As WFUV kicks off its winter membership drive, Cityscape looks back at some of our favorite segments and asks for your support.  WFUV is member supported public radio.  We can't do it without you!

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We all experience ups and downs in life – some more than others.  On this week's Cityscape, we're talking with the "more than others," including an elevator operator on Manhattan's Upper West Side.

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New York City's museum mile runs along Fifth Avenue from 82nd to 104th Streets in Manhattan.  Along the mile you'll find widely recognized museums like the Metropolitan Museum of Art and the Guggenheim, but have you ever heard of the International Paper Museum in New York City?  On this week's Cityscape, we're paying a visit to some "off the beaten path" museums in the Big Apple.

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Leonard Bernstein is recognized as one of the greatest musical minds of all time.  During his illustrious career, he composed the music for West Side Story and Candide.  But, perhaps he’s best known as the longtime music director of the New York Philharmonic.  His distinctive style of conducting was unmistakable.  Bernstein died in 1990 at the age of 72.  A new book gives us a peek inside the world of this remarkable maestro.  Our guest is performing arts photographer Steve Sherman.  Sherman's book is called Leonard Bernstein at Work – His Final Years 1984 – 1990.

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For some people New Year's Day is all about tradition, like eating a particular meal for good luck.  On this week's Cityscape, we're delving into New Year's traditions in New York City, including a birding expedition in Central Park, the Coney Island Polar Bear Club's New Year's Day plunge and a poetry reading marathon on Manhattan's Lower East Side. 

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