New York-style pizza tops “best of” lists across the web. A google search turns up images of mostly big, hearty cheese slices. The kind of photos that make your mouth water. Pizza has a long history in the Big Apple. In fact, Lombardi's in Manhattan is said to be the first pizzeria in America.
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New York City resident Coss Marte went from being a drug kingpin to a fitness entrepreneur. While serving time in prison he lost 70 pounds thanks to an exercise routine he worked up in his cell. Marte is now out from behind bars and operating a fitness bootcamp in Manhattan based on his prison workout routine.
In New York City everything is at your finger tips. With so many options for food, music, and culture, it can sometimes feel overwhelming. But instead of taking the classic New Yorker approach by kvetching, this week, we’re settling down to dig into a classic Yiddish tradition: the knish.
Once upon a time New York’s garment district employed hundreds of thousands of workers, and produced most of the clothing made in the United States. But, thanks to outsourcing and technological advances, the district is now just a shadow of what it once was.