If you want a good laugh there are plenty of places in New York City to get one. On this episode of Cityscape we're looking at the origins of comedy in New York City, and just where to get a laugh in the Big Apple.
Cityscape: Getting A Laugh in NYC
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According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, suicide is the third leading cause of death for youth between the ages of 10 and 24. It results in about 4,600 lives lost each year.
Strike a Chord: Teen Suicide Prevention
It’s a topic that a lot of people don’t like to think about. But, death is an inevitable reality.
Cityscape: Demystifying Death
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.
Cityscape: All About Elevators
Each week, WFUV's Cityscape explores the people, places, and spirit of New York City in new and unique ways. We journey to fascinating places and meet interesting people. But, we wouldn't be able to do any of it without support from listeners who appreciate this program. This week we'll do what we always do, and that's provide great stories and discoveries. But we need you to do your part during WFUV's Fall membership drive, and that's make a financial pledge of support at 877-938-8907 or online at WFUV.org.
Cityscape: "Best Of" Fall Drive 2014
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.
The More Intimate Side of NYC
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40 under 40 lists – a lot of publications put them together to shine a spotlight on young people who are making a significant impact in various fields, from travel to politics. But, what happens when your age pushes passed the 40 mark?
Cityscape: The Other Side of 39