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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?


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41:33 | May 29th

EPISODE 329 Did you know that the first modern ambulance -- as in a 'mobile hospital' -- was invented in New York City? On June 4, 1869, America’s first ambulance service went into operation from B...Show More

40:24 | May 22nd

EPISODE 328 New Yorkers eat a LOT of Chinese food and have enjoyed Chinese cuisine ‚Äď either in a restaurant or as takeout ‚Äď for well over 130 years. Chinese food entered the regular diet of the city b...Show More
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36:40 | May 18th

EPISODE 327 This is Part Two of a special Bowery Boys podcast event featuring the voices of our listeners. What makes New York feel like home ‚ÄĒ whether you live here or not? Why do people feel comf...Show More

38:29 | May 15th

EPISODE 326 A special episode featuring the listeners of the Bowery Boys: New York City History podcast. What makes New York feel like home -- whether you live here or not? What is that indefin...Show More

42:29 | May 8th

EPISODE 325 In 1858, during two terrible nights of violence in September, the needs of the few outweighed the needs of the many when a community, endangered for decades and ignored by the state, final...Show More
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