Richard Hake

Richard Hake appears in the following:

City Council to MTA: Show Us You've Got What it Takes

Wednesday, August 09, 2017

The MTA wants the city to pay for half of a proposed subway repair plan. But City Council members want to know if the MTA has what it takes to cure what ails the system.

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The Violent Implications of Transphobic Comments on 'The Breakfast Club'

Thursday, August 03, 2017

Comedian Lil Duval has sparked backlash after saying on a popular New York radio show that if he found out he'd been intimate with a transgender woman, he'd kill her.

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Sexual Assault Allegations Resurface in Brooklyn Federal Prison

Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Prosecutors allege a history of predatory behavior among federal corrections officers. They're charged with assaulting female inmates at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn. 


What's the Next Move for The Mooch?

Tuesday, August 01, 2017

For months, Anthony Scaramucci had been kept out of a White House job due to certain business conflicts. Now that he's left the White House, could his loyalty to Trump still pay off?


Democrats Reboot Agenda Branding

Monday, July 24, 2017

An attempt to rebrand the party's economic message is getting some blowback.


Why You Should Attend an MTA Board Meeting

Monday, July 24, 2017

Each month, MTA officials gather at agency headquarters for the ritual of the monthly board meeting. But it's not just for senior staff — it's for you, the public. Here's how it works.

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Unique Performance to Celebrate 50th Anniversary of the Ballet 'Jewels'

Tuesday, July 18, 2017

Three international companies — the Bolshoi Ballet, the Paris Opera Ballet and the New York City Ballet — will each perform one act in the same theater where Jewels premiered in 1967.


Loophole Jeopardizes Protections of Rent-Stabilized Units

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

A report from ProPublica finds some landlords use a loophole to raise rents by far more than is allowed for rent-stabilized apartments.

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Performances That Mix Visual Art and Dance

Thursday, June 15, 2017

A dance company from L.A., a psychedelic work on Governors Island, and a video installation featuring dancers moving really slow. Just some of the performances to check out this month.


From Tax Codes to Traffic, a Megamall’s Risks

Monday, June 05, 2017

The colossal mall being planned in the New Jersey Meadowlands could finally become a reality. But there are risks. 

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Stirring Up Frothy Fun in ‘Whipped Cream’

Monday, May 22, 2017

American Ballet Theatre kicks off its spring season with a new ballet by Alexei Ratmansky with music from Richard Strauss.


Lumps and Bumps: The Avant-Garde Designer Rei Kawakubo

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

The Met Museum's spring show at the Costume Institute highlights the creative force behind the label Comme des Garçons. She's been challenging our ideas of fashion for her entire career.

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Review: How Not to Handle Your Art Career.

Friday, May 05, 2017

Florine Stettheimer was a great painter who couldn’t deal with it.

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New York's Business Leaders Are Still Learning How to Read President Trump

Thursday, May 04, 2017

As Donald Trump returns home, his former cohorts in New York City's business world are still figuring out how to take stock of his administration.


New Jersey Rep. Leonard Lance Says a Spending Bill Will Pass, Be it for a Week or a Year

Thursday, April 27, 2017

New Jersey Republican Congressman Leonard Lance discusses the deals on Congress' plate during its week back in session.

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New York City Ballet Celebrates the Future of Ballet

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The "Here/Now Festival" features 43 ballets from 22 choreographers created for the company during the past 25 years.

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Bird Cams Bring Circle of Life to a Screen Near You

Monday, April 24, 2017

Every spring, birds start the rush to raise a family (or two or three) before winter returns. Thanks to live web cams, the action is just a click away.


New Jersey H.S. Basketball Teams Facing Human Trafficking Allegations

Friday, April 14, 2017

An investigation into Paterson Eastside High School's championship boys and girls basketball teams found they were illegally stacked with international players.


Republicans Regroup After Health Care Bill's Defeat

Monday, March 27, 2017

New York Republican congressman John Faso, who represents parts of the Catskills and the Hudson Valley, tells WNYC he doesn't regret backing the bill, nor has he changed his priorities.

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Math and Politics at Odds in New York's School Funding Debate

Thursday, March 23, 2017

Ever since a decade-old court ruling said the state wasn't spending enough on education, New York has used a formula to calculate aid. But now, some say the governor wants to repeal it.