Independence Day | Jul04 | Jul04

Independence Day | Jul04 |

  Independence Day | New York City, USA |   Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the national day of the...

7th Ave | Jul01 | Jul01

7th Ave | Jul01 |

  7th Ave and 49th St Manhattan NY, USA   Seventh Avenue, known as Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Boulevard north of Central Park, is a thoroughfare on the West Side of the borough of Manhattan in New York City. It is southbound below Central Park and a two-way street north of the park.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

NYC Skyline | May27 | May27

NYC Skyline | May27 ...

  New York City Skyline   Located on one of the world’s largest natural harbors, New York City consists of five boroughs which were consolidated in 1898: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, and Staten Island. With a 2010 United States Census population of 8,175,133...

Boathouses | May21 | May21

Boathouses | May21 |

  Boathouses Philadelphia PA, USA   Boathouse Row is a historic site located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the east bank of the Schuylkill River, just north of the Fairmount Water Works and the Philadelphia Museum of Art. It consists of a row of 15 boathouses housing social and...

Empire State | May14 | May14

Empire State | May14...

  Empire State Building New York, USA   The Empire State Building is a 102-story landmark skyscraper and American cultural icon in New York City, United States, at the intersection of Fifth Avenue and West 34th Street. It has a roof height of 1,250 feet (381 meters), and with its...

NYC Skyline | May10 | May10

NYC Skyline | May10 ...

  New York City   New York City is located in the Northeastern United States, in southeastern New York State, approximately halfway between Washington, D.C. and Boston. The location at the mouth of the Hudson River, which feeds into a naturally sheltered harbor and then into the...

Bar Harbor Club | May05 | May05

Bar Harbor Club | May05 |

  Bar Harbor Club Bar Harbor ME, USA    The town of Bar Harbor was founded on the northeast shore of Mount Desert Island, which the Wabanaki Indians knew as Pemetic, meaning “range of mountains” or “mountains seen at a distance.” The Wabanaki seasonally fished, hunted and gathered berries, clams, and other shellfish in the area. They spoke of Bar Harbor as Man-es-ayd’ik (“clam-gathering place”) or Ah-bays’auk (“clambake place”), leaving great piles of shells as evidence of this abundance. In early September 1604, French explorer Samuel de Champlain ran aground on a rock...

Bar Harbor | Apr28 | Apr28

Bar Harbor | Apr28 |

  Bar Harbor Maine, USA   Bar Harbor is a town on Mount Desert Island in Hancock County, Maine, United States. As of the 2010 census, its population is 5,235. Bar Harbor is a famous summer colony in the Down East region of Maine. It is home to the College of the Atlantic, Jackson...

NYC Skyline | Apr26 | Apr26

NYC Skyline | Apr26 |

  New York City Skyline   New York became the most populous urbanized area in the world in early 1920s, overtaking London, and the metropolitan area surpassed the 10 million mark in early 1930s, becoming the first megacity in human history.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

Iasi National Theater | Apr21 | Apr21

Iasi National Theate...

  Iaşi National Theater Iasi, Romania   The oldest national theatre and one of the most prestigious theatrical institutions in Romania. In 1956 it was given the name of the renowned Romanian playwright and poet Vasile Alecsandri.   ©Liviu Hrituleac |...

Philadelphia | Apr20 | Apr20

Philadelphia | Apr20 |

   Philadelphia Pennsylvania, USA   The largest city in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the county seat of Philadelphia County, with which it is coterminous. The city is located in the Northeastern United States along the Delaware and Schuylkill rivers and it lies about 80 miles (130 km) southwest of New York City. It is the fifth-most-populous city in the United States, with a 2010 U.S. Census estimated population of 1,526,006. Popular nicknames for Philadelphia are Philly and The City of Brotherly Love, the latter of which comes from the literal meaning of the city’s name in Greek.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

NYC | Apr17 | Apr17

NYC | Apr17 |

  New York City   New York traces its roots to its 1624 founding as a trading post by colonists of the Dutch Republic, and was named New Amsterdam in 1626. The city and its surrounds came under English control in 1664 and were renamed New York after King Charles II of England granted the lands to his brother, the Duke of York. New York served as the capital of the United States from 1785 until 1790.   © Liviu Hrituleac |...

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