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Bears in NJ Walk Like Humans (And We Have Video Proof)

Thursday, August 07, 2014

Bear with us on this one - it's not as uncommon as you might think.

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Say Goodbye to the Domino Sugar Sign

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Brooklyn's Domino Sugar sign will be dismantled this month. Help preserve its memory and celebrate the city's other iconic signs with the Signs of Summer contest. 

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Signs in the City: Help us Find the Icons Around Us

Monday, August 04, 2014

Vote for your favorite by September 2. We need your help to document the city's most iconic signs, while they're still around. 

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The 19 Truest Tweets About Life in New York City

Friday, August 01, 2014

From the summertime scents of garbage to the proper way to be a pedestrian, these tweets are so true they hurt.

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A Super Surprise For Young Patients

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Young patients at Stanley Morgan Children's Hospital were surprised by window washers in costume as comic book characters. 

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Nine Hacks for a Perfect Beach Trip

Friday, July 11, 2014

How to have a magical beach trip, without the burns, parking nightmares, and sticky fingers. 

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Up Next: Dan Savage Thinks Your Best Friends Could Be Swingers

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

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Consensual infidelity could be what's holding some relationships together — including Savage's — and it's something he's eager to talk about. But for next week's episode, one of our foremost sex columnists opens up about the things he finds hardest to discuss. 

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A Prairie Home Companion Celebrates 40 Years

Saturday, July 05, 2014

If you showed up on July 6, 1974 at the Janet Wallace Auditorium at Macalester College in Saint Paul to attend the first broadcast of "A Prairie Home Companion," you were in select company. There were about 12 people in the audience. Forty years later, "A Prairie Home Companion" has become a public radio mainstay -- and the little town of Lake Wobegon, a national treasure. This weekend, Prairie Home celebrates four decades of storytelling with a live, three-hour broadcast from the stage it first set up shop on so long ago.

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Photos: The Early Days of WNYC

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

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Al Tropea started at WNYC as an engineer before moving on to work at City Hall, recording various events for 37 years. Over the course of that time, he took incredible photos of WNYC in its hey-day.

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Diving into the WNYC Audio Archives

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

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Over the past 90 years, WNYC has had the honor of hosting some of the world's most prominent figures on our airwaves. From Robert Frost to Miles Davis and Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to Winston Churchill and Alice Monro -- we have learned about the world alongside our listeners during these poignant interviews. Take a listen to some of the most compelling guests that have graced the WNYC airwaves.

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Staycation! WNYC's July 4th Guide to Exploring Your City

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Even if you're stuck in the city for the holiday, you can still have an memorable weekend. Here’s your schedule for three days of delicious food, fun activities, and adventurous exploring - all on a budget.

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The Waffle Wars: Which Side Are You On?

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

As the U.S Men’s National team prepares for its match with Belgium later today, a fight has already begun between the two nations...over waffles. Waffle House, an American fast-food franchise, tweeted yesterday morning that they “don’t believe in [Belgian] waffles.” A representative told TMZ that they support a boycott ...

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11 New York City Instagrammers You Should Follow This Summer

Tuesday, July 01, 2014

You can’t be everywhere this summer, but you can get an eyeful of the city on Instagram. These are the people who’ll show you the highlights and secret moments of New York City.

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NPR Music's 50 Favorite Songs Of 2014 (So Far)

Monday, June 30, 2014

Our 50 favorite songs from the first half of the year offer many different pleasures and got stuck in our heads for different reasons, but they all managed to become essential.

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The Elusive Dave Chappelle Re-Emerges, But For How Long?

Friday, June 27, 2014

The comedy superstar has been headlining a series of sold-out shows at Radio City Music Hall. His routine was a reminder of a singular perspective on race that vanished when he went on hiatus.

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Preview: Alpha Dad Gets Snipped

Wednesday, June 25, 2014

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In a lot of ways, vasectomies couldn’t have asked for a better spokesman than Australian Clint Greagan: weightlifter, rugby fanatic, and stay-at-home father of four who happened to get his vas deferens cut by a man named Dr. Snip. Here's a preview of next week's episode.

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Wimbledon Watch: New Faces As Women's Tennis Makes A Comeback

Tuesday, June 24, 2014

A fresh batch of female tennis players are boldly announcing their presence, and revitalizing the sport in the process.

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Announcing the Launch of Q2 Music's Meet The Composer

Monday, June 23, 2014

From WQXR's Q2 Music, Meet the Composer is a new podcast that takes listeners into the minds and creative processes of the composers making some of the most innovative, compelling and breathtakingly beautiful music today. The show is hosted by the critically-acclaimed violist Nadia Sirota.

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Meanstruation: HelloFlo's Mother-Daughter War Is Funny, And Sad

Monday, June 23, 2014

The company's popular new ad for "period starter kits" has lightened the mood on a difficult subject, but NPR's Laurel Dalrymple thinks tween angst is hard enough without petty family battles.

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23 Reminders That It's Officially Jorts Season

Friday, June 20, 2014

The weather doesn't have to get much above 70 degrees in New York for jorts to come out of storage, and for jorts journalism to kick into thigh gear. Herewith, a reintroduction to the divisive denim trend and a selection of our favorite looks.

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