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In his spare time Ryan Charles from NGS does Food/Historical tours in New York City and so here are a bunch of great resources to dive deeper into "The Big Apple".
RANDOM ARTICLES/FUN VIDEOS:
Why is it called 'The Big Apple'?
Jon Stewart's Epic Rant on Chicago vs. NYC pizza!
The Piano Man of Washington Sq. Park.
The Dosa Man of Washington Sq Video.
The Dosa Man of Washington Sq Article.
The 30 Year Timelapse of NYC!
Saturday Night Live "Bodega Of Love"
Saturday Night Live on La Guardia Airport
Neil DeGrasse Tyson on Water Towers...
Why Long Island is NOT an island...
URBAN ARCHIVE NYC History App!
Hudson Valley Train Tour (HUDSON NHA)
The "Mannahatta Project" Main Website
The "Mannahatta Project" TED Talk Video
The BEST Map Animation of NYC from the time of the Dutch (1609) to the present day (2019).
A Very Cool Interactive Map comparing NYC in 1836 to NYC today (2013).
A More Detailed series of Maps/Animations detailing NYC's growth over 250 years!
Animation and Article exploring New York City's population Density since 1800.
A MASSIVE Collection of over 500 Maps of NYC from throughout the centuries...
NYC "Oasis" Filterable Map (very fun to play with)
A FULL NYC Architecture Crash-Course you can take online FOR FREE!
Deep Dive docs (30 min.) into lots of NYC Landmarks...
Just How Many BRICKS are there in NYC?
Interactive Map/Article on the SUPER-SkyScrapers of the 21st Century
BROOKLYN's New Skyline (2020 and beyond...)
Who OWNS the MOST LAND in NYC? (Interactive Blog Post)
NYC Virtual Architectural Tours (New York Times)
The Bowery Boys Podcast
New York History (defunct but good)
A Taste of the Past (Food/Food History)
LIST of 21 Foodie Podcasts...
"Rabbit-Hole" PODCAST EPISODES ON FOOD/NYC HISTORY:
NYC Water :An Engineering Marvel (STUFF YOU SHOULD KNOW PODCAST)
The Sick, Sweet Secret of the Sugar Cover-Up (STUFF THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW PODCAST)
The Wide World of Food Conspiracies (STUFF THEY DON'T WANT YOU TO KNOW PODCAST)
CHECK BACK FOR ADDITIONS...
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