Manhattan

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through 1857, when it was torn down due to the construction of Central Park. In 2002, Thicke released his debut single "When I Get You Alone". The track samples Walter Murphy's "A Fifth of Beethoven", which itself is a disco rendition of Beethoven's Fifth Symphony (Symphony No. 5 (Beethoven)). The music video for the song features an unshaven Thicke with long, wild hair as a courier racing (Bicycle messenger) through the streets of Manhattan on a bicycle. It received some rotation on MTV2 and BET's ''Rated Next'' and was spun moderately on pop and urban radio, peaking at #49 on Radio & Records Pop chart. Globally, however, "When I Get You Alone" became a chart success when it peaked within the top 20 in Australia, Belgium, and Italy, and reached the top ten of the singles charts in New Zealand and the top three in the Netherlands. The tune was featured for the soundtrack of ''Agent Cody Banks''. On July 14, Harlem taxidermist (Taxidermy) and Barnum and Bailey (Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus) lion tamer (Lion taming) Michael Schleisser caught a 7.5 foot (2.3 m), 325 pound (147 kg) shark while fishing in Raritan Bay only a few miles from the mouth of Matawan Creek. The shark nearly sank the boat before Schleisser killed it with a broken oar. When he opened the shark's belly, he removed a "suspicious fleshy material and bones" that took up "about two-thirds of a milk crate" and "together weighed fifteen pounds." Fernicola, ''Twelve Days of Terror'', p. 151–156. Scientists identified the shark as a young great white and the ingested remains as human. Fernicola, ''Twelve Days of Terror'', p. 163. Schleisser mounted the shark and placed it on display in the window of a Manhattan shop on Broadway (Broadway (New York City)) but it was later lost. The only surviving photograph appeared in the ''Bronx Home News''. Fernicola, ''Twelve Days of Terror'', pp. 163–164. Biography Cincotti started playing a toy piano at the age of three. While in high school, he regularly performed at clubs throughout Manhattan and performed at the White House. At the 2000 Montreux Jazz Festival, he won an award for a rendition of Dizzy Gillespie's "A Night in Tunisia." In 2002, he reached No. 1 on the ''Billboard'' Traditional jazz Charts, the youngest solo artist to do so to date. birth_date 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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by wealthy guests, including two characters dubbed "Brazillionaires": Fausto and Renalda. Upon meeting attractive young tenant Diane Lightson, Chris agrees to escort her to Atlantic City in his vintage BMW 733i (BMW E23) on the following day. Fausto and Renalda meet up with them and invite themselves along, much to Chris's chagrin. The building has a strange habit of making unusual appearances in popular movies; it appeared twice in 2004, first in '' The Day After Tomorrow


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. "Something" takes place which destroys the world outside the city and leaves the survivors without any memories. In the final episodes of the series, the city is implied to have been an elaborate fabrication produced by an unknown power. Early life Lancaster was born in Manhattan, New York City, at his parents' home at 209 East 106th Street, between Second and Third Avenues, today the site of Benjamin Franklin Plaza. Lancaster was the son of Elizabeth (née Roberts


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housing costs compared to those in nearby art havens such as Hoboken (Hoboken, New Jersey), Jersey City and Manhattan. Mary Paul and Caren Matzner. "Scores of artists find a place in N. Hudson" ''The Union City Reporter'', April 17, 2008, pages 1, 6 and 19 The Union City West New York area in particular is a major training ground for actors in the county. "New performers on the block", ''The Union City Reporter'', February 27, 2011, Pages 1 and 13 In September 2008, Union City held its first annual month-long Art Month, which originated with the September 2006 "Celebrate Art" show at St. John's Episcopal Church. Art Month includes events such as the Union City Arts and Crafts Festival, held the second week of every September. Group shows are also arranged by organizations such as La Ola, La Ola, Accessed November 20, 2010. a group formed to help unite local artists, and Federación Mercantil, which provides support to artists in the form of bank loan assistance and help avoiding foreclosure, and puts on an annual show of work by Spanish-American painters. Another is the Union City Artists Collective, founded in 2007 by a group of artists and public officials that includes Amado Mora, a sculptor, painter and curator of the Union City Art Gallery at City Hall. Mestanza, Jean-Pierre. "Union City artist spreads word about city" ''Hudson Dispatch Weekly'', November 24, 2010, page 3 Locations in which artists reside or have put on tours or shows include the Yardley Building, a former Yardley of London soap factory on Palisade Avenue that overlooks Hoboken, and the old R.H. Simon Silk Mill on 39th Street, which has been dubbed the "Union Hill (Union Hill, New Jersey) Arts Building". The Park Performing Arts Center is also a popular arts venue in the city, as it houses Hudson Theatre Works, a theatre company founded in 2011. It was also the first venue for the Park Players, an acting troupe founded in the early 1980s by local teacher Joseph Conklin, LaMarca, Stephen. "Providing Hudson County with theater". ''The Union City Reporter''. July 24, 2011. page 5 and formerly hosted the ''NoHu Visions'' show, and the annual two-day Multi-Arts Festival Rosero, Jessica. "Silver Anniversay of the Multi-Arts" ''The Union City Reporter'', May 21, 2005, Page 9 until 2010, when the latter moved to Union City High School, which houses the Union City Performing Arts Center. Rappaport, Melissa. "Live! UC inaugurates performing arts center" ''Union City Reporter'' October 25, 2009; Pages 1 & 16 Union City Performing Arts Center official site Geography Weehawken is part of the New York metropolitan area. Situated on the western shore of the Hudson River (North River (Hudson River)), along the southern end of the New Jersey Palisades across from Midtown Manhattan, it is the location of the western terminus of the Lincoln Tunnel. 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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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


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as the '''Queensboro Line'''. Express trains run to Manhattan from 06:00 am to 10:00 am (6:00 to 10:00 ET (North American Eastern Time Zone) ) and from Manhattan from 3:00 pm to 9:30 pm (15:00 to 21:30 ET (North American Eastern Time Zone)). Express service is also provided during New York Mets games and U.S. Open (U.S. Open (tennis)) matches. West of Queensboro Plaza, the line immediately turns south onto an elevated structure over 23rd Street. It heads into the west end of Amtrak's Sunnyside Yard, and passes through two underground stations before entering Manhattan via the Steinway Tunnel under the East River. In Manhattan, the line runs under 42nd Street (42nd Street, Manhattan), with part directly underneath the 42nd Street Shuttle ( 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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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


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for the Performing Arts , Andrew Heiskell Braille and Talking Book Library and the Science, Industry and Business Library—are all located in Manhattan. The Central Libraries , New York Public Library. Retrieved June 6, 2007. More than 35 other branch libraries are located in the borough. Manhattan Map, New York Public Library. Retrieved June 6


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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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and Art High School of Music and Art . He also took night lessons at Pratt Institute as well as life drawing classes at the Brooklyn Museum. Commons:Category:Manhattan, New York City WikiPedia:Manhattan Dmoz:Regional North America United States New York Localities N New York City Manhattan

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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