New York State
Official Web site of the State of New York.
The official NY State tourism Web site.
A research portal for NY state history. From the site's own description: "gateway to hundreds of digital collections about New York State's people, places, and institutions. NewYorkHeritage.org brings together freely accessible digital collections from libraries, museums and archives from all over the state. See New York State's rich and unique history told through images, artifacts and documents . . ."
New York City
Official Web site of New York City.
Hosted by NYC & Company, the official marketing and tourism organization for the City of New York.
A guide to entertainment, restaurants, events, hotels and interesting things to do in New York City.
Geared toward visitors to New York City, but lots of useful information for residents as well. Includes a street locator that can help you find cross streets in Manhattan.
If you are traveling within NYC, enter your location and where you want to go and this site will tell you how to get there using the mass transit system. The site also includes a map section and a city guide. HopStop is also available for some other metropolitan areas.
There is a link on this page that allows you to search for summaries of inspection reports for specific restaurants in all 5 boroughs, including information on reports of health code violations. Provided by the NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene.
Include information on Queens events, neighborhoods, restaurants, transportation and more.