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Cityscape

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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Remembering the Triangle Fire

Looking back at the deadliest industrial disaster in New York City history

March 25th marks the 100th anniversary of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire in downtown Manhattan.  The fire started in a scrap bin on the 8th floor of the factory building, claiming the lives of 146 garment workers.  The tragedy led to changes in labor and fire safety laws, and coincidentally, the centennial comes at a time of labor union struggles across the country.

Urban Hounds

From show dogs to stray dogs -- Cityscape is exploring the canines of New York City

With the Westminster Kennel Club’s 135th annual dog show kicking off Monday at Madison Square Garden, we thought there’s no better time to do a show about dogs in the city.

Ups and Downs

Ups and downs in New York City, including tales from an elevator operator. 

We all experience ups and downs in life – some more than others.  Take Craig Lippman – an elevator operator on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, who quite frankly, has lost track of his ups and downs.

A Great Musical Mind: Leonard Bernstein

A new book by performing arts photographer, Steve Sherman, looks at the last 6 years of Leonard Bernstein's life.




Leonard Bernstein is recognized as one of the greatest musical minds of all time.  During his illustrious career, he composed the music for West Side Story and Candide.  But, perhaps he’s best known as the longtime music director of the New York Philharmonic.   


Offbeat Museums

This morning we're exploring some New York City museums that are off the beaten path.

New York City's museum mile runs along 82nd to 104th steets in Manhattan.  Along the mile you'll find widely recognized museums like the Museum of the City of New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and the Guggenheim.  You've probably heard of or visited at least one of these museums, but have you ever heard of the International Paper Museum in New York City?

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