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Monday, May 04, 2009

Are old-timers getting younger? Writer Nelson George and actress Rosie Perez remember the way their Brooklyn neighborhoods used to be. Plus, the latest on the MTA bailout; keeping resolutions; Pakistan politics; billboard art; and the New Jersey gubernatorial race.

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Nelson George and Rosie Perez

New York News

Daily News columnist Liz Benjamin and Edward-Isaac Dovere, editor of City Hall, round up the latest from Albany and City Hall, including the MTA deal, budget woes, and some gay marriage polling.

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Speak Out Forcefully

David Sanger, chief Washington correspondent for The New York Times and Sabahat Ashraf, senior a writer/blogger who makes his living as a technical writer in Silicon Valley and covers events in Pakistan, discuss the latest in US-Pakistani relations, and Secretary of State Clinton's charge to the Pakistani diaspora ...

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Stick With It

Dean Karlan, Yale economics professor and co-founder of StickK, talks about this innovative way to keep commitments.

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Change in Brooklyn

Actress and activist Rosie Perez and writer and filmmaker Nelson George discuss the importance of mom and pop shops, stoops, civic gathering places, and neighborhood character in a changing city.

Events
Help produce WNYC’s neighborhood preservation event this Thursday; join the Public Insight Network and suggest topics and ...

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New Jersey Governor's Race

Steve Lonegan, Republican candidate for New Jersey governor and the former mayor of Bogota, makes his case to New Jersey's primary voters.

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YUEI: Billboard Art

Harry Coghlan, president of Clear Channel Spectacolor and filmmaker Liz Goldwyn, creator of Underwater Ballet discuss their collaboration on a new public art broadcast in Times Square. Then Jordan Seiler, founder of Public Ad Campaign talks about the need for public space to reflect the ideas ...

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