The "Big Apple" is a nickname or moniker for New York City used by New Yorkers. Its popularity since the 1970s is due to a promotional campaign by the New York Convention and Visitor's Bureau. Its earlier origins are less clear.
What stood on the place they now call ground zero?
The Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree is an annual tradition in New York City's Rockefeller Center, and is lighted every December or late-November. The tree, usually a Norway spruce is 75 to 90 feet (23 to 27 m) tall and has been put up since 1931.
What became part of the Statue of Liberty National Monument in 1965?
Ellis Island , at the mouth of the Hudson River in New York Harbor, was at one time the main entry facility for immigrants entering the United States from January 1, 1892 until November 12, 1954. It is wholly in the possession of the Federal government as a part of Statue of Liberty National Monument
Which country, in 1664, conquered the city and renamed it "New York
Liberty Enlightening the World (French: La liberté éclairant le monde), known more commonly as the Statue of Liberty (Statue de la Liberté), is a large statue that was presented to the United States by France in 1886. It stands at Liberty Island, New York in New York Harbor as a welcome to all visitors, immigrants, and returning Americans.
Which Baseball team isn’t a team that is settled in New York?
The city's two current Major League Baseball teams are the New York Yankees and the New York Mets, who compete in six games every regular season. There are also two minor league baseball teams in the city, the Staten Island Yankees and Brooklyn Cyclones.