The Bowery Boys: New York City History

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The Bowery Boys: New York City History

#391 A Walk through Little Caribbean

What wonderful surprises await the Bowery Boys in Little Caribbean? The Brooklyn enclave in...

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#390 The Story of Flatbush: Brooklyn Old and New

Over 350 years ago today's Brooklyn neighborhood of Flatbush was an old Dutch village, the dirt...

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Now Playing: Cautionary Tales

Presenting "Cautionary Tales". Host Tim Harford tells tragic stories from the past, pointing out...

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#389 The Ruins of Roosevelt Island

The Renwick Ruin, resembling an ancient castle lost to time, appears along the East River as a...

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#388 The Hudson River School: An American Art Revolution

Two landmarks to American art history sit on either side of the Rip Van Winkle Bridge over the...

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#387 Hyde Park: The Roosevelts on the Hudson

Hyde Park, New York, was the home of Franklin Delano Roosevelt, the 32nd president of the United...

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#386 On the Trail of the Old Croton Aqueduct

What 19th century American engineering landmark invites you through nature, past historic sites...

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Now Playing: History Daily Podcast

We wanted to present to you one of our favorite new podcasts of the year -- and one we think...

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#385 Frederick Law Olmsted and the Plan for Central Park

Frederick Law Olmsted, America's preeminent landscape architect of the 19th century, designed...

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#384 Nuyorican: The Great Puerto Rican Migration

This episode focuses on the special relationship between New York City and Puerto Rico, via the...

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#383 The Temple of Fifth Avenue

Temple Emanu-El, home to New York's first Reform Jewish congregation and the largest synagogue in...

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#382 Architect of the Gilded Age

Richard Morris Hunt is one of the most important architects in American history. His talent and...

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Introducing: Love Thy Neighbor

We’re bringing you something special this week. The trailer for a new podcast produced by...

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#381 The Wonderful Home of Louis Armstrong

New York City has an impressive collection of historic homes, but none as unique and or as joyful...

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#380 Dorothy Parker's Last Party

Dorothy Parker was not only the wittiest writer of the Jazz Age, she was also obsessively morbid....

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#379 How Chelsea Became a Neighborhood

PODCAST What does the Manhattan neighborhood of Chelsea mean to you? Religion and architecture?...

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#378 The Ansonia: Only Scandals In The Building

The strange, scandalous and sex-filled story of the Ansonia, an Upper West Side architectural gem...

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The Real Mrs. Astor: Ruler or Rebel?

Believe it or not, we've got one more brand new Bowery Boys: New York City History podcast for...

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Rewind: West Side Story and the Making of Lincoln Center

Steven Spielberg's new version of West Side Story is here -- and it's fantastic -- so we're...

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Gilded Age or Gilded Cage? (With The Bowery Boys)

The following is a special presentation — the first episode of brand spin-off podcast...

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