The first people to visit New York was the Italian explorer Giovanni Da Verrazzano in 1524. In 1609 Henry Hudson sailed what is now the Hudson River. New York was also a major battle ground in the Revolutionary war. It was the 11th state that rejoined the Union
New York is involved in every type of economic activity. They also have the largest manufacturing business.
New York City is located in the northeast section of the U.S.A. It borders with Lake Erie, the Candian province of Ontario, Lake Ontario and the Canadian province of Quebec
New York City is one of the original 13 colonies. It was named after the English Duke of New York.
Immigrants are a major part of New York's history still today. 1/5 was born in another country. 2/3 are European. The largest group are the African Americans and Hispanics.
Baseball= New York Yankees, New York Mets
Basketball= New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets (men); New York Liberty (women)
Football= Buffalo Bills, New York Giants, New York Jets
Ice Hokey= Buffalo Sabres, New York Islanders, New York Rangers
Soccer= New York FC and New York Red Bulls (men), Western New York Flash (women)
Places Of Interest
New York City is packed with world-famous sites. One of them is the Statue of Liberty, which is located on it's bay. New York City also holds the best known skyscraper in all of the Manhattan skyline. Near Manhattan lay Central Park. The Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts holds the world class orchestra, ballet and opera companies. Some of the museums include the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Museum of Modern Art.
One of the best hotels in NYC is citizen M New York City Times Square with free WiFi and a bar/lounge. It is ranked number 3 hotel in all of NYC. citizen M is located at Broadway.