New Years

Q2 Music

24 Hours of 2014's Brightest and Boldest New Music

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Wednesday, Dec. 24, join Q2 Music for a 24-hour listen to our favorite new-music releases of 2014, from Pulitzer Prize winners to debuts by exciting artists. Hear it again on Jan. 1. 

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WQXR Features

WQXR's 2014 Classical Countdown

Wednesday, December 03, 2014

Last month we asked you to vote for your top five favorite classical pieces. Based on your responses, we closed out 2014 by counting down the 100 most-requested pieces.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: A Pantry Stocked For Snow Days and Late Nights

Friday, January 03, 2014

Here are a few suggestions on ingredients to keep in your pantry so that you can whip up a meal on a snow day or after a late night at the office. Edible Brooklyn editor Gabrielle Langholtz told us what you'll always find in her cabinets.

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WQXR Features

New Year’s Day Live from Vienna

Wednesday, January 01, 2014

Wednesday at 11 am, get ready to pop the New Year's Day champagne with the Vienna Philharmonic when it presents its annual salute to the waltz.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Open Phones: Is 2014 The Year You’ll Leave NYC?

Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Is it the year you’re deciding to stay? Call in to 212-433-9692 and talk about the moves you’re deciding to make or not make this year.

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New Sounds


Tuesday, December 31, 2013

Pre-empted by "Radio Deluxe," a New Years Eve special, with musician John Pizzarelli and singer Jessica Molaskey.



'Let's Party' Playlist

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Saturday at 12 noon, the Operavore show is ringing in the New Year with some of your and our favorite party records -- from a Yiddish tango to renditions of “Auld Lang Syne."

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An Organist's Yearbook

Monday, January 07, 2013

Pipedreams presents its annual Olde Yeare-New Year reflection, with highlights from recent recordings, concert excerpts, prize-winning performances and more.


New Tech City

Using Tech to Slow Down Our Lives in 2013

Thursday, January 03, 2013

We are emerging from the annual internet and social media “gray period” – the holiday fortnight when the web isn’t blacked out, but slows down. It’s always a welcome relief from the incessant typing.

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WQXR Features

New Year's Day from Vienna 2013

Tuesday, January 01, 2013

The Vienna Philharmonic greets the New Year with its annual concert from Vienna. The program – which features popular pieces the Strauss family and contemporaries -- begins at 11 am ET.

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Last Chance Foods

Last Chance Foods: Seasonal Cocktails to Ring in a New Year

Friday, December 28, 2012

Four bartenders from Brooklyn, Manhattan and Queens recommend seasonal cocktails for ringing in the new year. Try recipes for homemade eggnog and the New Brunswick.


Studio 360

2013: Creative New Year's Resolutions

Thursday, December 13, 2012

What’s the creative project you’ve been meaning to bite off for years?  Finishing your novel?  Or maybe it’s more of a creative challenge: writing a poem a day. Watching Kurosawa — every Kurosawa.  Let’s make 2013 the year to get it done!  And we’re here to help.

Submit your 2013 creative New Year's resolution

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WNYC's Guide on Where to Ring in the New Year

Friday, December 30, 2011

Out with the old, in with the new! There's no shortage of places to celebrate the early hours of 2012 in New York City. Here are some of them that caught our eye.

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Times Square Visitors Destroy 2011 Memories to Ring in the New Year

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

New year, new start. That's the idea behind the 5th annual "Good Riddance Day" in Times Square. Dozens of people in attendance on Wednesday brought items to destroy, or wrote memories they'd rather forget on papers to shred.

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What's In A Name? Local Kosher Honey for the High Holidays

Wednesday, September 28, 2011

Jars of kosher Andrew's Local Honey are selling fast leading up to the Jewish New Year, since honey is a key ingredient in many traditional Rosh Hashanah dishes. Customers who keep kosher don't seem to mind that labels on Andrew's Local Honey jars don't have the Star-K or the hechsher of the Orthodox Union.



Iranian Theater Festival Takes Over The Brick in Brooklyn

Thursday, March 03, 2011

The Brick is staging 15 plays by Iranian and Iranian-American playwrights that explore a variety of aspects of Persian culture.


The Takeaway

Your Take: 2010's Big Moment, 2011's Big Resolution

Wednesday, December 29, 2010

As 2010 ends and 2011 begins, we've been asking listeners to weigh in with their own thoughts: What was your biggest moment of 2010? What is your big resolution for 2011? You've given us some interesting responses, from your thoughts on love, to graduate school. Some of you have been using our new Takeaway iPhone App to send us your photos and sounds summing up the year as well.  

Kristin from Lincoln, R.I. had this to say: 

My resolution is to remember the birthdays of people in my family without scrambling at the last minute to get a card or a present, like I did so often this year!


The Washington Report

WQXR's The Washington Report

Monday, December 27, 2010

NYT's David Sanger shares his biggest surprises in news for 2010.


Whistle to Ring in the New Year

Thursday, December 31, 2009

While the eyes of most of the nation will be on the ball at Times Square at midnight, in Brooklyn, some ears will be waiting for the toot of a steam whistle to signify the start of 2010.

Conrad Milster could be found this morning warming ...