Stephen Nessen

Reporter, WNYC News

Stephen Nessen appears in the following:

Years After Deadly Deutsche Bank Blaze, Closure Appears Elusive

Wednesday, July 06, 2011

Four years after two firefighters died in a blaze that broke out at the condemned Deutsche Bank Building, the case against a subcontractor and construction workers facing manslaughter charges came to a close Wednesday — yielding one misdemeanor conviction and a flurry of acquittals.


A Film Chronicling the City's Homeless Underground Turns 10

Friday, July 01, 2011

Much has changed since the documentary "Dark Days" put New York City's gritty underground on the map 10 years ago — drawing a homeless community living beneath Manhattan out of the shadows and onto the silver screen.

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LOOK | West Village Erupts in Celebrations as Gay Marriage Passes

Saturday, June 25, 2011

On Friday evening as New York became the sixth state to approve same-sex marriage, hundreds gathered outside of the historic Stonewall Inn to celebrate the passage of the Marriage Equality bill.

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Class of 2011: High School Graduation at Rikers Island Jail

Friday, June 24, 2011

Nearly a year ago, 20-year-old high school dropout Benjamin was arrested in a gang-related slaying. Today, he is an award-winning student who was selected to speak before his peers at the first high school graduation for inmates at Rikers Island Correctional Facility.

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Niche Market | The Joy of Cookbook Shopping

Wednesday, June 22, 2011

New York is a city of specialists from foodies to academics, laborers to shopkeepers. Every Wednesday, Niche Market will take a peek inside a different specialty store and showcase t...

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Weiner's Wife Huma Notably Absent From Resignation

Thursday, June 16, 2011

The wife of disgraced Rep. Anthony Weiner was notably absent from her husband's side Thursday as the fallen politician announced his resignation from Congress after he confessed to carrying on sexually charged relationships with several women online.

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On Cusp of Historic Same-Sex Marriage Vote, a Neighborhood Reflects

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

New York is one vote away from approving a gay marriage bill, and in the West Village — a Mecca for the nation's gay liberation movement of the 60s and 70s — residents are waiting for what many call a long-overdue change to the law.

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Prominent New Yorkers Weigh in On Gay Marriage Vote

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

A bill on gay marriage in New York is close to being introduced with one Republican senator pledging support and the minority leader saying he will not try to sway GOP voters, New York could become the seventh state to allow same-sex marriage, and prominent New Yorkers are weighing in on the contentious legislation.

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Look | World Trade Center in June

Monday, June 13, 2011

WNYC began visiting the World Trade Center site in April 2010 and continues to document the construction of One World Trade Center, the 9/11 Memorial, the transportation hub and the people working on the site.


Vigil Held for Victim of Long Island Killer

Friday, June 10, 2011

The family of a young woman whose body was found along Ocean Parkway on Long Island are holding a candlelight vigil Saturday.


Look | Law & Order Criminal Intent Set Sale

Friday, June 10, 2011

Law & Order Criminal Intent may be off the air, but props and gear from the show, including boxes of beakers, pile of dolls, sinks and toilets and a bevy of beige computers from the early days of personal computing were up for sale at cut throat prices Thursday and Friday at Chelsea Piers.

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Meet Anthony Weiner's Wife: Huma Abedin

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

Congressman Anthony Weiner's wife, Huma Abedin, has not publicly commented on her husband's confession earlier this week that he sent lewd photos and messages to other women online — but the scandal has thrust her into the spotlight.

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A Break From Political Tradition: Weiner's Wife Does Not Stand By Her Man

Tuesday, June 07, 2011

A teary-eyed Anthony Weiner stood notably alone when the married Congressman faced the press earlier this week to confess he sent lewd photos to women online. Rather than stand by h...

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Rep. Anthony Weiner's Twitter Scandal: What May Have Happened

Thursday, June 02, 2011

A tech expert said it's probable a third party who had the user name and password of Rep. Anthony Weiner's Twitter account may be responsible for tweeting a lewd photo to a college student that has landed the Congressman who represents parts of Brooklyn and Queens in hot water.

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Snapshot | Ellis Island Ferry, 11:14 a.m.

Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Visitors to Ellis Island take the Statue of Liberty/Ellis Island ferry back to Manhattan on Wednesday, the same day former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin visited both sites.

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Reporter's Notebook: Inside the Courtroom During an Afternoon of Arraignments

Tuesday, May 31, 2011

At 100 Center Street, the famous, infamous and relatively anonymous have all passed through the doors of Manhattan Criminal Court. Most recently, former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn caused a flash-bulb popping spectacle when he was arraigned on charges of sexually assaulting and attempting to rape a maid. But most days at court are far less frenetic.


Look | Summer in the City

Friday, May 27, 2011

PHOTOS. Take a look at how New Yorkers and visitors are taking advantage of the warm summer-like weather by having fun in the sun at the city's myriad parks, beaches and sites. 

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Strauss-Kahn Ups Profile of Quiet Tribeca Street, Posh Townhouse

Thursday, May 26, 2011

A representative for the owner of the posh townhouse where the former IMF chief will spend his days under house arrest said he's unsure if Strauss-Kahn will help sell the $13.9 mill...

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Conde Nast Signs Lease for One World Trade Center

Wednesday, May 25, 2011

Conde Nast, the mega publisher behind Vanity Fair and The New Yorker, signed a $2 billion, 25-year lease for office space at One World Trade Center on Wednesday.


A City Park Where Lighting Up Is Still Lawful

Monday, May 23, 2011

The city’s public park smoking ban went into effect Monday, but there's one park in the city where the smell of smoke is still celebrated.

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