Jennifer Hsu

Jennifer Hsu appears in the following:

Diary of a Brooklyn Preschooler's Return to School, Post-Sandy

Thursday, November 01, 2012

The Board of Education has cancelled classes at New York City public schools for the rest of the week, but some independent schools have decided to open its doors today for a full day of class. My daughter goes to one of them. After 3 days of cabin fever, she was excited to head back to school to see her friends -- and escape her parents. Here's a photo essay of her journey back to school.

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Tiffanie: Going It Alone to Prom

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Most high-school seniors attend their prom. Only a few defy tradition and go dateless. Watch a video of one of the brave ones -- Tiffanie Galan, of Borough Park, Brooklyn -- taking on her big day without a date.

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VIDEO: On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Peter

Tuesday, June 05, 2012

Peter Riquelme, a former team leader in Dell’s re-manufacturing division, never imagined he'd be a 35-year-old intern earning $12 an hour and struggling to survive in New York City wh...


Kraftwerk at MoMA: The Hardest Ticket in Town to Get

Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Electronic music pioneers Kraftwerk began an eight-night residency at the Museum of Modern Art on Tuesday night.

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VIDEO: On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Janice

Tuesday, April 03, 2012

Meet Janice Hardy, a mother of two in suburban NJ, who loses her corporate job at AT&T and slips out of the middle class into poverty.


VIDEO: On the Brink | The New Face of Poverty: Meet Yolanda

Tuesday, March 06, 2012

After 30 years working in nonprofits and for NYC's Department of Education, Yolanda Cotto, a mother of three, is now living in poverty, struggling to keep her home.


The Big Readers of Staten Island

Monday, February 13, 2012

Meet a group of Staten Islanders whose idea of a good time is tackling classic literature together: Mark Twain, Chaucer, Confucius, the Koran, even Henry Rollins.  

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Watch | Inside the NYPD's Elite Emergency Service Unit

Monday, January 09, 2012

On any given day in New York City, someone could fall onto the subway tracks, a potential jumper could be spotted on a highrise or a wild animal could get loose on the streets. For jobs that require highly specialized skill, the NYPD calls in its elite Emergency Service Unit: a group of 366 officers who last year responded to more than 220,000 jobs.

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2011 Year in Review: Our Favorite Know Your Neighbor Stories

Thursday, December 29, 2011

WNYC's Know Your Neighbor video series tells the stories of New Yorkers living their lives in their own unique ways. From Bed-Stuy to the South Bronx to an encampment in Zuccotti Park...


Dinner at Occupy Wall Street and the Farmers Who Grow It

Thursday, November 03, 2011

Every night at Zuccotti Park, dinner is served around 7 P.M. What protesters may not realize is that their meals are made from fresh, organic produce donated by a dozen or so smal...

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Watch | Statue of Liberty Turns 125

Friday, October 28, 2011

Friday, October 28, 2011 marked the 125th anniversary of the dedication of the Statue of Liberty — a gift from France to the people of the United States of America.

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Vlad, The Wall Street Occupier

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Ten years ago, Vlad Teichberg was a derivatives trader on Wall Street. Today, he is one of many protesters who have set up camp downtown to demonstrate against Wall Street and all it stands for. 

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World Leaders Descend on UN Headquarters, Under Construction

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

As world leaders gather this week for the 66th United Nations General Assembly, some may not realize that they're meeting at a massive construction site. WNYC took a behind-the-scen...

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Eric, The 9/11 Brother

Wednesday, September 07, 2011

Eric was 12 years old when his older brother, Paul, went into work at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001. Paul didn't make it out. And things at home turned ugly.


James, The Chess Champ

Monday, June 06, 2011

Unlike most tweens, James Black thrives on long stretches of concentration and problem-solving. Watch a video of the Bed-Stuy 12-year-old who is fast becoming the best young chess player in the country.

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Lucia, The Frequent Flyer to Mexico

Monday, April 11, 2011

A lot of people travel for work. But for Bronx resident Lucia Martinez, that means flying back and forth to Mexico every single week. Her mission: To shuttle gifts between Mexican imm...

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Ed, The Quitting Playwright

Monday, March 21, 2011

Playwright Ed Schmidt takes the low-maintenance of the one-man show to the highest level. He cuts out all middlemen and performs his plays himself right out of his own living room.

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Dick, The Newspaperman of Roosevelt Island

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

If you want a dose of Main Street U.S.A. right here in New York City, look no further than Roosevelt Island. What you'll find on this 40-block-long strip of land in the East River i...

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John, The Tempeh Man

Monday, January 31, 2011

A couple of years ago, John Parker decided to build an incubator in his home to start making tempeh from scratch. Since then, it has turned into a vocation. Meet this fermentation fan...

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