25 Things You Didn’t Know About New York

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25 Things you didn’t know about New York

Today we’ve decided to cover a story about one of the biggest city in the World, and we dug up some amazing facts just for your. Here are the 25 things you didn’t know about New York!

Also known as “The Empire State” or “The Big Apple”, New York is the home of many famous and talented people. Because of its many cultural attractions, millions of people visit it every year to experience the greatness of this city.

New York has a long and beautiful history, full of important events that pushed this city to new limits. It is a enormous urban jungle that has everything to offer to its residents or visitors.

With that said, let us introduce you to one of the greatest cities in the World, or as Jay Z would call it “the city that never sleeps”! These are the 25 things you didn’t know about New York!

1. If you want to get a license to operate a cap in New York, it will cost you $1 million.

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Yellow cabs, NYC; via www.giovannicarrieri.com

 2. New York was the first city in the United States that opened a pizza restaurant.

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First pizzeria in the NYC; via www.janetternoff.com

 3. Beside Israel, New York has the largest population of Jewish people in the World.

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Jewish people; via www.vosizneias.com

 4. If you are a homeless guy in New York, and you find a place to stay, they will pay for you a one-way plane ticked.

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Homeless man; via www.pinterest.com

 5. There is a deposit box in NYC that has Albert Einstein’s eyeballs.

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Albert Einstein; via www.youtube.com

 6. New Yorkers made a reputation of being very rude people, so they bite 10 times more people than sharks do worldwide.

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Angry man; via www.huffingtonpost.com

7. A New Yorker drinks 7 times more coffee than any other U.S. resident.

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Coffee; via environment.utk.edu

 8. There is a skyscraper in New York that has no windows.

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No windows skyscraper; via www.flickr.com

 9. The delivery companies receive more than 7,000 parking tickets per day, contributing with over $120 million in revenue.

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FedEx company; via www.huffingtonpost.com

 10. If you want to have a permit for a hot-dog stand in Central Park, it will cost you $289,000.

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Hot-dog stand; via www.youtube.com

 11. If the state of Texas would be as densely populated as New York, the entire World population would fit in.

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Texas; via ro.wikipedia.org

 12. In 2018 New York will inaugurate the first underground park.

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NYC underground park; via www.theguardian.com

 13. One out of twenty-one people that live in New York is a millionaire.

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Rich man smoking; via viralscape.com

 14. New York has been ranked the first place of being the unhappiest city in the U.S.

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Depressed girl; via globe-views.com

 15. If you live in New York and you dial 311, you will get free condoms and lube.

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Condoms; via www.huffingtonpost.com

 16. It is not illegal to go out topless on the streets of New York.

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Topless woman; via www.dailymail.co.uk

17. The subway musicians go through a strict process of selection before being allowed to play there.

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NYC subway musician; via www.huffingtonpost.com

18. Over 60% of the cigarettes that are sold in New York, are illegally smuggled from other places.

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Pack of cigarette; via www.huffingtonpost.com

19. The Empire State building was built in one year and forty-five days; it cost almost half as much as expected.

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Empire State; via 7-themes.com

20. If you’re a NYC homeowner, you can request a tree to be planted outside your home, for free.

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Front house tree; via en.wikipedia.org

21. In NYC there is a luxury bomb shelter which is buried under Flushing Meadows Park.

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Luxury bomb shelter; via www.popsci.com

22. It is illegal to honk your car horn unless it is an emergency.

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NYC traffic; via www.fastcodesign.com

23. For an average night-out in New-York, you’ll have to pay around $82.

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Girls in a night club; via www.youtube.com

24. The average price for a one bedroom in Manhattan, if you want to rent it, is $3,500 a month.

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Living room; via www.jameshotels.com

25. The Metropolitan Museum of Art has more than 2 million art pieces, making it one of the biggest art museums in the World.

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The Metropolitan Museum of Art ;via commons.wikimedia.org

This concludes our today’s article about 25 things you didn’t know about New York, and we hope you enjoyed it!

So, why do you thing that the prices for a cab license in NYC are that high? For more opinions, leave them in the comment section below!

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