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Leonard Lopate - Summer Stuff

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Host Leonard Lopate lets you in on the best conversations with writers, actors, ex-presidents, dancers, scientists, comedians, historians, grammarians, curators, filmmakers, and do-it-yourself experts.

Host Leonard Lopate lets you in on the best conversations with writers, actors, ex-presidents, dancers, scientists, comedians, historians, grammarians, curators, filmmakers, and do-it-yourself experts.
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New York, NY

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WNYC

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Host Leonard Lopate lets you in on the best conversations with writers, actors, ex-presidents, dancers, scientists, comedians, historians, grammarians, curators, filmmakers, and do-it-yourself experts.

Language:

English

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WNYC Radio PO Box 1550 New York, NY 10116-1550 646-829-3985


Episodes

Summer Stuff: Gardening with Gerard Lordahl

8/30/2011
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Gerard Lordahl, open space greening director of GrowNYC, tells us how to care for our plants—indoor and outdoor—for our final Summer Stuff segment. Do you have a question about how to keep your garden growing? Call us at 646-829-3985 or leave a comment below.

Duration:00:33:15

Summer Stuff: Camping

8/11/2011
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For this week’s Summer Stuff segment, Kristin Hostetter, Gear Editor for Backpacker magazine, tells us the best places to camp in the New York area, gives a rundown of essential gear and wilderness skills for campers and backpackers, and shares ideas about what foods to bring, what to cook, and how to camp—and backpack—most comfortably. On Friday and Saturday nights in July and August, families can camp with the Urban Park Rangers in city parks! Find out more information about Urban Family...

Duration:00:16:11

Summer Stuff: Seafood

8/5/2011
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Our Summer Stuff series continues with a look at more fun ways to enjoy summer in the city. This week, Chef Rebecca Charles of Pearl Oyster Bar tells how to pick, prepare, and enjoy summer seafood—from lobster to oysters to clams. She's the author of Lobster Rolls & Blueberry Pie: Three Generations of Recipes and Stories from Summers on the Coast of Maine, written with Deborah Di Clementi.

Duration:00:34:05

Summer Stuff: Out & About in New York

7/29/2011
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Our Summer Stuff series continues with a look at fun activities to do in New York City! New York Magazine Strategist editor Jon Steinberg and Time Out New York senior editor Amy Plitt give us a rundown of places to go, things to see, and even some food to eat if you’re feeling adventurous! Do you have a favorite summer activity in New York City? Leave a comment to tell us about it!

Duration:00:33:04

Summer Stuff: Picnics

7/21/2011
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We continue our Summer Stuff series with a look at the best picnic foods! James Oseland, editor-in-chief of Saveur magazine, tells us how to create, pack, and enjoy summer picnics. We’ll also talk about simple summer meals, at home or to-go. Check out some great summer recipes, below! Do you have picnic suggestions—favorite picnic foods or spots? Let us know!

Duration:00:15:07

Summer Stuff: Cocktails

7/15/2011
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We kick off our Summer Stuff series with a stiff drink! Allen Katz, of Southern Wine and Spirits, and Stan Parish, GQ assistant editor, stop by to discuss the perfect summer cocktail—from the classic poolside margarita to new concoctions to beat the heat. We’ll take your calls on how to mix what you have in your liquor cabinet. Check out some delicious summer drink recipes!

Duration:00:36:05