NYC is made up of five "boroughs." Each borough represents a different county of New York State. Manhattan makes up New York County; Brooklyn makes up Kings County; Queens makes up Queens County; The Bronx makes up Bronx County; Staten Island makes up Richmond County.
The pizza principle is a well-known economic law in New York that makes the price of either a slice of pizza or a subway ride increase when the other does. Also called the "pizza connection".
A nickname for the Dinkytown area that is earned by the many rowdy college kids that live in the neighborhood.
Freakfest is a city sponsored event on state street that was invented in 2007 for the sole purpose of coopting the spontaneous unsponsored event that had been taking place...
1. Also referred to as the Ban roll-on building, just as a similar building in Portland, Oregon is called.
2. A common nickname for the Second and Seneca Building because of its resemblance to the blue, dome-headed droid in Star Wars.