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  1. City Launches New Effort to E-'RAT'-icate RodentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 12 | WNYC-AM New York

    The de Blasio administration is embarking on a $32 million initiative to "e-RAT-icate" - in the mayor's words - the city's rodent population. The program targets three of the city's most-heavily infested areas - along the Grand Concourse in the Bronx; Chinatown, the East Villate and the Lower East Side in Manhattan; and Bedford-Stuyvesant and Bushwick in Brooklyn.


  2. Meet the Candidate: Nicole MalliotakisRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 6 | WNYC-AM New York

    In this Jan. 22, 2015 file photo, Assemblywoman Nicole Malliotakis, R-Staten Island, walks through the Assembly Chamber at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y. Paul Massey, a millionaire real estate sales executive, unexpectedly dropped out of the NYC mayoral race last week. This left Nicole Malliotakis as the presumptive Republican nominee.


  3. Keeping an Eye on Quickly Changing Sunset ParkRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 30 | WNYC-AM New York

    As part of WNYC's, The Affordability Project , WNYC reporters Jessica Gould and Paige Cowett are covering the struggle to afford living in Mott Haven, Bronx and Bay Street, Staten Island as costs of living rises. Gould and Cowett talk about a rapidly changing NYC neighborhood they have been covering: Sunset Park, Brooklyn .


  4. BBQ Tips From Expert PitmastersRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 26, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Mike Mills has been named one of America's top pitmasters, and is a four-time world barbecue champion who also co-founded the restaurants Blue Smoke and The Big Apple Barbecue. Mike Mills and Amy Mills will be at Pig Beach's Summer Guest Pitmaster Series June 27, starting at 5:00 P.M. at Pig Beach Brooklyn, 480 Union St., Brooklyn, NY.


  5. Sunset Park: So Hot Right NowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 21, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    WNYC has been taking a close look at affordability in New York, one neighborhood at a time. We're telling stories about how people make it in a city where prices for everything keep going up.


  6. Gig Alert: Final New York Phil With Alan Gilbert in Prospect Park, BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 16, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    After 8 years of leading the New York Philharmonic, Alan Gilbert conducts his final performance with the orchestra here in the city tonight. Appropriately, it's a free concert in the parks, specifically Brooklyn's Prospect Park, and the concert will include one of the most popular symphonies of all, Dvorak's New World Symphony, a piece that was written for the NY Phil in 1893.


  7. NY and NJ Democrats Lining Up to Challenge Republican CongressmenRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Dozens of Staten Island and Brooklyn residents left signs at the Bay Ridge office of Congressman Dan Donovan. They're calling on him to address their concerns about efforts to repeal Obamacare.


  8. Why New York's Immigration Court is Even Busier, with Fewer Judges, Under TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 5, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions has reassigned immigration judges from New York and other places to detention centers near the Mexican border There are 29 immigration judges assigned to court rooms in the Federal Building in Lower Manhattan. But as the number of pending cases grew from about 70,000 in January to nearly 80,000 this spring, more and more people have been coming to court only to discover they don't have judges.


  9. Mayor, Governor Vow to Do More on Climate After Paris Accord WithdrawalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    The new Kosciuszko Bridge between Brooklyn and Queens was lit green Thursday night in support of the Paris climate accord. Both Mayor Bill de Blasio and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo reacted forcefully to the president's withdrawal from the Paris climate accord, promising to reduce the city's and state's carbon footprints even without Washington's prodding.


  10. A Garden Is Bobbing off the Banks of BrooklynRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Swale, a floating garden on a barge, is free and open to the public to pick, plant and forage. It will be docked at Brooklyn Bridge Park until the end of June.


  11. Trump and Kushner's Little-Known Business PartnerRead the original story w/Photo

    May 25, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    The Watchtower in Brooklyn Heights is one of the most noticeable edifices in New York. It's a complex of buildings on a bluff above the East River, with a sign on top that flashes the time and temperature.


  12. Manafort's New York Property Purchases Under InvestigationRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Two of New York's top law enforcement officials are examining the real estate transactions of Donald Trump's one-time campaign manager, Paul Manafort. WNYC has confirmed that State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus Vance are each separately probing Manafort's property purchases.


  13. #3828: More Music for Pictures at an ExhibitionRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    For this New Sounds, listen to music inspired by some of the great painters of the 20th Century: Wassily Kandinsky, Joan MirA3, Egon Schiele, and Paul Klee. There's music by Joan LaBarbara and Brooklyn Rider, along with music by the chamber rock/post-rock group Rachel's and musical miniatures by drummer/composer Bobby Previte.


  14. Your Vote Didn't Count And the Board Didn't Tell You in Time to do Anything About ItRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    More than 168,000 people cast paper ballots at the polls in last fall's presidential election because their names did not appear on the voter rolls. The Board of Elections of the City of New York disqualified more than 78,000 of those ballots - and those votes did not count.


  15. David Ben-Gurion comes to New YorkRead the original story w/Photo

    May 10, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Premier David Ben-Gurion, right, of Israel smiles as he poses with a scroll of the city after it was presented to him by Mayor Vincent Impellitteri during ceremonies at New York's City Hall, 1951. David Ben-Gurion comes to New York in these two reports, one from City Hall, the other from the Waldorf-Astoria. 1 comment

  16. Richard Russo, Richard Bausch On Writing Short StoriesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    He'll be joined by fellow novelist Richard Bausch , who also recently published a new collection of 13 short stories called Richard Russo and Richard Bausch will appear on May 10 for a joint reading and Q&A at the Greenlight Bookstore t 7:30 p.m. Leonard Lopate hosts the conversation New Yorkers turn to each afternoon for insight into contemporary art, theater, and literature, plus expert tips about the ever-important lunchtime topic: food.


  17. Young Love In 'The Idiot'Read the original story w/Photo

    May 8, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Selin, the daughter of Turkish immigrants, develops a relationship with Ivan, an older Hungarian mathematics student, while exchanging emails. The novel is an exploration of early adulthood and a young woman's attempts to figure out her own identity.


  18. The Democratic House of ResistanceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 5, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    New York City's house members join to host a town hall on Monday and discuss how New Yorkers can get involved with #TheResistance. U.S. Representatives Yvette Clarke , Nydia VelA zquez , and Hakeem Jeffries , preview a town hall they are holding where they'll go over step-by-step instructions on how to elect progressive lawmakers in Washington and Albany.


  19. Connecting Generations Of RefugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 3, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    It tells the stories of four generations of a Palestinian family who are repeatedly displaced because of war and violence. -In conversation with Mira Jacob on May 4 at Greenlight Bookstore at 7:30 p.m. -For a reading on May 5 as part of PEN World Voices' "Language is My Home" from 7-8 p.m. at NYU's English Department Event Space - At the Asian American Writers' Workshop event, "The Personal in the Political," on May 8 at 7 p.m. Leonard Lopate hosts the conversation New Yorkers turn to each afternoon for insight into contemporary art, theater, and literature, plus expert tips about the ever-important lunchtime topic: food.


  20. The New Ferries Have Set Sail, and Yes, They Have WiFi. And Beer.Read the original story w/Photo

    May 1, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    The NYC Ferry service started Monday with a Rockaway, Queens, route . The area got priority because residents there have some of the city's longest commutes.


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