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From the Diary of a New York Lady

Friday, November 14, 2014

A comic rant by a crazy socialite.

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Social Climbers

Friday, November 14, 2014

Guest host Cynthia Nixon presents two stories about how the rich aren’t like you and me.

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WNYC News

NY Doctor Released from Bellevue, Ebola-free

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

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The doctor being treated for New York City's first and only case of Ebola was released from Bellevue Hospital Tuesday, infection-free.

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WNYC News

The Play That Changed Tom Stoppard

Sunday, November 02, 2014

"The Real Thing," which is back on Broadway, shows the emotional side of the famous playwright of cerebral works. 

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WNYC News

AIDS and Ebola: Parallels Between the Crises

Tuesday, October 28, 2014

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Political leaders and public health experts in the U.S. are at odds over how to stop the spread of Ebola. The latest disagreement has some recalling the AIDS crisis.

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The Most Important City Official You've Never Heard of Is Retiring

Monday, October 27, 2014

If you're a public employee or a taxpayer, Bob North has your number. As the city's Chief Actuary, it's his job to calculate how much the city puts into its pensions.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Why Writers Just Can't Quit New York City

Wednesday, October 22, 2014

From the dive bars to museums to easy public transit, writers like Susan Orlean and Leonard's brother Phillip Lopate make the case for why New York's the town for them.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Sharing Style and Sage Advice at Bergdorf Goodman

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Betty Halbreich has spent nearly 40 years as the personal shopper at Bergdorf Goodman, where she gave socialites, stars, and ordinary women off the street advice on clothes and life.

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Isaac Mizrahi on bad girls in the Village

Friday, October 03, 2014

Isaac Mizrahi on how to stay young forever.

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Becoming Penny Arcade

Friday, October 03, 2014

A performance artist on her beat beginnings.

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Alone in the Kitchen with an Eggplant

Friday, October 03, 2014

Smart girl, small apartment

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Dave Hill, Positively on 4th Street

Friday, October 03, 2014

Writer Dave Hill doesn't understand Greenwich Village

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Selected Shorts: Next Stop, Greenwich Village

Friday, October 03, 2014

Guest host Jane Curtin presents a celebration of Greenwich Village—bad girls, smart girls, beatniks, Bob Dylan, and the Village Halloween Parade are all remembered fondly.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Come Hungry: Calvin Trillin's Eating Tour of Lower Manhattan

Friday, October 03, 2014

The New Yorker writer tells us about his annual walking tour through the West Village, Soho, Little Italy and Chinatown, which includes stops at favorite eateries.

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Snowing in Greenwich Village

Friday, October 03, 2014

John Updike introduces the Maples.

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Costume Drama: The Village Halloween Parade

Friday, October 03, 2014

Skeletons, devils, and Imelda Marcos' shoes.

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WNYC News

It's Raining Cats and Dogs in the Theater

Saturday, September 27, 2014

The Broadway revival of “You Can’t Take It With You” is the latest production to include animals, in a long tradition that goes back to ancient cultures. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Family Meals, Menus through History, Mercury in Fish

Friday, September 26, 2014

Jack Bishop from America’s Test Kitchen offers advice for making cooking family meals. The NYPL's “What’s on the Menu?” project. Polish food in Greenpoint. Mercury in fish.

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Eating Around the World on Your Metrocard: Poland

Friday, September 26, 2014

In this week’s installment of our series Eating Around the World on a Metrocard, we go to the Nassau Avenue stop on the G train to the Polish restaurant Krolewskie Jadlo.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

A Forensic Pathologist on Death Investigations in NYC

Monday, September 15, 2014

Dr. Judy Melinek explains her work as a New York City forensic pathologist and the fascinating world of death investigation. 

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