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The Bowery Boys: New York City History

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The Bowery Boys: New York City History
The Bowery Boys: New York City History

The Bowery Boys: New York City History

Bowery Boys Media

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New York City history is America's history. It's the hometown of the world, and most people know the city's familiar landmarks, buildings and streets. Why not look a little closer and have fun while doing it?

Latest Episodes

Building Stuyvesant Town: A Mid-Century Controvery

The mostly forgotten story of how New York's Stuyvesant Town took shape during the 1940s -- and was initially only open to white applicants.

62 MIN1 d ago
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Building Stuyvesant Town: A Mid-Century Controvery

Gangs of New York (Bowery Boys Movie Club)

Greg and Tom discuss Gangs of New York, the one-of-a-kind Martin Scorsese 2002 epic based on a 1927 history anthology by Herbert Asbury that celebrates the grit and grime of Old New York.

80 MIN2 w ago
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Gangs of New York (Bowery Boys Movie Club)

Haunted Houses of Old New York

Welcome to the unlucky 13th Annual Bowery Boys ghost stories podcast, where history combines with folklore for a bone-chilling listening experience.

73 MINOCT 18
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Haunted Houses of Old New York

The Forgotten Father of New York City

The Bowery Boys examine the life of Andrew Haswell Green, the most important forgotten New Yorker of the 19th century.

73 MINOCT 4
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The Forgotten Father of New York City

The Promenade and Preservation of Brooklyn Heights

Part Two of our Brooklyn Heights history series -- focusing on the big changes and challenges it faced in the 20th century, from the BQE and Promenade to its historic preservation.

59 MINSEP 20
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The Promenade and Preservation of Brooklyn Heights

The Story of Brooklyn Heights

This is the first of a two-part celebration of the history of Brooklyn Heights, a picturesque neighborhood of architectural wonder.

58 MINSEP 6
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The Story of Brooklyn Heights

Dr. Hosack's Enchanted Garden: Botany, Medicine, and Discovery in Old New York

In this episode we discuss Dr. David Hosack’s incredible life in science and botany with Victoria Johnson, author of the 2018 book, “American Eden, David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic.”

71 MINAUG 23
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Dr. Hosack's Enchanted Garden: Botany, Medicine, and Discovery in Old New York

Introducing Mob Queens

Check out Mob Queens, a new podcast from Stitcher! Mob stories are always all about the guys. But not this one. Anna Genovese is a New York drag club maven and bad-ass mob wife. Hollywood besties Jessica Bendinger (writer, Bring It On) and Michael Seligman (writer, RuPaul’s Drag Race) are obsessed. They piece together Anna's story, racing between speakeasies, mob informants and former drag queens. But will their heroine's secrets unlock more than they want to know about Anna... and themselves? Mob Queens is out NOW - listen wherever you get your podcasts.

6 MINAUG 19
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Introducing Mob Queens

Talking Trash: The NYC Department of Sanitation

In this fragrant episode, we chart the course to a safer, healthier city thanks to the men and women of the New York City Department of Sanitation, which was formed in the 1880s to combat a challenging humanitarian crisis.

70 MINAUG 9
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Talking Trash: The NYC Department of Sanitation

Saving the City: Women of the Progressive Era

A history of the bold Progressive Era women who saved the lives of thousands of people in need -- from the Lower East Side to Washington Heights, from Hell's Kitchen to Fort Greene.

59 MINJUL 26
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Saving the City: Women of the Progressive Era

Latest Episodes

Building Stuyvesant Town: A Mid-Century Controvery

The mostly forgotten story of how New York's Stuyvesant Town took shape during the 1940s -- and was initially only open to white applicants.

62 MIN1 d ago
Comments
Building Stuyvesant Town: A Mid-Century Controvery

Gangs of New York (Bowery Boys Movie Club)

Greg and Tom discuss Gangs of New York, the one-of-a-kind Martin Scorsese 2002 epic based on a 1927 history anthology by Herbert Asbury that celebrates the grit and grime of Old New York.

80 MIN2 w ago
Comments
Gangs of New York (Bowery Boys Movie Club)

Haunted Houses of Old New York

Welcome to the unlucky 13th Annual Bowery Boys ghost stories podcast, where history combines with folklore for a bone-chilling listening experience.

73 MINOCT 18
Comments
Haunted Houses of Old New York

The Forgotten Father of New York City

The Bowery Boys examine the life of Andrew Haswell Green, the most important forgotten New Yorker of the 19th century.

73 MINOCT 4
Comments
The Forgotten Father of New York City

The Promenade and Preservation of Brooklyn Heights

Part Two of our Brooklyn Heights history series -- focusing on the big changes and challenges it faced in the 20th century, from the BQE and Promenade to its historic preservation.

59 MINSEP 20
Comments
The Promenade and Preservation of Brooklyn Heights

The Story of Brooklyn Heights

This is the first of a two-part celebration of the history of Brooklyn Heights, a picturesque neighborhood of architectural wonder.

58 MINSEP 6
Comments
The Story of Brooklyn Heights

Dr. Hosack's Enchanted Garden: Botany, Medicine, and Discovery in Old New York

In this episode we discuss Dr. David Hosack’s incredible life in science and botany with Victoria Johnson, author of the 2018 book, “American Eden, David Hosack, Botany, and Medicine in the Garden of the Early Republic.”

71 MINAUG 23
Comments
Dr. Hosack's Enchanted Garden: Botany, Medicine, and Discovery in Old New York

Introducing Mob Queens

Check out Mob Queens, a new podcast from Stitcher! Mob stories are always all about the guys. But not this one. Anna Genovese is a New York drag club maven and bad-ass mob wife. Hollywood besties Jessica Bendinger (writer, Bring It On) and Michael Seligman (writer, RuPaul’s Drag Race) are obsessed. They piece together Anna's story, racing between speakeasies, mob informants and former drag queens. But will their heroine's secrets unlock more than they want to know about Anna... and themselves? Mob Queens is out NOW - listen wherever you get your podcasts.

6 MINAUG 19
Comments
Introducing Mob Queens

Talking Trash: The NYC Department of Sanitation

In this fragrant episode, we chart the course to a safer, healthier city thanks to the men and women of the New York City Department of Sanitation, which was formed in the 1880s to combat a challenging humanitarian crisis.

70 MINAUG 9
Comments
Talking Trash: The NYC Department of Sanitation

Saving the City: Women of the Progressive Era

A history of the bold Progressive Era women who saved the lives of thousands of people in need -- from the Lower East Side to Washington Heights, from Hell's Kitchen to Fort Greene.

59 MINJUL 26
Comments
Saving the City: Women of the Progressive Era

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