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The Brian Lehrer Show

Brian Lehrer Weekend: Losing Faith, First-Gen College Students & NYC Pizza

Friday, April 17, 2015

Three of our favorite segments from the week, in case you missed them: Losing Faith (First) | First-Gen College Students (Starts at 16:01) | NYC's Pizza Evolution (Starts at 36:10)
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WNYC Digital

What Listeners Loved This Week

Friday, April 17, 2015

New York makes pizza. IBM's Watson makes a vegetable dish. Hedwig creator John Cameron Mitchell makes a comeback. These are a few of the week's most popular stories, all in one playlist.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

A Slice of History: Pizza in NYC

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

The first time "pizza" was mentioned in The New York Times was in 1944. Pizza enthusiast Scott Wiener delves into the introduction of the Italian staple to the city.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Social Security Overhaul; The Trans-Pacific Partnership; A Dollar Slice

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

Christie's overhaul of Social Security; the Trans-Pacific Partnership; the Pope addresses the Armenian genocide; Times Square as an urban model; the history and evolution of pizza.

Studio 360

How to Quit Smoking, One Illustration at a Time

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

The owner of New York City's punniest pizza shop illustrates his way out of his pesky smoking habit. 
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The Sporkful

Calls: Are Whoopie Pies Sandwiches?

Monday, December 15, 2014

How do you get an indecisive group to go to your preferred restaurant? If your friends say your salsa’s too spicy should you make milder salsa or get spicier friends? We take your calls!

The Sporkful

Pizza Legends Patsy and Carol Grimaldi: The Sporkful Interview

Tuesday, April 22, 2014

In the wake of the recent passing of Carol Grimaldi, we're replaying this classic Sporkful interview with a pair of New York pizza legends.

WNYC News

Redemption for People Who Eat Pizza With a Fork

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

A pizza legend favors Mayor De Blasio's strategy of starting off with a fork and knife, and then switching to his hands.

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WNYC News

De Blasio's Offending Pizza Fork Up for Auction

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

The fork Mayor Bill de Blasio used to eat pizza at a Staten Island restaurant will be auctioned off for charity.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Entrepreneurial Advice

Tuesday, August 13, 2013

Miki Agrawal, Social entrepreneur and author of Do Cool Sh*t, offers advice on how to start a fulfilling business with limited capital.

Event: Miki Agrawal will read from Do Cool Sh*t and sign books on September 17 at 7 p.m. at WILD NYC, 535 Hudson Street, New York, NY 10014

 

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It's A Free Blog

Opinion: Sad Tale of the Pizza Owner Who Hugged Obama

Thursday, September 13, 2012

If conservatives worship the self-made man who gives to the community because he wants to and not because he has to, then they should be lining up to not only eat at Big Apple Pizza but to kiss Scott Van Duzer on the face.

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Features

Speedy Romeo Succeeding at Breakneck Speed

Friday, April 27, 2012

In three months, it feels like Speedy Romeo, on the border of Clinton Hill and Bedford-Stuyvesant in Brooklyn, has galloped from start up to neighborhood fixture. I've been there two times, and it's been packed.

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WNYC News

Pizza Joints by the Numbers

Friday, December 09, 2011

Manhattan south of 59th street is pizza country, while Eastern Queens is not.

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Features

New Haven's Pizza Temples: Worth the Wait?

Wednesday, August 24, 2011

WNYC

Tuesday's earthquake did not open up any yawning crevasse along the East Coast. But it cracked open the schedule at the New Haven Open. Play was suspended for two hours, pushing back the start of the evening matches and allowing us the chance to go get pizza at Sally's Apizza.

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WNYC News

Niche Market | Pizza Tools

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

WNYC

PHOTOS. New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market takes a peek inside a different specialty store and showcases the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity.

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WNYC News

A Little Slice of New York-Style Inflation

Friday, May 13, 2011

New Yorkers intimately know the price of three things: rent, subway fare and the price of a slice of pizza. With inflation rising across the nation and in the city, higher prices for that slice could soon be on the menu. Take a peek at WNYC's Slice Index, a back-of-the-napkin check on the average pizza cost.

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WNYC News

Showing Support For Wisconsin Protestors One Pie at a Time

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

WNYC

A viral campaign that's motivating people from all over the world to donate pizza to hungry Wisconsin protestors has hit New York. Manhattan DJ Todd Wilkinson said an online post inspired him to collect donations during happy hour at his local haunts.

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WNYC News

Court Gives Grimaldi's Pizzeria the Weekend to Pay Off Massive Debts

Friday, August 13, 2010

Grimaldi's, the famous pizzeria underneath the Brooklyn Bridge that was threatened with eviction, won a reprieve from a civil court judge Friday.

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The Takeaway

Takeouts: Pizza Changes, College Football, Listener Resolutions

Friday, January 01, 2010

  • Pizza Takeout: After 50 years in business, Dominos Pizza says they're changing nearly everything about their pizza -- iconic for some, the late night option of last resort for others. We speak with Dominos' Chief Marketing Officer Russell Weiner.
  • Responses Takeout: We hear from you, our listeners, as you tell us what your New Year's resolutions are.
  • Sports Takeout: It's New Year's Day and many college football games are happening today and tonight. Takeaway sports contributor Ibrahim Abdul-Matin has your essential guide to all the action.

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