The Bowery Boys 2015 Podcasts: From Billie Holiday to New Year’s Eve

Thank you for making 2015 our greatest year ever! Much excitement on the way for 2016 including the release of the first-ever Bowery Boys book. Relive the year by re-visiting some of our shows from the past 12 months..  You can find them all on iTunes, on streaming services like TuneIn and Stitcher or you can listen to them straight from our Libsyn satellite site.

Episode #176
Billie Holiday’s New York

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Courtesy Columbia Records
Courtesy Columbia Records

Episode #177
The Big History of Little Italy

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Photo by Jacob Riis, 1895, courtesy Museum of City of New York
Photo by Jacob Riis, 1895, courtesy Museum of City of New York

Episode #178
The Crystal Palace: America’s First World’s Fair

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The view from one of the naves, looking towards the George Washington statue. Courtesy New York Public Library
The view from one of the naves, looking towards the George Washington statue. Courtesy New York Public Library

Episode #179
The Fight for Bryant Park

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Wurts Brothers, 1955-1965, Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
Wurts Brothers, 1955-1965, Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

Episode #180
The Chelsea Piers and the Age of the Ocean Liner

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Episode #181 Park Slope and the Story of Brownstone Brooklyn
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Montauk Club, 1905, Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
Montauk Club, 1905, Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

Episode #182
Mae West: Sex on Broadway

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Episode #183 
Orchard Street: Life on the Lower East Side

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Courtesy Library of Congress
Courtesy Library of Congress

Episode #184 
The Flatiron Building: A Story From Three Sides

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Episode #185 
Adventures on Governors Island
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Courtesy Museum of the City of New York
Courtesy Museum of the City of New York

Episode #186 
Hell’s Kitchen: New York’s Wild West

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Episode #187 
Super City: NYC and the History of Comic Books
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Episode #188 
The Murder of Stanford White
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Episode #189 
TAXI: A History of the New York City Taxicab
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Episode #190 
The Curious Case of Typhoid Mary
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Episode #191 
The Great Fire of 1776
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Episode #192 
Haunted Landmarks of New York
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Episode #193
Party on St. Mark’s Place!
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Episode #194 
Nellie Bly: Undercover in the Madhouse
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Episode #195
Midnight in Times Square: New Year’s Eve in New York City
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