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history , followed by a master's degree in mathematics, while Simon attended Queens College. Garfunkel also completed coursework toward a doctorate in Mathematics Education (Mathematics education) at Teachers College, Columbia University during the peak of Simon and Garfunkel's commercial success.

work Gannett News Service date February 6, 1977 publisher Art Garfunkel's official website accessdate April 23, 2011 In 1900, Mary worked in Mamaroneck, New York (Mamaroneck (town), New York), where, within two weeks of her employment, the residents developed typhoid fever. She moved to Manhattan in 1901, and members of the family for whom she worked developed fevers and diarrhea and the laundress died. Mallon then went to work for a lawyer until seven

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and covering for a friend. Soon afterward, she admitted that she was employed at the bar. The reporter's widely distributed story led to some television and stage appearances, most notably in the off-Broadway revival of the musical ''Best Foot Forward (Best Foot Forward (musical))''. (Her contract overlapped with the departing Liza Minnelli and the two briefly co-starred together.) In 1966 (1966 in film), she had a brief stint as a TV hostess in Baltimore, Maryland, along with a largely

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to Tottenville (Tottenville, Staten Island). Staten Island is the only one of the five boroughs of New York City that does not have below-ground rapid transit. The free Staten Island Ferry connects the borough to Manhattan and is a popular tourist attraction, providing views of the Statue of Liberty, Ellis Island, and lower Manhattan. The first permanent Dutch settlement of the New Netherland colony was made on Governor's Island in 1624, which had been used as a trading camp by them for over a decade before. In 1626 the colony transferred to the island of Manhattan, and was newly designated as the capital of New Netherland. ''Staaten Eylandt'' nevertheless remained uncolonized by the Dutch for many decades. From 1639 to 1655, the Dutch made three separate attempts to establish a permanent settlement on the island, but each time the settlement was destroyed in the conflicts between the Dutch and the local tribes. In 1661, the first permanent Dutch settlement was established at ''Oude Dorp'' (Dutch (Dutch language) for "Old Village"), Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan

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- '''The Rockefeller University''' is a private university offering postgraduate and postdoctoral education. It has a strong concentration in the biological sciences. It is also known for producing numerous Nobel laureates. The Rockefeller University is located on the Upper East Side of Manhattan in New York City, between 63rd and 68th Streets along York Avenue. History The neighborhood was the site of the farm where Cornelius Vanderbilt grew up, at the location of the present-day Paramount Theater building on Bay Street (the theater itself having closed in the early 1980s). In the early 19th century it became the commercial center of Southfield Township. In 1832 William J. Staples, a merchant from Manhattan for whom the neighborhood is named, as well as Minthorne Tompkins, the son of Vice President (Vice President of the United States) Daniel D. Tompkins, acquired land from the Vanderbilts and laid out the streets. Staples and Tompkins started a ferry service from the neighborhood waterfront to Manhattan and began advertising their new village in 1836. thumb right Bayley Seaton Hospital, seen from Vanderbilt Avenue, Staten Island, New York. (Image:Bayley Seaton hospital Staten Island 03 2008.jpg) Episode Five: Cosmopolis (1919–1931) Following World War I, Manhattan becomes the cultural capital of the world, serving as the home to the brand new industries of radio broadcasting, magazines (magazine), advertising and public relations. Major cultural contributions were made by F. Scott Fitzgerald, George Gershwin, Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong, and the Harlem Renaissance was the banner under which an explosion of African American culture and creativity lived. As the Great Depression dawned, the Chrysler Building and Empire State Building were completed. The '''New-York Historical Society''' is an American history (History of the United States) museum and library located in New York City at the corner of 77th Street and Central Park West in Manhattan. Founded in 1804 as New York's first museum, the New-York Historical Society presents exhibitions, public programs and research that explore the rich history of New York and the nation. Its landmark building is currently under renovation, with its reopening scheduled for November 2011. Since 2004, the president of the Historical Society has been Louise Mirrer, who was previously Executive Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs of the City University of New York. The Goldman Sachs Tower is in Jersey City's Exchange Place, Jersey City Exchange Place area close to a PATH station (Exchange Place (PATH station)) about Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan

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and science. The school opened in 1904 on Manhattan's East Side and moved to a new building in Battery Park City in 1992. Stuyvesant is noted for its strong academic programs, having produced many notable alumni (List of Stuyvesant High School people) including four Nobel laureates (List of Nobel Laureates).

OF DEATH Manhattan, New York '''Stuyvesant High School''' is a New York City public high school that specializes in math (mathematics) and science. The school opened in 1904 on Manhattan's East Side and moved to a new building in Battery Park City (Battery Park City, Manhattan) in 1992. The school is noted for its famous alumni (List of Stuyvesant High School people), including four Nobel laureates, its strong academic programs, and the large percentage of its graduates who attend prestigious universities. Together with Brooklyn Technical High School and Bronx High School of Science, Stuyvesant is one of the three original Specialized High Schools of New York City. These schools are operated by the New York City Department of Education and are open, with no tuition fee, to all residents of New York City (only). Admission is by competitive examination (Specialized High Schools Admissions Test) only. There has been a long-standing friendly rivalry between Stuyvesant and Bronx Science over the Intel Science Talent Search, with both schools claiming dominance at various times. ('''more... (Stuyvesant High School)''') long_direction W location 119-125 East 11th Street (11th Street (Manhattan)), Manhattan, New York City area '''Webster Hall''' is a nightclub and concert venue located at 125 East 11th Street (11th Street (Manhattan)), between Third (Third Avenue (Manhattan)) and Fourth (Fourth Avenue (Manhattan)) Avenues, near Astor Place, in Manhattan, New York City. Built in 1886, its current incarnation was opened by the Ballinger Brothers in 1992. It serves as a nightclub, concert venue, corporate events center, and recording venue, and has a capacity of 2,500 people – including the club; 1,400 for the main stage. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan

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) . Moreover, the numbering system continues even in The Bronx, north of Manhattan, despite the fact that there the grid plan is not so regular; there the last numbered street is 263rd Street. wide, including 34th (34th Street (Manhattan)), 42nd (42nd Street (Manhattan)), 57th

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;ref name "" In 2010, Phillippe and Meyer began "getting a show going for Showtime (Showtime (TV network))", serving as executive producers. The comedy, ''Heavy and Rolling'', tells the story of a Manhattan towncar driver who assumes different identities as he moves towards madness.

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Bongiovi was co-owner. Bon Jovi made several demos (demo (music))—including one produced by Billy Squier—and sent them to record companies, though failing to make an impact. His first professional recording was as lead vocals in "R2-D2 We Wish You a Merry Christmas," which was part of the ''Christmas in the Stars'' album which his cousin co-produced. Political activism As a Democrat (Democratic Party (United States)), Bon Jovi toured extensively on behalf of Presidential candidate John Kerry in 2004, appearing at and playing acoustic sets (with Richie Sambora) at rallies for the Kerry-Edwards ticket throughout the United States. Bon Jovi also played as a part of the Live Earth concert at the Meadowlands (Giants Stadium) in 2007, and was introduced by former Vice President Al Gore. In 2008, Jon Bon Jovi supported Barack Obama for President, even holding an exclusive fundraiser at his home for him; he also played a 2009 Manhattan fundraiser for now Secretary of State (United States Secretary of State) Clinton to lessen some of her $6.3 million dollar campaign debt. On Sunday, January 18, 2009 Bon Jovi performed a duet at the Obama Inauguration Concert of the Sam Cooke classic "A Change is Gonna Come" with Bettye LaVette. Bon Jovi to Sing at NYC Hillary Clinton Fundraiser Yahoo News, January 3, 2009 On June 4, 2009 Bon Jovi performed an acoustic benefit show for democratic Gov. Jon Corzine at the NJPAC in Newark, New Jersey. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan


. He also became the ward of Cornelius Heeney, a wealthy merchant and family friend. '''Tin Pan Alley''' is the name given to the collection of New York City History of music publishing music publisher


'''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: 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. " – 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

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