is All There Is'' was filmed at the Greentree Country Club on Davenport Neck. Love Is All There Is (1996), Cast and Credits Yahoo! Movies thumb 300 px Ivandell Cemetery in Somers, New York (Image:Ivandell cannon.JPG) '''Somers''' is a town (administrative divisions of New York#Town) located in northeastern Westchester County (Westchester County, New York), New York, United States. As of the 2010
business, and then the family home, in the 1929 stock market crash that began the Great Depression, an era in which communism and other radical social philosophies captured the attention of the intelligentsia. Rodney earned a partial track scholarship to Syracuse University, but his family could not afford the other half of his tuition so he did not complete his formal education. To supplement the family income, he took odd jobs, including helping his attorney brother-in-law
York radio station WKTU became "all-disco", and the number of discothèques in the nation reached nearly 20,000. At the 21st Grammy Awards in 1979, ''Saturday Night Fever: The Original Movie Sound Track'', was named Album of the Year (Grammy Award for Album of the Year) and the Bee Gees received the award for Grammy Award for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals Best Pop Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group
, street punk, metalcore, crossover thrash '''Warzone''' was an American hardcore (New York hardcore) band formed on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 1982. The band helped develop the New York hardcore sound, the hardcore skinhead style and the youth crew subgenre. During the band's 15 years and many line-up changes, their primarily hardcore sound was flavored by influences ranging from Oi! (they toured several times with The Business (band
of Manhattan, the Westchester (Westchester County, New York) suburbs, old New England villages based on various South Shore (South Shore (Massachusetts)) towns around Quincy, Massachusetts, where he was born, and Italy, especially Rome. He is "now recognized as one of the most important short fiction writers of the 20th century." ''Contemporary Literary Criticism'', "John Cheever Criticism"
better. Free movies on summer nights are incredibly popular. Just south of the canyons of Midtown in Flatiron (Manhattan Gramercy Flatiron) is '''Union Square''', a crowded social center and long the center for political protests, as well as the home of a popular greenmarket and resting visitors and locals alike. '''Madison Square Park''', a lovely oasis in a bustling area, has beautiful flowering trees and bushes in the spring and boasts views of the Flatiron, Metropolitan Life, and Empire State
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'''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