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An inside look at the people, places and spirit of New York City and its surroundings, with host George Bodarky.
||The Con Men: Hustling in New York City||This is an especially busy time of year in New York City. Tourists typically come to the Big Apple in droves during the holiday season. And with all of those out-of-towners comes the opportunity for con artists and hustlers to make some easy money. Our||25 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Culinary Conversations||In the blink of an eye the holiday season is upon us once again. And for a lot of people that will mean more time in the kitchen cooking and baking for family and friends. On this week's Cityscape, we're focusing our attention on food, and to some extent,||18 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Exploring the Underground||Every day millions of people get to and from their destinations using the New York City subway system. A lot of them are too rushed to take notice of their surroundings. But, not Adam Chang. The freelance art director and designer has been taking the time||11 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Strike a Chord: Family Caregivers||Each quarter, WFUV works to raise awareness of a particular issue through our Strike a Chord campaign. Past campaigns have focused on everything from mental illness stereotypes to teen suicide prevention. WFUV and Bronxnet Television teamed up to produce||4 11 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Painting Central Park||Central Park has long been a magnet for New Yorkers and tourists alike. Some people are drawn to it because of the peace and quiet it can provide in the often obnoxiously loud city. Others are attracted to its ballfields. And if you're a runner, you may||28 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Women and War||Women have played a wide variety of roles during wartime. During World War I, their main role was to work in munitions factories, on farms and other areas to replace men drafted into the military. But, as the years progressed, women got more and more invo||21 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Unlocking the Doors to NYC's Most Impressive Sites||From landmark buildings like City Hall to hidden gems like New York Marble Cemetery in Manhattan's East Village neighborhood, New York is a city of endless discoveries. For one weekend each year, the organization OHNY, which stands for Open House New York||14 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Everything Bagels||One could argue that no food item is more New York than the bagel. For a lot of people buying bagels on a Sunday morning is a ritual. But, let's face it, New York City is a great place to grab a bagel any day of the week. The city is home to a wide variet||7 10 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Interior Landmarks: Treasures of New York||You can see a lot of New York City from the top of a double-decker bus. But, outside views of the Empire State Building and the Metropolitan Museum of Art are limiting. If you never venture inside these kinds of iconic places you'll miss out on some prett||30 9 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Medical Marijuana||New York City will soon be among the places where people can acquire medical marijuana with a prescription. The city's first marijuana dispensary is scheduled to open in January near Manhattan's Union Square. Under a law signed by Governor Cuomo in June 2||23 9 2015||Free||View In iTunes|