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New York City Ballet

(Encyclopedia) New York City Ballet (NYCB), one of the foremost American dance companies of the 20th and 21st cents. It was founded by Lincoln Kirstein and George Balanchine as the Ballet Society in?

New York, City University of

(Encyclopedia) New York, City University of (CUNY), at New York City; created in 1961 by combining the city's 17 municipal colleges. It includes Bernard M. Baruch College (1919; specializes in?

Water in New York City

The Question: How much water (in gallons) does New York City consume in one day? The Answer: According to the New York City Department of Environmental?

Landmarks of New York City

by Mark D. Hughes photos by Carol M. Highsmith The City of New York is the largest city in the United States, and home to many of the country's most famous and?

New York City's 100th Mayor

The Question: When was William O'Dwyer mayor of New York City? The Answer: William O'Dwyer was the city's 100th mayor. He served from 1946-50.?

York College

(Encyclopedia) York College: see New York, City University of.