| That overall, New York City
provides 468 different subway
|That more than 500,000 people traveling through Penn Station each day? Thats only a tenth of
the average weekday ridership though.
| That Madison Avenue, the
advertising strip back in the
1920s, is a landmark of the
fourth U.S. president James
|That the black community around
the U.S. have their own dating site called blackpeoplemeet.com
| That CHASE, one of the biggest American banking brand, got its name form the former chief
justice Salmon P. Chase?
|That the famous Waldorf-Astoria-Hotel is named after John Jacob
Astor, a German immigrant who
moved to New York from
Walldorf / Heidelberg?
|That the name of Manhattan is adopted form the natives who called their island "Mannahatta," the "land of many hills?"|
| That the drug store "Duane Reade" got its name from the
street corner on Reade Street and Duane Street where the
first store was located?
|That the New York Hudson River is named after its English explorer Henry Hudson?|
|That DUMBO, the short cut for another NYC district, means "Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass?"|
|That NYC got its official nickname "big apple" from the famous horse-racing scene in the 1920s?|
|That the fast food restaurant "Subways" is selling "Black Forest Ham" in its NYC restaurants?|
|That the designer of Brooklyn Bridge was a German engineer?|
|That a single piece of mozzarella chees is up to $10 in a typical grocery?|
|That there is no distinction in New Yorker liqour stores between Germany and Alsace?|
| That the employees of cafes
especially in New York City
must wash hands before
|That usually an airbrush tanning
in Manhattan is much more
| That SoHo (a district in lower Manhattan) is a short cut for
"South of Houston?"
|That most of the apartments in Manhatten are so tiny that the tenants store their bulky stuff in mini storages arround the city?|
|That NYPD has a huge trike division?|
|That TriBeCa (a neighborhood in the financial district) is an acronym for "Triangle below Canal Street?"|