Monday, July 18, 2011
What music would you like to hear as you think about the events of 10 years ago? What music would you like to share with your fellow New Yorkers?
Sunday, June 12, 2011
Protesters gathered in front of Congressman Anthony Weiner's Kew Gardens office on Sunday called for his resignation in the wake of the sexting scandal in which the Congressman is currently embroiled. But as they chanted, Weiner supporters quickly came to his defense, calling on the seven-term Congressman to complete his term.
Friday, June 10, 2011
This Sunday, during the Tony Awards, join WQXR and WNYC hosts, producers, and fellow fans for a live chat. As you watch the broadcast, chat here about the shows you loved, the outfits you're seeing, and the awkward acceptance speeches.
Friday, April 29, 2011
This Friday, join WNYC and WQXR hosts, producers, and fellow fans for a live chat as we watch the wedding of Prince William and Catherine Middleton. As you watch the wedding, chat here about everything from the ceremony and the music to all those fabulous hats! Joining throughout the morning will be WNYC's Richard Hake and WQXR's Graham Parker and Kerry Nolan. We'll also be pulling in tweets from The Takeaway's Kristen Meinzer. Your (very) informal hostess is Director of Digital Content Kathleen Ehrlich.
Thursday, April 14, 2011
The number of homeowners falling into foreclosure fell to a three-year low in March. But don't celebrate just yet.
Tuesday, March 22, 2011
VIDEO. Former New York State Senator Serf Maltese said his grandmother and her two daughters -- ages 14 and 18 -- were among the 146 who died in the fast-moving blaze that engulfed the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory and became a national tragedy. The 100-year anniversary of the fire is on March 25.
Saturday, March 12, 2011
Are you in Japan? We want to hear from you. Use the comments section below to post your story and tell us what you have experienced since the earthquake struck on Friday.
Sunday, February 27, 2011
This Sunday, during the Academy Awards, join WNYC and WQXR hosts, producers, and fellow fans for a live chat. As you watch the broadcast, chat here about the movies you loved, the outfits you're seeing, and the awkward acceptance speeches. Joining throughout the night will be WNYC's Brian Lehrer, Jad Abumrad, WQXR's David Garland, Naomi Lewin, Midge Woolsey, Elliott Forrest and many more. We'll also be pulling in tweets from The Takeaway's Kristen Meinzer. Your (very) informal hosts for the evening are Brian Lehrer Show producer Jody Avirgan and Director of Digital Content Kathleen Ehrlich.
Chat starts right here and on the WNYC homepage a little before 8pm on Sunday.
Monday, February 14, 2011
New York City, New York State and New Jersey saw a dip in economic activity at the end of last year even as the U.S. economy continued to grow, according to the Federal Reserve Bank of New York.
Friday, January 07, 2011
Inspectors faked 90 percent of the reports they filed and claimed unfinished work was completed for more than a decade, according to an MTA report.
Tuesday, January 04, 2011
So far, New Jersey Transit has found silence to be golden in the Garden State. Commuters surveyed have shown enthusiasm for the sonic liberation from "cell phones, pagers, games, computers and other electronic devices."
Thursday, December 30, 2010
We've been asking readers and listeners to let us know if their streets have been plowed. Here are maps from Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday showing what readers have reported as unplowed and plowed streets. Has your street been plowed? Text PLOW to 30644 or leave a comment.
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
We've been asking readers and listeners to let us know if their streets have been plowed. Here's a map from folks who texted us the situation on their street as of Wednesday (white balloons represent unplowed streets). Let us know yours by texting PLOW to 30644.
Tuesday, December 28, 2010
A major winter storm hit New York and New Jersey on Sunday, bringing over a foot of snow in some places and gusting winds that closed airports and suspended rail and bus travel.
As we begin to shovel out, share what is happening in your neighborhood and send us your blizzard photos. Is your street plowed? Is trash getting picked up? Are local restaurants and businesses delivering? Are abandoned cars starting to move out, or are more getting stuck?
Monday, December 27, 2010
Crisp days and fluffy snow can bring out the inner dog in a dog, but harsh weather also brings real hazards to man’s best friend and other companion animals. Here are some do’s, don’ts and guidelines.
Monday, December 27, 2010
MTA Squabbling + Poor Management = Years of Delays and Nearly $2 Billion Over Budget on Mega-Projects
Thursday, December 23, 2010
MTA Inspector General Barry Kluger is looking at why three of the agency's four big projects are behind schedule and over budget by nearly $2 billion. He said in a new report that squabbling at the agency is a big part of the problem.
Monday, November 29, 2010
About 50 immigration advocates rallied in Times Square on Monday afternoon to urge the New York Congressional delegation to support the federal Dream Act. The bill would allow young undocumented immigrants who came to the U.S. before the age of 16 and have lived here for five years to legalize their status by going to college or joining the military for two years.
Thursday, November 25, 2010
Watching Spiderman, Horton and Buzz Lightyear balloons float along the Macy's Thanksgiving Parade route is only part of the spectacle parade-goers were enjoying. After traveling from Herald Square to the Upper West Side, dozens of balloons were lowered to street level, and flattened.