A Curation of Information About New York City

October 2015

Mobsters – George Appo – The Most Famous Pickpocket in the History of New York City

His father was a crazed Chinese murderer, and his mother – an Irish alcoholic. In spite of his lack of proper family upbringing, George Appo’s mission in life was to be the quintessential “Good Fellow.” George Appo’s definition of the phrase “Good Fellow,” was a man who was an expert thief, one who would not cooperate with authorities, and who absolutely refused to testify in court, even against their enemies.

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New York City Skyline-Brooklyn Bridge, Photography Giant Poster Print, 39 by 55-Inch

buy now $18.98 New York City Skyline – Brooklyn Bridge, Photography Giant Poster Print, 39 by 55Measurements: 55 inches by 39 inchesEasy to frameMakes a great giftHigh quality poster printGreat wall decor

Moving to New York – Adjustments to Expect

Relocating anywhere in the world brings a unique set of challenges with it. In many of my articles, I mention the difficulties of making friends, learning a new language, and getting used to new surroundings as some examples of the many issues to expect. Moving to New York has its own unique set of expectations and shifts to deal with. For example, if you live in a house, and you’ve

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Petit Collage Pop-Out New York City

buy now $15.44 Our best-selling line of pop-outs are bigtime crowd pleasers. Craft project? Room decor? Play characters? All of the above!These sets come with chunky sheets of punch-out, sturdy shapes; each shape notches into companion slots for easy-peasy assembly. Brighten shelves, desks, windowsills, and rainy days; perfect stocking stuffers and party favors, too.Made from recycled paper printed with vegetable inks. Conforms to CPSIA, ASTM, and CE standards.Comes with a

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Retreez Cool Five Boroughs of New York City NYC Graphic Printed Unisex Men / Women T-shirt – White – Small

buy now $39.99 Retreez RTZ T-shirt is not merely a piece of t-shirt. It is a medium of self-expression. The t-shirt is made from 100% premium cotton for silky softness & comfort feel. Regular fit t-shirt, featuring a graphic print to the front. Stand out from the crowd with this unique t-shirt and looks stylish! • 100% Pre-washed Cotton (lightweight) • Unisex T-Shirt • Premium Quality • Soft & Comfy

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5 Reasons to Rent an Apartment

#1. More Economical The amount of money you would pay on a rental unit is likely to be less than mortgage payments would be for a comparably sized home. This is partly due to interest rates right now. Though there are always deals out there, in a down economy, most sellers seek top dollar for their homes. Even the majority of bank-owned homes sold as foreclosures are near market value

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Modern Vice Studios – New York’s Newest Photography Studio

Nestled in the heart of New York City’s Manhattan Garment District lies a unique one of a kind fashion house, Modern Vice. I can say with great confidence that this company takes making a shoe to a whole other level. Walking into the headquarters takes your mind off the fact that you are in the middle of NYC as you are greeted by a gigantic mural of Hunter S. Thompson

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Out of Mulberry Street Stories of Tenement life in New York City

buy now This book was converted from its physical edition to the digital format by a community of volunteers. You may find it for free on the web. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery.

Vacation Rentals – A Second Home

New York, regarded as the city with the maximum number of people residing per square area in United States, is also one of the costliest cities in the world. With real estate prices skyrocketing at a steady pace, this is but inevitable. Being the hub of several corporate giants, a major commercial and educational center in the United States and for its efficient public transportation and other services, New York

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MLS New York City FC ’47 Brand Breakaway Scarf, Navy, One Size fits All

buy now $22.00 Show off your team spirit in style with brand new, officially-licensed MLS headwear from ’47 Brand. ’47 Brand provides the quality all true fans desire in their gear. Known for their vintage look and feel, ’47 has managed to also provide a new school spin to this old school craze. ’47 Brand’s present-day success comes from never forgetting its roots. In 1947, twin brothers and Italian immigrants,

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