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Peter Greenberg Worldwide—The William Vale Hotel, Brooklyn, New York—June 24, 2017

Locations in this article:  Brooklyn, NY

This week, the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the largest, hippest, and fastest growing borough in New York City—Brooklyn—and the cutting edge, very cool The William Vale Hotel. David Scowsill of the World Travel & Tourism Council talks about world travel in the age of Trump, from perceived travel bans to global fear. Scott McCartney, Travel Editor of The Wall Street Journal, discusses how the airlines now make more money from their frequent flyer programs than they do from normal airline operations, and which airlines are the best and worst at making award seats available to passengers. Brooklyn Historian Ron Schweger drops by to talk about some hidden Brooklyn history, with a special look at the Victorian homes of Flatbush. Carolyn Murnick, Senior Editor at New York Magazine, discusses the culinary explosion taking place in Brooklyn, where food has become synonymous with entertainment. The biggest deal these days is all the tuna poke establishments opening all over the borough, and she recommends walking across the Brooklyn Bridge, at least once. Freddie Pikovsky, Founder and CEO at Off Track Planet, discusses the local booming art scene; and in the spirit of the old Brooklyn Dodgers, Roy Berger talks about baseball history and his new book, Big League Dream. There’s all of that and more as the Peter Greenberg Worldwide Radio Show broadcasts from the William Vale Hotel in Brooklyn.

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