Kathleen Horan appears in the following:
Thursday, August 25, 2005
August is typically a vacation month... especially for therapists. Getting an appointment to see one can be almost impossible. But even as many analysts’ couches remain empty this month, one company has been busy constructing them.
WNYC’s Kathleen Horan went to Queens to see how Prestige Furniture and design has been ...
Tuesday, July 26, 2005
Responding to a deadline to approve at least one type of hybrid car model for use as a taxi, the city approved six. That leaves it up to taxi owners to choose whether they prefer a Ford, Toyota, Honda or Lexus.
REPORTER: The environmentally friendly vehicles are thousands of dollars more ...
Friday, June 17, 2005
Designers, taxi drivers and public officials gathered in Greenwich Village yesterday to discuss how taxis can be improved for both cabbies and riders.
REPORTER: The workshop looked at a range of technical upgrades, including how to better fit baby strollers and wheelchairs. Christopher Mount, with The Parsons School Of Design, says ...
Friday, May 27, 2005
Spring means graduation and prom season – and that means money. The costliest items are the dance tickets and the formal wear. So a teen magazine and some Brooklyn elected officials organized a prom dress giveaway for girls who can’t afford their own. WNYC’s Kathleen Horan went to Brownsville to ...
Wednesday, May 18, 2005
Washington Square Park is another step closer to getting its $16-million dollar redesign, now that the city's Landmarks Preservation Commission has voted to approve a Parks Department plan. WNYC's Kathleen Horan has more.
REPORTER: A fence would still be built around the park, but the parks department has scrapped one of ...
Thursday, March 24, 2005
Last night, a well known little club on the corner of Great Jones and Lafayette Streets on the edge of Manhattan's east village closed its doors after thirteen years.
Fez Under Time Cafe could seat one-hundred-and-thirty people and offered an eclectic mix of live cabaret, comedy, and music. Unknown and emerging ...
Wednesday, March 09, 2005
The life and work of Albert Einstein is being celebrated by the City University Of New York's Graduate Center on the occasion of his 121st birthday.
As part of the festivities, organizers put an ad in an actor's newspaper seeking Einstein look a likes. Physicist Brian Schwartz says he was excited ...
Wednesday, February 09, 2005
A private foundation plans to give the city $15.5 million (over the next seven years) to help save the lives of more of its homeless cats and dogs. The money will be distributed by The Mayor's Alliance – a coalition of 65 different animal rescue groups and shelters. For the ...
Friday, January 28, 2005
You may have heard of sled dog race through the Alaskan wilderness called the Iditarod. Take away the dogs and substitute shopping carts for sleds and you have the second annual New York Idiotarod. Participants will wear costumes and drag souped-up shopping carts to three different checkpoints through the city.
Wednesday, January 26, 2005
The source of the subway shutdown may have been a homeless person lighting a fire in the tunnel to try and stay warm in sub-freezing temperatures. WNYC's Kathleen Horan takes a look at how many homeless people seek shelter in the subway and what riders think about their presence.
Friday, October 08, 2004
For a century, city dwellers have filled trains traveling through Gotham’s underground tunnels. WNYC’s Kathleen Horan spoke to New Yorkers about how the shared transit of the subway can be the first step to a kind of intimacy between strangers.
Tuesday, August 24, 2004
Tuesday, June 08, 2004
The Taxi and Limousine Commission won't have any official numbers about rider ship until the end ...
Wednesday, October 08, 2003
Tuesday, May 27, 2003
Monday, April 07, 2003
WNYC's Kathleen Horan reports.
Monday, January 27, 2003
Here are some tips from fellow New Yorkers who have found ways to defend aganist the cold.
Saturday, January 04, 2003
It's Mad Magazine's 50th anniversary. Kathleen Horan caught up with Al Jaffee, one of Mad's original illustrators. Produced by Michael Raphael.