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JEFFERSON WORLD TRIP: WELCOME TO NEW YORK.

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NEW YORK - History Facts:

The City of New York has its roots back to the year 1624 founded as a trading post by colonists of the Dutch Republic, and was named New Amsterdam in 1626.

The city and its surrounds came under Inglês control in 1664, and it was renamed New York after King Charles II of England Granted the lands to his brother, the Duke of York.

The City of New York served to the capital of the United States from 1785 until 1790.

It has been the country's largest city since 1790. The Statue of Liberty greeted millions of immigrants to They Came to America by ship in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York Metropolitan Area, one of the most populous metropolitan areas in the world.

New York exerts a Significant impact upon global commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, entertainment and night life. New York is the home of the United Nations Headquarters, it is Also an important center for international affairs. New York City is known and Regarded to the cultural capital of the world.

The city is Also Referred to as "New York City" or "The City of New York" to Distinguish it from the state of New York, of which it is a part.Located on a large natural harbor on the Atlantic Coast of the Northeastern United States, New York City Consists of five boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island.New York is the most densely populated major city in the United States.You can visit and take part in several cultural festivals all over the city.Also New York is a unique place in the world because it is a universal city.Another curious fact about New York is it que around 800 languages ​​are spoken in New York, making it the most linguistically diverse city in the world.The New York City Metropolitan Area's population is the United States' largest, Estimated at 18.9 million people.

. Tourism Industry in New York City.

Tourism in New York City includes Nearly 47 million foreign and American tourists each year. Major destinations include the Empire State Building, Ellis Island, Broadway theater productions, museums such as the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and other tourist attractions including Central Park, Washington Square Park, Rockefeller Center, Times Square, the Bronx Zoo, South Street Seaport, New York Botanical Garden, luxury shopping along Fifth and Madison Avenues, and events such as the Tribeca Film Festival, and free performances in Central Park at Summerstage and Delacorte Theater. The Statue of Liberty is a major tourist attraction and one of the most recognizable icons of the United States. Many New York City ethnic enclaves, such as Jackson Heights, Flushing, and Brighton Beach are major shopping destinations for first and second generation Americans up and down the East Coast.

Special Interest Tours in New York.

New York City has a rich musical culture and history. Accordingly, Numerous jazz, gospel music, rock and roll and rhythm and blues tours are available. Popular locations for music tours include Harlem and the East Village.

Food tours are another option for visitors. New York is one of the top culinary destinations in the world. New York's food culture, influenced by the city's immigrants and large number of international cuisine, is diverse. Jewish and Italian immigrants made ​​the city famous for bagels, cheesecake and New York-style pizza. Some 4, 000 mobile food vendors licensed by the city, many immigrant-owned, have made ​​Middle Eastern foods such as falafel and kebabs standbys of contemporary New York street food. Also the city is home to many of the finest haute cuisine restaurants in the United States. Food tours allow visitors to try a wide variety of these foods economically and learn about the culture of this fantastic city. Tour companies include New York Music, Theaters, Food and Blackbird Tasting Tours.

H.R. 4400, the Small Business Innovation Development Amendment Act of 1992: Hearing before the Subcommittee on Procurement, Tourism, and Rural ... second session, Washington, DC, April 2, 1992
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WA shutters tourism office

2011-07-03 06:07:11 by jujyiui

(Reuters) - The state of Washington formally shuttered its tourism office on Friday, a move that helps close deep budget deficits but makes it the only U.S. state no longer spending money to attract visitors.
The remaining $2 million expected to fund the tourism office over the next year was cut by a vote of the Washington state legislature in May as part of the budget that Governor Christine Gregoire signed into law on June 15.
State workers will be the next to go. But I'm sure they realize this by now as evidenced by the legions of other public sector union workers already pink slipped across the country. But I can guarantee you most still live outside their means because "it won't happen to me" mentality. Helloooo?

Wash state closes tourist office

2011-07-02 10:16:23 by isthatajoke

But much to their surprise the san juan islands and Olympic peninsula are still there

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