Andrea Bernstein

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San Franciscans Differ with Mayor on Gay Marriage?

Thursday, February 10, 2005

City Lawyers yesterday filed papers with the state's highest court, asking it to consider an expedited appeal of last week's decision legalizing gay marriage in New York. The move comes as gays and lesbians in New York and San Francisco are criticizing Mayor Bloomberg's decision ...


Condos Grow in Red Hook?

Friday, February 04, 2005

» The Deputy Mayor and the Olympics

This week, WNYC has been looking at the tensions that arise from have Deputy Mayor for Economic Development Daniel Doctoroff also run the city’s Olympic bid, NYC 2012. Today, WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein looks at ...


New Design for West Side Stadium

Thursday, February 03, 2005

The New York Jets have unveiled a new design for their proposed West Side Stadium. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

The Jets are furiously fighting to win public opinion in these last weeks before the stadium faces its final approval. Architect William Pederson says the ...


The Deputy Mayor and the Olympics

Tuesday, February 01, 2005

If the Bloomberg administration has its way, seven years and five months from now, the Olympics theme will be the theme of New York City. Between now and then, key parts of New York’s landscape will be transformed, from the West Side of Manhattan to ...


City Council to Approve Rezoning for West Side

Wednesday, January 19, 2005

The City Council is expected to overwhelmingly approve a rezoning plan for the far West Side of Manhattan today. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports.

The plan includes new office towers, parks, housing and an extension of the number seven line. The city council says the plan will ...


Emotions Run High at Stadium Hearing

Friday, December 17, 2004

Last night, hundreds of New Yorkers packed a huge hearing room in the basement of the Javits convention center. The occasion was the one and only official hearing on whether New York state should approve a deal to build a football stadium on the far ...


Spitzer Announces Run for Governor

Tuesday, December 07, 2004

New York State Attorney General Elliot Spitzer's crusades against everything from corruption on Wall Street to a pretzel vendor company underpaying its workers, have earned him A-1 headlines. Now, Spitzer has announced he will seek the Democratic nomination for Governor in 2006 and will NOT ...


Bernard Kerik to run Dept. of Homeland Security

Thursday, December 02, 2004

President Bush has tapped former New York City Police Commissioner Bernard Kerik to run the Department of Homeland Security. Kerik edged out the other front runners, including former FEMA director Joe Allbaugh and Homeland Security Under Secretary Asa Hutchingson. We hear from WNYC's Andrea Bernstein.


RPA Study Lists Alternatives for the West Side

Thursday, December 02, 2004

An independent planning group has issued a study saying there are more alternatives for the West Side than a hole in the ground or a football stadium. The Regional Plan Association study says a mix of parks, housing, and commercial space would knit together the ...


Valella Not To Return to Rikers-- For Now

Tuesday, November 30, 2004

Former State Senator Guy Velella will NOT be returning to Rikers Island to complete his year-long sentence until at least mid-December, an appeals court judge ruled yesterday. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein has this update on the case.

It seemed like this classic case of New York corruption ...


Battle Over West Side Stadium Heats Up

Wednesday, November 17, 2004

The battle over the West Side stadium is hitting new decibel levels. Mayor Bloomberg is increasingly criticizing Cablevision, the company that owns Madison Square Garden for its anti-stadium ad campaign. But the Jets say relations between their team and Cablevision were once much warmer. WNYC's ...


Third Anniversary of Flight 587 Crash

Friday, November 12, 2004

This morning about 250 mourners huddled under a persistent rain at a memorial service at Newport Avenue and Beach 131st Street in the Rockaways for the victims of American Airlines flight 587 to Santo Domingo. The flight crashed at 9:16 am, three years ago today. ...


Stadium Opponents, Supporters Hire Lobbyists

Tuesday, October 26, 2004

The watchdog group common cause has released a report showing more than 11-million dollars has been spent lobbying for and against a proposed West Side Stadium. The report shows that, by a two-to-one margin, stadium opponents are outspending supporters. Each side has hired an army ...


7 World Trade "Tops Out"

Thursday, October 21, 2004

Construction workers will place the last beam of steel on top of the new 7 World Trade Center today, making it the first rebuilt skyscraper to "top out" after the September 11 attacks. As WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports, New Yorkers have mixed emotions about the new, 52-story structure.


New York Lawyers Eyeing Voting Efforts in Swing States

Wednesday, October 06, 2004

New York is known as an export state when it comes to presidential politics – exporting money, that is.  But there's another resource that New York has in plentiful supply – lawyers.  With New York considered safely in the Democratic column next month, thousands of ...


Progress on Housing Contracts Change?

Monday, October 04, 2004

A year ago this month, Mayor Bloomberg announced a major change in the way the city would do business with the owners of hotels and temporary apartments for the homeless. WNYC’s Andrea Bernstein has this progress report.

In the early 1980’s the city, under a court ...


Governor Pataki's Dream

Thursday, September 02, 2004

Governor George Pataki addresses the nation tonight, when he introduces President Bush. It's the biggest stage he's ever taken. As WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports, Pataki is showing plenty of signs he hopes tonight will move him up from the role of understudy to star performer. ...


Mayor Bloomberg Touts NYC in RNC Speech

Monday, August 30, 2004

Mayor Michael Bloomberg today spoke to convention delegates, welcoming them to Madison Square Garden and pledging his support for President Bush. But as WNYC's Andrea Bernstein reports, President Bush's re-election isn't the only one he's thinking about.


Correction Chief Charged

Friday, August 13, 2004

A former New York City Department of Correction Chief has been charged with using his official position to organize dozens of subordinates to work on Governor Pataki's 2002 political campaign. Word of the indictment comes a month after WNYC aired an investigative series on ...


Interview With Rudy Giuliani

Friday, July 30, 2004

Former New York City Mayor Rudolph Guiliani was in Boston yesterday, fiercely criticizing Senator Kerry. WNYC's Andrea Bernstein sat down with him for this interview.