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Black History On Long Island

For African Americans living on Long Island, emancipation came in 1799 through New York state law. That law, however, was typical of the worldwide crusade against the peculiar institution. On Long Island, numerous citizens in...

Long Island vs. Staten Island: Which Is The Best Island?

By John Wells New York is an amazingly diverse state, offering all kinds of environments for people who want to live their lives to the fullest. However, before you decide to move to the Big Apple...

Literary New York

Downtown Manhattan was the first writer’s haven When New York City was settled during the 17th century, downtown Manhattan was the center of activity. The rest of the borough, not to mention everywhere else in the...

Nation In Mourning Over Sudden Death Of NBA Star Kobe Bryant, Daughter And Friends

Since the helicopter crash in Calabasas, CA on Sunday, Jan. 26, claimed the lives of the nine people, many have come forth with heart-wrenching stories, tributes and salutations, honoring those that were lost. Those that were...

Pelham Bay: New York City’s Largest Park Seems To Have It All

Central Park is the most famous outdoor park in New York and maybe in all of America. However, it is not the largest park in the city. Central Park is only the fifth-largest park in...

Entering God’s Country: Courtesy of The Bridge

“You’re entering God’s country.” So said former New York Mets great John Franco, when talking about driving across the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge his adopted hometown of Staten Island. Or was he talking about taking the bridge...
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