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Myths About Living In New York City—Are Any Of Them True?

If there’s one thing that modern society has taught us, it’s that you should never underestimate the power of pop culture. Just take a look at New York City as the perfect example. Is there...

Take The Tramway To Roosevelt Island

Middle class living in the big city Manhattan Island is the most famous such area in the world. Sitting next to it, near the Queensboro Bridge is another island. The history of Roosevelt Island mirrors that...

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...
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