On average medallion taxi cabs in New York stop 2.3 times per shift for gas.
On an average day, there are 16 television shows filming on location in New York City.
There are 1074 Chinese restaurants in New York City.
The FDNY on an average day has more fire trucks being repaired than 99% of fire departments in the United States have in active service.
The Empire State Building is only visible from 10% of New York City.
At its peak in 1932, there were 3182 miles of streetcar (trolley) tracks in New York City.
Despite people trying, big screen TVs are not recyclable in New York City.
Approximately 10,000 waffles a day are eaten in New York City every day.
There are 3740 bridges in New York City. 89% are over water.
There are 2472 newspaper boxes in New York City.