Think back to your childhood. What were your dreams? How did you see your life playing out before the realities of adulthood set in? How many of those dreams came true?  On this week's Cityscape, we’re talking about childhood dreams relived and realized.

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Day in and day out, we’re being watched, and we’re watching others. Let’s face it -- New York City is prime for people watching. So much happens on these streets that it would be impossible not to be a participant of this spectator sport. On this week’s Cityscape we’re exploring the art of people watching in the Big Apple.

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While not as glorified in popular media and guide books as Manhattan or Brooklyn, Queens contributes a whole lot to what makes New York City, New York City. It's home to the city's two airports, the city's only working farm, and a whole lot more. In this encore edition of Cityscape, we're exploring what's touted as the most ethnically diverse county in the United States.

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If you were around during the disco era, you’re more than likely familiar with the dance craze the Hustle. Like most dance crazes, the simple moves and catchy tune helped it -- to use a modern phrase -- go viral. But, what is it about other things like sneakers, Apple products and even the Halal cart on 53rd Street and 6th Avenue in Manhattan that catch on, drawing lines that scale around several blocks? On this week's Cityscape, we're talking about crazes, from the cronut to the Harlem Shake to the Greek yogurt craze.

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Between 250 and 300-thousand men and women from New York City served in the U.S. armed forces during the Vietnam War. 1,741 of them lost their lives. Their names are displayed at Vietnam Veterans Memorial Plaza in lower Manhattan. On this week’s Cityscape, we’re looking at Vietnam from a New York City point of view.

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