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Networked New York: This Friday at NYU!

What are the challenges of presenting the history of New York in a digital landscape? How does technology make New York history richer? The Project on New York Writing, the Colloquium in American Literature and Culture, and the Workshop in Archival Practice at New York University is presenting an all-day conference this Friday, March 9, […]

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The Bowery Boys back catalog — fully illustrated!

Above: How people used to listen to podcasts in the 1930s.  If you’ve been listening to our latest podcasts and want to take a dip into our history, episodes #3-#50 are available on a second podcast RSS feed: NYC History: Bowery Boys Archive. You can subscribe to that feed at the link or go to […]

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The Bowery Boys — now on Australian radio!

At the New York World’s Fair 1939-40: Australia makes a stylish, woolen debut, thanks to renown designer Douglas Annand. (Photo by Robert Coates, courtesy the Powerhouse Museum. You can check out other images of this curious pavilion here.)  After many years as a mere podcast, The Bowery Boys: New York City History will be making […]

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The Bowery Boys Year In Review — and the 1,000th post!

Here’s a listing of all the podcasts we recorded in 2011. This year we followed New York’s contribution to electricity and film, bridged the Narrows and took to the sky, revisited the Revolutionary War via the city’s most influential tavern, and spent the summer surviving riots and conspiracies cooked up during the Civil War. If […]

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Finally, the Bowery Boys look good on mobile devices!

Not sure why this took me forever to set up, but you can finally read our blog on your mobile devices without any awkward scrolling or squinting your eyes. Just visit www.boweryboyspodcast.com (www.theboweryboys.blogspot.com) on your phones to check it out! I’m also in the planning stages of creating an actual mobile app, but until that […]