New York City is home to thousands of restaurants and grocery stores, catering to every style of eater from the tame to the adventurous. With so many different cultural options to choose from, it’s no wonder New Yorkers have such a varied palette.
An inside look at the people, places and spirit of New York City and its surroundings, with host George Bodarky, Sundays at 6:30am.
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New York is often referred to as the concrete jungle. The paved and developed landscape offers plenty of advantages to its residents. But, there’s a lot to be said for having access to green spaces as well. Not only are trees, flowers, and other plantlife easy on the eyes, they’re important components of a healthy and balanced ecosystem.
When you think of a monk, you might picture a quiet man tucked away in the isolated wilderness, shrouded in mystery. But on this week's Cityscape, we’re bringing you the "Urban Monk," whose monastery on Manhattan's Lower East Side is anything but secluded.
It’s a scene we’ve seen countless times in the movies and on television. A woman is walking down the street and is catcalled by a group of men working on a nearby construction site. It’s typically portrayed as a laughing matter, but that kind of behavior is rooted in a much more serious issue.