WNYC público
[search 0]
Mais
Download the App!
show episodes
 
New Sounds is unlike any radio show you've ever heard: a whirlwind tour of new and unusual music from all corners of the globe. New Sounds combs recent recordings for one of the most informative and compelling hours on radio, and aims to make the world smaller. For over 25 years, host John Schaefer has been finding the melody in the rainforest and the rhythm in an orchestra of tin cans. Defying rigid categorization and genre pigeonholing, New Sounds offers new ways to hear the ancient langua ...
  continue reading
 
Loading …
show series
 
Seismic events in New Jersey over the last month have sent long-time political reporters scrambling for superlatives. They say it's hard to overstate just how much politics-as-usual might be changing in New Jersey. And then, to really drive the point home, we had an actual earthquake last week. Nancy Solomon covers New Jersey politics and hosts Ask…
  continue reading
 
If you're looking to enjoy your oysters with a side of actual sea spray as the weather warms up, you may want to consider one of New York City's floating restaurants. Grand Banks, an oyster bar that operates on a wooden schooner at Pier 25 in Manhattan, opened for the season this week. And Eater New York just published a roundup of the city's float…
  continue reading
 
The WNBA draft is coming up on Monday and it’ll be at the Brooklyn Academy of Music. That’s when professional teams can pick new players from their respective colleges. The event comes to Fort Greene’s artsy music and film venue as excitement for women’s hoops around the city and country is at a fever pitch. Not only are players like Breanna Stewar…
  continue reading
 
Have you ever stumbled upon a place in a neighborhood that left you full of joy, wonder or excitement? Think indie bookstore with an inspiring poetry night, or a beautiful garden sandwiched between big apartment buildings? WNYC's Community Partnerships desk is highlighting some neighborhood gems across the five boroughs. In this segment, we explore…
  continue reading
 
From hidden gardens to family run bakeries, New York City boasts a variety of neighborhood gems. WNYC's Community Partnerships Desk is highlighting some of these treasures across the five boroughs. In this segment, we explore an alley on Manhattan's Lower East Side, renowned for its vibrant and impactful street art. The transcript of this segment h…
  continue reading
 
Believe it or not, Election Day is just more than 200 days away. As part of our election coverage, WNYC is transforming some laundromats across the New York metro area into hubs for civic engagement. These are a few insights we've gathered from people between wash cycles in March as part of our 'Suds and Civics' initiative. Your voice matters! Even…
  continue reading
 
National Poetry Month celebrations continue at WNYC's Morning Edition, and one local man is a hero both in verse and on the rails. Paul Pesante is a longtime conductor on Metro-North's Hudson Line. He's known to riders for his clever, rhyming announcements. He joined Morning Edition host Michael Hill to talk about the ways he injects some whimsy in…
  continue reading
 
Music is in the air at WNYC, thanks to the annual "All of It" Public Song Project. For the second year in a row, listeners are invited to submit a song based on a work of music, literature, or film currently in the public domain. Winners of the project will get a chance to have their submissions showcased alongside professional musicians like Rhian…
  continue reading
 
A group of Atlantic City casino workers is suing New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, hoping to end a long-standing carveout in state law that lets casinos allow smoking on the gambling floor, even though it’s banned in virtually every other business. Pete Naccarelli and Lamont White, casino dealers and co-founders of the group “Casino Employees Agains…
  continue reading
 
Long Island's Nassau County Executive Bruce Blakeman is pushing an initiative to recruit armed civilians, who he says will train to respond in the case of an emergency. This is despite Nassau County being frequently named as one of the safest counties in the nation by places like U.S News and World Reports. Candice Ferrette, a staff writer at Newsd…
  continue reading
 
As Mayor Eric Adams doubles down on increasing police visibility to combat what he calls a perception of lawlessness in the city, his administration continued to ratchet up police-involved sweeps of homeless encampments last year, new data analyzed by Gothamist shows. The number of times NYPD and city employees were deployed to clear encampments un…
  continue reading
 
The Bronx district attorney’s office has assembled a team of prosecutors to review claims of sexual assault made by former detainees on Rikers Island against jail staff in response to a Gothamist investigation. The office, which has jurisdiction over Rikers, has also established a tip line for victims. Gothamist analyzed more than 700 lawsuits file…
  continue reading
 
As it starts to get warmer in New York City, officials are again reminding everyone to check on their window guards to prevent children from falling out of windows. The city’s Director of Enforcement for the Healthy Homes Program, Yma Ava Andries, talked with WNYC's Sean Carlson more about what New Yorkers can do to keep their children safe.…
  continue reading
 
For some Muslim women in New York City, celebrating Eid al-Fitr can present a challenge: how do you find the right clothes that also align with your values? Some women turn to stylist Engie Hassan for help. During Eid celebrations, which can last at least three days, it’s customary for some Muslim people to attend multiple events, ranging from casu…
  continue reading
 
New York City will pay more than $28 million to the family of a young man who hanged himself in Rikers as correction officers stood by without acting. Nicholas Feliciano was 18 at the time, and suffered severe brain damage. Now 22, he requires round-the-clock care. Video obtained by the New York Times shows officers watching as Feliciano made a noo…
  continue reading
 
Friday’s 4.8 magnitude earthquake was one of the strongest many people had ever felt in the New York City region. New York Homeland Security and Emergency Services Commissioner Jackie Bray spoke with WNYC's Sean Carlson about the quake, and the state's preparedness.Por WNYC Radio
  continue reading
 
Move over, Suprême croissant, cragel and cronut. There's a new hybrid dessert selling out in New York City: the crookie, a combination of a croissant and chocolate chip cookie. The crookie first went viral in early March on TikTok, where there’s a slew of videos of people trying the dessert, offering tips on the best drink to pair it with, and even…
  continue reading
 
Police are failing to enforce city workers' violations of the system that gives them thousands of free parking permits each year, with city servants allowed to park illegally across the five boroughs without facing consequences, according to a watchdog report released on Wednesday. The city Department of Investigation's report bolsters on-the-groun…
  continue reading
 
April is National Poetry Month, and Morning Edition is celebrating by inviting local poets from across the region to share their work. Jackie Sabbagh is a writer and poet living in Brooklyn. Some of her work has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize, which honors short works published in small presses. Jackie is currently working on a novel and a boo…
  continue reading
 
The way New Jersey designs its election ballots is on the ropes. A federal judge in New Jersey granted Senate candidate Andy Kim an injunction last week, stopping the use of the state’s “county line” ballot design for the June Democratic primary. That's a pretty good sign the judge could find the county line unconstitutional — he’s also eventually …
  continue reading
 
Loading …

Guia rápido de referências