Joel Rose appears in the following:
Thursday, March 27, 2014
Gov. Chris Christie's administration has released the results of an internal investigation into the George Washington Bridge lane closures. The report clears Christie of wrongdoing, but New Jersey Democrats question its validity.
Monday, March 24, 2014
The winner of this year's architecture prize has designed museums, homes and concert halls. But he's best known for the temporary structures he's built for refugees and evacuees all over the world.
Thursday, March 20, 2014
Both New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Gov. Andrew Cuomo are Democrats, but they've clashed on several issues. It may be evidence of a rift between populists and centrists within the Democratic Party.
Tuesday, March 11, 2014
A Brooklyn waste treatment plant has become an unlikely lab for an ambitious effort to turn millions of tons of food scraps from New York City's apartments and restaurants into renewable energy.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
College Station, Texas, is losing countless companies to towns with faster Internet, one councilman says. It's now one of several cities considering a more aggressive approach to securing broadband.
Tuesday, March 04, 2014
The Federal Communications Commission has proposed fines of nearly $2 million against Viacom, ESPN and NBCUniversal for broadcasting an ad that misuses the warning sounds of the emergency system.
Friday, November 08, 2013
Is One World Trade Center now the tallest building in North America, or does that distinction belong to the Willis Tower in Chicago? The Council on Tall Buildings and Urban Habitat is going to settle the debate. One thing everyone can be sure of: There's only one.
Monday, November 04, 2013
Democrat Bill de Blasio is poised to become the next mayor of New York, in part because he made income inequality the central issue of his campaign. His "tale of two cities" narrative has resonated with voters. But there's debate about what he could do as mayor to narrow the income gap.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
A federal appeals court has put on hold a judge's ruling curtailing some aspects of the New York City police department's "stop and frisk" policy. The court also ruled that Judge Shira Scheindlin should be removed from the case because she "ran afoul" of the judicial code of conduct.
Thursday, October 31, 2013
As part of a monthlong, outdoor exhibition, the secretive British street artist has been placing graffiti-inspired paintings and installations all around New York. Now that the month is almost over, NPR's Joel Rose asks fans and critics to assess Banksy's work.
Monday, October 28, 2013
A year after the storm, some families in New York City's hardest-hit neighborhoods have managed to rebuild their homes and their lives. Some are waiting to find out more about new building codes and flood insurance rates. And others are ready to sell their flood-damaged properties and move on.
Saturday, October 26, 2013
Andy Ricker spent years eating in roadside restaurants, noodle stands and home kitchens across Thailand before opening his first restaurant, Pok Pok, in Portland, Ore. But he avoids using words like "traditional" and "authentic" when talking about this food. He'd rather call it "accurate."
Monday, October 21, 2013
New Jersey became the 14th state to allow same-sex marriage Monday when gay couples began marrying just after midnight. A state judge forced the state to recognize same-sex marriages. Initially, New Jersey Governor Chris Christie appealed that ruling. But he dropped that appeal Monday, saying the New Jersey Supreme Court had already made clear how it would rule.
Thursday, September 12, 2013
Steven Greenberg of the disco group Lipps, Inc. joins Bob Dylan, Tom Petty and Loretta Lynn among artists currently trying to reclaim ownership of their work from labels, per a 1976 revision of copyright law. But the record industry is expected to put up a legal fight to retain the rights.
Monday, September 09, 2013
The candidates for New York City mayor were out in force on Monday, one day before primary voters go the polls to choose candidates for the general election.
Friday, September 06, 2013
When disgraced former New York Governor Eliot Spitzer jumped into the race for New York City comptroller, no one seemed more surprised than the other Democrat in the race, Manhattan Borough President Scott Stringer. But Stringer didn't back down, and now polls show the primary race is too close to call.
Friday, August 30, 2013
With just over a week before the New York City mayoral primary, polls show New York public advocate Bill de Blasio with a widening lead over his Democratic opponents. And they show the early frontrunner, city council speaker Christine Quinn, fading to a distant second.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
New York City public advocate Bill de Blasio has surged to a commanding lead among Democratic primary voters. De Blasio's timing couldn't be better. In less than two weeks, those voters will go the polls to begin choosing the successor to Michael Bloomberg.
Sunday, August 25, 2013
For 40 years, the Renaissance Street Singers have given free public performances of sacred music. But they insist that their mission is not religious in nature.
Thursday, August 22, 2013
Thursday's vote comes just weeks after a federal judge ruled the NYPD violated the civil rights of minorities. But Mayor Michael Bloomberg refuses to back down. He's appealing the judge's ruling, and working to block the council bills as well.