If you have been thinking about visiting New York City, but are still indecisive finding out about the top 10 reasons to visit might help you make up your mind. Despite how small New York is there are still plenty of opportunities for tourists, in fact, it is probably one of the busiest and most populated states in America. No matter what time of the day or night it is you can find something to do, New York just never seems to sleep.
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With how busy and crowded New York is you will be surprised to find out just how …continue reading
Ever wondered how our very publicized way of spending New Year’s came to be? Well, The Times Square Alliance has posted up a brief history on their website, which you should check out. However, I have re-posted this information for your viewing pleasure:
“New York in 1904 was a city on the verge of tremendous changes – and, not surprisingly, many of those changes had their genesis in the bustling energy and thronged streets of Times Square. Two innovations that would completely transform the Crossroads of the World debuted in 1904: the opening of the city’s first subway line, and the first-ever …continue reading
You’d think that living in the biggest and most active city in the world would mean we all party our heads off on New Years, but no. Most New Yorkers don’t really do anything for New Years at all, and if they do, it always turns out to be a disappointment. Of course, there are those of us who will be partying and living the dream, but truth be told, most people stay at home or leave the city for this travesty of a holiday, and here are the top 10 reasons why New Years in NYC is overrated:
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Thursday morning, a police sergeant (wearing plain clothes) had a showdown with a street vendor on 42nd street, ending with the death of the vendor.
The incident, taking place on New York’s most famous and crowded street, caused quite a commotion and was incredibly public as hundreds of people passed by the scene.
This happened at around 11:15 a.m., when the sergeant, Christopher Newsom, 41, had a confrontation with two men outside of 1515 Broadway, the skyscraper that is between 44th and 45th Streets that is most famous for being the setting of the MTV show, “Total Request Live.”
According to the New York …continue reading
Since the hype about swine flu has died down recently, the city has been getting less and less demands for the swine flu vaccine, and is going to stop giving out free shots this Saturday. However, until then, they are inviting everyone – regardless of age or health – to come receive the shot.
These shots are given out at free clinics, which were mainly created so that middle and high school students could receive free medical attention but are now also currently open to accommodate pregnant women, people ages 4 to 24, and people from 25 to 64 who have underlying …continue reading