The Muppets are taking Manhattan once again -- and Brooklyn, Queens, Staten Island and the Bronx too. Mayor Michael Bloomberg named the puppets the official family ambassadors for the city of New York on Friday.
Bloomberg said the city is "proud to enlist the help of key family experts, the Muppets, to promote the five boroughs domestically and abroad" in an effort to boost tourism in the Big Apple.
The Muppets famously "took" Manhattan in a 1984 movie, and a display of Henson's projects was recently on display at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. The exhibit featured a Muppet of Mayor Bloomberg.
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