James Ramsay is a Digital Producer and the copywriter behind WNYC's Morning Brief newsletter. He's written trivia games for NPR's Ask Me Another and hosted a college radio program called Morning Breath.
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Thursday, December 14, 2017
The site of the club from Saturday Night Fever has long been a Chinese restaurant in Bay Ridge. But to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the film, they turned it back into a club.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017
Cosmetic novelties do nothing to make the subway run safely and on time. But let's face it: the Nostalgia Train is kind of cool. And it's running every Sunday through Christmas Eve.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017
The person on the subway with a giant suitcase is never anyone's favorite passenger. But is there a way to do it properly?
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Tis' the season for giving. Here's a tidy roundup of places in New York City gladly willing to accept your donation and even serve you a free meal.
Thursday, October 26, 2017
Do you know how to take your cause from Facebook to a face-to-face meeting?
Wednesday, October 25, 2017
A new survey, launched by the Mayoral Advisory Commission on City Art, Monuments, and Markers, asks New Yorkers for their input about representation in public art and monuments.
Friday, October 13, 2017
New York City's last general election saw a record low turnout, with 24 percent of registered voters showing up at the polls. If 17-year-olds could vote, would that number spike?
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
Only about 14 percent of registered Democrats voted in the New York City primary this year. We asked a few people who were written in what they think about the low turnout.
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Friday is the deadline to register to vote in both the November election and next June's New York primary. We met some brand new voters at their naturalization ceremony last week.
Thursday, September 28, 2017
WNYC's Brian Lehrer received six write-in votes, soundly defeating Democracy Now! co-host Amy Goodman, who got one vote.
Friday, September 01, 2017
The good news: Amtrak completed its Penn Station track repairs. The not-so-good news: Beloved alternatives like the ferry go back to normal price, and subway repairs are still uncertain.
Wednesday, August 30, 2017
Summer vacation is nearly over, and so are the Penn Station track repairs. Whether you commute by bus, boat or train, test your knowledge and make you commute less of a pain.
Monday, August 28, 2017
About 17,000 commuters from New Jersey or Long Island were promised "hell" due to 8 weeks of track repairs at Penn Station. How'd that actually play out?
Friday, August 25, 2017
Bus riders in the city are frustrated with delays and slow moving times, but being a driver comes with challenges, too. We spoke with a few veteran drivers about their experience.
Wednesday, August 23, 2017
In parts of the city, the average bus speed is about 5 mph. Waiting for the bus to show up isn't any faster. How do we speed things up?
Monday, August 21, 2017
Getting stuck in traffic. Making friends. Being able to view the outside world. What are your joys and concerns when it comes to commuting by bus?
Friday, August 18, 2017
A secret tunnel, a secret waiting platform and a secret option for cheap booze. Here are our takeaways from a week of getting to know Penn Station.
Thursday, August 17, 2017
During a three-hour window, five days a week, you can get a pint of beer for $3.75. Know where?
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Get ready for the Amtrak cheat to end all Amtrak cheats.
Tuesday, August 15, 2017
Now you know where to get oysters. Do you know how to actually get to your train without running into a mob of people?