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Cityscape: Getting A Laugh in NYC

We're looking at the origins of comedy in NYC, and where to get a good laugh in the Big Apple.

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.

Strike a Chord: Teen Suicide Prevention

We're looking at teen suicide prevention efforts as part of WFUV's Strike a Chord campaign.

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.

Cityscape: All About Elevators

Going up? We're exploring the history of the elevator in this episode.

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: "Best Of" Fall Drive 2014

We're revisiting Cityscape favorites for the Fall 2014 membership drive.

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: Sex and Intimacy

Exploring a more intimate side of the city.

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.

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