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New York is the most populous city in the United States and the center of the New York metropolitan area, one of the most populous urban agglomerations in the world.[6] The city is referred to as New York City or the City of New York to distinguish it from the State of New York, of which it is a part. A global power city,[7] New York exerts a significant impact upon commerce, finance, media, art, fashion, research, technology, education, and entertainment. The home of the United Nations Headquarters,[8] New York is an important center for international diplomacy[9] and has been described as the cultural capital of the world.[10][11] History Early history The first documented visit by a European was in 1524 by Giovanni da Verrazzano, a Florentine explorer in the service of the French crown, who sailed his ship La Dauphine into New York Harbor. Peter Minuit is credited with the purchase of the island of Manhattan in 1626. | Official website for the City of Toronto How Seven US Cities Designed Surprisingly Great Websites The US government has been shut down for over a week, as have plenty of federally funded websites, which makes me appreciate a good civic website even more. I was able to find seven city sites that will make you feel good about government again. Maybe. What you probably think about municipal websites still likely holds true, however, which is that, for the most part: THEY ARE NOT VERY GOOD. I don’t mean to pick on Fayetteville in any way. Please enable JavaScript to watch this video. For the past 10 years, even the U.S.’s most design-savvy metropolis, New York City, was stuck in a sorry small-column purgatory that didn’t match the rest of its well-branded civic endeavours. But they’ve just launched a massive redesign of, which is a signal of a larger nationwide shift, says Michal Pasternak, who led the redesign at the firm HUGE. Focusing on users meant that HUGE had to make drastic changes to the site’s navigation. New York City | Chattanooga |

The New Cities of the Web When I visit Toronto to spend time with my client partner, I see a very specific city. I see the downtown, right under the CN tower (that nifty needle in the picture above). I see a steakhouse called Earl’s. I see the occasional friend I know mostly from online, for a quick coffee in between my other business. If I had a few extra hours, I would probably go in search of very specific things: a bookstore, a movie theater, some cool event with the web types hiding amongst the steel and glass. My “where” is quite different than yours. The New Cities of the Web Companies will have a really difficult time customizing the universe to our needs and interests. So the opportunity is to connect with the people we feel understand what we like. The new cities of the web aren’t marked by physical boundaries, but by our connections and relationships. Our new cities are based on who, not where. Your Business and Marketplace in This New City How will your business be seen in this new city? Click a continent to find your city Africa | Antartica | Asia | Australia | Europe | Middle East | North America | South America CitiesOnline is currently under Contruction: :: Our aim is to make a fully comprehensive portal which promotes cities throughout the world. :: We have recently taken over and a lot of time and effort will be required to make this website fully functional. :: As this task is a huge project we will appreciate your patience as we set out to fulfil our aim.