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New York State Guide


Situated in the northeastern U.S. and stretching from the Great Lakes to the Atlantic Ocean, this mid-sized state (27th out of 50) has the third-highest population in the nation. When people think about New York state, they automatically conjure up dense, urban images of busy streets and Manhattan skyscrapers. However, the state of New York is predominantly rural, with farms scattered about the lakes, rivers, mountains, and forests.

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Brooklyn Comedy Festival, Myq Kaplan, Nick Vatterott...
Brooklyn, Knitting Factory
Aug 22, 9:00pm
The Strypes
Brooklyn, Music Hall of Williamsburg
Aug 23, 8:00pm
Ain't We Got Fun
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Sep 19, 8:00pm
Seth Rudetsky's Big Fat Broadway Show
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New York Facts
Abbreviation: NY
Capital: Albany
Nickname: Empire State
Population: 18,976,457
Time Zone: EST
State Motto: Excelsior ("Ever upward")
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