On this week’s Cityscape, host George Bodarky's conversation with author Steven Schrader, whose dad was known as a "king of 7th Avenue fashion." Schrader’s new book, called Threads, explores his childhood in Washington Heights in the 40’s and 50’s, his strained relationship with his dressmaking guru father, and the road he took to becoming a published writer.

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With so much diversity in New York City, it’s no wonder there are so many extraordinary stories to tell. This week we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite characters on Cityscape -- programs showcasing some of the remarkable and fascinating personalities dotting the city's landscape.

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A hundred years ago this weekend, the RMS Titanic hit an iceberg and sank in the North Atlantic as it made its way from Southampton to New York City. It was the ship’s maiden voyage, and a century later the story of the tragedy still captures people’s imaginations. On this week's Cityscape, we're exploring New York City's connections to Titanic. We'll hear about how New York City reacted to the news of the disaster, explore some of the Titanic memorials in the city, and learn about where some of the Titanic victims and survivors are buried in the five boroughs.

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We’re all familiar with the phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle.” But, for some people, that goes far beyond just separating their trash into paper, plastic and glass. On this week’s Cityscape, we’re talking with people who keep New York City’s history and character alive by turning the old into something new, including an artist who turns newspaper bins into aquariums and police barricades into tables. 

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