Mollie's Adventures

Learning something new everyday

Central Park

Fun fact of the day…

Central Park receives around 35 million visitors annually

http://www.centralpark.com/guide/faq.html

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Transit

Fun fact of the day…

The New York subway system is the largest mass transit system in the world with 468 stations and 842 miles (1355 km) of track.

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Subway hours

Fun fact of the day…

Unlike most major subway systems around the world, the New York Subway runs 24 hours a day.

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Food!

Fun fact of the day…

New York City has 4000 street food vendors including hot dogs, pretzels, falafel, kebabs, and more.

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The MET

Fun fact of the day…

The Metropolitan Museum of Art (“The Met”) contains over 2 million works, making it one of the largest art museums in the world.

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NYC Subway

Fun fact of the day…

About 40% of the New York Subway system is above ground.

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Central parks opening

Fun fact of the day…

Central Park was initially opened in 1857. It was later improved and expanded according to Frederick Law Olmsted and Calvert Vaux’s Greensward Plan, after which it was reopened in 1873.

http://www.centralpark.com/guide/faq.html

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Skyscrapers

Fun fact of the day…

Hong Kong is the only city in the world with more skyscrapers than New York City.

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People from the world

Fun fact of the day…

36% of the current population of New York City was born outside the United States.

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