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An inside look at the people, places and spirit of New York City and its surroundings, with host George Bodarky.
||Strike a Chord: Kids Making a Difference||WFUV's Strike a Chord campaign is shining a spotlight on kids who care. The campaign highlights kids making a difference in their communities through volunteer efforts. We produced this panel discussion in conjunction with BronxNet Television. Our guests||24 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||"Seeing Home"||Baseball took his sight, but gave him a life. That's what Ed Lucas says about the sport in a book he penned with his son, Christopher, called Seeing Home: The Ed Lucas Story — A Blind Broadcaster's Story of Overcoming Life's Greatest Obstacles. Ed Luca||17 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Exploring Red Hook||Red Hook, Brooklyn is one of those New York City neighborhoods that might fall under the radar. It's a waterfront community that's a more than 20-minute walk from the nearest subway station. Some people might only know it because it's home to an IKEA. But||10 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||NYC's Meow||When you think of cats in New York City – what comes to mind? For some people, it might the Broadway show Cats. But, the Big Apple is home to a lot of real-life felines. According the New York City Economic Development Corporation, 500,000 cats live in||3 6 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||50 Years of New York City Landmarks||Imagine a skyscraper in place of Grand Central Terminal, or construction crews gutting the interior of the famed Radio City Music Hall. It's been five decades since New York City Mayor Robert Wagner signed a measure to help preserve the city's history.||27 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Wildlife in the Concrete Jungle||A lot of people who visit New York hit up the Bronx or Central Park zoos to get an up-close look at wildlife. After all, the only wild animals the city is most known for are rats and pigeons. But, the fact of the matter is the city is teaming with wildlif||20 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Mom and Pop Shops||It's become an all too familiar story for a lot of New Yorkers. Their favorite dive bar or cafe is turned into a 7-Eleven or Apple Store. On this week's Cityscape, we're talking with folks about the plight of mom and pop shops in an increasingly corpora||13 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||The Bug Show||How about a side of crickets with that burger? Might sound uninviting here in the United States. But, eating insects is common to cultures in many parts of the world. On this week's Cityscape we'll delve deeper into the idea of insect-eating and its pot||6 5 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||On the Water||Spring is in the air in New York City. And after a long, cold winter, it's finally safe to give some serious consideration to spending time on the water. And while sometimes it's easy to forget, the Big Apple is surrounded by H2O. On this week's Citysca||29 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|
||Unique Fitness||The clock is ticking toward summer. And for a lot of people you know what that means — there are only a couple of months left to get in shape for the beach. Now that the countdown to summer is on, we're devoting this episode of Cityscape to fitness. We||25 4 2015||Free||View In iTunes|