kings of new york lyrics – ‘MANHATTAN’ by RUSS IRWIN – feat. Carole Radziwill & Chris Botti (2012)
itunes.apple.com www.russirwin.com www.facebook.com twitter.com Latest release by Singer-Songwriter-Pianist,Russ Irwin, is a bluesy piano driven ode to his hometown. The song is also featured on Real Housewives of NY Season 5 June 11th episode. Directed by Nick Brown
KINGS OF NEW YORK – New York City – Video tour of Flatiron District, Manhattan (Part 1)
Welcome to the first video tour of our two part series dedicated to the Flatiron District, located in Manhattan, New York, by New York Habitat (www.nyhabitat.com). Subscribe to New York Habitat YouTube channel www.youtube.com and watch more great videos about other neighborhoods of Manhattan such as the Meatpacking Disctrict (www.youtube.com or the Lower East Side (www.youtube.com Head to 175 Fifth Ave where you’ll find a beautiful and curious structure known as the Flatiron building, which gives the neighborhood its name. This skyscraper was one of the tallest buildings in the city when it was completed in 1902. New Yorkers began referring to it as the “Flatiron” due to the triangular block it sits on, looking very much like an old fashioned flat iron. The Flatiron District is roughly bounded by 20th Street to the south, Sixth Avenue to the west, 26th Street to the north, and Lexington Avenue to the east. The Flatiron District developed around a stretch of high end retailers along Fifth Avenue that drew in the most fashionable women of the late 1890s. Earlier it was known as “Ladies Mile” and later on “The Toy District” because of the Toy Center Building located at 23rd Street and Broadway. Today the ‘Ladies Mile’ may not have the glamour and glitz that it had in the past, but it has regained its retail shopping identity and is now a New York City Historic District. Named for President James Madison, Madison Square was opened to the public in 1847 and was the focal point …
KINGS OF NEW YORK – Kings Of Leon – Manhattan
Caleb Followill (lead singer, rhythm guitar) Nathan Followill (drums) Jared Followill (bass) Matthew Followill (lead guitar) Kings of Leon are a young rock band from Tennessee. They consist of three brothers — Caleb (lead singer, rhythm guitar), Nathan (drums), and Jared (bass) Followill — plus Matthew Followill (lead guitar), their first cousin. As the music on their ‘Kings of Leon’ EP debut for RCA Records shows, their songs teem with primal emotions and rangy rhythms noise sensed as sanctuary, friction felt as release, honesty jumped on for all it’s worth because it’s the only bankable road to salvation. Kings of Leon — so-called because “Leon” is the name of both the Followills’ father and grandfather — are, in general, a hauntingly unusual yet dead classic band.
Down Under the Manhattan Bridge Overpass (is where I’m getting married next year).
First time in Dumbo, Brooklyn! -Justin Chung
The Stork Club, Manhattan.
By Alfred Eisenstadt, 1944.
I love when the New York streets are filled with green
image by New York Public Library via flickr
Digital ID: 482840. Reade Street, between West and Washington Streets, Manhattan.. Abbott, Berenice — Photographer. 1935-1938, printed 1935-ca. 1990
Notes: Looking into street where goods are stacked below awnings, trucks and wagons at curbs.
Source: Changing New York / Berenice Abbott. (more info)
Repository: The New York Public Library. Photography Collection, Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs.
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