Matthew Schuerman appears in the following:
Friday, April 17, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 outbreak there are more single adults in the city’s homeless shelter system than ever before.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
Some victims of the coronavirus outbreak were widely well-known. Others, like Leroy Hammett, were less well-known but stood out in their communities.
Thursday, April 16, 2020
The thousands of people dying from COVID-19 have overwhelmed the city's hospitals and funeral homes. It's fallen on temp workers to bring order to the chaos.
Wednesday, April 15, 2020
"There’s nobody in this state legislature," one advocate says, "that doesn’t understand that renters in this state are under tremendous amounts of stress, tremendous amounts of duress.”
Tuesday, April 07, 2020
After pleas to protect vulnerable residents in congregate-style shelters during the coronavirus outbreak the city will relocate homeless senior citizens in hotels.
Monday, April 06, 2020
With the spread of COVID-19 there’s an increased need for food, especially among seniors who are not leaving their apartment these days.
Thursday, April 02, 2020
About 1.5 million New Yorkers live in officially "crowded" apartments. What can they do when a family member or roommate comes down with COVID-19?
Monday, March 30, 2020
The de Blasio administration has continued breaking up homeless encampments during the coronavirus outbreak, rejecting guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
Friday, March 27, 2020
City officials have reported that a second homeless person has died from COVID-19 while the total number of cases in the shelter system increased from 17 to 59 over the past week.
Tuesday, March 10, 2020
Homeless shelters, many of which put individuals in close contact with one another, have received guidelines from the city on how to contain the new coronavirus.
Thursday, March 05, 2020
One former supporter said, “Where was that guy on the campaign trail? He was emoting all over the place.”
Monday, March 02, 2020
New Jersey Democratic Rep. Josh Gottheimer is getting primaried from the left, by a progressive who once counted herself among his supporters.
Monday, February 24, 2020
In 12 years as mayor, Michael Bloomberg took bold actions to make New York more livable and economically viable. But his aggressive policing tactics have tarnished his legacy.
Tuesday, February 11, 2020
The tape was from an appearance the former New York City mayor made at the Aspen Institute in February 2015 but never widely distributed.
Monday, January 27, 2020
While Iowans get to weigh in on the Democratic nominee next week, New Yorkers have to wait until the end of April. New Jersey voters have to wait until June.
Saturday, November 30, 2019
For kids, it's purely funny. But for grownups, this show about trying to find comfort and connection in a lonely world is also sad and strange.
Saturday, November 23, 2019
It's easy to see why "The Inheritance" is being compared to "Angels in America." They're both very, very long plays about gay men and AIDS that are divided into two parts.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
18,000 city workers will become part of an expanded effort to reduce street homelessness.
Friday, November 08, 2019
In his book "Newcomers: Gentrification and Its Discontents," WNYC senior editor Matthew Schuerman traces the roots of the phenomenon re-shaping New York and cities across the country.
Tuesday, November 05, 2019
Neighborhood changes can be good and bad simultaneously