Richard Hake

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UnFancy Food

Saturday, June 28, 2008

Got a craving for the perfect pickle? Mind altering meats? Or just insanely good chocolate made by really nice people? All that and more is on the menu at the Unfancy Food Show. It’s this weekend in Williamsburg and it’s not the only event this ...


Corzine: NJ to Reduce Spending By $600M

Wednesday, June 25, 2008

New Jersey state lawmakers passed a $32.9 billion budget earlier this week, which is $600 million less than the budget approved last fiscal year. This kind of reduction in spending only has happened a handful of times since World War II. Governor Jon Corzine joined ...


Supreme Court Refuses to Hear Atlantic Yards Suit

Monday, June 23, 2008

The U.S. Supreme Court refused to hear a lawsuit aimed at halting the Atlantic Yards project in Brooklyn.

The justices rejected an appeal by 11 property owners and tenants who stand to have their homes and businesses bulldozed to make way for a basketball arena and ...


Cyclists: Meet Your Co-Pilot (Who Knows The Way)

Tuesday, June 17, 2008

A new Web site aims to let New Yorkers ride their bicycles more safely around the city. Its founders sat down with WNYC's Richard Hake this morning.


Gay Rights Movement Celebrates Gov. Decision

Friday, May 30, 2008

News of Gov. David Paterson's executive order requiring state agencies to recognize gay marriages from states where they're allowed has some questioning his authority and others celebrating.

Some lawmakers say he's circumventing the state legislature in an attempt to bringing New York a step closer to ...


Is New York City Sustainable?

Thursday, May 29, 2008

We all know that using mass transit would reduce your carbon footprint.

But, did you know that city dwellers have smaller carbon footprints than people in rural communities? So says a new report from the Brookings Institution.

With us now is one of the authors of that ...


Verizon's TV Service Comes to NYC

Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Watch out Time Warner and Cablevision, millions of customers will soon have a new option for cable TV in New York.

A city board unanimously approved Verizon's bid to get in the game. The phone giant will soon begin a massive project to make cable and ...


Small Upper East Side Parish Prepares to Welcome Pope

Friday, April 18, 2008

As Pope Benedict makes his way to spend the weekend New York City, last-minute preparations are being made for his arrival. His packed schedule includes visits to St. Patrick’s Cathedral, a synagogue, a seminary and Yankee Stadium, as well as a parade up Fifth Avenue.

He's ...


Church of St. Joseph's of Yorkville

Friday, April 18, 2008

As Pope Benedict makes his way to spend the weekend New York City, last-minute preparations are being made for his arrival later this morning. His packed schedule includes visits to St. Patrick's Cathedral, a synagogue, a seminary, Yankee Stadium, as well as a parade up ...


Small Explosion in Times Square

Thursday, March 06, 2008

NEW YORK (AP) - An explosive device caused minor damage to a landmark military recruiting station in Times Square before dawn Thursday, prompting a huge police response that disrupted transit at the "crossroads of the world."

No one was injured when the explosive went off ...


Ohio Reporters Weigh in on Primary

Tuesday, February 26, 2008

A week from today, the race for the Democratic presidential nomination heats up with crucial primaries in Ohio and Texas. Both states are rich in delegates.

A critical part of campaigning takes place on the ground and involves thousands of volunteers.

WNYC's Richard Hake takes a closer ...


Exit Polls Part Two

Tuesday, February 05, 2008

Coast-to-coast coverage continues! From Georgia: Aaron Gold-Sheinin, a reporter with the Atlanta Journal Constitution. From New Mexico: Brian Sanderoff, the president of Research & Polling, Inc. in New Mexico. From Connecticut: Lucy Nalpathanchil, a reporter for WNPR in Connecticut. From California: Ruben Navarrette, Jr. syndicated columnist with the Washington Post ...

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Airlines Face New Fees, Technology

Tuesday, January 15, 2008

Local officials say a new federal plan to ease nationwide flight delays is a short term solution to a larger problem.

The US Transportation Secretary was in the city to announce some new rules for airlines. WNYC's Richard Hake reports.

Currently when a plane lands, it's charged ...


Plans to Change the Way we Fly in and out of the NYC Region

Monday, January 14, 2008

Local officials say a new federal plan to ease flight delays nationwide is only a short term solution to a larger problem. The U-S Transportation Secretary was in New York to announce some new rules for airlines. WNYC's Richard Hake reports.

REPORTER: Currently when a plane ...


New York Candidates in Iowa Caucuses

Thursday, December 27, 2007

One week from today, the Iowa caucuses launch the process for selecting the Republican and Democratic nominee for president. Joining us to discuss how New York candidates Rudy Giuliani and Hillary Clinton are faring is WNYC political director, Andrea Bernstein.


JFK Flight Caps May Be Imminent

Tuesday, December 11, 2007

A US Department of Transportation proposal on how to reduce flight delays in the New York area is expected to reach the president's desk maybe as early as next week. Possible flight caps at JFK has airline and elected officials worried. WNYC's Richard Hake reports.

Limiting ...


Funeral for Father of Knicks Star

Friday, December 07, 2007

Basketball players and Brooklynites gathered alongside each other to say goodbye to a Coney Island father and coach yesterday. Don Marbury died last weekend, after suffering a heart attack during a game of his Knicks son at Madison Square Garden. WNYC's Richard Hake reports.

The Coney ...


Eldridge Street Synagogue Restoration Complete After 20 Years

Sunday, December 02, 2007

Later today, a National Historic Landmark on Manhattan’s Lower East Side will show off its 20 year restoration. Built in 1887, The Eldridge Street Synagogue severely deteriorated over time, but now it finally returns to its original spectacular glory. WNYC’s Richard Hake visited as workers ...

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Writers Strike Continues

Wednesday, November 28, 2007

Television writers have entered their 4th week of walking the picket lines against studio owners and producers. NBC's "Last Call with Carson Daly" will be the first late-night talk show to defy the strike and resume production. In New York, hundreds of writers and their ...


Feds Open Military Airspace for Thanksgiving Rush

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

Some $1.7 million people are expected to board airplanes in the New York area for this holiday and the problem of potential flight delays is topping the federal government's agenda. President Bush has weighed in with an order to use military airspace along the East ...