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THE VERY BEST

Submitted by ub on Tue, 10/03/2023 - 20:32
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The best city in the world? For an impressive eighth year in a row, the answer is London, aptly dubbed the ‘capital of capitals.

The sprawling metropolis of the UK capital comes out on top for culture, meaning it has the highest number of performing arts and cultural spaces recommended on TripAdvisor. 

NYC SINKS

Submitted by ub on Fri, 09/29/2023 - 09:55
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As a US citizen, a New York City taxpayer, a longtime resident, and a fan of The Big Apple it stinks just to think that NYC sinks.

Localized uplift, widespread subsidence, and implications for sea level rise in the New York City metropolitan area. Regional relative sea level rise is exacerbating flooding hazards in the coastal zone. In addition to changes in the ocean, vertical land motion (VLM) is a driver of spatial variation in sea level change that can either diminish or enhance flood risk.

IRELAND CALLING

Submitted by ub on Sun, 09/24/2023 - 21:17
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My high school buddy and former neighbor Bobby Dee just retired from USPS. and kindly agreed to share his roots during a trip to Ireland. This is some of what he shared with City Images

NYC SKYSCRAPERS

Submitted by ub on Thu, 09/21/2023 - 20:24
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Since the dawn of the 20th century The Big Apple has been home to the largest and most impressive buildings in the world.

skyscraper is a tall, continuously habitable building having multiple floors. Modern sources currently define skyscrapers as being at least 100 meters ...

NYC SALAD

Submitted by ub on Sat, 09/02/2023 - 11:05
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I agree that #USA is an #American melting pot, and I would also prefer to call #NYC a tossed or mixed salad.

LITTLE RICH BOY LOSES

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/29/2023 - 08:01
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After the New York City Council limits The Big Apple’s Madison Square Garden special permit to a mere five years, Jimmy is pissed.

GOP = GO POOR

Submitted by ub on Mon, 08/28/2023 - 10:13
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GOP House Speaker Kevin McCarty represents Huron. Population 7,084, 41.3 % poor, 18.9% unemployed, with a $31,429 income.

According to published reports, this is the poorest city in California and lies among a range of other economically challenged populations. To understand the extent of this city’s struggles, we must compare it to similar areas.

Below is a list of the five poorest cities in California as of recent data, including other variables such as their unemployment rates and median household incomes.

CITY OASIS

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/22/2023 - 11:56
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When we think of New York beaches, the first thing that comes into our mind is probably Montauk or Coney Island.

SILVER ALERT

Submitted by ub on Tue, 08/22/2023 - 09:39
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A Latino friend is missing and #CityImages is posting this Silver Alert as a public service for our local community of readers.

‘UPDATE He’s found we went to a hospital in Brooklyn and now he home I took his sister and Elvia to pick him up 

This notification system was established in the United States to distribute information about missing persons, especially senior citizens with Alzheimer's disease, dementia, or other mental disabilities in order to aid the Comm in locating them.