Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

Stephen Nessen appears in the following:

Stonewall Inn Could be the Next National Park

Monday, May 09, 2016

The recognition would allow the National Park Service to tell the story of Stonewall.


America's Cup Sailing Back in NYC After Nearly a Century

Friday, May 06, 2016

Six sailing teams from around the world are expected to compete this weekend in Lower Manhattan. The race hasn't been held in New York waters since 1920.


This is How Trump's Hometown Crowd Reacted to His Indiana Victory

Wednesday, May 04, 2016

With John Kasich and Ted Cruz out of the race, Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee. So how did the New Yorker's victory play at home?

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Fairway Supermarket Files for Bankruptcy

Tuesday, May 03, 2016

The iconic New York City supermarket, which began as a fruit stand on Broadway and 74th Street, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.


Historic Church Fire Deemed Suspicious

Monday, May 02, 2016

The fire destroyed the church's roof and interior in a blaze that started shortly after Orthodox Easter services. 

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4 Ways Donald Trump's Pro Wrestling Experience Is Like His Campaign Today

Saturday, April 30, 2016

At least none of Trump's political opponents have been strapped down and had their heads shaved by him.


Army Corp Clears Hudson River Park for Construction

Thursday, April 28, 2016

The Army Corp of Engineers has signed off on a 2.7 acre park to be built over the Hudson River at West 13th Street.  The project is entirely funded by billionaire Barry Diller.


Attorney General Reviewing NYPD Shooting in Queens

Friday, April 22, 2016

George Tillman, 32, from Maryland, was shot dead by police in Queens last weekend. Now the state Attorney General is reviewing the case for a possible investigation.


After Liang Trial, Mending Community Relations

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

The accidental shooting death of Akai Gurley by former NYPD officer Peter Liang has pitted a community of racial justice advocates against the Asian American community. 


One Last Pitch Before the New York Primary

Monday, April 18, 2016

The ground game is getting heated as volunteer supporters are making their final push for their candidates.

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Protests as All 3 GOP Candidates Appear at Midtown Gala

Thursday, April 14, 2016

There was a festive atmosphere, as Trump piñatas bobbed in the air.


Massive Anti-Trump Protests Expected in New York City this Week

Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Trump will be joined by Cruz and Kasich—and possibly thousands of demonstrators—at a $1,000-a-plate GOP gala in midtown Manhattan.

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Trump Fires Up 'Hometown' Crowd — and Protesters — on Long Island

Wednesday, April 06, 2016

At a rally in Bethpage, the GOP presidential contender  — and Queens native  — said "it's good to be home," ahead of New York's April 19th primary.

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Ongoing Stalemate Between Cable Giant and Yankees as Season Starts

Friday, April 01, 2016

Yankee fans that subscribe to Comcast aren't going to be able to catch opening day at home. 

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Comcast Dispute Leaves Yankee Fans Without A TV Network To Watch

Friday, April 01, 2016

Baseball season is about to begin but nearly a million fans in the Northeast may not be able to watch their beloved New York Yankees. With opening day looming, the dispute remains unresolved.


DA Thompson Faces Backlash in Akai Gurley Case

Thursday, March 24, 2016

Supporters of the unarmed, Black man who was shot in a Brooklyn stairwell say the DA has failed them by calling for no jail time for former Officer Peter Liang.

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Whiff of Cronyism in Race for Silver's Seat

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

Former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver represented lower Manhattan for 40 years before his corruption conviction. The race to succeed him is literally a back-room, clubhouse deal.

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Crane Collapses in Lower Manhattan; One Dead

Friday, February 05, 2016

The FDNY said the collapse, which occurred at 40 Worth Street in TriBeCa, left one person dead and two others injured.

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Winning Super Bowl Sunday in the Age of Twitter

Friday, February 05, 2016

There's more than one way to dominate the ad wars during the big game.


Not Everyone Is Cheering Limits on Helicopter Tours

Monday, February 01, 2016

The deal between the city and helicopter tour companies means fewer rides for tourists, and a threat to jobs in an industry that stretches beyond the heliport.

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