New York City

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  • New York City Reflective Essay

    of New York City, I think of bright lights and tall skyscrapers in Times Square, despite growing up in Queens where an extension of the Big Apple still lingers. After taking this class, my perspective of New York dramatically changed. In our assigned class reading “American Notes” by Charles Dicksons, he states in New York there were no "Punches, Fantoccini, Dancing-dogs, Jugglers, Conjurers, Orchestrinas, or even Barrel-organs." It was very hard for me to dismantle the idea of New York City…

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  • Cultural Diffusion In New York City

    Known by many nicknames, including the “Empire State” and “The Big Apple” New York City is one of the most important places of the world. Throughout the diverse history New York has been the home of many talented and famous people. New York City has so many cultural attractions and many visitors flock more annually to experience the city. Did you know that the city was originally called New Amsterdam! Also during the 20th century more than 3 million people started immigrating to NYC due to its…

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  • Essay About New York City

    on fossil fuels. We need to find a new, sustainable path to the future we want. We need a clean industrial revolution” For as long as I can remember I loved the idea of living in the city, till this day if my family and I don 't travel to New york City at least once for the holidays it won’t really feel like Christmas at all. They say New York on Christmas resembles the milky way with all the bright lights and highlights of red and green but this beautiful city that brings peace and tradition…

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  • Job Loss In New York City

    to the World Trade Center attack, jobs issues and made many people lose their jobs around New York City. According to Eaton Leslie “The national recession and the attack on the World Trade Center cost New York City…bringing the city 's total job losses to about 223,000 in the last two years.” It’s a huge number of jobs that was lost just in New York City. The World Trade Center attack effected New York City community in job loss and that created more unemployment. However, which caused the…

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  • The Narrative Experience In The New York City

    Being in New York City itself was all too surreal, like a dream come true. Buildings raced each other in a quest to touch the soft blue sky and people littered the streets and sidewalks. Life there was upbeat and fast-paced and everyone and everything was moving, but then you crossed into Central Park. Crossing the sidewalk into the large park was like crossing the border into another world. The milieu changed from the rapid fire movement of the concrete jungle to slow-moving peace in the…

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  • The Effects Of Poverty In New York City

    growing up in poverty, New York City obviously has a poverty problem (Cheney). Children that grow up in poverty are typically less healthy and drop out of school at higher rates than their wealthier peers (Children’s Defense Fund). As was noted in class, many families are plagued by generational poverty. They grow up in poverty, raise families of their own in poverty, and die in poverty, never breaking out of this vicious cycle. In light of this harsh reality, New York City has made fighting…

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  • Descriptive Essay: New York City

    New York City: five boroughs; 304.6 square miles; 8.406 million people. It is a city filled with lights and sights. A city that always has something to offer. I came here like all of my classmates; hoping for an adventure, hoping to learn and discover. New York has a way of making any place feel exciting. Whether that is the housing unit, the coffee shop across the street, or a place by the river, every location holds something special to someone. New York is known for its fast paced…

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  • Essay About Living In New York City

    the city. Being from New York, I am considered to be a resident of one of the United States major metropolis. Growing up in Brooklyn I would say I have experienced a very urban upbringing. Brooklyn is a monolith of a borough, with a population of 2,636,735 residents it is considered to be the most populous borough in New York. Such a large number of residents means a large number of stores, houses, parks, schools, etc. Travelling Brooklyn by the most famous mode of transportation in the city,…

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  • New York City Vs Chicago Essay

    New York and Chicago are two of the United States biggest cities. The two cities are extremely diverse and rich in history. Residents of New York and Chicago share similar values and living habits. New York City and Chicago are the most infamous American cities and for that reason they have many great attractions. Although there are many similarities, New York City and Chicago share many differences also. Robert De Niro Once said, “ I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome, and I always…

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  • Descriptive Essay About New York City

    Blinding lights. Towering buildings. Eccentric performers. New York City has become a place known for making dreams come true. New York City fills people with joy despite the hustling of the city’s anti-social inhabitants the gut-wrenching smell of hot dogs and smoke, and the boring view of towering concrete buildings. People scurry like ants through the maze of streets attempting to make it to their subway train on time. Hundreds of people fill the streets, creating a wall that is nearly…

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