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  New York City   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Prior to 1898, New York City consisted of Manhattan and the Bronx, which was annexed by the city from southern Westchester County in two separate actions: the western portion in 1874, and the remaining portion in 1895.
Through the boroughs, there are hundreds of neighborhoods in the city, many with a definable history and character all their own.
Upper New York Bay is surrounded by Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the coast of New Jersey, and is connected by the Narrows between Brooklyn and Staten Island to Lower New York Bay, which is partially surrounded by Brooklyn, Staten Island, and the coast of New Jersey, and is open to the Atlantic Ocean.
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 Manhattan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Manhattan refers both to the Island of Manhattan which borders the lower Hudson River, and also to the Borough of Manhattan (one of the five boroughs of New York City), which includes the Island of Manhattan itself, as well as several other smaller islands and a small portion of the mainland (see geography).
Manhattan Island is recorded as having 20 Square Miles (51.8 km²) of land, and measures 21 km (13 miles) long and 3.7 km (2.3 miles) wide (at its widest point).
Manhattan is one of the main strongholds of the Democratic party, and has not voted for a Republican in a presidential election since 1924.
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 Manhattan   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Manhattan is the name of an island alongside the lower Hudson River and also of one of the five boroughs that form the City of New York.
New York County and the Borough of Manhattan are coextensive.
Manhattan is connected by bridges and tunnels to New Jersey to the west, the Bronx to the northeast and Brooklyn and Queens on Long Island to the east and south.
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 Manhattan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
From the latter half of the 1960s through most of the 1970s, Manhattan suffered from urban flight as the middle-class fled to the outer boroughs and suburbs due to an increase in crime.
Manhattan is connected by bridges and tunnels to New Jersey to the west, and three New York City boroughs: the Bronx to the northeast and Brooklyn and Queens on Long Island to the east and south.
According to an estimation by the Census Bureau, the population of New York county increased to 1,562,723 in 2004.
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 New York City - Open Encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
New York City comprises Manhattan Island, Staten Island, the western part of Long Island, part of the North American mainland (the Bronx), and several small islands in New York Harbor.
Immigrants of Irish, Italian, Chinese, Korean, Puerto Rican, African and Jewish origin all have enclaves within the city, though there are also various neighborhoods in which people of diverse origins and cultural backgrounds coexist with greater or lesser degrees of ease.
Yellow cabs patrol most of Manhattan and may be hailed with a raised hand and taken--depending on the driver--anywhere within the five boroughs and parts of New Jersey.
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 List of Bronx neighborhoods - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This is a list of neighborhoods in the Bronx, one of five boroughs of New York City.
The flaw in this system is that the vast majority of the borough is in this eastern portion since the Bronx's street numbering system is based on that of Manhattan; Jerome Avenue therefore does not represent an even east-west divide for the Bronx.
Located east of the Bronx River Parkway, this part of the Bronx retains a more residential character than its western counterpart, given its greater distance from Manhattan and the fact that it was settled and annexed to New York City later.
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 New York City explained   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
A panoramic view of the lower Manhattan skyline, (which is a separate business district from Midtown Manhattan) summer of 2004 Satellite image of New York, showing the five boroughs.
The boroughs other than Manhattan are also referred to as "the Outer Boroughs." Through the boroughs, there are hundreds of neighborhoods in the city, many with a definable history and character all their own.
The Midtown Manhattan skyline viewed from across the Hudson River, 1981.The Downtown Brooklyn skyline is the smallest of the three, and is centered around a major transportation hub in Northwestern Brooklyn.
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 New York City, New York - City Search   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Central Park, in Manhattan, is still considered one of the finest examples of landscape architecture in the world.
Manhattan and the Bronx, though still one county, were established as two separate boroughs and joined together with three other boroughs created from parts of adjacent counties to form the new municipal government originally called "Greater New York".
Manhattan's Madison Avenue is synonymous with the American advertising industry, while Seventh Avenue is nicknamed "fashion avenue" as it serves as an important center for the fashion industry.
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 Encyclopedia: List of Brooklyn neighborhoods
These are the neighborhoods of Brooklyn, one of five boroughs of New York City.
Brooklyn Heights is a neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York.
This is a list of neighborhoods in the Bronx,
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 biology - New York City
The great majority of Manhattan residents live in apartments in what is usually seen as a very overpriced and difficult housing market, although there are immense neighborhoods of suburban-style homes in the outer boroughs.
I-78 ends at the foot of the Holland Tunnel in Manhattan; it was originally supposed to cross Manhattan into Brooklyn and Queens to JFK Airport, then curve north and end at I-95 via the Throgs Neck Bridge.
Manhattan island contains the campus of the world-class Rockefeller University and Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, as well as Columbia-Presbyterian Medical Center and NYU Medical Center and their medical schools.
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 Manhattan - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Manhattan is an island bordering the lower Hudson River.
Manhattan Island is 21.5 km (13 miles) long and 3.7 km (2.3 miles) wide (at its widest point).
The name Manhattan ("hilly island" or "place of intoxication") is from the Algonquian languages of the earliest known inhabitants of the area.
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 Slow Travel USA - New York City, Neighborhoods in Manhattan
The neighborhoods about which I have the most detailed knowledge are the ones where I have lived -- the Upper West Side and Inwood -- the extreme northern tip of Manhattan.
Culturally, this is one of the richest, oldest neighborhoods in Manhattan.
It used to be that the neighborhood east of 1st Ave.
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 TRAVELER: Manhattan Neighborhoods @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Route 495 transects Midtown Manhattan from New Jersey through the Lincoln Tunnel and from the east through the Queens-Midtown Tunnel.
Cabs traveling from JFK to Manhattan charge a fixed rate of $30 plus tolls and tip; taxi service from other airports may be higher.
Manhattan is ideal for walking, however, which allows the prerequisite window-shopping and people-watching.
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 Top20NewYorkCity.com - Your Top20 Guide to New York city!
Located in the state of New York, New York City has a population of 8,168,388 people contained within 309 square miles (800 km²), and is the heart of the New York Metropolitan Area, which is one of the largest urban conglomerations in the world with a population of over 22 million.
Later in 1626, Peter Minuit established a long tradition of shrewd real estate investing when he purchased Manhattan Island and Staten Island from Algonquin tribesmen in exchange for trade goods (legend, now long disproved, has it that the island was purchased for $24 worth of glass beads).
Neighborhoods that were once considered dangerous are now thriving with new businesses and housing, and many residents feel safe to walk the streets late at night.
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 List of Manhattan neighborhoods: Just the facts...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of Brooklyn neighborhoods (additional info and facts about List of Brooklyn neighborhoods)
List of Bronx neighborhoods (additional info and facts about List of Bronx neighborhoods)
List of Staten Island neighborhoods (additional info and facts about List of Staten Island neighborhoods)
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 City of New York - Gurupedia
Manhattan and The Bronx covered the original city and the rest of New York County.
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey provides PATH trains connecting Manhattan to New Jersey, as well as AirTrain service to two major airports.
Staten Island Ferry between Manhattan and Staten Island, operated by the New York City Department of Transportation.
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 List of Manhattan neighborhoods - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of Manhattan neighborhoods - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 FAST-US-8 (TRENAV2E) Power, Pride & Politics Papers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
This paper aims at describing the different neighborhoods of Manhattan in a way that would be useful to a translator.
This neighborhood is characterised by its Ukrainian and Polish communities, as well as punks, junkies, drug-dealers and anarchists.
The island of Manhattan alone has nearly two million inhabitants, so it is no small wonder that there is such a variety of neighborhoods.
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 Manhattan Treasure Hunt   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
The Manhattan Treasure Hunt is a fun team-building event that combines the thrill of competition with the spirit of exploration.
The way it works is simple: you choose an area of Manhattan in which to hold the event.
Once assembled, teams of players are given clues that lead to fascinating, beautiful, and bizarre places where they will retrieve or document something mentioned in the clue.
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 List of Queens neighborhoods - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of Queens neighborhoods - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
This is a list of neighborhoods in Queens, one of five boroughs of New York City.
List of Queens neighborhoods, See also, Queens neighborhoods and United States-related lists.
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 Maps & Neighborhoods - Upper West Side
Much of the area is protected by landmark status, and the neighborhood's restored townhouses and high-priced co-op apartments are coveted by actors, young professionals, and young families.
Sidewalks in this neighborhood are always crowded during the day with performers rushing to auditions and families pushing their babies in imported strollers.
Dining choices include two of the city's most beautiful restaurants - the romantic Café des Artistes and fantastical Tavern on the Green, plus a mind-boggling variety of cafés and restaurants along Columbus Avenue, serving everything from deli sandwiches to burritos to haute cuisine.
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 List of Brooklyn, New York neighborhoods - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
List of Brooklyn, New York neighborhoods - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
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 Real Estate Weekly: A look at Manhattan's retail neighborhoods
Old Chelsea is a largely residential neighborhood, made up of row houses, which date back to the 1850s and have been beautifully restored.
Chelsea proper, with West 23rd Street as the main street, is presently the newest and most stimulating art district in the city, filled with galleries, chic shops, and restaurants.
Northface opened on Broadway and will be joined by the ever-growing tenant list at the Center: Morganthal Frederics and 4 You are the latest to sign on.
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It also includes some smaller islands, including Roosevelt Island (formerly Welfare Island, and even earlier Blackwell's Island), Belmont Island (which has been unofficially renamed U Thant Island), and a small portion of the North American mainland (Swarovski Marble Hill) contiguous with The Bronx.
The term Lower Manhattan is commonly used for the southern part of the island, particularly the area below Houston Street, where streets are named rather than mostly numbered.
Letter of 1626 stating that Manhattan Island had been purchased for the value of 60 guilders (PD) (http://teachpol.tcnj.edu/amer_pol_hist/fi/00000002.htm)
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 New York Metro: NYC Neighborhoods
While most are thrilled with the commercial facelift, skyrocketing rents have edged out a few neighborhood institutions — like Peter's Ice Cream, which closed last year after a 77 percent rent increase.
Bar Tabac: Francophiles will appreciate the artfully aged environs, the all-French wine list, and the obligatory steak frites.
Pete's Waterfront Ale House: A neighborhood saloon featuring a wide and esoteric beer selection, four-star pub grub and live blues & jazz.
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In 1664, English ships captured the city without struggle, and it was renamed New York, after the Duke of York.
South Street Seaport, on the south east tip of Manhattan, has naval museums, shopping and Argentine Tango dancing every Sunday in the summer.
Since then this has been an annual event drawing tens of thousands of spectators and in later years millions of television viewers.
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 TRAVELER: Manhattan Neighborhoods @ nationalgeographic.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-21)
Best of all, the neighborhood comes alive with features about the people—alive and dead—who’ve made this such a special place.
Call up listings of theatrical offerings, reviews and gossip, openings of upcoming productions, and instructions for getting discount tickets.
And there’s a list of six monster walks, too.
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 Manhattan Real Estate Agents, Manhattan Homes For Sale, REALTORS and Manhattan
We also have information on Manhattan home selling, home buying, mortgages, insurance, movers and other realty services for anyone looking to sell a home or buy a home in Manhattan, NY.
HomeGain provides Manhattan, New York real estate information and resources to guide homeowners and homebuyers through the process of selling and buying a house, condo or other Manhattan realty property.
HomeGain has services to help you find a top Manhattan real estate broker or agent, get the value of your Manhattan home and a comparative market analysis (CMA), view Manhattan real estate and MLS listings, prepare your home for sale, and more.
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 List of Manhattan neighborhoods - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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