New York City

New York City

City in state of New York, United States

New York City is the largest city in the United States. It is located in New York State, and is composed of 5 boroughs. The 5 boroughs are the Bronx, Queens, Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Staten Island.

The city has many skyscrapers, and the tallest building is the World Trade Center in downtown Manhattan. In New York City, downtown refers to the south part of the Manhattan, midtown refers to the middle of Manhattan, and uptown refers to the northern part of the borough.

In midtown Manhattan, Times Square is an intersection with many large digital displays at the intersection of 2 avenues. It is where the ball drop takes place on New Years each year.

The United Nations (UN), is located on the east side of Manhattan.

The New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), is based in dowtown Manhattan.

The Statue of Liberty, a gift to the United States from France, is a tall structure in the New York harbor.

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Evan Ratliff
June 12, 2020
Wired
The programmer who became a flagrant drug lord and weapons trafficker was sentenced in New York City to 25 years in prison.
Taylor Lorenz
June 9, 2020
www.nytimes.com
A large Facebook parenting group temporarily shut down after silencing black members. Now new groups for parents are forming that are explicitly anti-racist.
Hugh Morris
June 9, 2020
The Telegraph
The middle of July now looks like the likeliest time for the first British holidaymakers to travel abroad this summer after Jet2 delayed its restart by a fortnight to July 15.
June 5, 2020
WebWire
June 2020 marks the 50th anniversary of annual LGBTQ+ Pride traditions. The first Pride march in New York City was held on June 28, 1970 on the one-year anniversary of the Stonewall Uprising in Manhattan - a tipping point for the Gay Liberation Movement in the United States. First, President Bill Clinton declared June "Gay & Lesbian Pride Month" on June 2, 2000. In 2009, President Barack Obama declared June Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Pride Month. To honor the occasion, here...
Brian Heater
June 4, 2020
TechCrunch
Since late-2015, LinkNYC kiosks have become a mainstay among New York's sidewalks. A more modern replacement for decaying and disused public pay phones, the nine-foot-tall towers provide corners with access to public Wi-Fi, USB charging and access to emergency services. The most striking aspect however, are the large side displays that alternate between advertising and [...]
Nick Greenhalgh
June 4, 2020
AmericanInno
To help you keep track of all that's going on in the startup community, we put together a roundup of the COVID-19 related stories and resources we came across in May.
Hubert Joly
June 2, 2020
Harvard Business Review
Apply this '90s business principle to your company's reopening strategy.
Associated Press
June 1, 2020
Boston Herald
The Latest on the death in Minneapolis of George Floyd, a handcuffed black man who pleaded for air as a white police officer pressed a knee on his neck:
Laura Morgan Roberts
June 1, 2020
Harvard Business Review
Here's what leaders can do today.
June 1, 2020
Harvard Business Review
A tech CEO and a local politician in New York City explore the value of being transparent about mental health with the people you lead.
Lauren Joseph
June 1, 2020
Wired
Yes, the current experience is full of terror. But there's room for catharsis, too.
May 30, 2020
News18
Coronavirus LIVE Updates: India reported the biggest single-day jump in the Covid-19 patients and deaths, taking the total to 1,73,763 cases and 4,971 fatalities.
Akhil Arora
May 29, 2020
NDTV Gadgets 360
Mission: Impossible - Fallout, Dark season 3, 13 Reasons Why season 4, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Anurag Kashyap's Choked -- the biggest movies and TV shows coming to Netflix India in June 2020.
Rozina Sabur
May 30, 2020
The Telegraph
Hundreds of people angrily protesting the death of an African-American man in police custody in Minneapolis rallied outside the White House on Friday, in tense scenes that have spread to several cities across the United States.
Lauren Coffey
May 28, 2020
AmericanInno
Shuchi Vyas embarked to New York City in mid-March to attend a conference organized by entrepreneur Tory Burch, and to speak with investors, as she has done in March of previous years. The impact of coronavirus had just begun to creep in to the United States: The conference, while held in New York City, was also broadcast for those who were more comfortable attending remotely. Flying high from a successful Q4, Vyas was focused on raising an undisclosed amount of funds that she planned to use to continue customer acquisition. "With all that exciting stuff happening, I had committed to staying here for the month of March and then I would take it by a case-by-case basis, with traveling up until the summer. That was the plan," she said, followed by a long pause. For Tampa-based GuestBox -- and almost every operating business in the world -- things did not go according to plan in late March. Looking to avoid overcrowded airports and a 17-hour drive back to Tampa, she soon realized she would
Neal E. Boudette
May 29, 2020
www.nytimes.com
Dealerships have long resisted e-commerce, but with many showrooms closed, the dynamic is changing.
Sam Wong, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
May 27, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Richard Coker
May 27, 2020
the Guardian
Dominic Cummings' home in north London on 26 May. 'We need to trust that we each have our own and others' interests at heart, and we need to know that the state shares in this.' Photograph: Equinox/Rex/Shutterstock
Sam Wong, Adam Vaughan, Conrad Quilty-Harper and Layal Liverpool
May 26, 2020
New Scientist
The latest coronavirus news updated every day including coronavirus cases, the latest news, features and interviews from New Scientist and essential information about the covid-19 pandemic
Associated Press
May 26, 2020
Boston Herald
The suburbs north of New York City eased outbreak restrictions and the trading floor of the New York Stock exchange reopened for the first time in two months as the state focused more intently on restarting its economy.
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