A Great Big City โ€” New York City News, History, and Events

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31: Manhattanhenge Sundown and the '77 Blackout

July 12th, 2019

18:08

30: The Statue of Liberty Climber and the Central Park Explosion

July 5th, 2019

18:20
  • Moving the Fourth of July fireworks back to the Brooklyn Bridge for the first time since 2014 went off without any problems, although it did leave a โ€ฆ

29: The Stonewall Uprising and a Bigfoot Blimp

June 28th, 2019

18:15
  • In a preliminary report, the NTSB has released details this week on the June 10th crash of a helicopter atop the AXA Equities building in Midtown.

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28: A Hollow Nickel and Legal E-Bikes

June 21st, 2019

23:32
  • No new information on the Midtown helicopter crash as the NTSB continues their investigation, but the incident has stoked local officials to โ€ฆ

23: Terrorism Arrests, Hands Across America, and a Stan Lee Statue

May 17th, 2019

16:08

Over the years, there have been three major terror arrests just the month of May, 8, 9, and 10 years ago:

22: Marilyn Monroe, Wegmans in Brooklyn, Measles Outbreak Update

May 15th, 2019

19:52
  • We looked at the city's number of measles cases last week on episode 21, and new numbers this week show that the outbreak continues to grow. Within โ€ฆ

21: Measles in New York, a Deadly Harlem Fire, and an Asteroid Impact

May 9th, 2019

17:54
  • The measles outbreak continues to grow as new cases are identified. According to the city health department, there have been 466 confirmed cases of โ€ฆ

20: NYC Event Planner for the weekend of May 3rd

May 3rd, 2019

13:11
Event Planner for the weekend of May 3rd

19: A New Macy's Tower, the Empire State Building, and Grant's Tomb

April 26th, 2019

22:18

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18: The Etan Patz Investigation, Possible St. Patrick's Arson is Stopped, and Subway Tokens Get Modernized

April 19th, 2019

19:35

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16: Congestion Pricing, Blimp Disaster, and the Twin Towers

April 5th, 2019

20:06

13: Hudson Yards, Manhattan's Last Neighborhood

March 15th, 2019

12:53

Hudson Yards opens Friday, March 15th, with the public being able to visit the new shopping mall and food court, the massive sculpture of stairs โ€ฆ

10: Staten Island Builds a Wall, Trump is Voted Off, and Times Square Expands

February 25th, 2019

13:07

Welcome to A Great Big City News, episode 10: Staten Island Builds a Wall, Trump is Voted Off, and Times Square Expands

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8: The Beatles Meet NY, Empty Skyscrapers, and Travel Tips from 1977.

February 9th, 2019

14:03

Welcome to A Great Big City News, episode 8. Today: The Beatles Meet NY, Empty Skyscrapers, and Travel Tips from 1977.

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7: Thirteenth Avenue Becomes a Beach, NTSB Limo Investigation, and Staten Island Chuck.

February 5th, 2019

12:56

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6: Groundhog Day, The Raven is Published, and Waze Navigates the Tunnels.

January 30th, 2019

10:56

Learn about New York's various famous groundhogs, hear the first review of 'The Raven', and follow Waze underground on AGBC News episode 6!

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5: Subway Car Problems, A Long-Distance Phone Call, and Ride a Lime

January 26th, 2019

14:18

Today: The latest news, this week in history, upcoming events, and our concert calendar.

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4: The 747 Takes Flight, Fraunces Tavern Bombing, and Government Shutdown Resources

January 23rd, 2019

12:47

Welcome to A Great Big City News, Episode 4: The 747 Takes Flight, Fraunces Tavern Bombing, and Government Shutdown Resources

3: Cleaner Food Carts, Lunar Eclipse, and a City of Millionaires.

January 20th, 2019

9:34

Welcome to A Great Big City News, recorded Sunday, January 20. Today: Cleaner food carts, a lunar eclipse, and a city of millionaires.

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2: Sullenberger Sails the Hudson, Tappan Zee Falls, and NYC Tourism Reaches New Heights

January 17th, 2019

8:14

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1: New Ferry Routes, a Pricey Penthouse, and the Miracle on the Hudson

January 15th, 2019

7:41
History and Top Stories for the week of January 14
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