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    of musical artists and producers of New York during the 19th and 20th century. The name was, at first, given to a specific location in New York. Tin Pan Alley was located between West 28th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenue in Manhattan. Tin Pan Alley is said to have gotten its name from the collective sound of the pianos all playing different tunes at the same time. This was said to sound like tin pans being banged together in an alleyway. There is now a plaque on the sidewalk on 28th Street between Broadway and Sixth that commemorates the historical location. Tin Pan Alley is said to come about somewhere around the year 1885. A number of publishers started building their businesses in the same location of Manhattan. The time period in which Tin Pan Alley ended is unsure. Some say that it ended at the beginning of the Great Depression in the 1930s, when radio replaced sheet music as the driving force of American popular music. Others would say that Tin Pan Alley continued into the 1950s when earlier styles of American popular music were brought about such as rock and roll music.…

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    truffles. We each took a turn trying new flavors. Through some trial and error, I found out that my favorite flavor is the cappuccino. We continued walking, and as we passed a roasted chestnut stand, I resisted the urge to sing lines from a christmas carol about chestnuts roasting on an open fire. My cousin and I stopped and bought a bag of chestnuts. When I tried to eat one, it rolled out of my hand and onto the sidewalk. I picked up another and this time it made it to my mouth. For having such…

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    General Purpose: Saudis visiting NYC in the United States Specific Purpose: Empire State Building, Financial District, and Statue of Liberty I. Introduction A. Attention - There are many countries to visited, but we think the United States is one of the most interesting places to visited, due to its many well-known states and cities. Especially the many landmarks and historical monument’s that New York City have that are known world-wide. B. Thesis- Saudi Arabians visit to New York City in…

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    Atlanta is a large city that is made up of several smaller cities and separated by imagined communities labeled Midtown, West End, Five Points, and others. The skyline of Atlanta is slightly separated among each area, and all over the city mingle homeless individuals and general city-goers such as shoppers and workers. If you drive north from Downtown Atlanta, you will pass through Peachtree Hills, Garden Hills, and up into a community called Buckhead. Driving through the streets, the expensive…

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    Splash! I jumped into each puddle making a new sound with every step. It was raining that achingly long day and instead of being with my friends on a saturday night, I had to deliver 103 pizzas around my home town. Instead of having fun hanging out with my friends I was lugging around heavy pizzas. Just so instead of going on my first big trip to New York City by myself, I get to go with my father. My boring, crabby, old father. Instead of having fun and laughing with my friends, I have to…

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    I woke up to the sound of drizzling rain tapping on my window. To my surprise we were still going to have class, but I didn’t mind since Gotham was the only class I looked forward to all week. I got used to the feeling of waking up, getting coffee, and strolling all throughout Manhattan. As we walked out of Penn Station I knew summer was officially coming to an end because I could feel the cold air hitting my face. We took the train and headed to the Lower East Side, which is known to be fairly…

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    Camryn Hoffman’s Declaration of Independence From Technology and Social Media If one were to walk down the streets of New York City, what would they see? They would most likely see an abundant amount of people texting, calling, or taking pictures while walking. They may even see a few drive by who are simultaneously completing a similar action. Our social world today survives off of technology and social media. Most people prefer texting rather than calling or talking in person as their main…

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    Times Square is a cultural playground for people all over the world. It is one of the most culturally exquisite places in all of America. It can accommodate throngs of people of all types of ethnic backgrounds. There is no surprise why Times Square is nicknamed The Crossroad of the World. It is almost impossible to capture the atmosphere of such an eclectic city into a single word, phrase, or picture. Yet, artist Gregory Christie captures such tone like no other. Christie’s picture “The Subway…

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    When walking around the city of Philadelphia, the majority of advertisements focus around one word: Phillyosophy. A popular way of describing the comprehensive personality of Philly residents, Phillyosophy is often interpreted by locals as the unique attitude Philadelphians have due to the city’s defining characteristics like it’s rich history, welcoming cultural perspective, and passion for sports. Growing up in the shadow of this city, I’ve developed my own Phillyosophy over the years. Since…

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    Roppongi is the district Minato, Tokyo, Japan, famous as home to the rich Roppongi Hills area and an active night club scene. Many foreign embassies are located in Roppongi, and the night life is popular with locals and foreigners alike. It is in the central part of Tokyo, south of Akasaka and north of Azabu. The area features numerous bars, nightclubs, strip clubs, restaurants, hostess clubs, cabarets, and other forms of entertainment. Among the expatriate community, the area tends to be…

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