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July 14, 2017 at 5:30 am

Are our subway lines actually getting worse? We’re digging for answers with “New York Times” Transit reporter Emma Fitzsimmons. It was 40 years ago that the great blackout of 1977 occurred. We’re looking back at a night that changed New York. Our “Summer of Adventure” takes us to the jewel of the harbor: Governors Island. Footage of JFK’s legendary Inaugural […]

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July 13, 2017 at 6:30 pm

It was 40 years ago that the great blackout of 1977 occurred.  Our neighbors seen at their best, and worst; as a city already on the edge of economic collapse, stalked by a serial killer, and in the middle of a heatwave was plunged headlong into the heart of darkness accompanied by looting and arson.  We’re looking back at a […]

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July 13, 2017 at 5:30 am

As track work continues at Penn Station, a commuter steps forward with his own scary story of being trapped on the F train.  Find out what he’s now doing to ensure your safety.  Neolithic, not natural, awe-inspiring.  It’s Manhattanhenge!  And the Tony award-winning look back at the war years:  the fantastic new Broadway show “Bandstand”.   Our Summer of Adventure barrels […]

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July 12, 2017 at 6:30 pm

The Tony award-winning look back at the war years:  “Bandstand” is the first Broadway production to be ‘Six” certified by “Got Your 6“, a non-profit organization that works to empower veterans and make sure they get a fair and accurate portrayal on screen and on stage. We’ve got your ticket and two of its stars.  

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July 12, 2017 at 5:30 am

The transit meltdown many expected didn’t happen yesterday much to the surprise of everyone including the MTA, but that was only day one.  We’ve got your latest on this summer’s “Days of Delays.”  Were you expecting to see the old Kosciuszko Bridge demolished today?  If so you weren’t alone.  The cause of many traffic jams is still standing, and we’ll […]

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