Danny Lewis

Danny Lewis is an associate producer for WNYC's All Things Considered. Born and raised in Brooklyn, Danny graduated from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism before starting in radio as an intern for the WNYC Newsroom and Radiolab. He has covered the city for the New York Daily News and has also written about science, art and history for Smithsonian Magazine. At WNYC, Danny has reported on the removal of a controversial statue from Central Park, examined a New Jersey town's attempts to ban outsiders from its streets, and investigated whether New York City's water is really the secret ingredient behind our world-renowned pizza. In addition to journalism, Danny is a cartoonist and illustratorHis Twitter feed is primarily pictures of his cats.


Danny Lewis appears in the following:

The New Impeachment Phase Marks Another Chapter In Long-Running Trump-Nadler Feud

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Decades before he became president, Donald Trump and Congressman Jerrold Nadler faced off over an Upper West Side development.


Young Dancers Prepare To Perform In The Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Students at the National Dance Institute in Harlem will perform alongside Sesame Street characters like Mr. Snuffalupagus.


New York City Created A Task Force To Study How It Uses Algorithms. Will It Make A Difference?

Monday, November 25, 2019

A critic says the de Blasio administration has failed to scrutinize its reliance on automated systems.


"Sesame Street" Has Roots In New York City's Black Community

Monday, November 11, 2019

The heart of "Sesame Street" when it first launched was in Harlem, around 110th Street.


Beatboxers Battle In Brooklyn To Be The Best

Saturday, November 09, 2019

The 10th annual American Beatbox Championships get underway this weekend.

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The Docket: When A President Gets Subpoenaed

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Thomas Jefferson, Richard Nixon, and Bill Clinton helped define the limits of the president's power to stay out of court.

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Melinda Katz Is The New Queens District Attorney. And She's Inheriting Some Major Problems.

Thursday, November 07, 2019

The Queens District Attorney's Office has come under fire from criminal justice reform advocates, and is currently facing several lawsuits alleging misconduct by its prosecutors.


Correction Officers' Union Donations To Bronx DA Raise Questions Of Independence

Monday, November 04, 2019

The Bronx DA's Office investigates and prosecutes jail guards accused of wrongdoing, but their union is one of Darcel Clark's top donors in her unopposed reelection bid.

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The Docket: Quid Pro Quo In Practice

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

President Trump isn't the first—and probably won't be the last—public official to bump up against shifting definitions of the legal term.


New York Takes Another Step Toward Building the Largest Offshore Wind Farm in the Country

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Phase One of the plan calls for building dozens of 800-foot-tall windmills far out in federal waters.

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A Reconfigured MoMA Showcases Hidden Gems From Its Collection

Friday, October 18, 2019

The iconic museum is expanding its definition of modern art beyond the Western canon.


Rolling Loud Comes to New York, but Where are the Women of Hip-Hop?

Friday, October 11, 2019

The hip-hop festival Rolling Loud makes its New York debut this coming weekend, but the women of hip-hop are poorly represented on the lineup.


Ms. Marvel: The Jersey City Superhero Who Made Good

Monday, October 07, 2019

Fans celebrated the fifth anniversary of the Marvel Comics character at New York City Comic Con.


Photo Show Celebrates Graffiti-Tagged Train Cars of 1970s New York City

Friday, September 27, 2019

"Henry Chalfant: Art vs. Transit, 1977-1987" is on display at the Bronx Museum of the Arts.


No Hosts, Few Networks: What to Watch for During the 71st Emmy Awards

Friday, September 20, 2019

WNYC's Alison Stewart breaks down the favorites and the underdogs in this weekend's television awards.

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As Earth Gets Hotter, New York and New Jersey Get Rainier

Tuesday, September 17, 2019

One symptom of climate change: more rainy days.


Former Stuyvesant High School Students Recall Their Experiences During 9/11

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

A new documentary tells the stories of the teenagers who were just blocks away from the site of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks.

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New York City's Plan to Shutter Rikers Island Takes Another Step Forward

Friday, September 06, 2019

But some are opposed to building new jails to replace the infamous facility.


New Jersey and New York Butt Heads Over a Pedestrian Bridge to Ellis Island

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

The national landmark would only be a quarter-mile walk from Jersey City.


Hong Kong Students are Heading Back to School, But Protesters Still Aren't Backing Down

Tuesday, September 03, 2019

Authorities in mainland China had hoped the demonstrations would die down by the fall.