Soterios Johnson

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PFLAG Founder Jeanne Manford Dies

Wednesday, January 09, 2013

Jeanne Manford, who founded a national movement aimed at helping families accept and support their gay children and friends, died Tuesday. 

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Famed Architecture Critic Ada Louise Huxtable Dies at 91

Tuesday, January 08, 2013

The woman who turned her love and appreciation of the built environment into a pioneering career as an architecture critic has died.  Ada Louise Huxtable was 91.  Her attorney, Robert Shapiro, says Huxtable died Monday at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in Manhattan.


Grimm: Sandy Aid Stall "Beyond Surprising"

Wednesday, January 02, 2013


Republican Rep. Michael Grimm, who represents much of Staten Island and parts of Brooklyn, says that the move by Republican leadership in the House to let the the current session of Congress end without a vote on Sandy aid is "inexcusable."

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Analysis: NYSE Sold to Rival Exchange ICE for $8.2B

Thursday, December 20, 2012

The New York Stock Exchange is being sold to a rival exchange for about $8 billion, ending more than two centuries of independence for the iconic Big Board.


Intrepid To Reopen Following Sandy

Monday, December 17, 2012

The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum is working to reopen this week for the first time since Sandy hit. The museum, which is based on a retired aircraft carrier anchored on Manhattan's West Side, sustained heavy damage to its Welcome Center and the electrical systems on its pier.


Extended News from WNYC and NJPR

Friday, November 09, 2012

WNYC's Soterios Johnson and NJPR's David Furst provide extended news coverage of the area's recovery from Sandy.

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Research Team Aims to Crowdsource Gowanus Canal Clean Up

Sunday, October 21, 2012

A research team from NYU's Polytechnic Institute is recruiting volunteers to help sort through data being collected in Brooklyn's polluted Gowanus Canal.

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Greek Cinema Lights Up New York City Screens

Sunday, October 07, 2012

The sixth annual New York City Greek Film Festival is underway, featuring 13 films that include a throwback to Greece’s Golden Age of film, pieces that touch on recent societal upheavals and some that explore the grittier side of Athens.  


New Service Aims To Make Voting Easy

Monday, September 24, 2012

A new online service wants to make voting as easy as renting a movie on Netflix. 

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Politicians Left Off 9/11 Guest List for First Time

Sunday, September 09, 2012

Family members of the victims of the September 11 attacks will gather at the World Trade Center on Tuesday for the annual commemoration of their lost loved ones.


NY Lab Housing Big Bang Machine Opens to Public

Sunday, July 29, 2012

A Long Island lab that is home to the only operating particle collider in the U.S. is opening its doors to the public.


The Intrepid's Enterprise Exhibit Gets Ready to Launch

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

The new space shuttle pavilion at New York's Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum opens to the public on Thursday. It will offer visitors an up-close and personal view of the space shuttle Enterprise, as well as exhibits on NASA's current missions on earth and space science, research on improving aeronautics and the rockets destined to take humans to explore the solar system.


Seas Around New York City Are Rising Faster Than Elsewhere: Study

Sunday, July 01, 2012

Sea levels along a quarter of the East Coast, including around New York City, are rising more quickly than the global average, according to a new study.

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Preparing for a Hot Summer through Energy Conservation

Monday, June 18, 2012

New York State's energy grid is in very good shape heading into the summer, according to the New York Independent System Operator, which manages the transmission lines.  And, two energy conservation programs are playing an important role keeping the system stable. 


Space Shuttle Enterprise Slow Boats It to New NYC Digs

Sunday, June 03, 2012

The Space Shuttle Enterprise will travel up the Hudson River from Jersey City on Wednesday. It will pass the Statue of Liberty and the World Trade Center before being hoisted by crane onto the flight deck of the Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum. The Enterprise's original move-in date was Tuesday but organizers announced Monday that bad weather had delayed preparation work.

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Park Avenue Armory Gets Space-Age Makeover

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

NASA wants to take you on a mission to Mars. No, not that NASA -- the other one based out of the lower Manhattan studio of artist Tom Sachs. His installation, "Space Program: Mars," opened at the 55,000 square-foot drill hall of the Park Avenue Armory on Wednesday.


Not Your Mama's 'Dark Shadows'

Friday, May 11, 2012

Tim Burton and Johnny Depp's version of the cult classic "Dark Shadows" hits the big screen on Friday, bringing the Gothic soap opera back from the dead nearly 50 years after it debuted on TV. Film critic David Edelstein, of New York Magazine and Fresh Air, says this is not a remake for die-hard fans.

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Barbra Streisand to Perform First Brooklyn Show

Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Barbra Streisand is going back to her roots. The Oscar- and Grammy-winning diva was born and raised in Brooklyn, but has never performed publicly there. That will change on October 11 when she will give a concert at the new Barclays Center arena, which is still under construction.


Peek into the City's Past at the Archives' Visitor Center

Monday, May 07, 2012

The visitor center, which opens this week, will allow access to a huge trove of New York City's archival photos along with other pieces of the city's history -- including legal documents, the city's TV and radio recordings, and gifts given to mayors over the years, like a Waterford crystal baseball bat given to Mayor Giuliani by the Yankees.

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Fans Head to Woodstock Barn to Say Goodbye to Levon Helm

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Hundreds of friends and fans of Levon Helm, who died last week of cancer, are traveling to his Woodstock home and barn where he held his Saturday night Midnight Ramble concerts to say goodbye to the influential singer and drummer for The Band.

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