By the Numbers
| Number of summer 2010 visitors to Governors Island
Coldest temperature ever recorded in New York City
-15 on February 9, 1934
Number of 2nd Avenue Subway construction phases
Projected cost of first phase
Masa reservation cancellation charge
$200 per person
Marumi sushi for two
Food stamp recipients, November 2010
Food stamp recipients, November 2000
Top Service 311 Request for NYPD
Residential Noise - Loud Music/Party
Average Hours to Action
Fashion weeks economic impact, 2008
Ground transportation at area airports, October, 2010
9,167,251 parked cars
7,408,079 taxis dispatched
7,082,929 JFK and EWR Air Train passengers
NYC Infant Mortality Rate per 1000 (2007)
Cyprus Infant Mortality Rate per 1000 (2009)
New York Lottery contribution to NY State education
Governors Island: Governors Island Alliance
Coldest Temperature: National Weather Service
2nd Avenue Subway: MTA
Masa: Restaurant Website
Food Stamps Recipients: NYC Human Resources Administration
Reservoir: NYC Department of Environmental Protection
311 Service Requests: NYC Stat [PDF]
Fashion Weeks: NYC Economic Development Corp.
Ground Transportation: Port Authority [PDF]
NYC Infant Mortality: NYC Dept. of Health
Cyprus Infant Mortality: The World Bank
Lottery: NY State Lottery
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Travels to The National Elk Refuge in Jackson, Wyoming
skint - adj. british slang (1930-35)
lacking funds, broke, bust, stone-broke, impecunious
Around town this weekend, courtesy of the skint: a daily listing of free and cheap things to buy, see, do and eat in New York.
fri 10:30pm: you like to watch? enter to win or just watch competitors get it on at the 2nd annual air sex east coast regional world championship. mercury lounge, $15.
sat: the museum of the moving image reopens after a three-year, $120-million renovation and expansion with 6 weeks of screenings, exhibitions + events. $10 admission (free 1/17).
sat-sun: dozens of musicians play every single beatles song… on ukulele (!) at the 3rd annual beatles complete on ukulele festival. feat. nellie mckay, leah siegel, more. brooklyn bowl, $10 (bring a uke to play at show start, get in free).
2-for-1 tickets are currently available to broadway shows during broadway week performances 1/24-2/10 (addams family, american idiot, billy elliot, more).
mon 2-9pm: the ecstatic music festival at kaufman center is a bit out of our range at $25/show ($15 for students), but it kicks off with a free marathon with sets from buke and gass, missy mazzoli, so percussion, more.