Since 1992, Richard Hake has worked as News Host and Reporter at WNYC. His live and produced radio feature segments range from hard breaking news to cultural and artistic sound portraits. Richard’s work has been heard both nationally and locally on the NPR programs, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition, All Things Considered and On The Media. His voice is regularly heard during on air fundraisers and as fill in host for various WNYC shows.
Here are some of the events our colleagues are checking out around town this weekend.
"No one hates winter more than me so I'm going to try and round up some of my friends and go to Flushing and order a bunch of beers and enjoy Mongolian hot-pots." -- Joseph Capriglione, associate producer of New Jersey Public Radio.
Here are some of the events our colleagues in the membership department are checking out in this pledge drive edition of Weekend Staff Picks.
New York's wild weather is not stopping our staff from taking full advantage of outdoor and indoor activities. Check out what some of them are up to this weekend.
His relevance for 2016 may be in doubt, but with 36 governors races on this year's ballots, Chris Christie matters very much in 2014. As chair of the Republican Governors Association, Christie leads the group charged with raising money for the GOP's gubernatorial candidates and getting them elected to office....
A painting by 24-year-old Lucien Smith is one example of works by emerging artists that have been flipped recently.
After months of secrecy, the State University of New York unveiled how five developers hope to transform Long Island College Hospital in the coming years.
Described as part vaudeville, part circus and part burlesque, "La Soiree" at the Union Square Theatre is one staff recommendation for this weekend. Oh yeah, there's also the Super Bowl.
Baby it's cold outside, but that's not keeping some of the WNYC staff members indoors. From snow sculpture contests to marionette shows, check out some of the events and activities our colleagues are checking out around town this cold weekend.
Wythe Hotel Cinema is hosting the New York premiere of the dark documentary, Very Extremely Dangerous. The last few weeks of Jerry McGill's life are chronicled, showing his violent and dangerous journey.
The Metropolitan Opera's Die Fledermaus is where you will find one of WNYC's staff members. Find out what some of the other events our colleagues are checking out around town this weekend.
In the last 12 years, NYC has been transformed in ways that are wrenching, huge, and intimate. Here's how to wrap your head around Bloomberg's New York.
Squonk Opera makes a New York return, salsa dancing and Chuck E. Cheese's for adults in Brooklyn.
A visit to Dyker Heights in Brooklyn during the holiday season will allow you to view how neighbors try to outdo one another with elaborate and over-the-top lighting and decoration displays.
"I've been to Lego Land at least three times," said NJ Public Radio's Nancy Solomon on her excitement at attending a Lego art exhibit.
Some big box stores are hoping Americans will be hungry for a heaping helping of shopping with their turkey and cranberry sauce this Thanksgiving.
Magritte: The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938. "I'm headed to MoMa," said Brooke Gladstone, "I'm eager to see how much I've missed of Magritte."
"I'm suggesting the lesbian-feminism edition of Weekend Picks," said Metro Editor Andrea Bernstein
Check out some of the events around town that our colleagues are suggesting for this weekend.
Some WNYC staffers visit cemeteries during their down time.