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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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Jamaica Bay: A NYC Getaway

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Jamaica Bay: Thousands fly over it every day and thousands more drive past it, but it’s rare a New Yorker actually explores the salt marshes and wildlife of Jamaica Bay. But we’re a unique brand of New Yorker! Mark and his buddy David Grupper took the LUNYmobile, strapped that big canoe on it, and headed…

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Panorama Challenge 8: Q&A Recap

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Thanks to all for participating in the 8th Annual Panorama Challenge.  Keep an eye out for next year’s date, we’d love to have you all back. This year included the very first Universal Stumper: Ota Benga.  The next toughest question was about Staten Island once having an NFL team. Your Quizmaster, Jonathan Turer FIRST ROUND…

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Final Scores: 8th Annual Panorama Challenge

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Congratulations to all! As usual, there were lots of great team names, close scores and smart guesses.  We hope to see you all back next year: same time, same place! Your Quizmaster, Jonathan Turer CHALLENGERS (best possible score = 30+3 halftime points) The Hunter Gatherers 29 New York is the World 28 The Elevated Nerds…

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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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We hosted The Panorama Challenge!

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Friday March 12th 2011, 7-10pm FREE! At the Queens Museum of Art. In March, we hosted The Panorama Challenge! Over 100 people came to the Queens Museum of Art on Friday, March 12th from 7-10pm and participated in the world’s…

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