Photo by Max Touhey Manhattan welcomed its newest skyscraper One Vanderbilt in September 2020. The towering building designed by James
Did you know that there is only one straight path in Central Park? Or that it is bigger than an entire country? Discover 10 fun facts about NYC's most famous park!
Tucked beneath the Merrick LIRR train station is a memorial to Roxey, the LIRR dog who rode the train with President Theodore Roosevelt!
From LinkNYC, we bring you a trove of fun facts about New York City history, geography, culture, dogs, and more in a master list featuring over 50 fun facts.
13 fun facts pertaining to the geography and population size of New York City to help put in perspective just how big 8.5 million people really is.
Meet NYC's "10-foot tall" officers: The Mounted Unit. Discover the unit's purpose and mission today, even as squad cars are readily used throughout the city.
Why is New York City's Houston Street pronounced "How-stun" and not "Hue-stun?" like in Texas? We dig deeper into the origin and history of the street name.
We've rounded up a list of our favorite fun facts about New York City from the history of the NYC bagel to the story behind its nickname, "The Big Apple."
Discover the history of the New York Bagel: where it originated, how it came to New York, its growth in popularity, and how it came to be so darn delicious.
Is NYC's historic Belgian block endangered? 10 fun facts from a Historic Districts Council report about the paving in NYC. Hint: It's not cobblestone!