137 relations: Abolitionism in the United States, AC/DC, Adrian Benepe, American City Business Journals, American Civil War, Andrew Heiskell, Bank of America, Bank of America Tower (Manhattan), Battle of Long Island, Ben Gazzara, Benito Juárez (Orozco), Bill Murray, Boroughs of New York City, Broadway theatre, Broken windows theory, Business improvement district, Chris Rock, Christmas market, Condé Nast, Croton Distributing Reservoir, Dan Aykroyd, Dan Biederman, Danny Meyer, Dick Cavett, Eli Wallach, Eugene McCarthy, Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations, Fifth Avenue, George L. Kelling, George Washington, Gertrude Stein (Davidson), Ghostbusters, Graffiti, Great Depression, Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Hair (musical), Hana Yori Dango Returns, Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates, Harold Ramis, Harrison Ford, Helen Hayes, Homelessness, Hotspot (Wi-Fi), Howard Stern, HSBC, I Think I Love My Wife, Ice rink, Illegal drug trade, IND Sixth Avenue Line, IRT Sixth Avenue Line, ..., J. Marion Sims (von Miller), James Q. Wilson, Jane Kramer, Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (Fischer), John Lindsay, Jorge Elorza, José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva (Lima), Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain, Judy Collins, Kiosk, Landscape architect, Laurie Olin, Law & Order, Library stack, List of numbered streets in Manhattan, Login, Los Angeles Times, Manhattan, Midtown Manhattan, Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam, Morning Glory (2010 film), New York (magazine), New York City, New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, New York City draft riots, New York City Subway, New York Crystal Palace, New York Daily News, New York Fashion Week, New York Post, New York Public Library, New York Public Library Main Branch, New York Rangers, New York Yankees, No-go area, NPR, OLIN, Oxford University Press, Paul Goldberger, Pétanque, Peter, Paul and Mary, Platanus × acerifolia, Potter's field, Private Parts (1997 film), Project Runway, Prostitution, Providence, Rhode Island, Public toilet, Public works, Quoits, Rachel McAdams, Randalls and Wards Islands, Robert Moses, Rockefeller Brothers Fund, Rockefeller family, Rod McKuen, Rodale, Inc., Scholastic Corporation, Sex and the City (film), Shirley MacLaine, Sixth Avenue, Sociology, Terrace garden, The Atlantic, The Face (U.S. TV series), The New York Times, The New Yorker, Thomas Dongan, 2nd Earl of Limerick, Time (magazine), Time Inc., Time Out (magazine), Tony Conrad, Tony Randall, Tuileries Garden, Urban Land Institute, Urban park, Urban renewal, William Cullen Bryant, William Cullen Bryant Memorial, William Earl Dodge (Ward), William H. Whyte, William Sloane Coffin, Woody Allen, World War II, Xiangqi, YouTube, 42nd Street (Manhattan). Expand index (87 more) » « Shrink index
Abolitionism in the United States was the movement before and during the American Civil War to end slavery in the United States.
AC/DC are an Australian rock band, formed in Sydney in 1973 by brothers Malcolm and Angus Young.
Adrian Benepe was the 14th Commissioner of the New York City Department of Parks & Recreation, serving in that role from February 4, 2002, to August 29, 2012, under Mayor Michael Bloomberg.
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The American Civil War (also known by other names) was a war fought in the United States from 1861 to 1865.
Andrew Heiskell (September 13, 1915, Naples, Italy - July 6, 2003 Darien, Connecticut) was chairman and CEO of Time Inc. (1960–1980), and also known for his philanthropy, for organizations including the New York Public Library.
Bank of America Corporation (abbreviated as BofA) is an American multinational financial services company headquartered in Charlotte, North Carolina.
The Bank of America Tower (BOAT) at One Bryant Park is a skyscraper in the Midtown area of Manhattan in New York City.
The Battle of Long Island is also known as the Battle of Brooklyn and the Battle of Brooklyn Heights.
Biagio Anthony Gazzarra (August 28, 1930 – February 3, 2012), known as Ben Gazzara, was an American film, stage, and television actor and director.
Benito Juárez is an outdoor bronze sculpture of Benito Juárez by Moises Cabrera Orozco, located in Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York.
William James Murray (born September 21, 1950) is an American actor, comedian, and writer.
New York City encompasses five county-level administrative divisions called boroughs: Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens, The Bronx, and Staten Island.
Broadway theatre,Although theater is the generally preferred spelling in the United States (see American and British English spelling differences), many Broadway venues, performers and trade groups for live dramatic presentations use the spelling theatre.
The broken windows theory is a criminological theory that visible signs of crime, anti-social behavior and civil disorder create an urban environment that encourages further crime and disorder, including serious crimes.
A business improvement district (BID) is a defined area within which businesses are required to pay an additional tax (or levy) in order to fund projects within the district's boundaries.
Christopher Julius Rock III (born February 7, 1965) is an American comedian, actor, writer, producer, and director.
A Christmas market, also known as Christkindlmarkt (literally: Baby Jesus Market), Christkindlesmarkt, Christkindlmarket, Christkindlimarkt, and Weihnachtsmarkt, is a street market associated with the celebration of Christmas during the four weeks of Advent.
Condé Nast Inc. is an American mass media company founded in 1909 by Condé Montrose Nast, based at One World Trade Center and owned by Advance Publications.
The Croton Distributing Reservoir, also known as the Murray Hill Reservoir, was an above-ground reservoir at 42nd Street and Fifth Avenue in the New York City borough of Manhattan.
Daniel Edward Aykroyd (born July 1, 1952) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, musician, and filmmaker.
Daniel A. (Dan) Biederman is an American urban redevelopment expert and public space management consultant.
Daniel "Danny" Meyer (born March 14, 1958) is a New York City restaurateur and the Chief Executive Officer of the Union Square Hospitality Group (USHG).
Richard Alva Cavett (born November 19, 1936) is an American television personality, comedian and former talk show host notable for his conversational style and in-depth discussions.
Eli Herschel Wallach (December 7, 1915 – June 24, 2014) was an American film, television and stage actor whose career spanned more than six decades, beginning in the late 1940s.
Eugene Joseph McCarthy (March 29, 1916December 10, 2005) was an American politician, poet, and a long-time Congressman from Minnesota.
Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations was a World's Fair held in 1853 in what is now Bryant Park in New York City, in the wake of the highly successful 1851 Great Exhibition in London.
Fifth Avenue is a major thoroughfare in the borough of Manhattan in New York City, United States.
George L. Kelling is an American criminologist, a professor emeritus in the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University–Newark, a senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute for Policy Research, and a former fellow at the Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University.
George Washington (February 22, 1732 –, 1799), known as the "Father of His Country," was an American soldier and statesman who served from 1789 to 1797 as the first President of the United States.
Gertrude Stein is an outdoor bronze sculpture of Gertrude Stein, located at Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York.
Ghostbusters is a 1984 American comedy film directed and produced by Ivan Reitman and written by Dan Aykroyd and Harold Ramis.
Graffiti (plural of graffito: "a graffito", but "these graffiti") are writing or drawings that have been scribbled, scratched, or painted, typically illicitly, on a wall or other surface, often within public view.
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, beginning in the United States.
Hachette Filipacchi Media U.S., Inc. (HFM U.S.), originally known as CBS Publications, was a subsidiary of Hachette Filipacchi Médias (one of the world's largest magazine publishers), and was based in New York City.
Hair: The American Tribal Love-Rock Musical is a rock musical with a book and lyrics by Gerome Ragni and James Rado and music by Galt MacDermot.
Hana Yori Dango Returns is a Japanese television drama series, broadcast on TBS in 2007.
Hardy Holzman Pfeiffer Associates' (HHPA) was an internationally recognized American architecture firm with offices in New York and Los Angeles.
Harold Allen Ramis (November 21, 1944 – February 24, 2014) was an American actor, director, writer, and comedian.
Harrison Ford (born July 13, 1942) is an American actor and film producer.
Helen Hayes MacArthur (née Brown; October 10, 1900 – March 17, 1993) was an American actress whose career spanned 80 years.
Homelessness is the circumstance when people are without a permanent dwelling, such as a house or apartment.
A hotspot is a physical location where people may obtain Internet access, typically using Wi-Fi technology, via a wireless local area network (WLAN) using a router connected to an internet service provider.
Howard Allan Stern (born January 12, 1954) is an American radio and television personality, producer, author, actor, and photographer.
HSBC Holdings plc is a British multinational banking and financial services holding company, tracing its origin to a hong in Hong Kong.
I Think I Love My Wife is a 2007 romantic comedy film starring Chris Rock and Kerry Washington.
An ice rink (or ice skating rink) is a frozen body of water and/or hardened chemicals where people can ice skate or play winter sports.
The illegal drug trade or drug trafficking is a global black market dedicated to the cultivation, manufacture, distribution and sale of drugs that are subject to drug prohibition laws.
The IND Sixth Avenue Line is a rapid transit line of the B Division of the New York City Subway in the United States.
The IRT Sixth Avenue Line, often called the Sixth Avenue Elevated or Sixth Avenue El, was the second elevated railway in Manhattan in New York City, following the Ninth Avenue Elevated.
James Quinn Wilson (May 27, 1931 – March 2, 2012) was an American academic, political scientist, and an authority on public administration.
Jane Kramer (born August 7, 1938) is an American journalist who is the European correspondent for The New Yorker; she has written a regular "Letter from Europe" for twenty years.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe is an outdoor bronze portrait bust of German writer Johann Wolfgang von Goethe by sculptor Karl Fischer, located on the south side of Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York.
John Vliet Lindsay (November 24, 1921 – December 19, 2000) was an American politician, lawyer, and broadcaster.
Jorge O. Elorza (born November 24, 1976) is an American law professor and mayor of Providence, Rhode Island.
José Bonifácio de Andrada e Silva, also known as the Andrada Monument, is an outdoor bronze sculpture of José Bonifácio de Andrada by José Otavio Correia Lima, located at Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York.
The Josephine Shaw Lowell Memorial Fountain is an outdoor fountain memorial to Shaw, a social worker active in the late 19th century, designed by architect Charles A. Platt, located at Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York, dedicated in 1912.
Judith Marjorie Collins (born May 1, 1939) is an American singer and songwriter known for her eclectic tastes in the material she records (which has included folk music, show tunes, pop music, rock and roll and standards) and for her social activism.
A kiosk is a small, separated garden pavilion open on some or all sides.
A landscape architect is a person who is educated in the field of landscape architecture.
Laurie Olin (born 1938, Marshfield, Wisconsin) is an American landscape architect.
Law & Order is an American police procedural and legal drama television series, created by Dick Wolf and part of the ''Law & Order'' franchise.
In library science and architecture, a stack or bookstack (often referred to as a library building's stacks) is a book storage area, as opposed to a reading area.
The New York City borough of Manhattan contains 214 numbered east–west streets numbered from 1st to 228th, the majority of them created by the Commissioners' Plan of 1811.
In computer security, logging in (or logging on or signing in or signing on) is the process by which an individual gains access to a computer system by identifying and authenticating themselves.
The Los Angeles Times is a daily newspaper which has been published in Los Angeles, California since 1881.
Manhattan is the most densely populated borough of New York City, its economic and administrative center, and its historical birthplace.
Midtown Manhattan, or Midtown, represents the central lengthwise portion of the borough and island of Manhattan in New York City.
The Moratorium to End the War in Vietnam was a massive demonstration and teach-in across the United States against the United States involvement in the Vietnam War.
Morning Glory is a 2010 American comedy film directed by Roger Michell and written by Aline Brosh McKenna.
New York is an American biweekly magazine concerned with life, culture, politics, and style generally, and with a particular emphasis on New York City.
The City of New York, often called New York City (NYC) or simply New York, is the most populous city in the United States.
The New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, also called Parks Department and NYC Parks, is the department of the government of New York City responsible for maintaining the city's parks system, preserving and maintaining the ecological diversity of the city's natural areas, and furnishing recreational opportunities for city's residents and visitors.
The New York City draft riots (July 13–16, 1863), known at the time as Draft Week, were violent disturbances in Lower Manhattan, widely regarded as the culmination of working-class discontent with new laws passed by Congress that year to draft men to fight in the ongoing American Civil War.
The New York City Subway is a rapid transit system owned by the City of New York and leased to the New York City Transit Authority, a subsidiary agency of the state-run Metropolitan Transportation Authority (MTA).
New York Crystal Palace was an exhibition building constructed for the Exhibition of the Industry of All Nations in New York City in 1853, which was under the presidency of the mayor Jacob Aaron Westervelt.
The New York Daily News, officially titled Daily News, is an American newspaper based in New York City.
New York Fashion Week, held in February and September of each year, is a semi-annual series of events (generally lasting 7–9 days) when international fashion collections are shown to buyers, the press and the general public.
The New York Post is the fourth-largest newspaper in the United States and a leading digital media publisher that reached more than 57 million unique visitors in the U.S. in January 2017.
The New York Public Library (NYPL) is a public library system in New York City.
The Stephen A. Schwarzman Building of the New York Public Library, originally called the Central Building and more widely known as the Main Branch or as the New York Public Library, is the flagship building in the New York Public Library system and a prominent historic landmark in Midtown Manhattan.
The New York Rangers are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
A "no-go area" (or "no-go zone") is an area in a town barricaded off to civil authorities by a force such as a paramilitary, or an area barred to certain individuals or groups.
National Public Radio (usually shortened to NPR, stylized as npr) is an American privately and publicly funded non-profit membership media organization based in Washington, D.C. It serves as a national syndicator to a network of over 1,000 public radio stations in the United States.
OLIN is an international landscape architecture, comprehensive planning and urban design firm founded in Philadelphia in 1976 by Laurie Olin and Robert Hanna.
Oxford University Press (OUP) is the largest university press in the world, and the second oldest after Cambridge University Press.
Paul Goldberger (born December 4, 1950) is an American architectural critic and educator, and a Contributing Editor for Vanity Fair magazine.
Pétanque (petanca) is a sport that falls into the category of boules sports, along with Raffa, bocce, boule lyonnaise, lawn bowls and crown green bowling.
Peter, Paul and Mary was an American folk group formed in New York City in 1961, during the American folk music revival phenomenon.
Platanus × acerifolia, the London plane, London planetree, or hybrid plane, is a tree in the genus Platanus.
A potter's field, paupers' grave or common grave is an American expression for a place for the burial of unknown or indigent people.
Private Parts is a 1997 American biographical comedy film produced by Ivan Reitman and directed by Betty Thomas.
Project Runway is an American reality television series that focuses on fashion design.
Prostitution is the business or practice of engaging in sexual activity in exchange for payment.
Providence is the capital and most populous city of the U.S. state of Rhode Island and is one of the oldest cities in the United States.
A public toilet is a room or small building with one or more toilets (or urinals) available for use by the general public, or by customers or employees of a business.
Public works (or internal improvements historically in the United States)Carter Goodrich, (Greenwood Press, 1960)Stephen Minicucci,, Studies in American Political Development (2004), 18:2:160-185 Cambridge University Press.
Quoits (koits, kwoits, kwaits) is a traditional game which involves the throwing of metal, rope or rubber rings over a set distance, usually to land over or near a spike (sometimes called a hob, mott or pin).
Rachel Anne McAdams (born November 17, 1978) is a Canadian actress.
Randalls Island (also called Randall's Island) and Wards Island are conjoined islands, collectively called Randalls and Wards Islands, in the New York City borough of Manhattan, "Purchased in 1772 by British Captain James Montresor; sold in 1784 to Johnathan Randel; acquired by City of New York in 1835." separated from Manhattan by the Harlem River, from Queens by the East River and Hell Gate, and from the Bronx by the Bronx Kill.
Robert Moses (December 18, 1888 – July 29, 1981) was an American public official who worked mainly in the New York metropolitan area.
The Rockefeller Brothers Fund (RBF) is a philanthropic foundation created and run by members of the Rockefeller family.
The Rockefeller family is an American industrial, political, and banking family that owns one of the world's largest fortunes.
Rodney Marvin "Rod" McKuen (April 29, 1933 – January 29, 2015) was an American poet, singer-songwriter, and actor.
Rodale, Inc. was an American publisher of health and wellness magazines, books, and digital properties.
Scholastic Corporation is an American multinational publishing, education and media company known for publishing, selling, and distributing books and educational materials for schools, teachers, parents, and children.
Sex and the City (advertised as Sex and the City: The Movie) is a 2008 American romantic comedy film written and directed by Michael Patrick King in his feature film directorial debut, and a sequel to the 1998-2004 HBO comedy series of the same name (itself based on the book of the same name by Candace Bushnell) about four female friends: Carrie Bradshaw (Sarah Jessica Parker), Samantha Jones (Kim Cattrall), Charlotte York Goldenblatt (Kristin Davis), and Miranda Hobbes (Cynthia Nixon), dealing with their lives as single women in New York City.
Shirley MacLaine (née Beaty; born April 24, 1934) is an American film, television and theater actress, singer, dancer, activist and author.
Sixth Avenue – officially Avenue of the Americas, although this name is seldom used by New Yorkers, p.24 – is a major thoroughfare in New York City's borough of Manhattan, on which traffic runs northbound, or "uptown".
Sociology is the scientific study of society, patterns of social relationships, social interaction, and culture.
In gardening, a terrace is an element where a raised flat paved or gravelled section overlooks a prospect.
The Atlantic is an American magazine and multi-platform publisher, founded in 1857 as The Atlantic Monthly in Boston, Massachusetts.
The Face is an American reality television modeling competition series.
The New York Times (sometimes abbreviated as The NYT or The Times) is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence and readership.
The New Yorker is an American magazine of reportage, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.
Thomas Dongan, (pronounced "Dungan") 2nd Earl of Limerick (1634 – 14 December 1715), was a member of the Irish Parliament, Royalist military officer during the English Civil War, and Governor of the Province of New York.
Time is an American weekly news magazine and news website published in New York City.
Time Inc. was an American worldwide mass media corporation founded on November 28, 1922 by Henry Luce and Briton Hadden and based in New York City.
Time Out is a British travel magazine published by Time Out Group.
Anthony Schmalz "Tony" Conrad (March 7, 1940 – April 9, 2016) was an American avant-garde video artist, experimental filmmaker, musician, composer, sound artist, teacher, and writer.
Tony Randall (born Aryeh (Arthur) Leonard Rosenberg; February 26, 1920May 17, 2004) was an American actor.
The Tuileries Garden (Jardin des Tuileries) is a public garden located between the Louvre and the Place de la Concorde in the 1st arrondissement of Paris, France.
The Urban Land Institute, or ULI, is a nonprofit research and education organization with offices in Washington, D.C., Hong Kong, London, and Frankfurt.
An urban park or metropolitan park, also known as a municipal park (North America) or a public park, public open space, or municipal gardens (UK), is a park in cities and other incorporated places to offer recreation and green space to residents of, and visitors to, the municipality.
Urban renewal (also called urban regeneration in the United Kingdom, urban renewal or urban redevelopment in the United States) is a program of land redevelopment in cities, often where there is urban decay.
William Cullen Bryant (November 3, 1794 – June 12, 1878) was an American romantic poet, journalist, and long-time editor of the New York Evening Post.
The William Cullen Bryant Memorial is an outdoor sculpture of William Cullen Bryant, located at Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York.
William Earl Dodge is an outdoor bronze sculpture of William E. Dodge by John Quincy Adams Ward, located at Bryant Park in Manhattan, New York.
William Hollingsworth "Holly" Whyte (October 1, 1917 – January 12, 1999) was an American urbanist, organizational analyst, journalist and people-watcher.
William Sloane Coffin Jr. (June 1, 1924 – April 12, 2006) was an American Christian clergyman and long-time peace activist.
Heywood Allen (born Allan Stewart Konigsberg; December 1, 1935) is an American director, writer, actor, comedian, and musician whose career spans more than six decades.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.
Xiangqi, also called Chinese chess, is a strategy board game for two players.
YouTube is an American video-sharing website headquartered in San Bruno, California.
42nd Street is a major crosstown street in the New York City borough of Manhattan, known for its theaters, especially near the intersection with Broadway at Times Square in Midtown.