Richard Hake

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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 ...


Voices of the Writers Strike

Friday, November 09, 2007

Missing your favorite television show? The major networks are expected to announce in the coming days alternative programming as the writer's strike enters its 5th day. Some shows have ceased production while others have stockpiled scripts, but those too can be affected if the strike ...


Highlights from Open House New York

Thursday, October 04, 2007

This weekend some of New York’s most difficult spaces to visit will open their doors to the public. It’s the 5th annual OpenHouse New York, which is billed as America’s largest architectural and design event. More than 350 arts, cultural and private institutions will allow ...


Fall Restaurant Preview

Thursday, September 20, 2007

Though temperatures seem to be creeping back up, fall officially begins this weekend. Soon, menus around town will make the switch from heirloom tomatoes to winesap apples and from fresh corn to fingerling potatoes. For a little taste of what we can expect this fall, ...


The Age of Rembrandt

Tuesday, September 18, 2007

The Metropolitan Museum of Art is kicking off its fall season with a big new show that seems like it should be a crowd pleaser: The Age of Rembrandt featuring all two hundred and twenty eight Dutch paintings from the Met’s own collection. Critic Lee ...

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MTA Goes Green

Monday, September 17, 2007

The MTA is going green. The agency has appointed a new Blue Ribbon Commission to study sustainability, or ways of reducing the MTA's carbon footprint. The panel includes environmental and planning experts from New York City, Long Island, Westchester and Connecticut and they'll hold their ...