Archive for January, 2009

Because Scott does a good job at covering certain things NY…

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Because Miss Info has the hip hop scene covered son…

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here she gives props to B.I.G’s kids and baby momma makin small talk, no biggie…just everyday NY kids chatting about what kids chat about…nuthin.

Because New York, I Love You…

… but you’re bringin me down…with this token asian girl trailer and star fk’r cast…hopefully the movie is a lot more diverse like the city;

Feb. 13th, 2009 Release USA (limited)

… this footage at least is a little more interesting;

… this trailer for Paris Je T’aime more cinematic;

Because did you know that…

… the average New Yorker consumes less than half the electricity used by a resident of San Francisco and nearly one-quarter the electricity consumed by a resident of Dallas.

… it is home to approx. 8,274,527 people occupying just under 305 square miles.

… the city’s population density is 26,403 people per square mile.

… in Manhattan the population density is 66,940 people per square mile.

… nearly 170 languages are spoken in the city and 36% of the city’s population is foreign-born.

… New York City has 5,538 highrise buildings, second in the world behind Hong Kong.

… el Bronx is the birthplace of rap and hip hop culture.

if the boroughs were each independent cities, four of the boroughs (Brooklyn, Queens, Manhattan, and the Bronx) would be among the ten most populous cities in the United States.

… it has a distinctive regional speech pattern called the New York dialect, alternatively known as Brooklynese or New Yorkese and is often considered to be one of the most recognizable accents within American English.

… its marathon is the world’s largest, with the largest number of finishers, including 37,866 finishers in 2006.

… it is home to the world’s most valuable real estate – 450 Park Avenue was sold on July 2, 2007 for $510 million, about $1,589 per square foot.

… there are 4,000 mobile food vendors licensed by the city, many immigrant-owned.

… it has 6 aliases ( The Big Apple, Gotham, The City That Never Sleeps, The Capitol of The World, The Empire City, The City So Nice They Named It Twice).

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Mulberry Street, on Manhattan’s Lower East Side, circa 1900

Because The Magnificent 13 were the original…

…lead by Curtis.

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Because of el PIZZA…

… especially at Stromboli’s in the East Village (83 Saint Marks Place, corner of St. Marks & 1st Ave.)…the pineapple with ham and bacon dope… great cheese slices, open super late, cheap, hot, crispy crust…avoid the weeeakend warriors and fratastic Brendas and Chads Fri & Sat.,…2:30am week nights is sweet after a few Jamesons.

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FYI… LA PIZZA SUCKS!!!!!!!!!!

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Because it gets in your blood…

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