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Cityscape

Cityscape: Cookies

by George Bodarky, Morlene Chin, Veronica Volk, Alana Holbrook

Travis Estell, Flickr

According to culinary historians, the first cookies were made by accident. Cooks used a small amount of cake batter to test oven temperatures before baking a large cake. And so, the decadent dessert was born. During the holidays, the smell of fresh baked cookies is ubiquitous. What’s your favorite type of cookie? Chocolate chip, oatmeal, maybe snickerdoodle? On this week’s Cityscape, we talk cookie legacies, creative recipes, and “Baking it Forward.”

Cityscape: Taxi!

by George Bodarky, Morlene Chin, Veronica Volk, Alana Holbrook
Loïc Lagarde, Flickr

The New York City taxi is an iconic automobile with a rich social history, and some of the men – and women – that get us from point A to point B have seen a lot along the way. This week's Cityscape is all about the taxi -- from personal stories of cab drivers, to high tech cabs, to taxis doubling as photography studios.

Cityscape: Show Us Some Love!

by George Bodarky, Morlene Chin
I "heart" NY keychains

Daveybot, Flickr

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 that without support from listeners who appreciate this kind of programming.

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