History of New York City. Manhattan in 1873, looking north. The Hudson River is at left. The Brooklyn Bridge across the East River (at right) was built from 1870 to 1883. The written history of New York City began with the first European explorer, the Italian Giovanni da Verrazzano in 1524.
QuickFacts New York city, New York. QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.
New York County is the most densely populated county in the United States, more dense than any individual American city. On business days, the influx of commuters increases the number of people to more than 3.9 million. Manhattan has been described as the economic and cultural center of the United States and serves as home to the United Nations ...
On June 23, 2022, in New York State Rifle & Pistol Association, Inc. v. Bruen ,the United States Supreme Court struck down a 100-year-old New York handgun-licensing law that required applicants for conceal carry gun licenses to show "proper cause." The Court decided that New York State's "proper cause" requirement violated the Second Amendment ...
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Ranking of the top 37 things to do in New York City. Travelers favorites include #1 Central Park, #2 National September 11 Memorial & Museum and more.