Favorite Celebrations ~† New York Live in NYC

"I happen to like New York, I happen to like this burg
and when I have to give the world a last farewell
and the undertaker starts to ring my funeral bell
I donít want to go to heaven, Donít want to go to hell
I happen to like New York."
~ Cole Porter

ACTORS
Adrien Brody
James Cagney
Tom Cruise
Robert DeNiro
Jackie Gleason
Buddy Hackett
Burt Lancaster
Viggo Mortensen
Al Pacino
Christopher Reeve
Susan Sarandon
Sylvester Stallone
Christopher Walken

ARTISTS
Berenice Abbott
William Bernbach
E. L. Doctorow
Keith Haring
Philippe Petit
Alfred Stieglitz
Andy Warhol

ATHLETES
Joe DiMaggio
Lou Gehrig
Derek Jeter
Sandy Koufax
Mickey Mantle
Joe Namath
Casey Stengel

COMICS
Jimmy Fallon
Whoopi Goldberg
Andy Kaufman
Bill Maher
Ray Romano
Jerry Seinfeld
Jon Stewart
Steve Wright

DIRECTORS
Mel Brooks
Ken Burns
Martin Scorsese

COMPOSERS
Leonard Bernstein
Sammy Cahn
Aaron Copland
Ira Gershwin
Stephen Sondheim

PIONEERS
Charles Atlas
Elizabeth Blackwell
Nellie Bly
Andrew Carnegie
Amelia Earhart
Eileen Ford
Rudolph Giuliani
Rose Hawthorne
Jean Nidetch
J. Robert Oppenheimer
John D. Rockefeller
Oliver Sacks
Jonas Salk
Margaret Sanger

PLACES
Brooklyn Bridge
Carnegie Hall
Empire State Building
Gilda's Club
Statue of Liberty
Strawberry Fields
World Trade Center

SINGERS
Fiona Apple
Pat Benatar
Mary J. Blige
Maria Callas
Mariah Carey
Harry Chapin
Miles Davis
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Neil Diamond
Jakob Dylan
Carole King
Lenny Kravitz
Cyndi Lauper
Natalie Merchant
Pete Seeger
Frank Sinatra

WHITE HOUSE
Hillary Clinton
Millard Fillmore
Alan Greenspan
Robert Kennedy
Nancy Reagan
Eleanor Roosevelt
Theodore Roosevelt

WRITERS
Isaac Asimov
Ralph Ellison
Pauline Kael
Norman Mailer
Herman Melville
Henry Miller
Cynthia Ozick
Walt Whitman