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7.0 New York Trivia

Secrets about the subway, old streetlamps that have vanished, neighborhoods you didn't know about, and almost everything from New York City's past can be found here on Forgotten-NY.com.

by Straphanger See Profile

Learn about the New York City Subway System -- #1 Resource For Subway Information.

by drake See Profile edited by Straphanger See Profile
last modified: 2004-05-18 18:51:59

Take a look here for the answer.

by Flizesh See Profile edited by Straphanger See Profile
last modified: 2004-05-22 09:06:59

There is a great site all about this here
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Another link, provided by Olias See Profile with lots of information is here

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Here's a few more from chaloots

»www.nycroads.com/history/
»www.virtualnyc.info/
»www.brownstoner.com/
»www.celluloidskyline.com/main/splash.html
»www.ebbets-field.com/Index1.htm
»www.newsday.com/community/guide/lihistory/

by lilhurricane See Profile
last modified: 2006-10-22 00:09:32

Find more fast facts on New York here

by lilhurricane See Profile

For those outside the New York area who visit, communicate with the denizens of the city or move here, there are lots of new things you'll encounter. Among those is everyday language and localisms. Many are rooted in the history and many cultures that comprise NYC and its people.
Here's a good place to find out things like the definition and history of the Bronx Cheer or a New York Minute!

Enjoy!

*Also: A transplanted New Yorker, named Evan Morris who wrote for the Daily News, still puts out a column on word history and origins - here's the link!

by EGeezer See Profile edited by lilhurricane See Profile
last modified: 2004-07-29 16:55:01

You're probably not aware of everything that is needed for the DEP to bring water into your house. The massive underground tunnel built, City Tunnel #3, is being built so the DEP can continue to provide superb water service to the residents of New York City. To find out more about the amazing work that is being done everyday by thousands of sandhogs building City Tunnel #3, visit the following sites:

DEP City Tunnel #3
Water Technology.net
Wired New York

by Straphanger See Profile

Some great pictures of early 20th century Brooklyn can be found here:

BrooklynPix.com

by sfogliatelle See Profile edited by lilhurricane See Profile
last modified: 2007-12-14 16:55:06