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George Bodarky

Interview with Ashrita Furman

by George Bodarky
ashrita.com

For Ashrita Furman of Queens making it into the Guinness Book of World Records was a lifelong dream. He achieved that goal in 1979, but didn’t stop there. Ashrita went on to break world record after world record, setting more than 300 of them.

Record Breakers

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broken records on the floor
Kymberly Janisch, Flickr

On this week's Cityscape, we're talking with world record breakers who call New York City home.

Happy 2012!

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fireworks and the Times Square ball
asterix611, Flickr

Tonight, a lot people will stay up late to celebrate the New Year in all sorts of ways, including by watching the ball drop in Times Square. But New Year’s celebrations weren’t always as we know them today.

New York Underfoot

by George Bodarky
Woman walking over manhole cover
Rudy Burckhardt

From the astrological map on the ceiling of Grand Central Terminal to the Empire State Building, New Yorkers have many reasons to look up. But this morning’s we’re peering down.

Bronx Latin Flavor

by George Bodarky
Vineet Radhakrishnan, Flickr

The Bronx is bursting with Latin flavor. In fact according to the 2010 census, Hispanics make up 53.5% of the borough's population, up from just over 48% a decade ago.

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