Did you know? New York City keeps train tracks free of ice by setting them on fire.
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Most people have probably never heard of it but there is a tiny 100 by 200-foot island on the East River in New York City called U Thant Island.
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Did you know? The island of Manhattan was purchased from American Indian people in 1626 for about US$1,000 in modern currency.
New York City’s coastline is longer than those of Miami, Boston, Los Angeles, and San Francisco combined. Did you know that?
How much it would cost a taxi cab ride from New York City to Los Angeles?
New York City homeowners can request that a tree planted outside their homes for free.
There's a skyscraper in New York City with no windows. Do you know where is it located?
Do you know how many same-sex couples were married in New York City on the first day that same-sex marriage was legal statewide?
Do you know what the MTA does to prevent getting ice on a railway from happening?
New York City became the first national capital of the U.S. for a year. When did that happen?