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You'll be surprised by Tiffany's 170-year history as a vanguard in New York luxury. See how they went from selling horse whips to world class diamonds. And what makes Audrey Hepburn and Breakfast At Tiffany's particularly important to the fate of this upscale retailer? www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 38_Tiffany__Co..m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:46 PM

We've never done such a saucy show -- full of sex, lies, and petticoats. Meet Henry Ward Beecher, Brooklyn Heights' most notorious resident, and find out about the fascinating and provocative history of the church that turned him into a national celebrity. www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 37_Henry_Ward_Beecher_and_Plymouth_Church.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 6:23 PM

What was life like in New York during the British occupation during the Revolutionary War? Overcrowding, prison ships, food shortages, spies ... and theater? www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 36_Life_In_British_New_York_1776-83.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 9:45 PM

It's 1776 and revolution is in the air! Join the Bowery Boys as we tackle the British invasion and takeover of New York. www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 35_The_British_Invasion_1776.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:09 AM

The Bowery Boys stop for a nosh at three Jewish culinary stalwarts of the Lower East Side -- Katz Delicatessen (a movie-friendly dining experience), Russ and Daughters (a tale of herring and girl power) and the Yonah Schimmel Knishery (and its surprising connection to Coney Island). www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 34_Katz_Delicatessen.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:06 AM

It's 1964, and we're heading out to Flushing Meadows, Queens, where Robert Moses has constructed the World's Fair of his dreams -- for a second time. Join us for this tale of yesterday's World of Tomorrow... www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 33_Worlds_Fair_of_1964-65.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:04 AM

The biggest surprise behind the revolutionary creation of the Museum of Modern Art is that the characters who put it together were almost as colorful as the art they championed. Tag along as we peek behind the canvas of New York's oldest temple of the avant garde. PLUS: We debut our first Bowery Girl! www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 32_Museum_of_Modern_Art.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 1:09 AM

Castle Clinton, built to defend New York City from a war that never arrived, has worn a lot of hats in its almost 200 year history; it's been a performance hall, an immigration center and an aquarium! And you can find it in Battery Park, today host to a variety of monuments and made from the materials of ole Fort Amsterdam. www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 31_Battery_Park_and_Castle_Clinton.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:56 AM

Cooper Union is one of New York City's more storied institutions, not only fostering the best and brightest of art and architecture, but playing host to presidents and activists. Also, find out a little about its amazingly resourceful founder, Peter Cooper. www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 30_Peter_Cooper_and_Cooper_Union.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 12:54 AM

The Bowery Boys explore the story and the family behind the Brooklyn Bridge, one of New York's most treasured landmarks -- caissons, anchorages and all. www.boweryboyspodcast.com
Direct download: 29_Brooklyn_Bridge.m4a
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:33 AM