Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Thursday, October 27, 2011
WNYC began visiting the World Trade Center site in April 2010 and continues to document the construction of One World Trade Center, the 9/11 Memorial, the transportation hub and the people working on the site.
Friday, October 21, 2011
From the Wall Street protests has emerged the irregularly published Occupied Wall Street Journal, a four-page broadsheet that editors claim has a circulation equivalent to a small town publication.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011
Fong Inn Too in Chinatown is one of the oldest family-run tofu factories in the country, but the fourth generation has little interest in keeping the tradition going. For now, preservation of the legacy rests squarely on the founder's great grandson.
Thursday, October 06, 2011
The Wall Street protests have recent endorsements from interested factions — large and small — making for some strange bedfellows in Zuccotti Park, the protesters’ defacto headquarters, as businessmen, union members and anarchists are among the otherwise unlikely to rub elbows.
Saturday, October 01, 2011
Occupy Wall Street protesters shut down part of the Brooklyn Bridge when marchers spilled onto the roadway from Manhattan. Police arrested approximately 700 protesters while trying to clear the road and reopen the bridge to traffic Saturday evening.
Saturday, October 01, 2011
The record has been broken three times since 1961, but to Sal Durante, a 70-year-old Yankee fan living on Staten Island who is claimant to five-minutes of baseball infamy, the record still stands.
Friday, September 30, 2011
Over a thousand protesters marched from Wall Street to NYPD headquarters early Friday evening.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
A woman is caught in the rain at 127th Street and 7th Avenue in Harlem on Thursday
Saturday, September 24, 2011
At Ample Hills Creamery in Prospect Heights, Brooklyn, everything is made the old fashioned way. As a certified dairy, they even pasteurize their own milk. So patrons of the shop — where milk shake mixers, wall posters and table mats pre-date most of its clientele — may be surprised to find an iPad on the counter where a vintage brass cash register might sit.
Wednesday, September 21, 2011
PHOTOS. Thousands of protesters rallied outside of the UN on a wide range of global issues. But the largest rallies were surrounding the decision by Palestinian leaders to seek statehood through the U.N. Security Council. The U.S. has pledged to veto any resolution brought to the Security Council seeking to grant the Palestinians statehood.
Monday, September 19, 2011
Crew are working overnight to try and restore subway service on the A, B, C, and D lines in time for the morning rush after a water main break Monday. A 94-year old water main broke around 11:00 a.m. under W 106th Street at Central Park West, causing the shut down of the entire B and C lines and curtailed service on the A and D lines.
Friday, September 16, 2011
In an effort to raise awareness about using public space, participants in Transportation Alternatives' Park(ing) Day are taking up city parking spots to have picnics and stage theater performances.
Thursday, September 15, 2011
The 85th Annual Feast of San Gennaro ends this weekend in Little Italy. Take a look at how the festival kicked off on Thursday, September 15, with the 10th Annual Cannoli Eating Competition.
Tuesday, September 13, 2011
The NYPD is reducing heightened security measures in the city put in place for the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.
Sunday, September 11, 2011
People gathered at the World Trade Center site on Sunday to mark the 10th anniversary of the September 11 attacks. And on Monday, the 9/11 memorial plaza is set to open to the public for the first time. Take a look at how New Yorkers remembered the terror attacks.
Friday, September 09, 2011
The 9/11 Memorial has been underway for the past three years — since the fall of 2008. In the weeks leading up to the 10th anniversary of 9/11, WNYC producers Laura Mayer and Stephen Nessen went down to the World Trade Center site to collect impressions and stories from the construction workers working on the memorial and towers.
Wednesday, September 07, 2011
Daniel Libeskind won the competition of the master plan architect for the World Trade Center site in 2003. There have been much political wrangling, changes and debate, but construction of the site is well underway. Libeskind spoke to WNYC about the 10th anniversary, what the term "sacred ground" means to him and the musicality of the site.
Tuesday, September 06, 2011
The Tribute in Light got its first test run of the year Tuesday night, despite the rainy conditions. Technicians on site said it was the rainest test run they've ever conducted, but it was not the first time they've done it in the rain.
Friday, September 02, 2011
On the rooftop of a parking garage in Lower Manhattan, about 30 electricians, stagehands and lighting technicians are setting up what is now an annual tradition: shifting 88 searchlights into position to create the the now-iconic "Tribute in Light."
Wednesday, August 31, 2011
Rain and wind from Tropical Storm Irene destroyed roads, washed bridges away, knocked down trees and ripped buildings from their foundation in the Catskills, leaving people stranded and isolated from help. Recovery from the storm could cost $1 billion and take several months.