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Friday, May 16, 2008

StoryCorps closes its Grand Central booth at the end of this month. Founder Dave Isay looks back at some of the personal oral histories New Yorkers have provided over the years. Also, a new book on New York City serves as an urban dweller’s guide to living green, and city parks that start as schoolyards.

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Storycorps founder Dave Isay talks about the end of an era: the closing of one of the project's flagship recording booths in Manhattan. Annie Perasa and her husband were one of the first interviews in the booth. Together they share how it's possible to change lives just by being ...

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The Big Green Apple

Even when you buy pairs of jeans, get your hair dyed, or rent a car, you can make an environmentally informed decision about when choosing a company. But how? Enter Greenopia, a guide to living green in New York. Gay Browne, founder of Greenopia, and Ferris Kawar, Greenopia's vice ...

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It's My Park: Sunset Park Schoolyard

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Outposts: Uganda is Radio Country

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Victoria in Kampala tries on Brian Lehrer Show T-shirt

I love radio, you know, really love it. You just don’t get the stories across quite as effectively in any other medium. I’m from Ireland, a place with an oral tradition where radio is ...

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