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New York City

Cybrary Man was born and raised in Brooklyn
and taught in the East New York section of Brooklyn for 32 years.

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Cybrary Man @cybraryman1 and the late Deven Black @devenkblack


Looking toward Midtown Manhattan
from the World Trade Center
Photograph by Cybrary Man



From left: Williamsburg Bridge,
Manhattan Bridge and Brooklyn Bridge
Photograph taken by Cybrary Man
from the World Trade Center

 


Some of Cybrary Man's Favorite Museums
American Museum of Natural History
The Brooklyn Museum of Art
The Cloisters
Ellis Island Immigration Museum
El Museo Del Barrio
Federal Hall
The Frick Collection
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
Jewish Museum
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
Metropolitan Museum of Art
Museum of Modern Art: MOMA
Museum of the City of New York
Museum of the Moving Image
New York City Fire Museum
New York City Police Museum
New York Hall of Science
New-York Historical Society
Pierpont Morgan Library
Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace
Whitney Museum of American Art

Statue of Liberty Cam

 I will never forget being honored
at Yankee Stadium
after our team won the
NYC Track Championship
Coach Cybrary Man

Press Clippings

Brooklyn page

Teaching in New York City


NYC Department of Education _
It will always be The NYC Board of Education for me!

Chalkbeat - New York - Education News

East New York - Where Cybrary Man taught

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Photographs by Cybrary Man

 

New York City Geographical Information

How I taught New York City Geography

 New York City Travel Guide

My September 11th page


New York City Transit System


Welcome to New York City, 1609

Forgotten NY

Harlem Renaissance Resources
Library of Congress

African Burial Ground National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)

History of New York Egg Cream


Government

The Official New York City Website

NYC Resources

311 - City of New York

Office of the Mayor

Bronx Borough President

Borough of Brooklyn

Borough of Manhattan

Borough of Staten Island

Queens Borough President


Major NYC Newspapers

New York Daily News


New York Post


New York Times
 

New York Amsterdam News

Headlines from Citizenship in NYC curriculum I helped write.


 

 

New York City Sports Teams

Brooklyn Cyclones

Brooklyn Nets

New York Islanders

New York Knicks

New York Liberty

New York Mets

New York Rangers

New York Yankees

Madison Square Garden

Citi Field

Yankee Stadium


A New York City trip

Where to stay  
It may be a little costly but in terms of convenience, time and less stress it is a good idea to find a place to stay in Midtown Manhattan near the Times Square area.  

Sightseeing Tour

Strongly advise first day in the city to take a sightseeing tour of the city (Manhattan).  It will give you a good idea of what Manhattan is all about.  

Downtown

Take the subway from Midtown (if you are staying there) to Battery Park.  

Statue of Liberty ride is costly and time consuming.  Suggest taking the Staten Island Ferry.  For pedestrians it is a free ride.  You will get to see Governorís Island, the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island on the ride to and from Staten Island.  The ferry leaves on the half hour.  When you get to Staten Island you will probably have to wait for return trip unless you are swift and can catch the ferry before it leaves.

Walk up from the Battery (tip of Manhattan Island) and see:  Stock Exchange, Federal Hall (where Washington was sworn into be President), World Trade Center (site is free to see but Museum needs reservations and not really for young children).  Trinity Church, City Hall and then walk to Chinatown for lunch and then nearby Little Italy (Ferrara) for dessert.

Inexpensive restaurant but outstanding food in Chinatown (Cash only and the one in the basement. Be prepared as there could be lines to get in) is  Wo Hop  17 Mott Street  New York, NY 10013

Ferrara (a little costly but excellent) Short walk from Chinatown195 Grand Street New York, NY 10013

Midtown 

Empire State Building.  Make sure it is a clear day as the view is really wonderful.  Plan to get there early as the line can be really long.   Most of the waiting is done inside the building so it may seem the line is short but it can be lengthy.  

Times Square is busy all day long even at midnight.

Rockefeller Center  Catch  the Today Show.  Got a picture Studio 1A is located on 48th Street between 5th and 6th Avenues.

St. Patrickís Cathedral - Always went inside as it is beautiful to see. 5th Avenue and 51st Street
 

Walk along Fifth Avenue - plenty of stores to see.

Lunch is really good and reasonable inside the Trump Tower building (Fifth Avenue 56th & 57th Streets Trump Tower 725 5th Ave  We have eaten there for many years and way before he became President.

Plaza Hotel - See Eloise exhibit (free) Fifth Avenue at Central Park South-5th Avenue & 58th St  There is also a food court on the lower level.