Fresh off his 20-plus point win in Tuesday's election, many say Governor Chris Christie is right back in campaign mode — this time, for a run for the White House in 2016. Maggie Haberman, senior political writer for Politico, said the Republican is very good at capturing and leveraging national media attention.
"There is no question that he is extremely good about using the bully pulpit that he has, he's right next to the New York media market, and he is seen as a sort of quote-unquote sensible Republican by the press, that seems to work in his favor," she said.
To hear Host Amy Eddings' full interview with Maggie Haberman, click on the audio player.
A Connecticut hedge fund has pleaded guilty to insider trading and agreed to pay a massive $1.2 billion penalty. The question now is whether SAC Capital’s record-setting settlement will change behavior on Wall Street.
Okay, so our "One NY Artist" series is actually two this week, with terrarium makers Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow. However, there's a strong argument for thinking of them as one artist, so inseparable are these two creative entrepreneurs and their vision.
Veteran host Leonard Lopate spoke about Food Fridays and the new three-ingredient challenge. Also, find out what food-related issues cause the most controversy and what kitchen tool is his favorite.
For the first time since its destruction in the collapse of the twin towers on Sept. 11, 2001, the public is seeing images of what the rebuilt Greek Orthodox Church, St. Nicholas, will look like — and to some, it will look like a mosque. The New York Times' David Dunlap wrote about the design in Thursday's paper.
"The architect, Santiago Calatrava, has drawn for his design very heavily on traditional Byzantine influences," he said to WNYC's Amy Eddings. "It is a cubic building with a shallow dome on top of it, a ribbed dome at that, and alternating bands of stone, alternating colors at the corners of the drum of the dome."
Dunlap compares it to the Hagia Sophia in Istanbul.
To hear Host Amy Eddings' full interview with Dunlap, click on the audio player.
A federal appeals court on Thursday blocked pending changes to the New York Police Department's stop-and-frisk program. It also removed the judge from the case.
Early on Oct. 29, 2012, tropical storm Sandy, churning through Atlantic Ocean waters in an easterly direction along America's Eastern Seaboard, hit a high pressure cold front and curved north-northeast. It was a left turn that became a left hook, aimed straight at the ribs of New Jersey.
These past few weeks, Leonard Lopate has been putting the "loco" in "locavore." He's been talking about eating, drinking and the politics of food during his show on the Food Fridays series by day, hosting "Lopate and Locavores" events in the Jerome L. Greene Performance Space at night and is launching another "3-ingredient challenge" with chef Rozanne Gold.
Award-winning television host and cookbook author Lidia Bastianich explained that once you master the technique of making risotto, nearly any ingredient can be added as a highlight — even lettuce. Listen to her explanation of the basics and try her recipe for lettuce risotto.
Italian cooking great Lidia Bastianich recently confirmed something that was impressed upon me during a cooking class long ago: There's no such thing as leftover risotto.
Two days — that's how long Congress has before the nation could begin defaulting on its debt. The time crunch has lawmakers scrambling to reach a deal. But what happens if they don't?
For many people in search of work, employment agencies can seem like the ticket to a job. But while some do connect would-be workers with employment, others do not, choosing instead to prey on the desperation of the out of work — especially low-skilled and immigrant job-seekers.
Liz Neumark, the CEO of the catering company Great Performances, talks about two unusual leafy greens that are currently in season. Try two recipes for tatsoi and mizuna from her new cookbook.
Garden writer Margaret Roach has a strong suggestion for what do with all your end-of-season tomatoes and other odds and ends: make tomato junk. Find out what that is and get the recipe.
The federal government is currently shut down, and so are the websites for many agencies — but not all of them.
One of New Jersey's most powerful Democrats is being charged with misuse of funds.
The New Jersey Election Law Enforcement Commission is accusing Essex County Executive Joseph DiVincenzo of misusing campaign funds and failing to disclose campaign spending over a two-year period. DiVincenzo is a crucial ally of Republican Gov. Chris Christie.
Americans shopping for health insurance on the newly opened exchanges are still encountering glitches along the way.
There will be no opening night concert at Carnegie Hall on Wednesday. The organization has canceled its season-opening performance after a strike by the local stagehands union.
some of them make more tan 400-thousand a year....some more...than finance director ...
The people's opera might go belly up. The New York City Opera has until Monday to reach its fundraising goal of $7 million, or it will begin bankruptcy proceedings.
Farmer Zach Pickens started growing purple tomatillos at Riverpark Farm. Riverpark chef Sisha Ortúzar and farmer Zach Pickens talk about the advantages of eating and growing the vibrant variety. Try Riverpark's recipe for Purple Tomatillos and Ground Cherries with Burrata.