Stephen Nessen appears in the following:
Friday, November 14, 2014
After two window washers had a harrowing experience at the new World Trade Center, Stephen Nessen, from member station WNYC, looks at why window washing is still almost always done by human hands.
Thursday, November 13, 2014
Skyscraper window cleaning seems like a dangerous job, so why in a world with drones and self-driving cars is window washing still done by hand?
Wednesday, November 12, 2014
The fire department said the workers were tethered and communicating with rescuers during their ordeal.
Friday, October 31, 2014
Edgar Allan Poe , the godfather of Gothic horror, spent his last years in a farmhouse in the Bronx where he wrote "Annabelle Lee," "The Bells" and "The Cask of Amontillado."
Thursday, October 30, 2014
More than 20 percent of surveyed schools in New York state may have illegally blocked enrollment of immigrant students, according to the New York Civil Liberties Union.
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
When it comes to library books, NYC's 's bitter rival is Washington State's King County Library System. We've got a front row seat in this year's competition.
Monday, October 20, 2014
The Governor announced a design competition to improve LaGuardia and JFK Airports — and how we get to them.
Friday, October 17, 2014
In New York City, health officials are scrambling to reassure a jittery public that the city is prepared to deal with a potential case of Ebola. But out on the streets, the fear is real.
Thursday, October 16, 2014
If you want to see what the city would look like if we packed up and left today, there’s no better place than North Brother Island.
Sunday, October 12, 2014
Current predictions find the New York City of 2050 will have more frequent heavy rainstorms, which means in a city with an aging sewer system, it's going to be messy.
Tuesday, October 07, 2014
Long-neglected neighborhood parks in all five boroughs are slated for major upgrades.
Thursday, September 25, 2014
Iraq's Prime Minister said Thursday that ISIS is plotting to launch attacks against subways in the United States, but New York officials said there is no credible threat.
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
Demonstrators marked the start of the Metropolitan Opera's season on Monday evening by protesting the planned production of The Death of Klinghoffer.
Monday, September 22, 2014
On the heels of Sunday's peaceful march for climate change, activists staged a sit-in near Wall Street Monday, blocking traffic on Broadway all afternoon.
Monday, September 22, 2014
It started with a moment of silence. Then came the cheering and chanting of demonstrators from around the world, looking for a way out of a climate crisis. This is what they had to say.
Friday, September 19, 2014
There's a flurry of preparation underway for the People's Climate March on Sunday, and at the center of it is a warehouse in Bushwick.
Thursday, September 18, 2014
Cab drivers will soon be required to post a sticker on their windshields reminding them to watch for pedestrians in crosswalks.
Thursday, September 11, 2014
It's the 13th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks and many are making their annual journey to Ground Zero — but this year's commemoration is a little different.
Friday, September 05, 2014
Nearly two years after Sandy, five buildings at the Coney Island Houses have been approved for $108 million in FEMA funds.
Thursday, September 04, 2014
They were part of a nationwide day of protests calling for an increase in wages to $15 an hour and the right to unionize.