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  1. Life After A Dance CareerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 4 | WNYC-AM New York

    Former professional ballet dancers Wendy Whelan and Virginia Johnson join us to discuss life after a career in dance. Whelan, who had a 30-year career with the New York City Ballet , is the inaugural Lida Orzeck Distinguished Artist-in-Residence at Barnard.


  2. On the Firing of Preet Bharara, There's one New Yorker with No CommentRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 13, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and NYPD Commissioner James O'Neill joined forces on Monday to announce the city's new plan to combat the opioid epidemic. But the duo parted ways when it came to talking about Bharara's sudden departure from the Southern district.


  3. De Blasio's Latest Homeless Plan Faces ObstaclesRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 7, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Mayor de Blasio announced his latest plan to address the homeless crisis by building 90 new shelters last week. When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced his latest plan to address the homeless crisis last week, he said the shelter he's opening in Crown Heights next month is a perfect example of what he's trying to achieve.


  4. Mayor Touts Plans to Make NYC More AffordableRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio touted his plans to address the city's "affordability crisis" during his annual State of the City address. In his address Monday night at the Apollo Theater in Harlem, the Democratic mayor discussed his concern that New Yorkers are afraid they can't afford to live in the city they love.


  5. If Newark Becomes Next Brooklyn, What Will Happen to Renters?Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Alikah Greeen lives in Newark's South Ward, about 10 minutes from the revitalization projects in downtown Newark Newark residents have been hoping for a comeback for decades - ever since the so-called rebellion of the late 1960s left parts of the city destroyed, and prompted tens of thousands of its resident to pull up roots and leave. "My entire life, I've been waiting for a renaissance to come around the corner that was so difficult to show up," said Newark Mayor Ras Baraka.


  6. Protests, Large and Small, Usher in Trump PresidencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Donald Trump has not enacted policy yet, but people are organizing to fight his agenda. Some even say that his rhetoric, ideas and sensational tweets are helpful to mobilization efforts.


  7. Restaurant Reviewers, Marcus Samuelsson, Navigating the World of SpicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Lemon Chicken with Green Harissa and Roast Eggplant Puree New York Times restaurant critic Pete Wells , New York Magazine 's chief restaurant critic Adam Platt and Kate Krader , food editor at Bloomberg Pursuits, join us to talk about the latest restaurant trends that have popped up over the past year, as well as the art of reviewing. James Beard Award-winning chef and restaurateur Marcus Samuelsson on his cookbook The Red Rooster Cookbook: The Story of Food and Hustle in Harlem .


  8. Marcus Samuelsson's HarlemRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 6, 2017 | WNYC-AM New York

    Marcus Samuelsson holding a whole fried chicken . Through essays and recipes, he details his vision of Red Rooster, his Harlem restaurant that blends influences from African-American cuisine, and the cooking traditions of Spanish, African and Caribbean immigrants.


  9. The MTA's Proposed $3 Subway Ride Comes Under FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 9, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    One would hold the fare at $2.75, but reduce the MetroCard bonus. The second option would increase the cost of a single ride to $3 and increase the bonus when you put $6 dollars or more on the card.


  10. 'The Apollo Is Not a Museum': A New Creative Vision for The Apollo TheaterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    But like many arts organizations in New York, the 82-year-old Harlem institution has struggled to stay relevant in the new century. Back in May, the Apollo announced it was bringing on Kamilah Forbes as its next executive producer.


  11. Comptroller Stringer's Economic VisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer in front of a vacant lot in East Harlem that he said the city had owned since the 1970s. Amid speculation of a mayoral run against Bill de Blasio, Scott Stringer , New York City comptroller, lays out his economic vision for the city.


  12. Designing Smarter, Safer Cities for an Urban FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 14, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    A man walks into the Savoy Park apartment complex on December 3, 2008 in Harlem, New York. The Well Tempered City: What Modern Science, Ancient Civilizations, and Human Nature Teach Us About the Future of Urban Life , Jonathan F. P. Rose , founder of Jonathan Rose Companies , an investment, development and urban planning firm, presents a five-pronged model for how to design and reshape our cities with the goal of equalizing of creating opportunities and building sustainable communities.


  13. Neither Ice Blocks Nor Cooling Centers Protect New Yorkers Entirely from Heat RisksRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 8, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    For 10 days that summer, outdoor temperatures rocketed above 90 degrees Fahrenheit, reaching up to 120 degrees inside old brick tenement buildings. Ice companies jacked up the price of ice, horses fainted by the hundreds, and by the end of the heat wave, nearly 1,500 New Yorkers had died.


  14. What's Happening to Our Supermarkets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 25, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    From Park Slope to East Harlem, supermarkets in New York City are closing. Charles Platkin , Executive Director of the New York City Food Policy Center at Hunter College, explains the complex issues that contribute to supermarket closures around the city and how the closures affect the people who live in the surrounding neighborhoods.


  15. Police Reformers Uncertain Of New NYPD CommissionerRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 3, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Incoming NYPD commissioner James O'Neill with his predecessor Bill Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio At a time when New York City is grappling with how to best repair the relationship between police and communities of color, Mayor Bill De Blasio has appointed an old-school, white, Irish cop as the next police commissioner. Chief of Department James O'Neill is set to take over the NYPD when Commissioner William J. Bratton steps down next month.


  16. Life in New York Public Housing: No AC, but Maybe a Fan Blowing Soot from Outside the WindowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Michelle Holmes and her daughter Raelene live on the 6th floor of a public housing complex without AC. They can't afford it.


  17. Millennial Radio Station Tackles Violence By and Against PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    Members of the Let Your Voice Be Heard! Radio team. Selena Hill, bottom right, and Stanely Fritz top left.


  18. This Week in Politics: Race to Replace Rangel Gets RealRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 24, 2016 | WNYC-AM New York

    U.S. Representative Charles Rangel on stage at the AIDS Walk 2014 in Central Park, New York City on Sunday, May 18, 2014. In New York's upcoming congressional primary, we're guaranteed to see change in a district that hasn't seen a new representative in decades.


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