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                 the Staten Island Ferry passing the Statue of Liberty at night in New York Harbor               New York statewide links

New York City area
a few important people of NYC
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Adirondack Mountains Region
Capital District (Albany)
Catskill Mountains Region
Central Region
Chautauqua–Allegheny Region
Finger Lakes Region
Hudson River Valley
Islands / Seaway Region
Long Island
Niagara-Buffalo area

smaller towns of New York
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About New York State

flag of the State of New York      New York state quarter of 2001      the Great Seal of New York State      the 'I (heart) New York' promotional graphic was initiated in 1977

Official Government Links & Info
New York State covers 54,556 square miles {141,300 square kilometers}; highest elevation is 5,343 feet (1628½ meters).
The state was admitted to the Union on 26 July 1788 {the 11th state}.
The popular name is 'The Empire State'.
The official motto "Excelsior" is a Latin word meaning 'higher', 'superior', and is commonly translated as 'Ever Upward'.
The state flower is the Rose; the state tree is the Sugar Maple (Acer saccharum).
The state mammal is the Beaver (Castor canadensis); the state bird is the Eastern Bluebird (Sialia sialis).

Official Website of the State of New York
New York State entry at Wikipedia
New York State Portal at Wikipedia

Statewide Links
browse travel books about New York State U.S.A. at Amazon
NewPages.com's Directory of Independent Bookstores for New York

A Few Important People
Governor Andrew Cuomo [since 2011; Dem]
Lieutenant Governor Robert Duffy [since 2011; Dem]
U.S. Senator Charles Schumer [since 1999; Dem]
U.S. Senator Kirsten Gillibrand [since 2009; Dem]
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio [since 2014; Dem]

New York City area
includes the five boroughs of Bronx County, Brooklyn (Kings County), Queens County,
New York City & Staten Island (Richmond County)

flag of the City of New York      the Great Seal of City of New York, 1625      the 'I (heart) New York' promotional graphic initiated in 1977

official website of the City of New York

Non-Government Citywide Links
The City Review weblog {last update 2009?}
City Realty weblog

The New York Observer [est. 1987] - weekly news & commentary on politics, culture, lifestyle & real estate

Noël Coward In New York / Noël Coward Festival May 2012

A Few Important People of N.Y.C.

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio [since 2014; Dem]
official websiteWikipediacampaign website

former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg [2002-2013; GOP]

former New York City Mayor Mayor Edward Irving 'Ed' Koch [1924-2013], in office 1978-89
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ed_Koch + http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0462292/

poster for 2013 "Koch" movie   "Koch" documentary film [Zeitgeist Films Feb 2013]
"The man. The mayor. The movie." Co-produced & directed by Neil Barsky
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available
full credits at IMDbofficial movie sitewatch official trailer [2:22] at YouTube

former Mayor LaGuardia

artists & authors of the Harlem Renaissance, 1919-36

writer Truman Capote [1924-84]

fascist political demagogue David H. Koch [twin b. 1940] is based in New York City
philanthropist & socialite Frederick R. Koch [b. 1933] is based in New York City

New York sportswriter William Barclay 'Bat' Masterson [1853-1921]

playwright Arthur Miller [1915-2005]

urban planner Robert Moses [1888-1981]

Pamela Paul, editor of The New York Times Book Review

Antoinette Perry [1888-1946] for whom Broadway's Tony Award is named

Broadway reporter & author Damon Runyon [1884-1946]

Ed Sullivan

Is Donald Trump necessary?

writer E.B. White [1899-1985]

Tennessee Williams [1911-83] lived in New York City, New Orleans, Italy and Key West, Florida

Broadway columnist Walter Winchell [1897-1972]

New York City / Manhattan Island
Marquis Theater [est. 1986], 1536 Broadway in New York City
Strand Books [est. 1927] "Where books are loved", 12th & Broadway, NYC
The Meatball Shop [est. 2011] five locations in Lower Manhattan
New York City's 92nd Street Y [est. 1874]
7 Days of Genius [March 2016 events] based at the 92nd Street Y in NYC
Zabar's Deli [est. 1934], Broadway at 80th Street in NYC
Doc Holliday's, 141 Avenue A in the East Village, New York City
GOLD STAR: notable literary patrons:  Dylan Thomas, James Baldwin, Anaïs Nin, Norman Mailer, Delmore Schwartz, Hunter S. Thompson  White Horse Tavern [est. 1880], 567 Hudson Street in New York City
The Jewish Museum [est. 1904], 1109 Fifth Ave at 92nd Street in New York City
GOLD STAR: notable literary patrons:  Frank McCourt, Seamus Heaney, Nick Hornby, Billy Collins, Pete Hamill  Old Town Bar and Restaurant [est. 1892], 45 East 18th Street in New York City
BookCon reader & author event [May] at Javits Center in NYC
Book Expo America publisher & author event [May] at Javits Center in NYC
The New York City Public Library [est. 1895]
Javits Center in Midtown Manhattan, NYC
Broadway Tour: Broadway shows in New York City
International Business Times digital global news publication [est. 2005] based in New York City
Tribeca Cinemas, 54 Varick Street in New York City
The Village East Cinema, 181-189 Second Avenue in New York City
The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival [Jan 2016 = #4] in New York City
Asia Week New York [March 2017 = #9]

Wall Street Page at Maison d'Être Philosophy Bookstore
WMail ezine Essay #18: "The Stock Market Casino" [12/2001]

Borough of Bronx County
Hunter College in The Bronx, New York

Borough of Brooklyn (Kings County)
Center for Black Literature [est. 2002] at Medgar Evers College, CUNY, Brooklyn
Four and Twenty Blackbirds pie & coffee shop [est. 2010] in Brooklyn
"The Four and Twenty Blackbirds Pie Book" [2014] by sisters Emily & Melissa Elsen
Brooklyn Superhero Supply Co. [est. 2004], 372 Fifth Avenue (btwn. 5th & 6th Street) in Park Slope, Brooklyn, New York

Borough of Queens County
The Hookah Monster in Oakland Gardens, Queens, New York
The Queens World Film Festival [March 2014 = #4] in Queens, New York
Rachel Carson Playground & Silent Springs Playground [started 1946, renamed 1998] in Queens, New York City

Borough of Staten Island (Richmond County)

Reading Material & Other Media About New York City

The New Yorker Magazine [est. 1925] subscription  
The New Yorker Magazine Presents [est. 2016]  
The New Yorker Magazine [est. 1925]
auto-renewal subscription at Amazon - 47 issues/year for $69.99
Kindle Edition download for $5.99/month
magazine websiteentry at Wikipedia

"The New Yorker Festival" ten seasons, 197+ episodes

"The New Yorker Radio Hour" podcast [launched 10/2015]
also broadcast on WNYC 93.9-FM and 820-AM radio
listen on W.N.Y.C. website

"The New Yorker Presents" podcast [launched 2/2016]
streaming on Amazon Prime Video

books from this section were moved in 2015 to the Reading Material About New York Page

"Coney Island" silent short [Comique Film Co. Oct 1917]
'Coney Island' silent short film starring Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle & Buster Keaton  25-minute silent short, filmed at Coney Island; Roscoe tries to dump his wife so that he can chase young bathing beauties; Buster arrives with Alice who is taken away by Al, who loses her to Roscoe . . .
Directed & written by and starring Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle; also starring Buster Keaton, Al St. John, Alice Mann, Agnes Neilson
available on "The Best Arbuckle/Keaton Collection" 2-disk DVD set [2002]
Image Ent. b&w DVD set [10/2002] 2 disks - out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbwatch full movie [silent; 25:04] online at YouTube

"Coney Island" musical feature film [1943] /tt0035749/

"Living It Up" comedy musical [Paramount Pictures July 1954]
Living It Up 1954 comedy musical starring Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis  Technicolor™ remake of 1937 "Nothing Sacred" {see below} and the 1953 stageplay "Hazel Flagg"; an unsophisticated stationmaster from provincial New Mexico fraudulently claims that he is dying of radiation poisoning in order to get an expense-paid dream tour of New York City • Directed by Norman Taurog; written by James Street, Ben Hecht, Jack Rose, Melville Shavelson; co-produced by & starring Dean Martin & Jerry Lewis; music by Walter Scharf, 3 songs by Jules Styne; also starring Janet Leigh, Edward Arnold, Fred Clark, Sheree North, Sammy White, Sid Tomack, Sig Ruman, Richard Loo, Raymond Greenleaf, Walter Baldwin, Fay Roope, Art Baker, Stanley Blystone, Frank Branda, Frankie Darro, Franklyn Farnum, Fritz Feld, Eduard Franz, Kathryn Grant, Dabbs Greer, Jewel McGowan, Grady Sutton; special AT&SF Chief passenger train loaned for New Mexico scenes that were filmed in the Mojave desert
Paramount Home Video widescreen color DVD [9/2016] for $22.98
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipediawatch official trailer [1/2015 upload; 1:44] online at YouTube

"Manhattan" [United Artists March 1979]
Co-written & directed by and starring Woody Allen; co-written by Marshall Brickman; co-starring Diane Keaton,
Mariel Hemingway, Meryl Streep, Karen Ludwig, Michael Murphy & Anne Byrne Hoffman • full credits from IMDb
https://www.amazon.com/dp/0792846109/ wa manhattan dvd

Six Weeks movie  "Six Weeks" [PolyGram/Universal Dec 1982]
Location filming in Los Angeles and in wintertime New York City; sentimental tale of a 12-year-old dying of leukemia who attains her dream of dancing the lead in "The Nutcracker" then dies in her mother's arms • Directed by Tony Bill; based on a novel by Fred Mustard Stewart; starring Dudley Moore, Mary Tyler Moore, Katherine Healy
DVD/Blu-ray not available • Sony Pictures color VHS [8/96] out of prodn/used
full credits at IMDbmovie entry at Wikipedia

"American Experience: Coney Island" TV docufilm [1991]

Top Hat and Tales docufilm  "Top Hat and Tales: Harold Ross and The Making of The New Yorker"
[indep 2001, DVD 6/2014]

47-minute documentary featurette directed by Adam Van Doren; narrated by Stanley Tucci; featuring
Roy Blount Jr., Stuart Hemple, John Updike, Philip Hamburger, Stuart Hample, editor David Remnick
First Run Features DVD [6/2014] for $13.63
full credits at IMDbwatch 5/2014 official trailer [2:12 truncated] online at YouTube

"Manhattan Love Story" TV series [ABC-TV Fall 2014]
series credits at IMDbABC series homepageseries entry at Wikipediawatch 5/2014 official trailer [2:52] at YouTube

Anthony Weiner documentary film  "Weiner" [Sundance Selects/Showtime May 2016]
Filmmakers set out to observe disgraced New York politician Anthony Weiner during his attempt at a comeback by running for New York City mayor in the 2013 primary election, and when Weiner gets caught sexting on the internet, inadvertantly capture a jaw-dropping, behind-the-scenes view of the political machine as it breaks down.
Co-written & directed by Josh Kriegman & Elyse Steinberg; won Grand Jury Prize at Sundance Film Festival
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available • credits at IMDbwebsite of producers Edgeline Films
watch 4/2016 official trailer [2:38] at YouTube
see also Reading Material & Other Media About New York State

Long Island
includes Nassau & Suffolk counties (east of Kings & Queens counties)

Stonybrook [NY] Film Festival [July 2013 = #18] on eastern Long Island, New York

Hudson River Valley
includes towns of Hyde Park, Kingston, Mount Vernon (ninth-largest city), New Rochelle (seventh-largest city),
Nyack, Ossining, Poughkeepsie, Stony Point, Tarrytown, Troy, West Point, Yonkers (fourth-largest city)
& Yorktown, within Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland & Westchester counties
Stewart's Original Fountain Classics sodapop [est. 1924] in Rye Brook, NY
Walter's Hot Dog Stand [est. 1919], 937 Palmer Avenue in Mamaroneck, New York
Port Jervis, New York [settled 1690]
'New York State of Mind' Biennial Regional Gathering of Greater New York Mensa [May 2017] in White Plains, New York

Somers, New York in Westchester County
http://www.somersNY.com/ + https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Somers,_New_York
The Elephant Hotel [built 1820-25]   click here for photograph (in a new window)
Somers [NY] Historical Society [est. 1956]
Museum of The Early American Circus

Niagara-Buffalo area
includes cities of Buffalo (second-largest city) & Cheektowaga (eighth-largest city) in Erie County,
and Genesee, Niagara, Orleans & Wyoming counties

Chautauqua–Allegheny Region
includes Allegheny, Cattaraugus & Chautauqua counties

Finger Lakes Region of Central New York
includes cities of Rochester (third-largest city), Ithaca & Syracuse (fifth-largest city), within Cayuga, Chemung, Cortland, Livingston,
Monroe, Onondaga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Tioga, Tompkins, Wayne, and Yates counties

http://www.watkinsglen.us/ is the county seat
Watkins Glen International race track [est. 1956] in New York State
University of Rochester, New York

Islands / Seaway Region
includes Jefferson, Oswego & Saint Lawrence counties
http://www.abm.org/ The Antique Boat Museum in Clayton, NY

Central Region
includes Broome, Chenango, Madison (Oneida), Oneida (Utica, Rome) & Otsego counties

Adirondack Mountains
includes Clinton, Essex, Franklin, Hamilton, Herkimer & Lewis counties

Capital District (Albany)
includes Albany (sixth-largest city) and Schenectady (tenth-largest city) within within Albany, Columbia,
Fulton, Montgomery, Rensselear, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Warren & Washington counties

Saratoga Sweets Fine Candies in Halfmoon, NY

Catskill Mountains Region
includes Delaware, Greene, Sullivan & Ulster (Woodstock) counties

Woodstock Film Festival [Oct 2013 = #14] in five towns in Upstate New York           Hudson Valley-Catskills Film Commission based in Woodstock, NY           Upstate Films [est. 1972] non-profit operates two theater venues in Rhinebeck & Woodstock, New York

New York's Professional Sports Teams

Smaller Towns of New York State
New York City Metro (18,897,109 in NY/NJ/PA, 12,368,525 in NY)
Buffalo-Niagara Falls (1,135,509) Rochester (1,054,323) Albany and the Capital District (870,716) Poughkeepsie and the Hudson Valley (670,301) Syracuse (662,577) Utica-Rome (299,397) Binghamton (251,725) Kingston (182,493) Glens Falls (128,923) Ithaca (101,564) Elmira (88,830)

Railroads of New York State
listing of surviving steam locomotives in New York
'list of New York railroads' page at Wikipedia
TrainWeb / Tourist Railways / New York State website got hacked {2017}



Indian Country of New York State
Poospatuck Reservation on Long Island
Shinnecock Reservation on Long Island

Reading Material & Other Media About New York State
browse travel books about New York State U.S.A. at Amazon
books from this section were moved in 2015 to the Reading Material About New York Page

The New Yorker Magazine [est. 1925] subscription
The New Yorker

subscription at Amazon
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Kindle Edition download
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magazine website
entry at Wikipedia

New York Magazine [est. 1968] subscription
New York

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magazine website
entry at Wikipedia

New York Times newspaper in Kindle format
"New York Times"
Kindle Edition

subscription at Amazon

"New York Times"
Latest News via Kindle

subscription at Amazon

Wall Street Journal newspaper in Kindle format
"The Wall Street
Kindle Edition

subscription at Amazon

"The American Side" [The Orchard April 2016]  4/2016
'The American Side' movie about Nikola Tesla  Pop-noir thriller filmed in Upstate New York; a low-rent detective is hired to locate an electronic engineer, who mysteriously commits suicide at Niagara Falls; the detective's attempt to get to the bottom of the case unravels a conspiracy to build a revolutionary invention designed by enigmatic scientist Nikola Tesla [1856-1943]. Co-produced, co-written & directed by Jenna Ricker; co-written by & starring Greg Stuhr; music by David Shire; also starring Alicja Bachleda, Camilla Belle, Matthew Broderick, Robert Forster, Janeane Garofalo, Grant Shaud, Robert Vaughn, Harris Yulin, Joe Grifasi, Stephen Henderson, Norm Sham, Kelsey Siepser, Don Stuhr, Daniela Galli, Todd Benzin, Brian Mysliwy, Tracey B. Wilson, Vincent O'Neill, Wendy Higgins, Peter Palmisano, Rolando Gomez
DVD/Blu-ray not yet available
full credits at IMDbofficial movie site • no entry at Wikipedia
watch 3/2016 official trailer [2:16] at YouTube

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