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Cityscape: Crazes

by George Bodarky, Morlene Chin
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Dominique Ansel Bakery

If you were around during the disco era, you’re more than likely familiar with the dance craze the Hustle. Like most dance crazes, the simple moves and catchy tune helped it -- to use a modern phrase -- go viral.

Cityscape: Waxing Poetic

by George Bodarky, Morlene Chin
man reciting poetry

FreeVerse Photography, flickr

During the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, poet Walt Whitman declared it “the grandest physical habitat and surroundings of land and water the globe affords." His poem “Crossing Brooklyn Ferry” is celebrated by poetry lovers every year in an event in which they cross the Brooklyn Bridge reading poems about the bridge and city. 

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