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Cityscape: On the Run

We're running with a running theme on this week's Cityscape.

You see them along the East and Hudson Rivers, and snaking through Central Park.  Arms pumping with a determined look on their faces.   We’re talking about runners.  They’re pretty much everywhere in New York City.  

Strike a Chord: Combating Mental Illness Stereotypes

WFUV's Strike a Chord campaign is focusing on mental health stereotypes.

A mental illness is a medical condition that causes mild to severe disturbances in thinking, perception and behavior. Recovery is possible. But there are many misconceptions about mental illness that can lead to a variety of problems, like trouble finding work or housing.

Cityscape: Glenn Close and Family Battle Stigma of Mental Illness

Actress Glenn Close co-founded an organization to fight the stigma associated with mental illness.

Mental illness is a topic a lot of us are reluctant to talk about. That’s due in large part to the many misconceptions about mental illness, which can lead to a wide variety of problems, from discrimination at work to difficulty finding housing.

Cityscape: The Roaring 20s

The glamour, the music, the fashion, the mobsters and more from the 1920s

F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 masterpiece novel “The Great Gatsby” will once again come to life on the silver screen next week.  The latest film adaptation of the novel stars Leonardo DiCaprio and Tobey Maguire.  The movie promises roaring 20s' glamour, excess and excitement, but we thought, why should Hollywood have all the fun?  

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