leisure 06.17.05


Our monthly NYC trivia quiz. Answers will be posted after 3pm on the website.

Q: Cousin Brucie, fired from WCBS-FM, has signed with what company?
A: Sirius

Q: Born in New York, a Ford model at age three, played Alli Fowler on Another World, made her feature film debut in "The Parent Trap." Who is she?
A: Lindsay Lohan

Q: During the Great Depression, where was the largest Hooverville in New York located?
A: Central Park

Q: New Yankee Stadium plan, $800 million. Cost of the original Yankee Stadium?
A: $2.5 million

Q: In what Manhattan neighborhood is Oliver Street?
A: Chinatown

Q: Catharine Lorillard Wolfe (1828-1887) has a unique distinction that involves the Metropolitan Museum of Art. What?
A: She was the only woman of the Met's 106 founders.

Q: What's Behnaz Sarafpour's line of work?
A: Clothing designer

Q: Set in Brooklyn, the name of this 1987 movie, with lead characters named Loretta Castorini and Ronny Cammareri, was originally "The Bride and the Wolf." What's the flick?
A: Moonstruck"

Q: Who said "New York is a sucked orange"?
A: Ralph Waldo Emerson

Q: Which opened first, Macy's or B. Altman?
A: Macys, which opened in 1858. B. Altman opened in 1865.

Q: Born in White Plains, he started his career as a film critic for the Detroit Free Press and was the Rome bureau chief for the New York Times until 2004. Who is he?
A: Frank Bruni

Q: If you took the 6 train north to the last stop, you would be at the city's largest park. Its name?
A: Pelham Bay Park
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