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LISTEN: Andrew Cuomo Says Cities Are in Trouble in a ‘Post-Covid World’

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The former governor won’t say if he voted for Letitia James, but he’s got lots to say about how the Democratic Party has lost the script on crime as he says people tell him they “are afraid of the feeling I get in the city,” and much more.

From FAQ NYC
On November 6, 2022

‘Same As It Always Is’—Manny Kirchheimer’s New York, and His Pandemic Time Warp

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“New York is so rich, and I couldn’t afford to travel so New York became my movie set.”

From FAQ NYC
On October 9, 2022
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From Emperor of the City to ‘Total Humiliation’

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Biographer Andrew Kirtzman joins FAQ NYC’s Weekend Edition to talk about his quarter century covering “America’s mayor” and the inevitable question: What happened to Rudy Giuliani?

From FAQ NYC
On October 2, 2022
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The Overwhelming Seductions of New York

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Former MTA chief and NY lieutenant governor Richard Ravitch (who’s also a donor to The City) and Volcker Alliance senior director William Glasgall join the pod to break down their warning in the Daily News about the fiscal cliffs ahead.

From FAQ NYC
On September 16, 2022
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Arsenic and Old Apartments

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Greg Smith rejoins the pod to explain how he found out about the city tests showing arsenic in the water at NYCHA’s Jacob Riis houses before anyone informed Mayor Adams or the tenants about them, and to break down everything we still don’t know about what happened here.

From FAQ NYC
On September 7, 2022
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Dangerousness and the District Attorney

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After 211 episodes FAQ NYC is now officially part of THE CITY, the nonprofit newsroom all about New York and for New Yorkers.

From FAQ NYC
On August 3, 2022
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The First Responders the FDNY Left Behind

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De Blasio is out, sharks are in, and lieutenant paramedic Anthony Almjoera joins the pod to talk about Riding the Lightning, his new book about his wrenching pandemic year, how he thinks the FDNY let down and left behind medical first responders, and much more. WARNING: This episode includes conversation about suicide and suicidal thoughts.

From FAQ NYC
On July 21, 2022
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Weather Review: New York City, May 15, 2022

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A man stopped and exclaimed at the light coming in from above.

From Hmm Weekly
On July 25, 2022
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Summer in the City

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From secret lairs to Covid lessons not learned in 20 minutes flat.

From FAQ NYC
On July 13, 2022
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Brooklyn’s Bad Machine

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Reporter George Joseph joins Katie and Harry to discuss his reporting on the Brooklyn Democratic machine and a tough election for its boss, Rodneyse Bichotte Hermelyn.

From FAQ NYC
On July 6, 2022
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Weather Review: New York City, May 8, 2022

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A rat ambled along the shore, foraging in the open.

From Hmm Weekly
On June 30, 2022
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Weather Review: New York City, May 1, 2022

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A green mist of new leaves rose along the abrupt slope of Morningside Avenue.

From Hmm Weekly
On June 27, 2022
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A Big Personality, Thin Skin and a Low Bar

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A few thoughts on Eric Adams’ relationship with the press, and then a bunch more on New York City’s budget and political picture.

From FAQ NYC
On June 16, 2022
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