New York is a city of high-rises – and the buildings here keep getting taller and taller as the years go by. Have you seen the 90-story condo and hotel tower that went up on West 57th Street in Manhattan? That and every other skyscraper in the city would never have gotten off the ground if it weren’t for one invention – the elevator.
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Attitudes toward sex have no doubt changed over the years, and they continue to evolve. Perhaps no-one knows that better Shirley Zussman. She’s a sex therapist on Manhattan’s Upper East Side who’s been practicing for a long, long time. More than 50 years in fact.
It’s a summer ritual for a lot of people -- head out into the woods, pitch a tent, and tell ghost stories around a campfire. On this episode of Cityscape, we’re telling New York City ghost stories, albeit without a campfire.