MEGAN BASHAM, HOST: It was a typically busy Saturday inside Patsy’s Pizzeria in East Harlem. Armando Markaj was shuttling pizzas to tabletops, as had many a Saturday for the last 9 years working his way through medical school.
NICK EICHER, HOST: For this story, we need to make a small adjustment. The music you’re hearing comes from the Handel and Haydn Society season finale at Boston’s Symphony Hall one Sunday ago.
NICK EICHER, HOST: You’ve heard about the hot jobs economy: another month, another 200,000-plus jobs added, the April unemployment rate’s now the best in half a century.