What a city!! Over 8 million people living in five boroughs – covering a space of 305 square miles. New York City, NYC, The Big Apple – it’s been immortalised in songs and films and truly is the city that never sleeps.
The lights on Broadway illuminate this incredible melting pot of cultures and diversity. Stroll through the iconic Central Park, visit the glorious Statue of Liberty and take a ride to the top of the Empire State Building.
The food in New York is so varied that you will always find something to tempt your tastebuds – from fine dining to the hot dog and pretzel carts. And pizza is pretty much the staple food here, having been introduced in 1895.
More than 800 languages are spoken here. Chinatown and Little Italy are famous areas to visit. Take in a sporting event such as baseball, American football and basketball, as well as a choice of three ice hockey teams.
Living in New York is no doubt expensive, but it’s easy to get around by subway, train, bus or the iconic yellow taxi. Perhaps get a pushbike or walk the city blocks.
Digital nomads from around the world come here to enjoy the excitement of the city, its incredible food and the constant buzz of excitement and creativity. It truly is a fantastic city to experience coliving in.
Fun Facts about New York:
· The public library is home to over 50 million books.
· A slice of pizza costs roughly the same price as a subway ticket – and always has – economists call it the Pizza Principle.
· The Federal Reserve Bank holds over $90 billion in gold.
· The Statue of Liberty was sent from France in 350 pieces.
· It was the first capital of the United States in 1789.
· People born in NYC include Joan Rivers, Donald Trump, Charlie Sheen, Al Pacino and Alicia Keys.
Neighborhoods in New York:
Alphabet City, Battery Park City, Carnegie Hill, Chelsea, Chinatown, East Harlem, East Village, Financial District, Flatiron District, Gramercy Park, Greenwich Village, Harlem, Hell's Kitchen/Clinton, Inwood, Kips Bay, Lincoln Square, Lower East Side, Manhattan Valley, Midtown East, Midtown West, Morningside Heights, Murray Hill, NoLita/Little Italy, Roosevelt Island, SoHo, Tribeca, Upper East Side, Upper West Side, Washington Heights, West Village
Baychester/Co-op City, Bedford Park, Belmont, Bronxdale, Castle Hill, City Island, Concourse Village/Grand Concourse/Morrisania, Country Club, Fieldston, Fordham, Hunts Point, Kingsbridge, Kingsbridge Heights, Melrose, Morris Heights, Morris Park, Mott Haven, Parkchester, Pelham Bay, Pelham Gardens, Pelham Parkway, Port Morris, Riverdale, Soundview, Throgs Neck, Tremont, University Heights, Wakefield, Williamsbridge, Woodlawn
Arverne, Astoria, Bayside, Beechhurst, Belle Harbor/Neponsit, Bellerose, Briarwood, Broad Channel, Cambria Heights, College Point, Corona, Douglaston, East Elmhurst, Elmhurst, Far Rockaway, Floral Park, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Glen Oaks, Glendale, Hillcrest, Hollis, Hollis Hills, Howard Beach, Jackson Heights, Jamaica, Jamaica Estates, Jamaica Hills, Kew Gardens, Laurelton, Little Neck, Long Island City, Maspeth, Middle Village, Oakland Gardens, Ozone Park, Queens Village, Rego Park, Richmond Hill, Ridgewood, Rockaway Park, Rosedale, South Jamaica, South Ozone Park, Springfield Gardens, St. Albans, Sunnyside, Whitestone, Woodhaven, Woodside
Bath Beach, Bay Ridge, Bedford-Stuyvesant (Bed-Stuy), Bensonhurst, Bergen Beach, Boerum Hill, Borough Park, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn Heights, Brownsville, Bushwick, Canarsie, Carroll Gardens, Cobble Hill, Coney Island, Crown Heights, Cypress Hills, Downtown Brooklyn, Dumbo/Vinegar Hill, Dyker Heights, East New York, Flatbush, Flatlands, Fort Greene/Clinton Hill, Gerritsen Beach, Gowanus, Gravesend, Greenpoint, Greenwood Heights, Manhattan Beach, Marine Park, Midwood, Mill Basin, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect Park South/Kensington, Red Hook, Sea Gate, Sheepshead Bay, Sunset Park, Williamsburg, Windsor Terrace
- Staten Island
Annadale, Arden Heights, Arrochar, Bay Street, Bulls Head, Castleton Corners, Charleston, Clifton, Dongan Hills, Eltingville, Emerson Hill, Graniteville, Grant City, Grasmere/Concord, Great Kills, Grymes Hill, Huguenot, Livingston, Manor Heights, Mariners Harbor, Midland Beach, New Brighton, New Dorp/New Dorp Beach, New Springville, Oakwood, Pleasant Plains, Port Richmond, Prince's Bay, Richmondtown, Rosebank, Rossville, Shore Acres, Silver Lake, South Beach, St. George, Stapleton, Sunnyside, Todt Hill, Tompkinsville, Tottenville, Travis, West New Brighton, Westerleigh, Willowbrook, Woodrow