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Monthly Archives: December, 2014

ANSWER:

Belmont Congratulations to Jtuptown for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

Though Arthur Avenue is traditionally acknowledged as the heart of the Bronx’s Little Italy, it is officially a part of what larger neighborhood?

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Quotable NYC

“I arrive in Times Square about six o’clock.  It is Broadway’s finest hour.  Here, until midnight, New York takes its bath of light.” — Paul Morand

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New York Is… Dance

Gotta dance? Come to New York! Where else is better for moving your feet than the home of both the New York City Ballet and the American Ballet Theatre? But there’s more than that. From tap to tango, from Broadway to burlesque, from the Dance Theatre of Harlem to the Radio City Rockettes, this city …

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Quotable NYC

“Out of the tenements cold as stone, Dark figures start for work, I watch them sadly shuffle on, ‘Tis dawn, dawn in New York.” — Claude McKay

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Quotable NYC

“New York blazes like a magnificent jewel in its fit setting of sea, and earth, and stars.” — Thomas Wolfe

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Merry Christmas!

It’s Christmastime in the City!

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ANSWER:

Brooklyn Academy of Music Congratulations to Lee Gelber for getting the correct answer first!

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QUESTION:

Before the company folded, New York City Opera’s final production was held here, at the site of Enrico Caruso’s penultimate performance.  What is the name of the place?

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Quotable NYC

“I saw the skyscrapers in the deepening darkness become slowly honeycombed with lights until, before I reached the Manhattan end, these buildings piled up in a dazzling mass against the indigo sky.”—Lewis Mumford

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