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Promoting Indian culture and spiritual awareness through music, language, and the arts.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Have you been noticing more and more of those bright-colored charity clothing bins showing up in your neighborhood? David Gonzalez of The New York Times investigated and found that, yes, many of them are a scam, and that the laws make it hard to remove once they’re in place. (To report a bin for removal, you can call 311 or report it to the Department of Sanitation online.)
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
As unaccompanied minors from Central America cross the border into the U.S., some local governments are turning them away. But New York City is looking to help. Nisha Agarwal, Commissioner for Immigrant Affairs, responds to listeners' questions and concerns.
Tuesday, July 01, 2014
James Patterson, best-selling author and "book activist," just offered all NYC public school 6th graders a free copy of his book, Middle School: The Worst Years of My Life. He talks about his role as an advocate for books, bookstores...and the publishing business in Hachette's battle with Amazon.... What book would you like to share with every 6th grader?
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Sociologist Colin Jerolmack set out to write a thoughtful book on the changing cityscape — something like Jane Jacobs’ seminal The Death and Life of Great American Cities. But that was before a pigeon pooped on him.
He’d been observing changes in a pocket park near Carmine Street on the ...
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.
Friday, June 20, 2014
Next Tuesday is the Democratic primary in New York's 13th Congressional district, comprising the neighborhoods of Harlem, Inwood, Washington Heights, Morningside Heights, and a small portion of the western Bronx. It's a district that has changed geographically and demographically over the last few years. We talk to three of the candidates vying for the nomination. In order of appearance:
- New York State Senator Adriano Espaillat (District 31) | Website
- Michael Walrond, senior pastor at Harlem's First Corinthian Baptist Church; Board of National Action Network and director of the Ministers Division of the National Action Network | Website
- Long-time Congressman Charlie Rangel | Website