What does the future hold for New York City? As we stand at the brink of a new year, we’re looking at some exciting projects in the works: from an underground park in Manhattan, to a swimming pool in the East River to a giant observation wheel on Staten Island.

Direct download: cs131228.mp3
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Winter is here, for the next three long months. We’re all familiar with the phrase the winter blues, but how do you get through the dark, cold months without getting the doldrums? On this week’s Cityscape, we’re looking at ways to avoid letting the winter get the best of you. We’ll be talking with a clinical psychiatrist about ways to beat “cabin fever,” as well as simply searching out fun things to do to get your mind off the cold.

Direct download: cs131221.mp3
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According to culinary historians, the first cookies were made by accident. Cooks used a small amount of cake batter to test oven temperatures before baking a large cake.  And so, the decadent dessert was born. During the holidays, the smell of fresh baked cookies is ubiquitous. What’s your favorite type of cookie? Chocolate chip, oatmeal, maybe Snickerdoodle? On this week’s Cityscape, we talk cookie legacies, creative recipes, and “Baking it Forward.”

Direct download: cs131214.mp3
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The New York City taxi is an iconic automobile with a rich social history, and some of the men – and women – that get us from point A to point B have seen a lot along the way.  This week's Cityscape is all about the taxi – from personal stories of cab drivers, to high tech cabs, to taxis doubling as photography studios.

Direct download: cs131207.mp3
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