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Panorama Challenge 9: Round 1 Questions & Answers

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Thanks again to all of you who came out to the Queens Museum to make it a great night! There were no perfect scores, but there were no 100% stumpers, unlike ‘Ota Benga’ from last year.  At least one team got each of the answers,  both Challenger & Pro. Congratulations to all! See you at…

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Panorama Challenge 9: Halftime Presidential Quiz

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Name any 4 Presidents for ONE POINT maximum. He saw Lincoln’s funeral procession from his family home in NYC. TEDDY ROOSEVELT He lived in the Bronx (Riverdale) as a boy. JFK ‘His Accidency’ got married in 1844 at Church of the Ascension on 5th Ave. JOHN TYLER He had 2 tickertape parades in NYC, but…

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Panorama Challenge 9: Round 2 Questions and Answers

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ROUND 2 All Saints 16 This Saintly Avenue runs north for over 4 miles, beginning here an area we ‘might’ call SoHoHoHo. Name the Saintly thoroughfare. SAINT NICHOLAS AVENUE The most famous poem about that saint came from a man whose father named this neighborhood. He named it after a London facility which is now…

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Final Results for the 9th Annual Panorama Challenge

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Congratulations to all the teams!  Thanks to everyone for coming out to the Panorama.  You helped raise money for a fantastic place, The City Reliquary, and everyone had a great time! (Right?) This year we did (as I had a feeling we might) went into ‘sudden death overtime’ as four Challenger teams had identical scores. …

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8 Must-See NYC Globes

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1) The Unisphere Commemorating the beginning of the space age, this amazing 12-story structure is the largest in the world weighing over 700,000 pounds. First unveiled for the 1964-1965 World’s Fair, the symbol was erected with the theme “Peace Through Understanding” in mind. 2) Trump International Hotel and Tower Nestled in Central Park West, this…

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10 Sober Ways to Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in New York City

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10 ways to celebrate that won’t leave ya bushed: 1.  Saint Patrick’s Day Parade on March 16th A parade for a religious holiday on a Sunday? Can you imagine the cheek of it! In its 252nd year, New York City has the world’s oldest Saint Patrick’s Day Parade; the grand celebration was moved to the Saturday before…

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The Levys’ Unique New Interns!

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Over the past two weeks at the Levys’ Unique New York! we’ve embarked on a daunting never-tried-before task – not World Domination, that comes with every brainstorm. Why, INTERNS! What do interns do at a tour company? To be perfectly honest, we weren’t quite sure. After some brainstorming, we worked on a two-part plan. 1. Teaching the…

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The Other New York

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Gideon and Dani enjoying beautiful Upstate New York vistas This is a tale of two New Yorks. And I don’t mean two sides of the same city, like comparing the Upper East Side to Brownsville, Brooklyn or The Bronx housing projects to McMansions in Dyker…

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Ditmas Park Tour Trivia & Pub Crawl Round-Up

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New Yorkers think they’re too cool to take a tour. They already know everything about where they live, so why pay somebody to show them the same old stuff? Well we proved that notion wrong on Friday night when all four Levys banded together to produce a Ditmas Park Tour, Trivia and Pub Crawl. Co-hosted…

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Car Owner, New Yorker

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One of the many tow jobs that Le Aubergine Machine's required. One of the most common questions we get from our suburban tour groups is: Where do NYers park their cars? Short answer – we dont, because we dont have any! Various statistics have…

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