Monday, March 30, 2015
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
Three busloads of residents from the homeless shelter New York City Rescue Mission arrived at Central Park for a three course meal at a restaurant on a lake — paid for by Chinese billionaire Chen Guangbiao.
Thursday, May 22, 2014
There’s one thing that you really don’t need to pay for this summer – and that’s live music. New Yorkers in particular have it made, with free concerts happening throughout the city just about every night from June to September. The concert listing website Oh My Rockness has compiled a pretty comprehensive list of these free shows, and today we talk with the site's co-founder Patrick McNamara about some of the highlights from that list.
Friday, January 17, 2014
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
By Katie Bishop : Producer, Death, Sex & Money
Tuesday, October 23, 2012
Wednesday, July 13, 2011
"Miano: A Pink Night For Snowmen," by Casino Versus Japan
Casino Versus Japan is the recording name audio chemist Erik Kowalski takes on for his ambient and electronic music experiments. This free download is from the latest Casino Versus Japan album, Night on Tape.
Thursday, June 16, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
Any desire for a quick round of "Heart and Soul" on your lunchbreak? Can do. Sixty decorated uprights and 28 grand pianos were set up on street corners and parks across the city's five boroughs on Thursday as part of "Pop Up Pianos." The public art and music program, run by the Sing for Hope organization, is now in its second year.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
The Museum Mile Festival takes place in New York City on Tuesday night. Here's a list of the participating museums offering free admission from 6 to 9 P.M.
Friday, March 27, 2009
By Amy Pearl
Pet owners, like everyone else, are being squeezed in this down economy and looking for ways to save. In Bushwick, Brooklyn recently, about 25 cats and dogs lined up for low-cost vet care. The mobile clinic, run by The ASPCA, charges $75 to spay or neuter a pet and the same services are free if you are on public assistance.
Oscar and his owner Caesar wait to take advantage of low-cost spay/neuter services in Bushwick, Brooklyn.
Pit bulls make up a disproportionate number of dogs that enter the shelter system in the city. Joel Lopez of the ASPCA says he started drooling when he saw the two pit bulls come to get spayed.