Leonard Lopate Weekend: Overdevelopment of Historic Neighborhoods, Grilled Beaver Tail & Appreciating Art
Friday, December 05, 2014
Tuesday, December 02, 2014
Monday, November 10, 2014
Friday, September 05, 2014
By Sheryl Woodruff : Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation
Monday, July 07, 2014
Fifty-five years ago, WNYC addressed the "tension" in Greenwich Village over interracial couples and beatniks. We hear your memories of the era.
Wednesday, December 11, 2013
Soundcheck listeners nominate a few of their favorite "movie bands." Then, Elijah Wald sheds light on Dave Van Ronk, the New York folk musician who served as a loose inspiration for the title character the latest Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
This interview originally aired live on April 11, 2013. An edited version was re-aired on August 9, 2013 as part of a special episode of The Brian Lehrer Show.
John Strausbaugh, author of The Village: 400 Years of Beats and Bohemians, Radicals and Rogues, a History of Greenwich Village, tells the story of Greenwich Village, from Dutch farmers to movie stars and bankers. Is the Village still an "engine of culture"?
Monday, December 31, 2012
Authorities say a New York City couple has been arrested on weapons charges after a substance used to make bombs and papers titled "The Terrorist Encyclopedia" were found in their Greenwich Village apartment.
Wednesday, October 10, 2012
By Yasmeen Khan
The Education Department has presented plans to rezone parts of District 2, covering Midtown East, Greenwich Village and Chelsea. Families and local residents can weigh in on the proposals later this month, ahead of the Community Education Council vote.
Monday, March 26, 2012
New York University is the latest city institution to evoke controversy with its ambitious expansion plan, which would more than double the amount of density on two Greenwich Village area superblocks. Vin Cipolla, president of the Municipal Art Society, Brad Hoylman, Chair of Community Board 2, and Mark Crispin Miller, an NYU faculty member, discuss what the plan means for the city, for Greenwich Village, and for NYU faculty and students. The Municipal Art Society is hosting a panel discussion on the merits and drawbacks of the plan on March 27.
Thursday, October 27, 2011
By Jessica Bell
Members of District 2’s Community Education Council indicated last night that they were not satisfied with the city's rezoning proposal for the sprawling Manhattan district, saying the plan would not accomplish what it sets out to do.