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They All Sang on the Corner: A Second Look at New York City’s Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups

They All Sang on the Corner: A Second Look at New York City’s Rhythm and Blues Vocal Groups

The greatest book ever written on African-American Rhythm and Blues (doowop) vocal groups of the 1950′s. In its nine chapters, there are interviews with singers, musicians and choreographers, discographies and forty rare photographs. It chronicles the development of the early pioneers of Rhythm and Blues vocal groups: the Ravens, Orioles, Dominoes, Harptones, Cadillacs, Five Keys, Flamingos, Moonglows, Frankie Lymon and the Teenagers and Solitaires. It contains over 700 references to groups and individuals who made R&B big-time. Record collectors call it the “bible.”

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Guide to New York City’s Neighborhoods

Guide to New York City’s Neighborhoods

The Guide to New York City’s Neighborhoods is written for people contemplating a move to the City or who have recently moved there. The guide includes profiles of neighborhoods throughout Manhattan, Brooklyn, and Queens. Each neighborhood profile is written by a writer who either lives or has a close connection to the neighborhood they are writing about. The authors attempt to provide an accurate profile of both the good and the bad each neighborhood offers. The neighborhoods profiled include: Alphabet City, Astoria, Bay Ridge, Carroll Gardens, Chinatown, Clinton Hill, Cobble Hill, East Village, Fort Greene, Greenpoint, Hamilton Heights, Harlem, Hudson Heights/Fort Tryon, Little Italy, Meatpacking District, Midtown West, Park Slope, Prospec

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Off the Beaten (Subway) Track: New York City’s Best Unusual Attractions

Off the Beaten (Subway) Track: New York City’s Best Unusual Attractions

While it may seem that every possible topic about New York City’s attractions has been written about, Off the Beaten (Subway) Track is the first book to focus on the hundreds of off-the-beaten-path destinations in the city. Some are small museums, others are historic places long forgotten, some are stores that sell only odd things, and some are distinguished for their claim to fame as the world’s largest/smallest whatever. All of them are notable for the passion with which their proprietors and curators care for them, and all can be visited via the subway system as the author directs readers to which of the city’s 486 subway stations will get them closest. These are the types of places and things that fit perfectly with New Yorkers’ psyches

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GWYNETH PALTROW & MARK RUFFALO FILMING “THANKS FOR SHARING” IN NEW YORK CITY’S CENTRAL PARK.

IN THIS CLIP YOU WILL SEE GWYNETH PALTROW AND THEN MARK RUFFALO, RESPECTIVELY, FILMING SEPERATE SCENES OF THE UPCOMING MOVIE, “THANKS FOR SHARING”. THIS TOOK PLACE IN NEW YORK CITY’S CENTRAL PARK NEAR THE BANDSHELL. THE PAPARAZZI WAS THERE IN FULL FORCE SO YOU REALLY COULD NOT SEE PLATROW’S FACE AS SHE WAS HIDING FROM THEM WHEN POSSIBLE.
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New York City’s Statue of Liberty – 2 Minute Tour

motel.com The Statue of Liberty is one of the most recognizable icons of the United States and in New York City. The Statue of Liberty was, for decades, often the first glimpse of the United States for millions of immigrants arriving after ocean voyages from Europe. The Statue of Liberty was dedicated on October 28, 1886, to commemorate the centennial of the founding of the United States, and was a gesture of friendship from France to America. The Statue of Liberty is located on Liberty Island just south of Lower Manhattan’s financial district and is reached by ferry. Lady Liberty sits in the middle of New York Harbor, the mouth of the Hudson River and on the border with New Jersey. There are a number of economy and luxury hotels located nearby. Search on http and MotelGroups.com to find the best lodging at the best rates for you and your family when you visit New York City.

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