Manhattan is the most densely populated of New York City’s 5 boroughs. It’s mostly made up of Manhattan Island, bounded by the Hudson, East and Harlem rivers. Among the world’s major commercial, financial and cultural centers, it’s the heart of “the Big Apple.” Its iconic sites include skyscrapers such as the Empire State Building, neon-lit Times Square and the theaters of Broadway.
The Manhattan Island is roughly 13.4 miles long and about 2.3 miles wide at its widest. Except at its northern and southern tips, the borough’s avenues run roughly north and south, and streets run east and west.
- New York City is made up of five boroughs: Manhattan, The Bronx, Queens, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.
- The Empire State building gets hit by lightning about 23 times per year.
- New York City is the largest city in the United States.
- There is a birth in NYC every 4.4 minutes.
- Population: 1.632 million (2019)
On this drone tour we will cover many of these famous homes including the Buckner House (site of American Horror Story: Coven), The Anne Rice House, Commanders Palace, and more! This neighborhood is one of the oldest neighborhoods in the United States. In today’s tour, you will learn about the history of the French Quarter, […]
Was up ya’ll Thank you for hanging with me on another Saturday while I dig through items at this New Jersey Flea Market. I flip items I buy, and I try my best not to pay over $20 for anything I don’t have a warranty for. I love what I do, and I invite you […]
This Old-Fashioned Rice Pudding can be made quick and easy. This is a stove-top version with just the right amount of sweetness. Only 1/2 cup of sugar is added and most of the sweetness comes from the milk cooking down. After stirring for 45-50 minutes add Vanilla Extract.