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Alphabet City

Place

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.

Business

Alphabet City is a record label.

Music

"Alphabet City" is an album by the band ABC released in 1987.

Writings

  1. "Alphabet City" is a book by Stephen T. Johnson.
    • language: English Language
    • genres: Picture book, Children's literature
    • released in (20 years ago)
    • award:
  2. "Alphabet city" is a book by Geoffrey Biddle.

Film

"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.

Miscellanea

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.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Alphabet City

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Google previewSpiritual 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 ...

Google previewTransnational 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 ...

Google previewAnother Encyclopedia of Theme Activities for Young Children (2012)

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 ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

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.

Google previewAmerican 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 ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

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] ...

Google previewThe Facts on File Dictionary of American Regionalisms (2000)

by Robert Hendrickson

Alphabet City A nickname, for the past 15–20 years, for the part of ...

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