The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has put forward a plan to clean up the beleaguered Gowanus Canal in Brooklyn.
Stress is often associated with Christmas along with its promise of holiday cheer. But for residents who suffered great losses from Sandy and its aftermath there are extra burdens. In some cases storm's victims are putting their lives on hold.
We continue to cover the latest news from Newtown, CT, where 27 people were killed in a mass shooting. With:
It's been almost a month since Sandy, a storm for the record books. WNYC checks in with some of the many people we met while reporting on the aftermath.
It's Election Day! We talk to reporters, look at the important story lines, and more importantly take your calls. With:
Plus, reporters from crucial swing states discuss the latest polls and how their states are shaping up on Election Day:
Reporters, experts and listeners provide news and information from around the region as the region continues to clean up and recover.
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 Democratic New York State Senator Pedro Espada, Jr. pleaded guilty to tax fraud in Brooklyn federal court on Friday.
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.
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 Afraid of Virginia Wolf? and Glengarry Glen Ross.
Some 30 original musical productions are getting their shot at first playing for an audience in the Theatre District this month.
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.
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.”
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 Rainbow"; and Philip Seymour Hoffman and James Corden in the Best Actor category. "Once" will also be going up against "Newsies" for the Tony for best musical.