219: Season 4, Episode 1

Season 4 — By on December 23, 2011 11:03 am


Jewelry for the Home

Produced and reported by Jenny Hamblett


After more than a century, Guerin Foundry is using 19th century methods to decorate 21st century homes. 219 West Reporter Jenny Hamblett takes you on a tour of New York City’s last surviving factory.

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If You Game It There

Produced and reported by Thomas Chan

Video game directors are the latest crowd of artists to come to New York City in search of fame and fortune. 219 West Reporter Thomas Chan visits a new venue for video arts in Williamsburg, Brooklyn.

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I Love BKLYN

Produced by Tamy Cozier

Brooklyn is quickly taking the No. 1 spot as the hip and trendy borough of New York City. Now, residents and visitors are using clothes to show their pride for Brooklyn.

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Marimacho: The New Dandy

Produced and reported by Amy Stretton

Bowties, tailored suits and button downs aren’t usually associated with women’s fashion. But founders of the Brooklyn-based brand Marimacho have created a line of clothing for women who prefer a more dandy approach to dress

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Kalunga Connection

Produced and reported by Brenda Gonzalez

The Dominican Republic and Haiti share the island of Hispaniola. Despite their differences in language, tradition and customs, they share a passion for music. In New York City, the music group Kalunga is helping these two communities reconnect to their common roots.

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Feast of San Gennaro

Interview by Judy Le

This year marks the 85th anniversary of Little Italy’s Feast of San Gennaro. But 10 years ago, the festival was canceled for the first time ever, just days after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center. John Fratta, president of the Little Italy Restoration Association, tells 219 West Reporter Judy Le why the decision was made to cancel the feast, which has been a New York City tradition since 1926.
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