New York 96 by David Oziel

 

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new york ninety-six hours by david oziel

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photojournalist david oziel new york what we love about new york or should we say what don t we love about new york rarely does a city inspire so many cliches and nicknames mottos and songs all in an attempt to capture its ever-changing essence.

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the big apple new york needs no introduction it s everything you ever thought it could be and more new york is like a miniature universe there you will find represented every type of person on the planet not only in the united nation buildings but also on the street and in different parts of the city among the main attractions of new york are the many museums architecture and endless shopping possibilities in sum new york occupies five boroughs each with its own distinct identity manhattan brooklyn the bronx queens and staten island wall street and the financial district the first district of new york remains the most historic visitors ponder the beauty of the skyscrapers and the magic of the stones battery park draws new yorkers from all quarters for its panoramic views and great rollers that delight tourists and new yorkers with their tricks harlem it is the national epicenter of african-american culture harlem remains proud of his past achievements and look to the future as home of the most influential art movement literary and cultural movement of america harlem renaissance the district gained worldwide notoriety twenty years ago many visitors were afraid to go to harlem today a harlem-ethnic economic advantage of a boom and get a flood of tourists eager to visit the birthplace of the great jazz great food and its historical roots greenwich village if the winding streets of this historic district were able to talk they would talk of poverty and prosperity free love and socialism gay rights and reforms in the late nineteenth century greenwich village drew free spirits from all over the nation edna st vincent millay wrote poetry eugene o neill hedonistic and reinvented the american drama over the years rents has risen now the village houses and apartments are the most expensive in the city soho and tribeca once home to a ton of factories artists took over the space and transformed the barren and desolate industrial areas in urban commerce encouraged the galleries designer shops sophisticated restaurants and modern bars followed soon after artists today the galleries thrive amid the chaos making new york a world-class art scene no more cheap rents in the once-simple lofts chinatown new york has the largest chinatown in the united states founded in the late 1870 s by chinese immigrants the neighborhood offers a unique historical and cultural experience not found elsewhere in the world restaurants grocery stores and shops of knickknacks line the always crowded streets no need to travel to hong kong to get a rolex for $10 here is good enough in almost every corner there is dim sum typical cantonese food and other delicacies they have recently opened non-asian places creating quite a stir chelsea once a proud working class community chelsea has become a luxury location as rents in greenwich village rose the vibrant gay community moved to fill the many lofts and buildings with brownstone fronts characteristic of chelsea others naturally followed suit and chelsea today reflects ethnic and cultural diversity of new york it is known for its many nightclubs party-goers celebrated in cheetah twilo and rebar upper east side park avenue fifth and madison have always been elegant both the golden mansion yesterday and today s modern apartments old money and high society found their home here consequently shops to serve them scattered up and down madison avenue as residents endowed art museums and collections further east new fortunes reached yorkville a former slum and yuppies now share the railway buildings.

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upper west side when the inhabitants of the east side began to restrict residents the upper east side became home to the new wealth often jewish over time while the modernists eastsiders prewar overthrew its palaces the upper west side residents kept their old buildings thirty years later the upper west tenants appreciate their pre-war properties with its solid architecture often neo-gothic or victorian the yuppies artists and successful young people often share the department and meet there today the buildings along central park west are home to a remarkable number of highly selective condos meanwhile bars and restaurants for the people of long island and new jersey bridge and tunnel through continue to sprout like weeds along columbus and amsterdam avenues orthodox jewish community also adds much color to the scene you can not venture into amsterdam or columbus avenue north of 90th street without notice brooklyn more famous than manhattan this neighborhood stretches from festive coney island to elegant brooklyn heights it is a proud neighborhood where it boasts of brooklyn botanical gardens brooklyn bridge art museum and children s museum it is proud of williamsburg and park slope two neighborhoods that rose from a poor neighborhoods bronx home of the wildly popular yankees one of the best zoos in the country and a special botanical garden the bronx has much to offer both visitors and citizens unfortunately the poverty of certain districts often overshadows the positive aspects of this multi-ethnic neighborhood recently as the south bronx areas show signs of benefiting from the current economic boom and that is just the beginning enjoy new york

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different cultures races ethnicities and religions come together in harmony and share a common space faces of the city

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relax fun slumber team

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baseball

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although the exact origin of baseball is difficult to determine it is clear that modern baseball developed in america popular legend states that abner doubleday invented the baseball in cooperstown new york in 1839 exactly where the hall of fame and national baseball museum are located.

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the essential new york

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