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Amy Eddings

Amy Eddings appears in the following:

Bathroom Attendants in Restaurants: Service or Servitude?

Thursday, November 21, 2013

A little revolution is happening inside an important room in New York restaurants. 

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Chris Christie as "The King of Governors"

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

It's the unofficial launch of Chris Christie's run for president. The New Jersey governor is in Scottsdale, Arizona this week to be installed as the chair of the Republican Governor's Association. The governor arrives with a big expectations and a large entourage. New Jersey Public Radio's Matt Katz is there and discusses the scene with host Amy Eddings.

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City's Role in CityTime Scandal Still Unknown

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Three men charged with stealing millions in taxpayer money when they were hired to consult on a city payroll program will soon learn their fates. 

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Brooklyn Diver Dies Attempting Record

Monday, November 18, 2013

Questions remain about the death of a Brooklyn-based diver who attempted to set a record for the deepest dive without the aid of oxygen or fins. 

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60-Second Stir Fry: Aaron Hicklin

Friday, November 15, 2013

WNYC

Out magazine editor Aaron Hicklin has nerves of steel, at least when it comes to the high heat of the Stir Fry's lightening round of questions. He brought a typically British stiff upper lip to probing, deeply personal questions such as "a food you hated to eat as a kid but now love."

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Last Chance Foods: Getting a Start on Christmas Cake

Friday, November 15, 2013

Time is running out to make English Christmas cake — it needs to be regularly basted in booze for at least five weeks. Out magazine editor Aaron Hicklin explains the process and tradition of making the holiday dessert.

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WNYC's Annual Pie Contest: Chocolate-Swirled Cheesecake Pie Wins Top Honors

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

WNYC

Thanksgiving is more than two weeks away, but that's close enough to justify a pie-eating frenzy at WNYC.

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Pockets of Anti-Semitism Roil NY

Friday, November 08, 2013

Two recent reports reveal pockets of anti-Semitism in the New York area.

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Last Chance Foods: Mastering Maitake Mushrooms

Friday, November 08, 2013

Cookbook author Marie Viljoen debunks common mushroom myths and talks about the allure of maitake mushrooms, also known as hen of the woods. 

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Bad Ballot Designs Plague NYC Elections

Thursday, November 07, 2013

Voter turnout on Election Day Tuesday appears to have set a record low of 24 percent. Slightly more than one million of New York City’s 4.3 million registered voters cast their ballots.  

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Amy Edding's Food for Thought: A Maitake Sampler

Thursday, November 07, 2013

WNYC

Author Marie Viljoen shares a tasting menu of maitake mushrooms, also known as hen of the woods, prepared three ways.

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Gov. Christie's Right Back in Campaign Mode

Wednesday, November 06, 2013

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.

 

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Can A Guilty Plea Really Deter Financial Crimes?

Monday, November 04, 2013

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.

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One NY Artist: Michelle Inciarrano and Katy Maslow of Twig Terrariums

Saturday, November 02, 2013

WNYC

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. 

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Last Chance Foods: Turning Host on Host for Food Fridays

Friday, November 01, 2013

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.

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Renderings of St. Nicholas Church Released

Thursday, October 31, 2013

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.

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Court Grants Stay and Removes Judge in Stop and Frisk Case

Thursday, October 31, 2013

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.

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Life After Sandy: One Year Later

Saturday, October 26, 2013

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.  

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60-Second Stir-Fry: Leonard Lopate

Friday, October 25, 2013

WNYC

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.

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Last Chance Foods: Lidia's Common Sense Risotto

Friday, October 18, 2013

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.

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