Michael Hill


Michael Hill appears in the following:

What New Yorkers need to know as thousands of NYC nurses begin strike

Monday, January 09, 2023

Roughly 7,100 nurses are poised to walk off the job Monday.


An interview with Flint Rasmussen, rodeo clown for Professional Bull Riders

Friday, January 06, 2023

New York City audiences may think they’ve seen it all, but Flint Rasmussen knows his show will still hold novelty for some.


The North Shore Leader is a tiny LI newspaper who says George Santos has been lying to their community for years

Thursday, January 05, 2023

George Santos has gone to Washington this week to join the U-S House amid a smorgasbord of scandal. Santos, and his lies, have been the talk of the town for two weeks now.

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"Stomp" takes a final bow in Manhattan

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

The off-Broadway show “Stomp” is closing after almost 29 years of performance in New York. 


A new interactive map of Hopper paintings reveals a century of gentrification

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

A new interactive map pairs present-day pictures of New York cityscapes with paintings of them by the artist Edward Hopper.


Recent attacks sparking concerns over a larger pattern targeting gay men

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

The recent robberies and deaths of two men who police say may have been drugged at gay bars in Manhattan has sparked wider fears in the community.


Plan to house people discharged from Rikers with serious medical problems meets backlash

Tuesday, December 06, 2022

The words "housing crisis" are an everyday part of life in New York City. But when it comes to formerly incarcerated people, they take on extra weight.


Manhattan DA says he won't prosecute a woman arrested in the death of her abusive husband.

Monday, November 28, 2022

Alvin Bragg says he is no longer convinced that Tracy McCarter should be prosecuted in the stabbing death of James Murray.

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Are Police Records in New Jersey Becoming More Transparent, or Less?

Friday, November 18, 2022

Advocates say changes meant to improve accountability may be a step backward.


NYC taxpayers paid a federal monitor $18 million for the last 7 years to help fix Rikers. What went wrong?

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

Today, attorneys for Rikers detainees are expected to ask for a federal receiver, who could override local laws and wrest control of the jails away from the city.


As battery fires increase, NYC Council looks for ways to reduce the danger

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

The New York City Fire Department says it has documented 188 battery fires this year—more than 4 times the number for all of 2020. 


DOC NYC opens this week with a prodigious slate of non-fiction films from around the world

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

DOC NYC, the country's largest documentary film festival in terms of number of films screened, runs Nov. 9th through 17th on screens and online.


The enduring appeal of the Headless Horseman

Wednesday, October 26, 2022

After more than 200 years, the Headless Horseman is still alive in pop culture, and in Sleepy Hollow. 


NYC has almost eliminated monkeypox. An NYU biology prof on what the city needs to reach zero

Tuesday, October 18, 2022

As New York City gains control over the monkeypox outbreak, advocates are warning that vulnerable groups still remain at risk.


Lawsuit alleges NYPD bring people to Rikers, illegally, without first bringing them to court.

Wednesday, October 05, 2022

A new federal lawsuit alleges NYPD officers have been taking people to the Rikers Island jail illegally, where they are held for days before their paperwork is cleared up.


New Yorkers can now look up the records of police they encounter

Monday, October 03, 2022

New Yorkers can now look up the records of police they encounter on the Legal Aid Society’s Law Enforcement Look Up, which includes thousands of NYPD and DOC records. 


Bronx-born disco-era singer and producer Richie Weeks steps back into the spotlight with a collection of unheard tracks

Friday, September 30, 2022

During disco's heyday, Richie Weeks collaborated with stars and played legendary nightclubs, and then reported for work at the Post Office. A new album helps to share his story.


How Participatory Budgeting is changing in New York City

Wednesday, September 28, 2022

New Yorkers will soon be able to vote on how to spend $5,000,000 of the city's budget. 


Here comes fall. Or as some call it, spider season.

Friday, September 23, 2022

In many parts of the country, including the tri-state region, the first falling leaves coincide with an uptick in spider spottings.


Here are the best places to check out fall leaves, according to a foliage expert

Thursday, September 22, 2022

Leaves across the region are already starting to change and produce extraordinary colors.