With a population of 468,730, Staten Island is the least populated of the five boroughs but is the third-largest in area at 59 sq mi (153 km2).
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Is San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge longer than New York’s Verrazano-Narrows Bridge?
October 25, 2017 · Comments Off on Is San Francisco’s Golden Gate Bridge longer than New York’s Verrazano-Narrows Bridge?
No. The Verrazano-Narrows Bridge (constructed in 1959-64) has a center span of 4,260 feet and an overall length of 13,700 feet. The towers are a few inches out of parallel to accommodate the curvature of the earth. In comparison, The...
Why are NYC Cabs Yellow?
October 23, 2017 · Comments Off on Why are NYC Cabs Yellow?
John Hertz, the founder of the Yellow Cab Company in 1907, chose yellow because he had read a study that indicated it was the easiest color to spot.
What color is the Empire State Building tonight?
October 21, 2017 · Comments Off on What color is the Empire State Building tonight?
The Empire State Building has developed an annual lighting schedule which honors national holidays, seasons, a myriad of ethnic groups living in the New York City area, and many worthy causes. During spring and fall bird migration seasons and particularly...
Where Can I Find “Twofers”?
October 21, 2017 · Comments Off on Where Can I Find “Twofers”?
The 2 for 1 Broadway ticket deal often called “twofers” can be found at the TKTS BOOTH IN TIMES SQUARE. The name Twofer does not always imply two for one tickets. More recently the discount offer has referred to anything between...
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