New York City is a great big playground for kids. Take a journey through the five boroughs and you’ll find plenty of kid-friendly activities, from museums to outdoor fairs. On this week's Cityscape, we'll explore many of the cool things kids can see and do in New York City. We'll also talk with the author of a new book that helps young learners gain a better understanding of the Big Apple’s rich history.

Direct download: cs130427.mp3
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Each week Cityscape explores the people, places and spirit of New York City in new and unique ways. We journey to fascinating places and meet interesting people, but we wouldn’t be able to do that without support from listeners who appreciate this kind of programming. 

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On this week's edition of Cityscape, we're revisiting some of our favorite segments while asking for your support.  Segments include a Queens couple who live with 23 parrots, our last interview with the late Mayor Ed Koch, the owner of Manhattan by Sail, and the authors of New York Neon and Garden Guide NYC.

Direct download: cs130420.mp3
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In the musical Annie, the lead character meets and comforts a stray dog named Sandy. Every dog that’s played Sandy since Annie’s world premiere in 1976 has been a rescue. On this week's Cityscape, we'll meet the man who found and trained that original Sandy, and has since turned countless other shelter animals into Broadway and Hollywood stars. William Berloni writes about rescuing animals and turning them into stars in his book Broadway Tails: Heartfelt Stories of Rescued Dogs Who Became Showbiz Superstars.

Direct download: cs130413.mp3
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As the song goes, if you can make it here, you’ll make it anywhere.  A lot people come to New York City to follow their dreams, but the road to fulfillment can sometimes be a bumpy one. On this week's Cityscape we're looking into the challenges people sometimes face as they try to make it in New York City, including artists and new immigrants.

Direct download: cs130406.mp3
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