Outreach to Homeless in Deep Freeze

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

WNYC's Mirela Iverac went on a midnight run with outreach workers looking for homeless people living on the street in the bitter cold.



Extreme Cold Is Upon Us

Friday, February 13, 2015

If you're planning to venture outside over the next few days, make sure you grab some extra layers. Wind chills will have New York City feelings like 10 below at times.


The Takeaway

The Cold War: Boosting Your Immune System Would Do A World Of Harm

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

Rushing to buy some vitamin C or another immune booster? Research says these are expensive placebos that likely do little, if anything at all, to boost your immune system... thankfully!

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Warm Memories To Fight The Cold

Monday, February 17, 2014

A call-in segment with your descriptions of a warm day (remember those?) on this chilly Monday. Tell us about a really warm memory. Remember that feeling of taking your shoes off and walking barefoot on fresh green grass? Remember how it smells on the beach, that mixture of sunscreen and salty air? Tell us what a grill sounds like on the 4th of July. Let’s remember a warmer time. 212-433-WNYC. 212-433-9692. Describe what it feels, sounds and smells like when it's actually hot out.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Vendors, Bike Messengers, and Dog Walkers on Working Outside in Cold Like This

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

"The thing is... no matter what the weather, they have to go outside and pee," says a dog walker from New Jersey.

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All Your Snow Updates Right Here. Also, It's Freezing Outside

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

School closures, transit updates, airport news, snow plow maps and more. This is where you'll find the latest information to help you navigate today's snowy, single-digit-temperature commute.

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Stepping up Help for the Homeless as Temperatures Plummet

Monday, January 06, 2014


Extra vans, staff and outreach for those most vulnerable to the bitter cold.


Listen to Lucy

Facebook’s offices are too cool for women

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Facebook’s offices are too cool for women



Two Festivals, One Weekend, Plenty Of Nontraditional Sounds

Thursday, January 03, 2013

There’s a commonly held belief here in New York City that January is, well, kind of lame. The holidays are over, it’s cold, and there’s nothing to do. Yet, surprisingly enough, when it comes to music, there’s more going on than one might expect. In less than two weeks, jazz and world artists will invade Manhattan for 2013's installments of Winter Jazzfest and Globalfest.



On Goose Bumps

Monday, November 26, 2012

It turns out these little flashing studs of flesh used to do something very specific (and useful!) for us. Lulu Miller explains how goose bumps used to protect us.

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Studio 360

Fight on, Brave Soul

Friday, December 04, 2009

It’s official: Studio 360 has a cold.  But I'm inspired by an odd and intriguing ad campaign for HALLS cough drops.  It features snifflers proudly bearing their red noses and eyes, bravely trudging through the season.

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On Being

Paul Elie, Jean Bethke Elshtain, and Robin Lovin — Moral Man and Immoral Society: Rediscovering Reinhold Niebuhr [remix]

Thursday, October 25, 2007

We explore the ideas and present-day relevance of 20th century theologian Reinhold Niebuhr, an influential, boundary-crossing voice in American public life. Niebuhr created the term "Christian realism:" a middle path between religious idealism and arrogan


NYPR Archives & Preservation

Ed Koch's Cold Remedy

Thursday, January 29, 1987

Mayor Koch's "much better than doctors" recipe for a surefire cold remedy, the infamous Guggle Muggle. Delicious, "medically superb" and with a mysterious origin, it was passed on from mother to mother through generations untold. Don't forget the right dosage --if you can handle it.

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