Wednesday, November 27, 2013
Development projects are making their way through the approval pipeline in the final weeks of Mayor Bloomberg’s last term before Bill de Blasio takes office. Charles Bagli of The New York Times talks about the process and why developers are trying to get deals firmed up before the change in City Hall. Plus: your calls on the nature of Hannukah in the United States and how you celebrate the holiday; neuroscientist Sam Harris on his new essay on lying and the harmful deception in our society; and calls from shop owners promoting themselves to other listeners ahead of this weekend’s “Small Business Saturday.”
Monday, November 25, 2013
It's a rarity that Thanksgiving and Hanukkah overlap (it won't happen again for 80,000 years!), but with all the recipes, advice and guides to the celebrations, we're feeling a dangerous amount of holiday overload. So what if the two actually cancelled each other out? Think of all the amazing things you could spend your time doing. Here, a guide to an anti-Thanksgivukkah long weekend.
Wednesday, December 14, 2011
Gingerbread men, Greek kourabiedes, Hanukkah jelly donuts, frosted sugar cookies and Italian torrone messinesi nougat candy are just some of the sweet foods eaten during the holiday season. What's your favorite holiday cookie, cake or candy? Let us know here and check out our slideshow of holiday cookies and sweets made in New York City kitchens.
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
By Julia Furlan : WNYC Culture Producer
A collection of Hannukah lamps from four continents chosen by illustrator and author Maurice Sendak is on view now at the Jewish Museum. Check out images of the lamps here.
Wednesday, December 09, 2009
By WNYC Culture
Just when you thought there couldn't be another kitchy Hannukah song, along comes Utah. Mormon Senator Orrin Hatch's made an offering this year to the Jewish people.