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Cityscape

Cityscape: All About Elevators

by George Bodarky, Taylor Nulk

George Bodarky

New York is a city of high-rises – and the buildings here keep getting taller and taller as the years go by.  Have you seen the 90-story condo and hotel tower that went up on West 57th Street in Manhattan?  That and every other skyscraper in the city would never have gotten off the ground if it weren’t for one invention – the elevator.

Cityscape: "Best Of" Fall Drive 2014

by George Bodarky, Taylor Nulk

Wikipedia Commons

Each week, WFUV's Cityscape explores the people, places, and spirit of New York City in new and unique ways. We journey to fascinating places and meet interesting people. But, we wouldn't be able to do any of it without support from listeners who appreciate this program. This week we'll do what we always do, and that's provide great stories and discoveries. But we need you to do your part during WFUV's Fall membership drive, and that's make a financial pledge of support at 877-938-8907 or online at WFUV.org.

Cityscape: Sex and Intimacy

by George Bodarky, Taylor Nulk

Tela Chhe, Flickr.com

Attitudes toward sex have no doubt changed over the years, and they continue to evolve. Perhaps no-one knows that better Shirley Zussman.  She’s a sex therapist on Manhattan’s Upper East Side who’s been practicing for a long, long time. More than 50 years in fact.

Cityscape: Happy

by George Bodarky, Taylor Nulk

Wikimedia Commons

The skyline at sunset, street musicians in Central Park...New York City is full of things that make people happy. That’s why recent headlines that labeled the Big Apple the “unhappiest” city in the nation caught us by surprise. 

Cityscape: Haunted NYC

by George Bodarky, Taylor Nulk

Wikipedia Commons

It’s a summer ritual for a lot of people -- head out into the woods, pitch a tent, and tell ghost stories around a campfire. On this episode of Cityscape, we’re telling New York City ghost stories, albeit without a campfire.

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