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Alphabet City is a neighborhood located within the East Village in the New York City borough of Manhattan. Its name comes from Avenues A, B, C, and D, the only avenues in Manhattan to have single-letter names. It is bordered by Houston Street to the south and by 14th Street to the north, along the traditional northern border of the East Village and south of Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village. Some famous landmarks include Tompkins Square Park and the Nuyorican Poets Cafe.
- also known as Alphabet City, Manhattan
- neighborhood of Manhattan, New York metropolitan area, New York City
Alphabet City is a record label.
"Alphabet City" is an album by the band ABC released in 1987.
- "Alphabet City" is a book by Stephen T. Johnson.
- "Alphabet city" is a book by Geoffrey Biddle.
"Alphabet City" is a 1984 crime drama film directed by Amos Poe. The story follows a young gangster of Italian descent named Johnny, who has been given control over his own neighborhood by the Mob. Then unknown actors Vincent Spano, Jami Gertz, and Michael Winslow give compelling performances in this low-budget crime/drama/thriller. Acclaimed film and stage actress Zohra Lampert plays Johnny's mother. The film is set in Alphabet City, a part of the East Village in New York City.
- country: United States of America
- language: English Language
- art direction by Stephen J. Lineweaver
- music by Nile Rodgers
- genres: Crime Fiction, Gangster Film, Thriller, Drama
- rating: R (USA)
- released on (31 years ago)
Alphabet City: A seven card stud variant, in which cards are ranked alphabetically by name, from highest to lowest, rather than numerically. For example, 5s rank higher than 9s, because "five" sorts before "nine". The rank order is thus Aces, 8s, 5s, 4s, Jacks, Kings, 9s, Queens, 7s, 6s, 10s, 3s and 2s.
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Spiritual Literacy (1998)
Reading the Sacred in Everyday Life by Frederic Brussat, Mary Ann Brussat
Alphabet City is a tribute to the urban environment and a paean to ...
Transnational Ties (2008)
Australian Lives in the World by Penny Russell, Angela Woollacott
McDiarmid's Alphabet City is a celebration, by an insider who is also an outsider, of the diversity and cultural promiscuity of New York, encompassing as it does the idea of an excessive 'everything' from A to Z. The employment of the visual ...
by Kathy Charner, Stephanie Roselli, Brittany Roberts
Vocabulary alphabet begin boxcar letter sound ticket train Children's Books Alphabet Book by Audrey and Bruce Wood Alphabet City by Stephen T. Johnson The Alphabet from A to Y with Bonus Letter Z! by Steve Martin Eric Carle's ABC by ...
by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor
US, 2004 alphabet city nicknamean imprecisely defined area on the lower eastside of Manhattan, near Avenues A, B,C and D US, 1980 Alphonse noun 1 a pimp.
American Countercultures: An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History (2015)
An Encyclopedia of Nonconformists, Alternative Lifestyles, and Radical Ideas in U.S. History by Gina Misiroglu
In New York City, for example, after Greenwich Village became unaffordable, artists and others moved across town to the East Village, and then to nearby Alphabet City, or Hoboken, New Jersey, or Greenpoint or Williamsburg in ...
by Jonathon Green
Alphabet City n. [1980s+] (US) Avenues A, B, C and D (and the relevant cross-streets) on New York City's Lower East Side, [the initial letters] ...
by Robert Hendrickson
” Alphabet City A nickname, for the past 15–20 years, for the part of ...
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- Alphabet City
Wasn't sure which one captured the vibe better. Opinions?
Photo credit: Jonathan Kos-Read
- Alphabet City squats
Alphabet City squats: Umbrella House on Ave C
Photo credit: Salim Virji
- Alphabet City, NY
This cool guy was happy to pose when asked. He did the silver paint job on his glasses himself.
Photo credit: peter burge
- Alphabet City squats
Alphabet City squats: Bullet House on 3rd St
Photo credit: Salim Virji
- Alphabet City Skyline Panorama
Photo credit: DJ Chima
- Alphabet City Sky
This is a view from the 12th Street Playground.
Photo credit: edenpictures
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