Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Wednesday, April 18, 2012
The rickety wood docks and faux-boat house at the South Street Seaport are a rustic charm to some. But now, a proposal for replacing the boxy red structure known as Pier 17 with a three-story glass building that includes an expansive rooftop auditorium is drawing attention.
Monday, April 16, 2012
The hosts of the anarchist book fair in Lower Manhattan where officials say anarchists met before going on to injure two police officers and attempt to smash a Starbucks window this weekend, say the incidents were an unfortunate aberration.
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
A judge says he won't rule immediately on whether to dismiss a hotel maid's lawsuit alleging that Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexually assaulted her in New York City.
Monday, March 19, 2012
Balancing 27 stories above midtown Manhattan on a recent afternoon, ironworker Kaniehtakeron ‘Geggs’ Martin straddled an I-beam on top of a rising skyscraper on 55th Street and grabbed a steel beam out of the air with a steady gloved hands.
Monday, March 05, 2012
The South Street Seaport Museum has been missing a key piece of its maritime collection since January: the Ambrose lightship. The vessel, built in 1908, was sent over to Staten Island for repairs. Flanked by an FDNY water boat salute — streams of water announcing her return — the Ambrose docked at home on Monday.
Friday, March 02, 2012
Jenny Hou is a 25-year-old Rutgers graduate who grew up in Beijing, loves to talk about food and is a big fan of the Knicks standout Jeremy Lin.
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
Cuban bandleader and musician Arsenio Rodriguez lies in an unmarked grave at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale. But that's about to change thanks to a few Rodriguez enthusiasts and a generous donation from a musician and Latin music producer.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
A day after New Jersey Governor Chris Christie described reports of NYPD surveillance targeting Muslims in Newark as “disturbing,” many of those monitored said they were stunned to learn that the department had singled out their businesses, schools and mosques.
Thursday, February 23, 2012
When protests first began in Syria last year, many exiles in the region were reluctant to voice their opposition out of concern for family back home. However, as the government crack down has grown more violent, Syrians in the area are no longer staying silent.
Thursday, February 16, 2012
The parents of an unarmed man who was shot dead by police earlier this month in his Bronx home describe their son as a loving teen who babysat his cousins, helped neighbors with groceries and got along with everyone.
Tuesday, February 14, 2012
A New York City police detective was released from the hospital Wednesday following a subway station shootout that resulted in the suspect's death, police said.
Friday, February 10, 2012
The Cuban bandleader and musician Arsenio Rodriguez, born 100 years ago, was a heavy man, who wore sharp suits, big round glasses and is often credited as the godfather of salsa music. Yet, there is nary a street commemorating his contributions, nor a marker at his grave in Ferncliff Cemetery.
Tuesday, February 07, 2012
Thousands of fans roared as New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning hoisted the team's Super Bowl trophy from a glittering blue-and-white float Tuesday during a victory parade along the Canyon of Heroes, where the city has honored stars for almost a century.
Monday, February 06, 2012
As the New York Giants ride up the “Canyon of Heroes,” waving to admiring fans, shredded paper, once ticker tape, now recycled unprinted newspaper, will rain down on the Super Bowl champs.
Friday, February 03, 2012
Several Muslim and interfaith groups demonstrated at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan Friday to call for more police oversight and protest against what they say are discriminatory practices in the department.
Tuesday, January 24, 2012
In honor of the latest Weegee photo exhibit at the International Center of Photography, titled Murder Is My Business, WNYC tagged along with a modern crime photographer from the New York Daily News to see how shooting for the tabloids has changed from the days when Weegee was shooting lurid images of fresh murders and breaking news.
Monday, January 23, 2012
At a community center on Division Street in Manhattan, a 59-year old Chinese immigrant in a baggy grey sweater and a baseball cap pulled low recently was helping elderly residents sign up for free classes.
Friday, January 06, 2012
Douglas Duncan has been grabbing the bull by the horns for half his life. The 24-year-old from Alvin, Texas, faced a different sort of bull Thursday afternoon. He was standing outside the New York Stock Exchange, waiting for the end of trading so he could ring the closing bell.
Wednesday, January 04, 2012
New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase the city's purists who have made an art out of selling one commodity
Friday, December 30, 2011
When the nearly 12,000-pound Waterford Crystal ball is lowered Saturday, New Year’s Eve, and confetti rains down on almost 1 million revelers, 1,500 rookie officers will be getting a first taste of crowd control, many restaurants will be brimming with customers and taxis will be out in full force.