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Facts About New York

from I Love New York

(words and music by Steve Karmen)

I Love New York
There isn't another like it.
No matter where you go.
And nobody can compare it.
It's win and place and show.
New York is special.
New York is diff'rent' cause there's no place else
on earth quite like New York and that's why
I Love New York

Items of Interest

Notable Natives

Some of these were born here, others just lived a while in the state.

The New York State Flag
The state coat of arms is centered on a dark blue background. The shield shows a sun rising behind the Highlands of the Hudson River. Ships symbolize commerce. The goddess, Justice, symbolizes fairness and equality. The goddess, Liberty, symbolizes freedom. The discarded crown at her feet represents England. Below the shield is the state motto "Excelsior" (Ever Upward) on a white ribbon. Above the shield is an eagle on a globe representing the Western Hemisphere.

Why I Love New York

When it's Winter time in New York,
And the gentle breezes blow,
About seventy miles an hour
And it's fifty-two below.

You can tell you're in New York
'cause the snow's up to your butt,
And you take a breath of Winter air
And your nostrils both freeze shut.

The weather here is wonderful,
So I guess I'll hang around,
I could NEVER leave New York,
My feet are frozen to the ground.

You Live in New York City If...

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Songs about New York

Songs about New York Cities

Songs about Brooklyn

Songs about Manhattan

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