Gwynne Hogan

Former Reporter, WNYC News

Gwynne Hogan is a former reporter for WNYC News. 

Gwynne Hogan appears in the following:

A church offers asylum seekers a loan

Tuesday, April 16, 2024

A church rents apartments for asylum seekers, who pay the church back after an initial buffer period.


The Controversy Over the Redesign of Greenpoint's McGuinness Boulevard

Monday, June 26, 2023

Gwynne Hogan explains why a street safety redesign on Greenpoint's notoriously dangerous McGuinness Boulevard is causing so much controversy in the neighborhood.

An NYC man fatally overdosed in a Starbucks bathroom. It took his family 53 days to find him

Monday, March 20, 2023

The family of Leford Williams searched the streets, parks, rehab centers and hospitals, not knowing if he was dead or alive. 


20 Years of 311

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

 As NYC marks the 20th anniversary of 311, Gwynne Hogan joins to discuss the state of the hotline. 

What life is like for the migrant men living inside the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal

Friday, February 10, 2023

More than 500 men are living at the Brooklyn Cruise Terminal in a temporary shelter there. 


How Some People and Groups Are Welcoming Migrants

Tuesday, November 29, 2022

How new migrants are being welcomed


Mix of relief and optimism from Asylum seekers arriving at Times Square Hotel

Friday, October 28, 2022

Dozens of families seeking asylum in this country are staying in a hotel a block from Times Square. 


An ode to the Rockaway Boardwalk, ten years after its destruction during Hurricane Sandy

Thursday, October 27, 2022

The rebuilt boardwalk has been embraced by the community and the city more broadly, but it remains a bittersweet memory of loss for those many who survived the storm.

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The People's Guide To Power: The Power Of Labor

Sunday, October 23, 2022

WNYC/Gothamist senior political reporter Brigid Bergin hosts a conversation about how organized labor fits into our political landscape.


South Bronx school scrambles plans, seeks donations for dozens of asylum-seeking students

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

Some are of the new students are experiencing extreme physical and emotional trauma from their journey to the U.S. Others can't read or write in their native tongue Spanish.


East Village public housing tenants mystified as city claims no arsenic in water — but maybe Legionella

Friday, September 09, 2022

The water supply at the Jacob Riis public housing complex in the East Village has “no discernible amount of arsenic” city officials declared Wednesday night.


Unsafe Arsenic Levels Detected in a Lower Manhattan Housing Complex

Thursday, September 08, 2022

Reporter Gwynne Hogan follows up on the detection of unsafe levels of arsenic in the water at Jacob Riis Houses.

Ready to rank: Close NY congressional race reignites debate on ranked-choice voting

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Some voters said they were confused and disappointed that the new system rolled out last year for city races wasn’t in place for congressional and state primaries.


The plague of spotted lanternflies has descended upon us — but it may not be as bad as we thought

Friday, August 12, 2022

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“It costs money. It's expensive ... but it's a manageable viticultural hazard.”


'Skate every day of the week' — A guide to NYC’s roller-skating renaissance

Thursday, August 04, 2022

"Every day of the week, there's some place to skate.”


How to Beat the Heat in NYC's Pools and Waterways

Wednesday, July 20, 2022

A heat wave is a good time to get on, and in, the water. WNYC reporter Gwynne Hogan offers a guide for canoeing and kayaking around the city, and gives an update on NYC public pools.


NYC basement apartments are still unregulated, despite Hurricane Ida deaths last fall

Tuesday, July 12, 2022

Almost a year after Hurricane Ida killed 11 residents of mostly-unregulated basement apartments in Queens, advocates say the city and state haven't done enough to make that type of housing safer.


Another hurricane season is underway and NYC's basement tenants are as unsafe as ever

Wednesday, July 06, 2022

“I'm just completely disappointed at how quickly people seem to forget and move on.”


City targeted same homeless New Yorkers over and over in encampment sweeps, data shows

Friday, June 10, 2022

“This is just bullying as municipal policy,” said Craig Hughes, a social worker with the Safety Net Project of the Urban Justice Center.

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NYC Rent Guidelines Board votes to increase tenants' rents by up to 6%

Friday, May 06, 2022

If the increases are finalized they would be some of the biggest rent hikes in nearly a decade.