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Upper West Side Neighborhood

Upper West Side Neighborhood

212Access April 8, 2013 Comments Off on Upper West Side Neighborhood

Upper West Side Neighborhood By Cedric Vanhamme New York City is made up of a diversity of people. It’s also comprised of neighborhoods that are just as diverse. The Upper West Side doesn’t get

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Murray Hill Neighborhood

Murray Hill Neighborhood

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Murray Hill Neighborhood By Cedric Vanhamme Murray Hill is like the Ellis Island of Manhattan. If you are new to New York and want to live in the City, this is is the first

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US Presidential Ties to NYC

US Presidential Ties to NYC

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US Presidential Ties to NYC By Christian Balmaseda New York City has strong ties to many US Presidents. Their footprints are scattered throughout the City, yet many New Yorkers pass by those historical spots

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Your Guide to Brooklyn

Your Guide to Brooklyn

212Access January 29, 2013 Comments Off on Your Guide to Brooklyn

By Latasha Watson New Yorkers might think they know everything, but ask them about Brooklyn, and you’ll probably hear silence. As a life-long Brooklynite, I can tell you when it comes to my borough, Manhattanites

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Buried NYC Gold

Buried NYC Gold

212Access November 1, 2012 Comments Off on Buried NYC Gold

By: Mark Macias Eighty feet below the streets of Manhattan and 50 feet beneath sea level lies the world’s largest gold depository. Buried in New York City, on the island of Lower Manhattan, the

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Grand Central History

Grand Central History

212Access August 22, 2012 Comments Off on Grand Central History

Every day more than 700,000 people pass through Grand Central Terminal, bustling through the crowds, trying to make their train. But in their rush to compress time, it’s highly likely few of these commuters

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The Real Kramer from Seinfeld

The Real Kramer from Seinfeld

Jane Pritchard August 21, 2012 1

The Story behind the Real Kramer New York City is a place of reality – reality TV, reality checks, and Kenny Kramer’s Reality Tour. That’s right. Kenny Kramer, the real-life inspiration behind the iconic

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History of Hotel Chelsea

History of Hotel Chelsea

Jane Pritchard August 21, 2012 Comments Off on History of Hotel Chelsea

The Truth about Hotel Chelsea Why just visit a New York City landmark when you can stay in one? Some of the most creative minds and artists throughout time have stayed inside the Hotel

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Fascinating Brooklyn Bridge

Fascinating Brooklyn Bridge

Sarah George August 21, 2012 Comments Off on Fascinating Brooklyn Bridge

What is so fascinating about the Brooklyn Bridge ? The Brooklyn Bridge is a crucial piece to New York’s famous skyline. You’ve seen it in the movies, read about it in city guides and

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The World of Warhol

The World of Warhol

212Access August 21, 2012 Comments Off on The World of Warhol

By Brittany Brave Andy Warhol is a pop culture icon, but before the world fell for his creative craft, he was simply a struggling artist named, Andrew Warhola. It’s hard to imagine Warhol in

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