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New York, NY
Home to four decidedly different boroughs: the Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens. Considered by some to be the most exciting city in the world as well as the finance capital. “If you can make it here, you’ll make it anywhere.” Notable native: Comedian Whoopi Goldberg
New York, New York
New York in Brief
The most populous city in the U.S. is spread out among boroughs that offer great choice with respect to lifestyle and quality of life. Manhattan features towering skyscrapers and the neon lights of Broadway, while the Bronx, Brooklyn and Queens offer more residential, but equally interesting, urban environments.
The New York File
- Education. The New York City Department of Education operates the largest system of public schools in the U.S., more than 1,700 schools that serve 1.1 million students.
- Real Estate. Options to suit a range of budgets can be found within the boroughs.
- Family. New York offers plenty of things to do for families, as there are almost as many child-focused activities as there are opportunities for parents to play.
- Culture. New York City is a culture mecca; it offers countless arts options from Broadway shows and world-famous museums to acclaimed symphonies, ballet companies, art galleries, and much more.
- Recreation. New York offers a surprising variety of recreation options, from activities in its many parks to enjoying public beaches and swimming pools.
- Weather. New York has a typically pleasant, four seasons climate.
New York Fun Fact
In 1626, the Dutch purchased Manhattan Island from the Lenape Native Americans for 60 guilders (about $1,000).