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Colors of New York - traditions, festivals, mentality and lifestyle

Ground Zero While walking around the city, travelers will surely notice various interesting features, many of which may seem to be rather peculiar and unexpected. Thus, an ordinary bus stop here is a usual metal pole, on which is fixed a round road sign with a picture of a bus. Here you can see the schedule and the routes of buses. This is quite convenient for tourists who plan to travel around the city.
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Local drugstores are no less surprising. In addition to medicines you can buy literally everything there, including household appliances. During a rest in one of the parks of the city visitors are literally attacked by flocks of squirrels. Little animals are absolutely not afraid of people and have even become the symbol of the city. Feeding tamed squirrels has become of the most popular entertainments for travellers. This exciting and interesting entertainment is enjoyed not only people but also by nice fluffy creatures. Bikes are very popular among the local people. However, this type of transport is more a way to deal with huge traffic jams, rather than the expression of care about environment. In New York you can see bicyclists on all roads of the city and in any weather.
However, local residents are distinguished by love to sport and care about their health. Simply every part of the city is equipped with special roads for runners. On mornings people of all ages go out to make a morning workout. Many people come with their families. The New Yorkers have quite a peculiar attitude towards alcohol. Drinking it on the streets is strictly prohibited. If you go to a supermarket, you'll notice that there only beer on the shelves. In order to buy other liquors, you will need to go to a specialty store. When buying liquor, a salesman will certainly ask you to show a proof of identity – any sale of alcohol to persons under 21 is prohibited. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
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Fastfood Stands - steel trays with food – have become a unique tourist attraction. No need to say that the choice of food in all of them is not limited to hamburgers and hot dogs only. Many tents offer such dishes as roasted meat, vegetable salads, and fresh pastries.
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Cathedrals and basilicas near New York
♥   National Shrine of St. Gennaro, New York City, 0.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Basilica of St. Patrick’s Old Cathedral, New York City, 1.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   National Shrine of St. Anthony, New York City, 1.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Cathedral, Brooklyn, 2.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Cathedral Basilica of St. James, Brooklyn, 2.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Co-Cathedral of St. Joseph, St. Joseph, 5.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City, 5.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo

City tours, excursions and tickets in New York and surroundings

Unique landmarks in New York and around

Freedom Tower

From the series “The highest buildings in the world”
The building is very unusual, it resembles a slightly tilted cube with cut edges. The building seems to be slowly rotated due to its unusual shape. Facade of the skyscraper is decorated with special glass prisms of various thickness; reflective panels shine like a huge crystal. Skyscraper was built on the site of the Twin Towers destroyed September 2001. It’s home to many offices and business centers. … Read further

Hudson River Park

From the series “Fancy houses and hotels located on water or under water”
For many years now, one of the damaged berths is idle, which will form the basis of the park's design. A huge plarform, supported by several hundred pillars, will be built above the water. On the platform, a layer of soil is planned to be laid, a lot of trees and plants are also in the project. In the park there will be several cozy cafes. Recreation areas will be equipped for visitors among this natural splendour, playgrounds are planned for the youngest guests. … Read further

Crocodile and Capitalist Monument

From the series “The most unusual statues and monuments”
The unusual monument still has a hidden meaning. It serves as a reminder of the terrible legend, which has been told for more than 50 years among the city dwellers. Many locals believe that the alligators live in the old urban sewage system. The author of this fantastic legend is the writer Robert Daily, who wrote the novel 'World under the City' in the fifties of the last century, whose content impressed the inhabitants of New York. … Read further
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Traditions and festivals in cities around New York

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in New York. Learn the best periods to visit New York to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in New York.
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