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What Is the City But Its People?
The walking revolution spreads across the country, from New York City parks to the rugged canyon trails of Orange County. Along the way, meet Maryland's Iverson Mall Walkers..
We witness first hand the pedestrian experience over a century ago on the doublewide sidewalks of old New York, then traverse the present day parks of Manhattan including a visit to a vibrant public space where we’re surprised to find out that not every park is green.
We meet a new breed of therapist who uses walking to heal the mind and later discover that the road to happiness is best traveled on foot.
The rugged canyons of Orange County, California are brought closer to home on a spectacular hike that can’t be experienced through the windshield of a car.
We walk the streets of Portland and peek in on Portlandia, with former Mayor and current television star Sam Adams.
What do cigarettes and walking have in common? Prepare to be surprised in a unique juxtaposition of 20th century advertising and 21st century medical facts.
And finally we spend a little quality time with the Iverson Mall Walkers, an uncommon group of people who will line dance their way into your heart.
Season 2, Episode 1
Episode 1 of Season 2 travels from the Penn and Teller Theatre in Las Vegas to the unknown buildings of New York to an unusual classroom in Los Angeles and across the Atlantic to a beach in the Netherlands where magical creatures walk powered by the wind.
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Season 2 Episode 4 of City Walk races to the top of the highest building west of the Mississippi, takes to the bike path with drummer and composer Stewart Copeland, scours the scrappy streets of downtown Las Vegas, treks back to when Pedestrianism was the #1 sport in America, and uncovers the hidden connection between exercise and medicine.
Season 2, Episode 2
This episode features a visit to Ocean View Gardens in West L.A.; city hill walks in San Francisco; Walk & Talk Therapy in Central Park; transportation and urban development in Las Vegas; a talk with animator Bill Plympton; and the MoonWalk in New York City.
"City Walk" hikes the Pacific Crest Trail with Reese Witherspoon, takes a walk with a doc in San Diego, travels by foot across Copenhagen, joins a heartwarming game of soccer before hitting the rails to trails in Washington, D.C. and the streets of West Hollywood like you’ve never seen before.
Season 2, Episode 3
This episode explores the streets of Los Angeles by foot, bicycle, and Space Shuttle with a special segment on actor Luke Wilson's journey following space shuttle Endeavor's 3-day crawl from LAX to its final stop at The California Science Center.
Walking = Falling Forward
Learn why your foot is a superhero as "City Walk" takes you on walks around the racetrack, NYC under the moon, and beyond.
In this special health and fitness episode of "City Walk," family physician and past President of the American College of Sports Medicine Dr. Bob Sallis gives facts that promote physical fitness as a reliable antidote to the many conditions caused by sedentary lifestyles.
Explorations at 3MPH
In this episode of "City Walk," saunter the shorelines of Manhattan, travel the U.S. in a Chevrolet, stroll the art galleries and museums of Pasadena, and even visit a beach in the Netherlands where magical creatures walk powered by the wind. Also, join tens of thousands of people as they shut down the streets of Los Angeles for CicLAvia, a colorful 15-mile bike ride to the sea to celebrate a day without cars.
We’re exposed to Atar Shorer’s meticulous recruitment of Yinon, and a new direction in Haim and Iris’s investigation leads them to “Operation Judas”, which brings them to confront Ze’ev on the subject.