Thanks to skyrocketing real estate prices, Manhattan gas stations are worth much more than the money the owner can make selling gas.
“Hell’s Kitchen” is a neighborhood in Manhattan, NYC most likely named after 2 cops watching an Irish riot. The rookie said “this is hell,” and the veteran said, “It’s hotter. It’s Hell’s Kitchen.”
It cost $20 million to evict the last four tenants of a Manhattan apartment building to renovate it. The last tenant was so stubborn and savvy that he received $17 million of the money, plus use of a $2 million condo for life.
In the event of a quarantine situation in New York City, The U.S. Government has a contingency plan of placing snipers in strategic locations to prevent people from escaping the Island of Manhattan on inflatable mattresses.
Due to religious reasons, Manhattan is encircled by a constantly maintained, continuous string of clear wire.
If Manhattan had the same population density as Alaska, there would only be about 28 people in Manhattan.
Twice a year the sun perfectly lines up with the streets of New York, creating a phenomenon known as Manhattanhenge.