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December 16, 2015 at 9:56 am

City Councilman Corey Johnson shares his efforts to grow affordable housing to his Mid-Manhattan district amid rising rates of homelessness across the city. We also bring you the best Christmas lights in the area. We know where they are and we’re sharing our list. And Chef Lidia Bastianich helps us get into the holiday cooking spirit with her favorite Christmas recipes.

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November 12, 2015 at 6:38 pm

We take you back to 1969, a year of change for New York City. First, pioneering LGBT advocate and journalist Mark Segal joins us to talk about what really happened at the Stonewall Uprising. Then, attorney, reporter and talk show host Geraldo Rivera discusses the founding of the revolutionary Puerto Rican activist organization, the Young Lords.

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November 02, 2015 at 6:22 pm

We talk to House Infrastructure Committee Member Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about our region’s aging infrastructure and the debate to fund it. Plus, we’re joined by former Mayor David Dinkins, the first African American to ever hold the city’s top post. And we speak with Pulitzer Prize-Winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger about his new book, “Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry.”

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