Richard Hake

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Weekend Staff Picks: Hikes, Tallis & Oz (oh my)

Saturday, September 28, 2013

Here are some of the events around town that WNYC staff members recommend this weekend.


Al Jazeera's New Network For a Skeptical America

Wednesday, August 21, 2013


Al Jazeera America launched Tuesday with the promise of a more serious approach to news reporting aimed at U.S. television viewers. But the 24-hour news network, originally started by the Emir of Qatar in 1996, has some obvious challenges in America.


Weekend Staff Picks: Tunnels, Tours & Punk

Saturday, August 10, 2013

Here are some tips from WNYC staff members on what to do this weekend.


Weekend Staff Picks: Beck, Camping & Camp

Saturday, August 03, 2013

The WNYC staff is busy this weekend and you can check out some of the events they recommend around town and beyond.


Weekend Staff Picks: Light, Paddles & Pools

Saturday, July 27, 2013

Check out some of the recommendations for weekend activities from the WNYC staff.


As NY Sizzles, Con Ed Sets Record-High Peak for Electric Usage

Friday, July 19, 2013

As temperatures continued to hover in the mid-90s for a sixth day Friday, Con Ed set a new all-time record for electric usage.


Weekend Staff Picks: O'Brien to Ryan to Goldberg

Friday, July 19, 2013

Stay cool with some of our cool staff members' weekend activities.

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Weekend Staff Picks: Carousels, Collectibles & Dracula

Saturday, July 13, 2013

Beat the heat with some events that WNYC staff members are checking out this weekend. 

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Weekend Staff Picks: Monsters, Pollock and DeeJays

Saturday, July 06, 2013

Looking for something to do on this humid holiday weekend? Check out some suggestions from our colleagues at WNYC.


The NY Waterfront; Hitchcock's Early Films; Lidia Bastianich; Please Explain Sinkholes

Friday, June 28, 2013

Richard Hake fills in for Leonard. Justin Davidson, New York magazine’s architecture critic, discusses Mayor Bloomberg’s plans for the city’s waterfront. We’ll find out about Hitchcock’s earliest films. Lidia Bastianich looks at how immigrants and others celebrate independence in America. And Please Explain is all about sinkholes!

Weekend Staff Picks: Velodrome, Basements and Garbage

Saturday, June 22, 2013

New York Public Radio staff members provide some weekly picks on the arts and leisure activities around town. 


Weekend Staff Picks: Cannoli, Sculpture & Aces

Saturday, June 15, 2013

It's Father's Day weekend and the New York Public Radio staff has some picks that will have you covered with dad when it comes to art, music, food and sports.


Weekend Staff Picks: Punk, Egg Rolls & Egg Creams

Saturday, June 08, 2013

A mix of Chinese and Jewish cultures and a gay pride festival are some of the events the WNYC staff recommends for this weekend.

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Storm Brings Soaking Rain, Rapid Flooding to Tri-State

Friday, June 07, 2013

“Residents should be aware that you could see rapid flooding, especially in the vulnerable areas.”


Human Error to Blame for Ambulance Delay in Child's Death: FDNY

Friday, June 07, 2013

New York City Fire Commissioner Sal Cassano says human error is behind a delay in getting an ambulance to the scene of a car accident that resulted in the death of a 4-year-old girl on the Upper West Side earlier this week.


Weekend Staff Picks: Watercolors, Unicorns and Furniture

Saturday, June 01, 2013

It's all about visual art in this week's staff picks.


Weekend Staff Picks: Whitman & Great Googa Mooga

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Poetry in Brooklyn and a musical by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim are some of the cultural picks from WNYC's staff for this weekend.


City to Get $1.77B in Sandy Aid

Friday, May 10, 2013

"Are there going to be strings attached?” — Michael Murr, of hard-hit Gerritsen Beach, Brooklyn, who is paying for repairs to his home out of pocket.


Life After Sandy: Fire Island Rebounds

Friday, May 03, 2013

City dwellers are beginning to turn their attention to weekend getawaysat  the beaches of Long Island. On Fire Island, business owners are still cleaning up from Sandy, but are promising to be ready for the crowds this season.

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Weekend Staff Picks: Bikes, Pizza and Banjos

Saturday, April 20, 2013

Did you know that the bike path along Ocean Parkway to Coney Island is billed as the oldest bike path in the country?  Audio engineer Debbie Daughtry is planning to take her bicycle out for the first time this season and pedal to the ocean.  She's planning to stop at Difara Pizza, because, "It's the best in the city," she said.