Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Did you know that "John Babcock invented both the indoor rowing machine and the sliding seat during the winter of 1869/1870."

Monday, August 30, 2010

Did you know that The "New York Post" established in 1803 by Alexander Hamilton is the oldest running newspaper in the United States.

Sunday, August 29, 2010

Did you know that "The first international sports hero, boxer Bill Richmond of Staten Island, was born August 5, 1763."

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Did you know that "The first daily Yiddish newspaper appeared in 1885 in New York City."

Friday, August 27, 2010

Did you know that Oneida has the world's smallest church with the dimensions of 3.5' X 6'.

Thursday, August 26, 2010

Did you know that Power Mill Park situated outside Rochester has a house on Park Road shaped like a group of mushrooms.

Wednesday, August 25, 2010

Did you know that New York City has 722 miles of subway track.

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Did you know that Sam Schapiro began the Kosher wine industry on New York's Lower East side with their famous extra heavy original concord wine in 1899.

Monday, August 23, 2010

Did you know that In 1807 The Clermont made its maiden voyage from New York City to Albany making the vessel the first successful steamboat.

Sunday, August 22, 2010

Did you know that "Dairying is New York's most important farming activity with over 18,000 cattle and or calves farms."

Saturday, August 21, 2010

Did you know that "The Woodstock Music and Arts Fair was actually held in Bethel."

Friday, August 20, 2010

Union College in Schenectady is regarded as the Mother of Fraternities because Delta Phi is the oldest continually operating fraternity and Kappa Alpha and Sigma Phi Societies were started on the campus.

Thursday, August 19, 2010

The Fashion Institute of Technology in Manhattan is the only school in the world offering a Bachelor of Science Degree with a Major in Cosmetics and Fragrance Marketing.

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Did you know that In 1979 Vassar students were the first from a private college to be granted permission to study in the People's Republic of China.

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Did you know that "A brewer named Matthew Vassar founded Vassar College in Poughkeepsie in 1861."

Monday, August 16, 2010

Did you know that "The 641 mile transportation network known as the Governor Thomas E. Dewey Thruway is the longest toll road in the United States."

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Did you that The first American chess tournament was held in New York in 1843.

Monday, August 9, 2010

Did you know New York City was the U.S. capital from 1789 to 1790?

Sunday, August 8, 2010

New York Fact: The first known name for Manhattan was New Amsterdam, which referred to the southern tip of Manhattan, a Dutch trading port.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

Interesting New York Fact: New Yorkers travel an average of 40 minutes to work each day.

Friday, August 6, 2010

New York Fact: More than 47 percent of New York City's residents over the age of 5 speak a language other than English at home.

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Interesting Fact: New York's Central Park is larger than the principality of Monaco.

Tuesday, August 3, 2010

The Federal Reserve Bank on Wall Street contains vaults located 80 feet beneath the bank and hold about 25% of the world's gold bullion.

Monday, August 2, 2010

Interesting New York Fact: More than 250 feature films are shot on location in New York City each year.

Sunday, August 1, 2010

New York Fact: 46 million visitors came to New York City and spent approximately $28 billion in 2007.