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(Credit: Bernard Bernstein (b. 1928), Hanukkah lamp, 1999. Sterling silver. The New-York Historical Society.)

Chanukah Celebrations Highlight Silversmith Bernard Bernstein’s Craft

At the 92nd Street Y, Bernard Bernstein crafts and teaches Judaica — Jewish ceremonial objects.

12/15/2014

Sugar Hill apartment complex in Harlem (credit: Jane Tillman Irving/WCBS 880)

Low-Income Residents Grateful To Find A Home At New Sugar Hill Complex In Harlem

There were 48,000 applicants for the 124 apartments — about one-fifth of them set aside for the formerly homeless.

11/23/2014

Song writer and children's author Sandra Boynton (Credit Sandra Boynton via Facebook)

Song Writer Puts New Twist On Children’s Music

Her latest piece called “Frog In Trouble” is country music. It’s a little cowboy and a little honky tonk, like Ben Folds on Broken Piano.

12/22/2013

March On Washington Anniversary

Mayoral Candidates Join Tens Of Thousands In March On National Mall

Tens of thousands of people — including three New York City mayoral candidates — participated Saturday in a march on the National Mall ahead of the anniversary of the 1963 March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom.

08/24/2013

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Obama’s Second Inauguration Marks Significant Historical Confluence

The inauguration ceremony on Monday coincides with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day, and this year also marks 150 years since President Abraham Lincoln delivered the Emancipation Proclamation.

01/19/2013

New York City Fire Museum (via Jane Tillman Irving / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Special Series On Hudson Square: The NYC Fire Museum

Hudson Square is within walking distance of the World Trade Center site and the 9/11 Memorial. At one institution that fact is never forgotten

07/12/2012

City Winery - New York, NY (via Jane Tillman Irving / WCBS 880)

WCBS 880 Special Series On Hudson Square: City Winery

Making wine in New York City is not a matter of having acres of vineyard outside your door, WCBS 880’s Jane Tillman Irving reported.

07/11/2012

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WCBS 880’s Hudson Square Series: The Architecture and The Children’s Museum Of The Arts At 345 Hudson Street

The museum’s executive director, Dave Kaplan, said what really makes it special is the “hands-on art making.”

07/10/2012

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Discovering The Historic Hudson Square Neighborhood

WCBS 880 listeners are no doubt familiar with the phrase “Live from the CBS Hudson Square broadcast center,” but many people don’t even know where Hudson Square is.

07/08/2012

New-York Historical Society - New York, NY (file / credit: NYHS)

New-York Historical Society Reopens After $65 Million Renovation

New York City’s oldest museum has shed its vault-like exterior for a luminous facade that invites the public to peer in, explore its vast treasures and experience them like never before through loads of new and fun interactive features.

11/11/2011

Nutcracker Figures - File / Photo: Sean Gallup/Getty Images

It Wouldn’t Be The Holidays Without ‘The Nutcracker’

It’s unmistakable – the Sugarplum Fairy’s solo in Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet.

12/17/2010

56 Hamilton Terrace - New York, NY - File / Photos: Prudential Douglas Elliman Real Estate

Harlem Real Estate Agent’s Passion For Fashion

Real estate broker Lana Turner will tell you she does not own a pair of “dungarees.” In September, to attract more potential buyers, she said, “I thought ‘Well, why not bring my vintage clothes in?’.”

11/08/2010