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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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Cityscape: Exploring What's Underground in NYC

From forgotten subway tunnels to historical treasures, we're exploring what's under our feet in NYC.

Sunday is Groundhog Day, and the nation will watch as Punxsutawney Phil emerges to predict the coming of Spring before diving back underground.  New York City’s underground looks a little different from a groundhog’s burrow -- with miles of tunnels and infrastructure that lie deep beneath the city’s surface. 

Cityscape: Handmade

We’re talking with the makers of handmade goods and exploring the culture that surrounds them.

Handmade products are held in high esteem New York City, even in the midst of a society obsessed with efficiency and technology.  An object made by hand is the result of countless hours of practice and experimentation, it is the fruit of someone’s labor and it comes from the heart of its creator.

Cityscape: Indoors

Bring It On, Cabin Fever!

Winter arrives at 12:11 PM Eastern Time this Saturday, and it will last for three long months. Spring doesn’t arrive until March 20th at 12:57 PM Eastern Time. We’re all familiar with the phrase the winter blues, but how do you get through the dark, cold months without getting the doldrums? On this week’s Cityscape, we’re looking at ways to avoid letting the winter get the best of you. We’ll be talking with a clinical psychiatrist about ways to beat “cabin fever,” as well as simply searching out fun things to do to get your mind off the cold.