Amy Pearl

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Snapshot | Staten Island's Midland Beach After Sandy

Monday, November 05, 2012

A week after the storm, residents of Midland Beach, Staten Island, struggled to pick up the pieces — even as a FEMA disaster recovery area is set up at the end of Hunter Avenue and troops of volunteers with granny carts full of food go door-to-door.

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Snapshot | Red Hook After Sandy

Friday, November 02, 2012

As power returned to much of the region, many of the residents of Red Hook, Brooklyn, remained in the dark Friday without heat or hot water.

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As High School Winds Down, Rising Senior Hopes to Be a Cut Above

Wednesday, June 27, 2012

Dylan D'Angelo, 17, will be a senior at Leonia High School in New Jersey this fall. And while many of his peers will be thinking about applying to four-year colleges, D'Angelo day-dreams about shearing his own path to pursue something he loves: cutting hair.


Trimming the Tree with New York Public Radio

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

With highs in the 40s predicted for December 25th in the city, it's not exactly a storybook Christmas. Still, the tradition of buying a tree, schlepping it home through the streets ...


Watch | City Chef Teaches Kids How to Cook

Tuesday, December 13, 2011 VIDEO. With about one in three children in the United States overweight or obese, more schools are looking for ways to teach healthy eating choices. A group of volunte...


Reading, Writing and Recipes: Cooking in the Classroom at P.S. 3

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

The chef Zakary Pelaccio teaches future foodies how to taste. His students are armed with cutting boards and knives."Curl your fingers under like a claw," the chef instructs. "Then yo...
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The Man Who Calls Green-Wood Cemetery Home (No, He's Not Dead.)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Ken Taylor, Vice President of Operations for Brooklyn's Green-Wood Cemetery, remembers when kids used to push over tombstones for fun. He still puts on extra patrols during Halloween...


'Open House' Weekend Features Garbage Collection by Vacuum on Roosevelt Island

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Ever wanted to see inside a waste water treatment plant? Or visit Edward Hopper's studio? What about taking a bike tour led by local high school students? This weekend is your chance.


Hatched and Raised in New York City, Chickens Make Their Way to the South Bronx

Friday, September 23, 2011

Fifteen hens made the trip from the Queens County Farm Museum to the South Bronx this past week to take up roosts in a volunteer-built coop in Brook Park. The chickens were part of...

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Roll Up, Sing Out: A Sushi Restaurant Delivers Opera Arias

Thursday, July 21, 2011

Since 2004, Tora Yi has been the owner of Ido Sushi in the West Village. His restaurant features a traditional Japanese menu but it’s the sideline that elicits stares and puzzled remarks from passersby.

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Royal Shakespeare Company Comes to NYC with Its Own Theater

Thursday, June 30, 2011

At a theater built inside the Park Avenue Armory, the RSC will perform five repertory plays. See images of the Stratford-upon-Avon replica here.


Look | New York City's 2011 Pride March

Sunday, June 26, 2011

The atmosphere was jubilant and celebratory at Sunday's Pride March following Friday's vote by the New York State Senate to legalize same-sex marriage.

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Butcher Turns Scraps into Dog Food

Thursday, May 05, 2011

Jake Dickson, butcher and owner of Dickson's Farm Stand Meats in Chelsea Market, works with local farmers to bring naturally raised meat to his shop. Since he deals in whole animals...

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Look | The Painted Ponies Go Up and Down in Prospect Park

Saturday, April 02, 2011

PHOTOS. It was just warm enough to leave your jacket at home this weekend when the Prospect Park Carousel in Brooklyn opened for the season. A steady flow of people, old and young, ...


Watch | A Family Connection to the Tragic Triangle Shirtwaist Fire

Tuesday, March 22, 2011

VIDEO. Former New York State Senator Serf Maltese said his grandmother and her two daughters -- ages 14 and 18 -- were among the 146 who died in the fast-moving blaze that engulfed ...

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Live on Soundcheck: Turtle Island Quartet

Friday, March 04, 2011

The Turtle Island Quartet has spent a lot of time listening to Jimi Hendrix lately. Watch our video of the band playing "All Along The Watchtower" on a visit to WNYC's Soundcheck studios here.


Breast is Best, But Bring on the Solid Food!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

"I decided to try breastfeeding pretty much from the time I got pregnant," says Valery Upson, 32, of Prospect Heights, Brooklyn. "I'd heard the whole 'breast is best' cry often enough to know it was something I should be doing." The Obama administration agrees. In January, the Office of the Surgeon General issued a call to action to support breastfeeding, and in February, Michelle Obama announced that she would promote breastfeeding as part of her campaign against childhood obesity.


The Piano Lesson

Wednesday, January 26, 2011

9-year-old Patrick and 7-year-old Julia are brother and sister and they are both taking piano lessons from Rebbecca Rossi.

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A Lifetime at the Piano

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

When Harriet Wingreen first sat down at the piano, America was repealing Prohibition and Mao Zedong was beginning the Long March. Almost 80 years later, she is still at it, as a member of the New York Philharmonic.

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Moving Pianos with Brain Power

Friday, January 21, 2011

Bill Hennessy of Keyboard Express has been moving pianos for 24 years and he says the key to tackling the ivories in New York City is parking and brain power. Check out WNYC's video o...