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Cityscape: The Knish

by George Bodarky, Taylor Nulk

Eric Hunt, Wikimedia Commons

In New York City everything is at your finger tips. With so many options for food, music, and culture, it can sometimes feel overwhelming. But instead of taking the classic New Yorker approach by kvetching, this week, we’re settling down to dig into a classic Yiddish tradition: the knish. 

Cityscape: Walking Queens

by George Bodarky, Taylor Nulk
NYCUrbanScape, Flickr

New York City is often considered a cultural hub. It’s known for its music, fashion, and food.  The city and its five boroughs are a blend of international flavors.  This week we’re travelling to Queens -- a borough that’s been heralded as the most multicultural place on Earth.  Our guest is Adrienne Onofri.  She’s a tour guide and the author of a new book that features 30 walking tours. It’s called Walking Queens.

Cityscape: The Bronx Remembered

by George Bodarky, Taylor Nulk

Bonnie Natko, Flickr

The Bronx has been experiencing a development boom in recent years with a number of projects sprouting up across the borough, from new hotels to shopping malls. But, it was only a few decades ago when arson fires, rampant crime and poverty made the borough a national symbol of urban decay.

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