Saturday, September 13, 2014
By Gisele Regatao : Senior Editor, Culture, WNYC News
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Wednesday, May 01, 2013
By Sarah Gonzalez : Reporter, WNYC/NJPR
The cover of Boston magazine's May issue is a photo of running shoes worn by people who ran the marathon. In New Jersey, shoes are drawing an emotional reaction from young people who are walking a trail of shoes that represent lives lost to gun violence.
Thursday, September 29, 2011
Some enticing advertisements for shoes by Reebok have been circulating, promising "up to 28 percent more of a work out for your butt, up to 11 percent more for your hamstrings and calves." It sounds like a lot to expect from a simple shoe, and the Justice Department is saying it's worse than just an exaggeration — the company is making false claims, and should reward disappointed customers with refunds, which could add up to $25 million.
Monday, August 08, 2011
By Kathleen Horan : Reporter, WNYC News
For more than a decade, many of New York City's prisoners have -- in the name of safety and contraband control -- been required to sport canvas sneakers that have come to be known by a memorable nickname.