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The 12th Annual Panorama Challenge: Q&As

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Hello Panorama Challengers & Pros: This year was another wonderful success, raising money for The City Reliquary and having fun at one of the most unique spots in the world, thanks to the generosity of the Queens Museum. Despite my fears that this year would be more difficult, the scores were actually higher than last…

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The 12th Annual Panorama Challenge: Results

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Congratulations to all the competitors at the 12th Annual Panorama Challenge!  I hope everyone had fun and will be back for next year’s Challenge. A few shout outs: despite fears of a hard game, a few teams scored perfect rounds in the first half (all Challengers): Joe Lhota’s Toyota, Carousel of Progress and Plane Bagel. …

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Panorama Challenge 11: Final Results!

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The 11th Annual Panorama Challenge was another rousing success despite the miserable N’oreaster/bomb cyclone snow, rain and wind extravaganza this year.  Thanks to all of you who braved the weather to join us for the fun!  The food was great, Batala was electrifying — as usual, and the questions were tricky — like they always…

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Panorama Challenge 11: Qs & As

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Thanks again to everyone who made this such a successful night for the City Reliquary, especially all of you who played the challenge and our hosts at the Queens Museum. Your Quizmaster, Jonathan   Here are all the evenings Questions and Answers: PCXI FIRST HALF MAZE, MAYS, LABYRINTH 1) Every fall the Queens County Farm…

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Questions & Answers from the 6th Annual Panorama Challenge

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Here’s all the questions from the Challenge. ROUND 1   BRIDGES AND WRITERS 1 This was once the longest suspension bridge in the world (BROOKLYN BRIDGE) Which 19th century poet wrote about the commute before the bridge was built? (WALT WHITMAN) Skyline photo by joiseyshowaa on Flickr 2…

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6th Annual Panorama Challenge Scores

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Thanks to everyone who came out to the Challenge.  See you back at the Panorama next year! PRO 1st Place: Committee on Manifest Errors: 64 2nd Place: Civic Virtue: 62 3rd Place 3-way Tie : Astoria Aces: 61 5 Boro Thoroughs: 61 The Board of Estimates: 61   Next to Normal: 57 Brooklyn Bridegrooms: 56…

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895,000 buildings and Robert Moses: the New York Panorama and the 6th Annual Panorama Challenge

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In 1964, New York City hosted its second World’s Fair in 25 years – and the fair had companies like US Steel contributing iconic structures, some of which became part of NY’s Outer Borough Skyline – like the 120 foot high stainless steel Unisphere. If you’ve ever traveled to or from Laguardia Airport or been…

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