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My days in New York, New York

 
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Little Church in front of Skyscrapers
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MadSuh's pictureby MadSuh review
added on 17th of March, 2006
After my long tiring walk and more blisters on my feet, I was ready to eat an entire cow, and... I kind of did:)

Me and my friend make a tradition out of going to the 'Old Homstead' for awesome steaks. Yeah it may not be Peter Lugar's, but to me this is as good as steak feasts get. I had the Prime Rib which is always a blast... I get euphoric when I see that 32 ouce steak being served. Prime Rib is special to me, we can't get it in Europe as our meet hanging laws don't allow for the special treatment. Anyhow, it was great and so was the bill:(but you know how it goes 'when in Rome do as Romans do'...

I couldn't move after I had finished that monster load of dead animal, and I had a hard time getting to the Subway. Once sitting in the Subway to Brooklyn I felt very very satisfied again.

My Last Day in New York had no special events. One quick visit in Norwalk at a large travel company, a quick lunch which was nice and then back again to the city. One amazing thing to point out is Grand Central Station. The name really holds true as this must be the most beautiful train station that I have seen in my life. There are huge candeliers, gold plated decorative lamps, and marble everywhere. While in New York, you should take a look at it. I went right back to Brooklyn where I was staying for my entire trip except for Saturday.

I can walk around in New York, singing to myself and just being happy to be there, but I don't mind leaving. It's been great, but I am looking forward to LA and Vegas. If there was a capital of the world it would have to be New York, there is nothing to compare it to. There is so much diversity that you never know what you'll see the next moment and yet, you can move in specific circles meeting specific people and living your specific life style. When I think of New York, I think of 1000 faces, shapes, cultures,and lots of cabs...
 

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New York again and againA short visit in New York
 
 
 
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New York History

New York GetawaysNew York City was the Capital of the United States until 1790 and all the major government offices were headquartered in New York. In the 19th century, the city witnessed major transformations brought by the immigrants as a large number of the immigrants came to make the city their home. In the 18th century, the city continued to expand and major universities were established here. In 1898, the city consolidated Brooklyn, Manhattan and the neighboring islands. In the 1920s, New York City became a major destination for the African Americans. The city saw a major economic boom and tall skyscrapers were constructed in the 1900s.... Read more »

 
 
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Recent reviews for New York

Another visit New York - Sep 26, 2006, by MadSuh
This was the fourth time I got into New York. The city kinda grows on you as people say and it's true. My trip started with friendliness and hospitality which, sorry to say, you typically don't find in New York. I got through customs quite... Read more »

New York again and again - Sep 26, 2006, by MadSuh
Continuing my visit in New York, I tried to cover as much ground as possible walking instead of taking the Subway. I walked close to 100 Blocks one day starting out at the Southern tip of Manhatten walking all the way up to 45th Street. I... Read more »

You never get bord in New York - Feb 20, 2009, by MadSuh
New York is one great place! If you are looking for diversity, this is the place to visit! While you may want to spend the day walking around gazing at the fantastic architecture, or you want to visit any cultural events, the city has it... Read more »

The cuisine of the United States - Mar 26, 2008, by lindamura
The cuisine of the United States has a history dating back before the colonial period when the Native Americans had a rich and diverse cooking style. With numerous ingredients and styles brought in from Europe, the North American culinary... Read more »

A short visit in New York - Nov 10, 2006, by MadSuh
New York once again a great experience. Anyhow, I left for Stuttgart on a Tuesday night. Me and my friends Sandy and Mano went out to this other friend of theirs where we had a few beers and watched a crappy football game. It was a good... Read more »

 
 

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