Senior Citizen Hangouts; Pedestrian Safety; The Start of World War I

6 segments

New York State Assembly Member Ron Kim brokered a compromise between elderly Korean residents of Flushing who linger at a local McDonald’s and the fast-food restaurant. He’ll discuss the compromise, and Bobbie Sackman, director of public policy at the Council of Senior Centers and Services of NYC, discusses the importance of community spaces where seniors can socialize. Then: Sam Schwartz, aka the Daily News’ Gridlock Sam, looks at pedestrian safety and responsibility in the wake of several recent traffic fatalities on the Upper West Side. Plus: information about the development deal in Hoboken that was allegedly tied to Sandy funding; a new book about the start of World War I and filmmaker Godfrey Reggio on his new film “Visitors.”