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The Family Business: Sylvia's

Friday, February 27, 2015

Tren'ness Woods-Black of Sylvia's Restaurant in Harlem talks about her grandmother Sylvia Woods, known as "The Queen of Soul Food", and how Harlem has changed since it opened.
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A Plan to Join ISIS From Brooklyn

Friday, February 27, 2015

New York Times reporter Marc Santora talks about the three Brooklyn men who were arrested for allegedly plotting to travel to Syria and fight for the so-called Islamic State.
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Christiane Amanpour on ISIS

Friday, February 27, 2015

CNN's Christiane Amanpour discusses developments with ISIS, including the identification of "Jihadi John" as Londoner Mohammed Emwazi. Plus: the latest on Iranian nuclear talks.
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'Rasheeda Speaking' on Race and Office Politics

Friday, February 27, 2015

Tony Award-winning actress Tonya Pinkins and Cynthia Nixon, the actress, director and activist, talk about The New Group's production of the play "Rasheeda Speaking." 
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The Science Behind That Dress

Friday, February 27, 2015

Wired's Adam Rogers explains the science behind the dress that's dividing the Internet -- is it black and blue, or white and gold (or both)?
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Confucius 101

Friday, February 27, 2015

Time correspondent Michael Schuman talks about what can be learned about China from reading about the history of Confucius in East Asia.
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Baseball, Politics, and All the Scandals in Between

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The ever-lively Mike Lupica, Daily News sports and politics writer, weighs in on the return of A-Rod, Little League controversies, and Rudy Giuliani's recent tour through the headlines.
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Mr. de Blasio Goes to Albany

Thursday, February 26, 2015

WNYC's Brigid Bergin discusses Mayor de Blasio's several requests from Albany - including funding for affordable housing, education funding and more mayoral control.
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Parks & Recap: The Finale

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Parks & Recreation finished its run earlier this week with the series finale. Brian and NPR's Linda Holmes wrap up their recaps of the show. 
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What's Going Through the Courts

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Slate's Dahlia Lithwick talks about three big legal cases going through the Supreme Court right now: the ACA ,same-sex marriage and executive authority/deportations.
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The Family Business: Laird's Distillery

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Laird & Company is one of the country's oldest family businesses-and is actually older than the United States itself. We'll hear about the distillery's famous Laird's Applejack and more.
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Mayor de Blasio in Albany; SCOTUS Update and Parks & Rec

Thursday, February 26, 2015

The mayor goes to Albany; SCOTUS update; Daily News columnist Mike Lupica; our family biz series continues with Laird's Distillery; and TV club convenes to say goodbye to Parks & Rec. 
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The Guy Beside the President

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

President Obama's former personal aide, Reggie Love, talks about his experience as the president's "body man." 
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Where the Speed Cameras Are

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Officials won’t say where they’ve placed 51 speed cameras in New York City. But based on where and when tickets were issued, we found them -- and figured out how effective they've been.
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Christie's Pension Cuts Are Uncut

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NJ State Assemblyman John Wisniewski discusses a judge's ruling that Gov. Christie broke the law when he made cuts to the state's pension payments, and that $1.6b must be reinstated.
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Who Is Scott Walker and What Does He Want?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

It was at a fundraiser for the Wisconsin governor that Rudy Giuliani said President Obama doesn't love America; now Scott Walker's using the remark to raise money. Here's how.
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Speed Cameras; NJ Pension Payments; The Family Biz

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

NJ State Assemblyman John Wisniewski talks pensions; speed cameras; Scott Walker's ambitions; President Obama's former personal aide Reggie Love; and Di Palo Fine Food's Lou Di Palo.
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The Family Business: Di Palo's Fine Foods

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Di Palo's Fine Foods co-owner Lou Di Palo talks about how the business and Little Italy have changed in the past hundred years, and what's next for this family-fun fine foods store.
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The Family Business: Sahadi's

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

We're kicking off our series on small businesses that have been in this area for generations. First up: the Middle-Eastern grocery Sahadi's, on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn.
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The Italian Americans: The Values of La Famiglia

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

The new PBS series "The Italian Americans" chronicles the values of the group, from the waves of immigrants who arrived in the late 19th century to those who live here today.
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