New York City
In July 2007, a New York City councilman proposed setting up a municipal identity system for New York City residents similar to the New Haven plan. However, after opposition developed the proposal was shelved.
... On July 30, 2012 CHESS was presented in concert at La Guardia Arts/Lincoln Center for one night only ... The cast included Broadway veterans Robert Cuccioli (Jekyll Hyde, Les Misérables, Spider-Man), Natascia Diaz (Capeman, Man of La Mancha), Drew Sarich (Les Misérables, Lestat, Rocky), and Tamra Hayden (Les Misérables, Phantom of the Opera, Cabaret), who had previouysly appeared together in Jacques Brel is Alive and Well and Living in Paris ...
... largest film festival in the USA, regularly showing over 400 films in a month across the city ... Film Festival, Austin Film Festival, Austin's South by Southwest, New York City's Tribeca Film Festival and Slamdance Film Festival are all considered significant festivals for ... Meanwhile, the New York Film Festival only shows a few films in each year, but it still has big impact in the United States ...
... Like many other cities in the US, New York City faces a supermarket shortage that is closely linked to health epidemics ... At the request of the Mayor’s office, the Department of City Planning studied supermarket need in the city and, in April 2008, found a widespread shortage ... now affects over 700,000 people in New York City, over 1.1 million New Yorkers are obese, and another 2 million are overweight ...
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“New York has never learnt the art of growing old by playing on all its pasts. Its present invents itself, from hour to hour, in the act of throwing away its previous accomplishments and challenging the future. A city composed of paroxysmal places in monumental reliefs.”
—Michel de Certeau (19251986)
“I think that New York is not the cultural center of America, but the business and administrative center of American culture.”
—Saul Bellow (b. 1915)