Richard Hake

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More on the Aftermath of Superstorm Sandy

Thursday, November 01, 2012

Andrea Bernstein, David Furst, Richard Hake and Bob Hennelly of WNYC's newsroom check in on water advisories in New Jersey and transit developments in the area.  Plus, FEMA coordinator Mike Byrne calls in and WNYC's Stephen Nessen from Breezy Point.

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Special Coverage: Hurricane Sandy

Monday, October 29, 2012

WNYC news host and reporter Richard Hake and NJPR host David Furst join Brian for the latest news on the storm, with WNYC reporters and other guests, including live coverage of Gov. Cuomo's and Mayor Bloomberg's press conferences.  Plus, your calls.

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Statue of Liberty Entertaining Guests Once Again

Sunday, October 28, 2012

The Statue of Liberty turns 126 years old today and visitors will get a much closer look as the interior and crown re-open after a one year, $30 million restoration. 


Former NY State Senator Espada Pleads Guilty to Tax Fraud

Friday, October 12, 2012

Former Democratic New York State Senator Pedro Espada, Jr. pleaded guilty to tax fraud in Brooklyn federal court on Friday. 

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Designing 'Edgeless' Schools

Sunday, September 30, 2012

School architecture has come a long way since the little red school house. The Center for Architecture unveiled Monday two exhibits about contemporary school design and what curators call the "edgeless" school.

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Top Critics Weigh Broadway Fall Season

Monday, September 17, 2012

Many critics say they are unimpressed by the Great White Way's fall lineup. We asked two to weigh in on hits and misses for the new crop of Broadway shows that include Annie, Who's Af...


NY Musical Theatre Festival, An Incubator for Musicals, Underway

Sunday, July 22, 2012

Some 30 original musical productions are getting their shot at first playing for an audience in the Theatre District this month.


Athletes Gear Up for City's Triathlon

Saturday, July 07, 2012

More than 3,000 athletes are poised to take an unusual tour of New York City on Sunday when they  dive into the Hudson, bike along the West Side Highway and run through Central Park for a combined 32 miles.

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NYC Pride March Celebrates 1st Anniversary of Same Sex Marriage

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Since 1970, the annual march down the lavender line painted along Fifth Avenue has focused on different issues.  Originally considered a civil rights demonstration, the march then brought attention to AIDS and bullying and hate.  This year, the first anniversary of the passage if same sex marriage legislation in New York, the organizer came up with the theme “Share the Love.” 


Tonys Set to Be An Awards Show Smackdown

Friday, June 08, 2012

The Tony Awards, to be held on Sunday and to be hosted by Neil Patrick Harris, will include showdowns between Nina Arianda in "Venus In Fur" and Tracie Bennett in "End of the Rainbo...


Broadway's 'Peter and the Starcatcher' Nominated for a Best Directing Tony for its Two Directors

Wednesday, June 06, 2012

The Broadway show "Peter and the Starcatcher" is now up for nine Tony Awards — the most of any production in 2012. What is unusual is that one of it its nominations — Best Direction —...

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Cities Are Hot Vacation Destinations This Summer, Survey Shows

Sunday, May 27, 2012

New York is among the top-10 city destinations for travelers this summer, according to a recent survey.

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A SoHo Hat Boutique Hopes to 'Run for the Roses' at the Kentucky Derby

Saturday, May 05, 2012

In her cramped, yet colorful, SoHo boutique, simply called The Hat Shop, proprietor Linda Pagan predicts one of her hats will win The Kentucky Derby.

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New York Film Festival Founder Amos Vogel Dies at 91

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Some consider Amos Vogel the leading figure of modern film culture as he ushered in political and experimental films as well as documentaries in the late 1930s and early 1940s.


Broadway Dramas Get a Start Off-Broadway

Monday, April 23, 2012

It's not a new trend, but this year many plays and dramas are seeing their full casts transfer from off-Broadway to the Broadway stage. Watch scenes from some of the season's offeri...

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Tribeca Film Festival: Why It’s Worth Checking Out

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

The 11th annual Tribeca Film Festival kicks off on Thursday and Downtown Manhattan is preparing to once again host the festival’s stars, filmmakers and their fans. Get festival high...


17 Tall Ships, 10 Warships to Sail Into NY Harbor

Sunday, April 15, 2012

For the first time in 12 years, tall ships will sail into New York Harbor next month to mark Fleet Week, the bicentennial of The War of 1812 and to commemorate the writing of “The Star Spangled Banner.”

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Revivals and Movie Musicals Take Over Broadway

Friday, April 13, 2012

Chances are if you see a Broadway musical, it's something you've already seen. The selections include many Off-Broadway transfers, revivals and movies made into stage musicals. WNYC...

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The Real 'Newsies'

Monday, April 02, 2012

WNYC News host and reporter Richard Hake joins us for a look back at the historical events that form the basis of the new Broadway musical 'Newsies.'

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NY Shoppers Get Sales Tax Break

Sunday, April 01, 2012

Starting Sunday, New York shoppers will get a tax break.