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  Manhattan Bridge
The Manhattan Bridge was first planned as a traditional wire-cable suspension bridge to be used exclusively by trains.
The hearings come after Nada Chakravartti, the chief engineer on the Manhattan Bridge project, was charged in March 2001 with soliciting a bribe from a contractor after a period of investigation by the Manhattan district attorney's office.
The Lower Manhattan Expressway proposal was killed in 1971, shifting the I-478 designation to Westway, another Manhattan highway proposal that eventually was killed.
www.nycroads.com /crossings/manhattan   (2616 words)

 Manhattan: Simple. Smart. - Welcome
Manhattan 3.2 Admin Reference released December 8, 2006!
Manhattan 3.2 Spanish translation released January 8, 2007!
The Manhattan Virtual Classroom is a fast, stable and effective course management system that runs on Linux and other Unix-like systems.
manhattan.sourceforge.net   (91 words)

 The Manhattan Transfer - vocal jazz group
The Manhattan Transfer were not an overnight success, but a result of many years of dues-paying and persistence, particularly by bass singer and founder Tim Hauser.
The Manhattan Transfer's first recording, the self-titled "Manhattan Transfer" featured "Operator," a fifties gospel tune, which reached number #22 on the Billboard chart and was their first hit.
Multiple Grammy-winning mixed quartet Manhattan Transfer is known for their expertise in many styles of music, including doo-wop, cabaret and Brazilian music for example, but they have been best known for their live performances and incomparable jazz singing.
www.singers.com /jazz/manhattantransfer.html   (4196 words)

The last buffalo in the Manhattan area was killed near Ogden in the fall of 1863.
The first Manhattan water works was constructed in 1888 at 3rd and Ratone.
Extended options and support findings need to be presented in executive summary to the citizens of Manhattan well before we are asked to vote on a bond election.
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 Manhattan Chamber of Commerce - Manhattan Illinois
The purpose of the Manhattan Chamber of Commerce is to promote economic programs designed to strengthen and expand the income potential of all businesses and organizations.
One of the real advantages of living in Manhattan is the ease with which everyone works together to make our town better and better.
This web site is another testament to that, for through the Chamber of Commerce's efforts, we are able to give visitors a central place to learn about our area, and allow residents to find answers to their questions about what is going on in the area.
www.manhattan-il.com   (321 words)

 Manhattan Associates - Supply Chain Management Software Solutions
Contact Information: To learn more about Manhattan Associates' supply chain solutions, simply complete the information request form, and we will contact you.
Manhattan Associates is a leading supply chain solutions provider.
The company's supply chain planning, supply chain execution, business intelligence and business process platform capabilities enable its more than 1200 customers worldwide to enhance profitability, performance and competitive advantage.
www.manh.com   (206 words)

 Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer
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Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer and Columbia University President Lee Bollinger today announced that they have reached an agreement on a series of steps to benefit the West Harlem community as it relates to Columbia’s planned expansion of their Manhattanville campus.
Manhattan Borough President Scott M. Stringer and the NYCLU today released a report urging the New York City Department of Education (DOE) to take immediate steps to protect students against aggressive military recruitment practices in public high schools.
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 Manhattan (1979)
The tour guides can't possibly squeeze in the whole story of every district and every building; the air just vibrates with this knowledge that you are in the greatest city in the world.
The beauty of Manhattan that Woody conveys so perfectly in every camera shot and through the music of Gershwin has new meaning for me because I was there.
Whether he changes his mind about who is the right one for him, he has learned something crucial about what really is important to him in life.
www.imdb.com /title/tt0079522   (1032 words)

 Manhattan Research - Healthcare Market Research on Physicians & Consumers
Manhattan Research is a healthcare market research and advisory services firm, bringing clarity to the market forces, trends, and impacts of physician and consumer use of information technology, including next generation digital media such as social networking, blogs, podcasts, and Web 2.0.
Through analysis of our trended, proprietary data sets we provide global pharmaceutical companies with the insight necessary to strategically plan and market existing and future therapies.
Podcast episodes are produced monthly, and free subscriptions are available via iTunes.
www.manhattanresearch.com   (149 words)

 Manhattan Institute
Click here to listen to City Journal editor Brian Anderson and Heather Mac Donald, Manhattan Institute senior fellow and City Journal contributing editor, discuss her new article "The Reclamation of Skid Row" from the autumn 2007 issue of City Journal.
Tuesday, October 23, 2007, the Manhattan Institute's Social Entrepreneurship Initiative conferred its 2007 Social Entrepreneurship Awards and the William E. Simon Lifetime Achievement Award, which honors nonprofit leaders who found innovative, private solutions for some of America's most pressing social problems, with little or no government financial aid.
On Thursday, October 18th, the Manhattan Institute proudly hosted its 21st annual Wriston Lecture.
www.manhattan-institute.org   (1894 words)

 Manhattan Project historical timeline
General Leslie R. Groves, Deputy Chief of Construction of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, was appointed to direct this top-secret project.
This motivated the U.S. to launch the Manhattan Project.
After intense effort, the Y-12 plant in Oak Ridge, Tenn., began to produce bomb-grade U-235, which was shipped to Los Alamos, N.M. U-235 was used in the Little Boy bomb and plutonium was used in the Fat Man bomb produced at Los Alamos.
www.atomicmuseum.com /tour/manhattanproject.cfm   (364 words)

  cbs2.com - 4-Alarm Fire Destroys 5 Manhattan Beach Businesses
By 7 a.m., the fire was declared out, but firefighters remained at the scene to douse hot spots, Manhattan Beach fire Battalion Chief Frank Chiella said.
The mall was built in the 1940s and has an attic that the fire made its way into, which made it difficult to extinguish, Groat said.
No injuries were reported in the fire, the Manhattan Beach fire dispatcher said.
cbs2.com /topstories/local_story_332102904.html   (406 words)

  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 13 miles (21 km) long and 2.3 miles (3.7 km) wide (at its widest point).
Manhattan is connected by bridges and tunnels to New Jersey to the west, and three New York City boroughs: the Bronx to the northeast; Brooklyn and Queens on Long Island to the east and south.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manhattan   (4283 words)

 Manhattan Project - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Manhattan Project resulted in the development of the first nuclear weapons, and the first-ever nuclear detonation, at the Trinity test of July 16, 1945.
Formally designated as the Manhattan Engineering District (MED), it refers specifically to the period of the project from 1942-1946 under the control of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, under the administration of General Leslie R. Groves, with its scientific research directed by the American physicist J.
Born out of a small research program which began in 1939, the Manhattan Project would eventually employ over 130,000 people and cost a total of nearly $2 billion USD ($20 billion in 2004 dollars based on CPI), and result in the creation of multiple production and research sites operated in secret.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Manhattan_Project   (5069 words)

 Apartments Manhattan | Apartment Finder New York City | Apartment Chicago Illinois Rent | Apartment In Toronto Ontario   (Site not responding. Last check: )
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 Amazon.com: Manhattan: DVD: Karen Allen,Tisa Farrow,Helen Hanft,Mariel Hemingway,Anne Byrne Hoffman,Diane ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But Manhattan is also distinguished in the realm of home video as the first motion picture to be released only in a widescreen version.
So when "Manhattan" was released, Woody's first "true" widescreen picture (so much so that Woody insisted this film NEVER be released on video or shown on television without the fl bars on the top and bottom of the screen), I wasn't quite sure what to expect.
"Manhattan," in my opinion, is the finest of Woody's "quartet" of masterpieces (the others are "Annie Hall, Hannah and Her Sisters" and "Crimes and Misdemeanors").
www.amazon.com /Manhattan-Karen-Allen/dp/0792846109   (2318 words)

 Manhattan (1979)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Much of the film appears to have been shot at either sunrise or sunset to soften the light, and there are spectacular views of the towers, bridges and waterways of America's finest metropolis.
Other films may be better, like Annie Hall or Hannah and Her Sisters but, in Manhattan, all the elements of Allen's style are in perfect balance.
There's the jazz, the neurotic, unsympathetic lead, the choice between stable and highly-strung women, the self-mocking humour (hilariously done in the opening voice-over), the railing against intellectual snobbery, the deep unease with popular culture.
us.imdb.com /Title?0079522   (876 words)

 Manhattan bed and breakfast & inns. Find the perfect Manhattan B&B lodging on BedandBreakfast.com.   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Bed and Breakfast Mont Morris - Manhattan, NY Bed and Breakfast Mont Morris is located in the Mount Morris Park Historic District of Manhattan.
Chelsea Lodge - Manhattan, NY Chelsea Lodge is a recently renovated inn located in the heart of the historic Chelsea district...
The Inn on 23rd - Manhattan, NY The Inn on 23rd is a family owned and operated bed & breakfast in the heart of Manhattan’s Chelsea...
www.bedandbreakfast.com /manhattan-new-york.html   (962 words)

 Woody Allen - Manhattan
Menhattan is remarkable for many things - its glorious all-Gershwin score, its breathtakingly elegant fl-and-white, widescreen cinematography by Gordon Willis (best-known for shooting the Godfather movies); its deeply shaded performances; its witty screenplay that marked a new level in Allen's artistic maturity; and its catalog of Things that Make Life Worth Living.
But Manhattan is also distinguished in the realm of home video as the first motion picture to be released only in a letterboxed version.
Many fans already remember the beautiful letter-box format which Manhattan was filmed in.
www.woodyallenmovies.com /movies/manhattan.htm   (228 words)

 Amazon.ca: Manhattan: DVD: Woody Allen,Diane Keaton,Michael Murphy,Mariel Hemingway,Meryl Streep,Anne Byrne,Karen ...   (Site not responding. Last check: )
But Manhattan is also distinguished in the realm of home video as the first motion picture to be released only in a letterboxed version.
Manhattan effectively promoted Allen to the upper echelons of the director/screenwriter realm; a triumphant synthesis of old-fashioned style and modern sensibility, it defined both a director and a genre, setting new standards for the urban comedy.
Manhattan surrounds the lives of Isaac (Woody Allen), his ex-wife Jill (Meryl Streep), his best friend Yale (Michael Murphy), his seventeen-year-old girlfriend Tracy (the Oscar-nominated Marial Hemmingway), Yale's wife (Anne Byrne Hoffman), and, of course, Yale's mistress Mary (the wonderful Diane Keaton).
www.amazon.ca /Manhattan-Woody-Allen/dp/0792846109   (2131 words)

 APOD: 2004 May 28 - A Manhattan Sunset   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Each day a different image or photograph of our fascinating universe is featured, along with a brief explanation written by a professional astronomer.
Manhattan will flood dramatically with sunlight just as the Sun sets precisely on the
Manhattan's road grid perfectly aligned to east and west, today's effect would occur on the
antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov /apod/ap040528.html   (161 words)

 Manhattan - Rotten Tomatoes   (Site not responding. Last check: )
I recently saw Manhattan again, for perhaps the fifth time, and my absolute joy as I sat there surpassed any other Allen film in recent memory.
If Manhattan was only a romantic comedy, it would be a very good one, but the fact that the movie has so much more ambition than the 'average' entry into the genre makes it an extraordinary example of the fusion of entertainment and art.
Manhattan depicts urban trippers whose appetite for variety propels them from one person or job or dream to another.
www.rottentomatoes.com /m/manhattan   (672 words)

Manhattan, New York: Manhattan is one of the most popular places to visit in the world.
While you are in Manhattan go watch a taping of your favorite show at NBC or go ice-skating at Rockefeller Center.
Manhattan has some of the most varied stores in the country.
www.citimaps.com /manhattan   (273 words)

 Pac Manhattan
A player dressed as Pac-man will run around the Washington square park area of Manhattan while attempting to collect all of the virtual "dots" that run the length of the streets.
Four players dressed as the ghosts Inky, Blinky, Pinky and Clyde will attempt to catch Pac-man before all of the dots are collected.
Feel free to use the rules we created and be sure to send us back any maps you create so we can add them to the website.
pacmanhattan.com /about.php   (719 words)

 New York Songlines: Virtual Walking Tours of Manhattan Streets
The Aboriginal Australians were able to navigate across their harsh and unforgiving land by memorizing and following the Songlines--an intricate series of song cycles that identified the landmarks that one needed to pass to get where one needed to go.
But by relying on maps, signs and Manhattan's perpendicular geography, New Yorkers have given up something important: a sense of place.
Many of the addresses noted are simply the ordinary shops, restaurants and apartment buildings that you would pass if you were walking along a Manhattan street; you need not pay attention to them while looking for the exciting bits--unless you're the sort of person who has to look in every window that you pass.
home.nyc.rr.com /jkn/nysonglines   (694 words)

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