Lee Hernandez is Morning Edition producer at WNYC.
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Cell and WiFi Service Coming to All Subway Stations by Monday
Friday, January 06, 2017
Riders will now be able to Google directions, make a call and check their email while underground.
There's No Escaping Big Data in 'The Glass Room'
Monday, December 12, 2016
While you daydream about getting shiny new gadgets for the holidays, a pop-up shop in Nolita aims to make you question your relationship to technology.
New York Sets A Precedent With Next President
Tuesday, November 08, 2016
A New Yorker will be the next president. That was also the case in 1944, and WNYC was there.
Federal Officials Replace Team Investigating Garner Case
Tuesday, October 25, 2016
A disagreement between Washington and Brooklyn led to the swap. Now the D.C.-based team will lead the inquiry into the death of Eric Garner.
A-Rod Could Have Been a Legend But Steroids Got in the Way
Friday, August 12, 2016
Tonight is Alex Rodriguez's last game as a Yankee. There's no doubt he had a stellar career — maybe one of the best ever — but his legacy will be tainted by steroid use and missteps.
A Few Bars from the Original Broadway Star of 'Cats'
Thursday, August 04, 2016
Everyone's favorite spandex felines are back on stage in New York. But in 1984, when the show was still brand new, Betty Buckley, the first Grizabella, talked to WQXR about the role.
WNBA Players are Taking a Stand for Black Lives Matter
Thursday, July 28, 2016
While some NBA stars have been vocal about the movement, WNBA players are making a visible stand.
Section of L Train to Shut Down for 18 Months
Monday, July 25, 2016
The MTA will make much-needed repairs to the Canarsie Tunnel. The closure, with will begin in 2019, will disrupt commutes for some 225,000 daily riders.
Mike Piazza, a 'True' Met, to Be Inducted into HOF
Friday, July 22, 2016
Perhaps the greatest hitting catcher of all time will be immortalized in Cooperstown this weekend. He's just the second Met to receive such an honor.
Let's Bring a Narwhal Back to Brooklyn
Thursday, July 21, 2016
In the 1960s, WNYC and the city tourism board partnered to air special programming on happenings around the city. They turned up some pretty quirky stuff.
Knicks Star Carmelo Anthony Calls for Social Change
Thursday, July 14, 2016
Carmelo Anthony kicked off ESPN's annual ESPY Awards show Wednesday night with a message about Black Lives Matter and police violence.
Gymnast from New Jersey Set to Take on Rio Games
Tuesday, July 12, 2016
She's just 16-years-old but Laurie Hernandez could make a big splash at the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio.
92 Years on the Hot Winds of New York City
Thursday, July 07, 2016
Happy anniversary to us! We're no spring chicken, but after 92 years, WNYC is still rocking the public radio airwaves. Hear how it all began.
Film 'Sully' Recounts the Miracle on the Hudson
Friday, July 01, 2016
In 2009 US Airways Flight 1549 made an emergency landing on the Hudson River. Now the trailer for Hollywood's take on the incident is out.
Three Men Indicted in Killing of Cuomo Aide
Wednesday, June 29, 2016
Carey Gabay was killed in 2015 during the annual J'ouvert celebration in Brooklyn. The three men now face murder charges.
Now that Brexit Is Real, What's Next for U.S. Markets
Friday, June 24, 2016
One of the immediate effects of the U.K.'s decision to leave the European Union has been a sharp downturn in global markets. But the future impact in the U.S. is still unclear.
'Before You Know it, Gays Will be Holding Hands in the Streets'
Thursday, June 23, 2016
Shortly after the Stonewall riots in 1969, WNYC aired a roundtable conversation on gay rights with the head of one of the country's pioneering gay groups.
The Long History of a Police Precinct and an Ultra-Orthodox Community
Wednesday, June 22, 2016
Three high-ranking NYPD officers face corruption charges for allegedly accepting gifts from two Brooklyn businessmen who have ties to the ultra-Orthodox Jewish community.
Three NYPD Officials Arrested in Widening Corruption Probe
Monday, June 20, 2016
The high-ranking officials include a deputy chief, a sergeant and a deputy inspector.
Frank Lloyd Wright Catches a Disease Called Humility
Thursday, June 09, 2016
In an acceptance speech for the gold medal in architecture broadcast on WNYC in 1953 Wright reflected, with great humbleness, on his life as a big time architect.