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in upstate Michigan, pursuing his interest in live theater. '''Pace University High School''', also known as "Pace High School," is a public high school located in the New York City borough (borough (New York City)) of Manhattan, affiliated with Pace University. thumb 300px Charlie Parker studying with Maury Deutsch (Download high resolution to read article) (Image:Parker and Deutsch.jpg) '''Maury Deutsch''' (born 1918 in New York City) is a musician who has


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. 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


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in Italy before moving to Paris. After several unsuccessful attempts, she eventually was accepted as a student by Auguste Rodin. He later convinced her to return to Manhattan to spend a year dissecting bodies at the College of Physicians and Surgeons (Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons). The education she received there was invaluable, honing her remarkable skill of rendering anatomical features that was evidenced highly when she embarked on her ambitious project


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tsnyc.org accessdate 16 July 2009 A major emphasis at Times Square Church is giving aid to the disadvantaged. The Times Square Church was founded by Pastor David Wilkerson in 1987. At the time, the area was known as a center of X-rated films, strip clubs, prostitution, and drug addiction. Pastor Wilkerson opened the church in response to what he described as "the physically destitute and spiritually dead people" he saw among the pimps, runaways and crack


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, ostensibly to cover up deformities, but also to allow a greater degree of anonymity for them. '''Bank Street College of Education''' is located in Manhattan, New York City. Iran–Contra affair He was implicated in the Iran–Contra affair as a key middleman in the arms-for-hostages exchange along with Iranian arms dealer Manucher Ghorbanifar and, in a complex series of events, was found to have borrowed money for these arms purchases from the now-bankrupt financial


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the state charter that allowed it to bank. pp. 360, 362, 589 The poor and the rest of the city were forced to rely on well water, often made palatable by adding alcoholic "spirits", prompting temperance campaigners to call vigorously for the municipal provision of water. Construction The need for a new supply of fresh water was crucial and in 1837 construction began on a massive engineering project. supervised by Chief Engineer John B. Jervis


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and Long island on July 2, and started landing troops on the undefended shores of Staten Island that day. Washington learned from prisoners taken that Howe had landed 10,000 men, but was awaiting the arrival of another 15,000. Schecter, pp. 100–103 General Washington, with a smaller army of about 19,000 effective troops, lacked significant intelligence on the British force and plans, and was uncertain exactly where in the New York area the Howes intended to strike. He consequently split the Continental Army between fortified positions on Long Island, Manhattan and other mainland locations, Fischer, pp. 89,381 and also established a "Flying Camp" in northern New Jersey. This was intended as a reserve force that could support operations anywhere along the Jersey shore of the Hudson. Lundin, p. 109 Legacy In the urban environments of Manhattan, Brooklyn (Brooklyn, New York), and Trenton (Trenton, New Jersey) there are plaques and other memorials placed to commemorate the actions that took place in and around those locations. Trenton Battle Monument New York Freedom Trail The Princeton Battlefield and Washington's Crossing are National Historic Landmarks, with state parks also preserving all or part of the locations where events of this campaign occurred in those areas. National Historic Landmark designation for Princeton Battlefield National Historic Landmark designation for Washington's Crossing Morristown National Historical Park preserves locations occupied by the Continental Army during the winter months at the end of the campaign. Morristown National Historical Park – Things to do The '''Battle of Harlem Heights''' was fought during the New York and New Jersey campaign of the American Revolutionary War. The action took place in what is now the Morningside Heights and west Harlem (Harlem, Manhattan) neighborhoods of Manhattan in New York City on September 16, 1776. On September 15, Howe landed his army at Kip's Bay, Manhattan. McCullough p.209 After a bombardment of the American positions on the shore, 4,000 British and Hessian (Hessian (soldiers)) troops landed at Battle of Kip's Bay. The American troops began to flee at the sight of the enemy, and even with Washington's arrival on the scene they refused to obey orders and continued to flee. McCullough p.212 DATE OF DEATH January 26, 2010 PLACE OF DEATH Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States Early life Kelis was born and raised in the Harlem neighborhood of Manhattan, New York City. Her first name is a portmanteau of her father's name, Kenneth (1944–2000), and her mother's name, Eveliss. Her father Kenneth was an African American jazz musician and Pentecostal (Pentecostalism) minister (minister of religion), and was formerly a professor at Wesleyan University. 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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to be.” It is guided by a service mission statement and a diversity mission statement. http: www.friendsseminary.org podium default.aspx?t 51154&rc 1 Friends is a member of New York's Independent School Diversity Network, and diversity is a key part of its educational philosophy. circulation 60,000 headquarters New York (Manhattan), NY (New York) ISSN On October 5, 2004, a third site opened within a three-story New York City space formerly occupied by a traditional Disney Store on Manhattan's Fifth Avenue. The store closed for good on December 31, 2009 and the interior was dismantled on January 4, 2010. Disney opened a traditional Disney Store in Times Square in Fall 2010 at the former Virgin Megastore location. http: www.crainsnewyork.com article 20100105 FREE 100109984 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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on the Lower East Side until his 1930 marriage to Alice Kalmanovitz, a childhood friend. He attended De Witt Clinton High School and Columbia University. At his mother's urging he took violin lessons, and gave public performances, including dance band work as Jack "Pinky" Pearl. Sometimes he also sang and it was soon discovered he was an exceptional lyric tenor. This street hosts one of the highest numbers of New York City Subway


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: www.nangdee.com name ?person_id 3754 Nangdee He spent the majority of his formative years in Florida. He moved to Los Angeles (Los Angeles, California) when his career began to take off. History In 1982, the video "Buffalo Gals", was shown on a television music show called Sound Unlimited. The show was staged in a Manhattan basketball court and featured images of graffiti and break dancers. This left an impression on many teenagers and many started

Manhattan

'''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

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