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  1. The Bowery Boys & New York's Hidden HistoryRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 19, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Life Is Beautiful: A 1910s street scene in the area of today's Little Italy. , shares guides to the best local hidden history spots at Hell's Kitchen and Columbus Circle, the Bowery and Astor Place, Tribeca and Foley Square, Chinatown and Little Italy and more.

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  2. Dim Sum: Dumplings & Buns that Make the Perfect BiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 11, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    From the cavernous Chinatown restaurants where carts of dumplings are wheeled around, waiting to be pointed to and picked up like an eager single teenager at the prom, to foie gras, flank steak and braised duck chins, dim sum is a changing force in Chinese cuisine in this country. Dim sum takes years to master, seconds to eat, and contains within its tapioca wrapper the history of waves of Cantonese immigration.

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  3. The Gang Wars that Ruled ChinatownRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Demand for opium, gambling, and prostitution combined with a bloated and corrupt city government were defining features of New York's Chinatown during the 1930s, which created the conditions for rival gangs, or tongs , to thrive there. Historian Scott Seligman 's latest book, , tells the story of the gang wars that engulfed New York's Chinatown during the first few decades of the 20th century.

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  4. Witnessing Abuse as an Undercover Prison Guard, Decoding Political LanguageRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Inmates from California pass through a metal detector under the watchful eye of a guard at the Florence Correctional Center, a prison operated by Corrections Corporation of America in Florence, Ariz. Journalist Shane Bauer spent four months working undercover as a private prison guard and details his in-depth investigation for Mother Jones.

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  5. How Downtown Manhattan Wants to Create More Integrated SchoolsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Click the player above to hear our story about a renewed effort to better integrate schools in one part of Manhattan. Click here to see how new admissions rules could change where students in District 1 go to school.

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