Archive for the 'New York' Category

Howard Stern (Hamptons House)

Filed under: Celebrity Homes, New York

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Radio Personality Howard Stern purchased the land the home sits on in 2005 for $20 million in Southampton and subsequently built this 16,000+ square foot home with 8 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, media room, attached cabana, bowling alley and wine cellar.

He shares the home with his wife Beth Ostrosky Stern.

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Rikers Island

Filed under: New York, Prisons

Rikers Island is New York City’s largest jail facility.  It houses over 15,000 inmates at one time.  It is not used as a long-term hold facility for offenders, but rather it is used to house offenders awaiting trial and those serving sentences of one year or less.  It is located in the East River between Queens and Brooklyn.  The island which the facility sits on is also called Rikers Island is over 413 acres.

Related Photos from Flickr:

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Madison Square Garden

Filed under: New York, Stadiums

Madison Square Garden is located at 7th Avenue between 31st and 33rd streets in Manhattan, New York.  It is the 4th arena in New York to go by this name.  It is also known as MSG, The Garden and “The World’s Most Famous Arena”.  It sits on top of Pennsylvania Station.

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American Museum of Natural History

Filed under: Museums, New York

The American Museum of Natural History is located at Central Park West at 79th Street in Manahattan, New York.  For over 125 years, the museum has been one of the world’s preeminent science and research institutions, renowned for its collections and exhibitions that illustrate millions of years of the earth’s evolution, from the birth of the planet throught the present day.

Related Photos from Flickr:

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Filed under: Landmarks, New York

Unisphere is a 140-foot high steel globe found in Flushing Meadows park in Queens, New York.  It was built for the 1964/65 World’s Fair.  It was donated by the United States Steel Corporation.  It has been used as a back-drop for many TV shows and movies including Men in Black, The King of Queens and The Amazing Race 1. 

Related Photos from Flickr:

Unisphere DandelionUnisphereUnisphere In The SpringUnisphere With Cherry Blossoms On TopUnisphere In The CloudsUnder The UnisphereUnisphere

Niagara Falls

Filed under: Canada, Nature, New York

Niagara Falls is a set of three waterfalls located on the Niagara River on the border between Ontario, Canada and New York State.  The three falls are the Horseshoe Falls (Canadian), the American Falls and the small Bridal Veil Falls.  6 million cubic feet of water fall over the falls every minute.  It is the most powerful waterfall in all of North America.

Related Photos from Flickr:

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