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Gotham: A History of New York City to 1898 (The History of New York City)

buy now $21.81 To European explorers, it was Eden, a paradise of waist-high grasses, towering stands of walnut, maple, chestnut, and oak, and forests that teemed with bears, wolves, raccoons, beavers, otters, and foxes. Today, it is the site of Broadway and Wall Street, the Empire State Building and the Statue of Liberty, and the home of millions of people, who have come from every corner of the nation and

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The Day | $10K-a-Month Apartments at Jupiter 21

Gloria Chung Good morning, East Village. Rents at Jupiter 21 will range from $3,000 to $10,000 a month. A resident of the building it replaced, which held Mars Bar, says that during the 1980s she could look out her window and see the glow of “60 crack pipes.” [Wall Street Journal] In an opinion piece that’s getting a good deal of pick-up, Felix Salmon slams Cooper Union for pursuing an

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Rubber Duck – City Duck® New York

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Story of a City: New York – 1947 Educational Documentary – Ella73TV

This educational film explains the historic and economic causes for the emergence of New York as one of the world's largest cities, and its vital relationship to rest of America. Archival footage shows famous landmarks and cityscapes. Ella73TV – – A curated collection of old films, newsreels & archive footage spanning the 20th century. rated: viewed:16259 source

New York City Helicopter Tour, USA

Flying over New York City in a chopper – skyscrapers of Manhattan including the new Freedom Tower at 9/11 site; Hudson River where the US Airways jet emergency landing – all 5 boroughs of NY; Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Bronx and Queens; Statue of Liberty and Yankee Stadium too. Views over a great city. And a female pilot to boot – bet she was as scared as me in front

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A Speech Full of Ambition, but Light on Details

Photo Mayor Bill de Blasio delivered his second State of the City address at Baruch College on Tuesday. Credit Damon Winter/The New York Times Express ferries gliding along the waterways. A dusty railyard transformed into a diverse and thriving new neighborhood. Thickets of tall buildings and construction cranes sprouting on waterfronts all over New York City. On the surface, the ambitious urban blueprint outlined by Mayor Bill de Blasio in

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New York City Silver Lined Snow Globe 65mm

buy now $19.95 This globe measures 4 inches in height and 8 inches around the globe.

One Direction Last Day in New York City

For More New #OneDirection videos go to – Niall Horan, Zayn Malik, Liam Payne, Harry Styles and Louis Tomlinson all arriving together at JFK Airport . The Boys took pictures with alot of #247papsfamily Members in the airport before they took off . rated: viewed:73715 source

Taylor Swift Goes Flower Shopping in New York City!

Taylor Swift stepped out in a lovely spring dress this afternoon in New York City, first heading to a local florist for plants and flowers, where she is rumored to have spent over $10,000. Later, Taylor headed to an independent book store in Soho. rated: viewed:31284 source

Music Review: Sondheim and Reich at Lincoln Center

Photo Reich and Sondheim: In Conversation and Performance: From left, Stephen Sondheim, Steve Reich and John Schaefer, who moderated this event in the Lincoln Center American Songbook series. Credit Richard Termine for The New York Times Oscillating tones, shimmering and percussive, echoed through the Appel Room on Saturday as an array of musicians from various musical worlds performed works by Stephen Sondheim and Steve Reich. This Lincoln Center American Songbook

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