We know New York is an old city with aging infrastructure, but now we have an idea of just how vulnerable it is — not to mention how much it will cost to fix.
Randy Mastro will "fight you to the end," and you certainly don't want to "meet Randy down a dark alley." And that's just what the man leading Gov. Christie's internal review of Bridgegate wants you to know.
Five and a half months after Sandy, when Union Beach restaurant Jakeabob's Bay reopened at a temporary location in a different part of town, it was a scene of celebration. But business didn't return to pre-Sandy levels.
Saying that "the days of second-class citizens are over" and comparing fraternity pledging to Apartheid, the governing body for Sigma Alpha Epsilon has announced that it will ban pledging in its on-campus chapters. Brandon Weghorst, spokespoerson for Sigma Alpha Epsilon, discusses the proposed changes. Then Bloomberg News's David Glovin, who authored an investigation last year that called SAE the "deadliest US frat," explains whether the changes will have an affect on Greek life in general.
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The daughter of Allman Brothers founder Duane Allman talks about piecing together memories of her father, who was killed in a motorcycle accident at the age of 24, when Galadrielle was just two.
Neil deGrasse Tyson, astrophysicist with the American Museum of Natural History and host of the new series "Cosmos," discusses his work in astronomy, and takes questions from listeners. If you're worried about the multi-verse collapsing in on itself, don't worry -- he explains.
For years an internet term of art for revealing personal information online, "dox" suddenly entered the popular lexicon last week when Newsweek claimed it had discovered the founder of Bitcoin. But is this the right application of the term? What does doxxing actually mean?
Tune in Wed., March 12 at 8:30 p.m. ET for a live video webcast live from NPR Music's South By Southwest Showcase at Stubb's in Austin, Texas featuring St. Vincent, Damon Albarn, Kelis, Perfect Pussy and Eagulls.
You couldn’t make it to South By Southwest this year? That’s okay. Soundcheck's John Schaefer didn’t go either. So, what shall we do this week, here in New York City -- which is suddenly only the second-best musical center in the country? Well, here are some suggestions.
Bear's Den has built a cult following in England thanks to its heartfelt three-part harmonies, personal songwriting, and DIY approach -- right down to the custom hand-carved potato paw prints stamped on each CD. Watch the U.K. indie folk trio band perform in the Soundcheck studio.
Two all-star teams, including actor Mike Myers and NPR host Ophira Eisenberg, throw down over the two legendary bands at the New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.