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Comedian/musician Reggie Watts, a staple of the international comedy and performance scene, is featured in season two episode three. Courtesy of MADE HERE
Sam Lewis  |  July 20, 2011 10:00 AM | Comments
MADE HERE, an ongoing documentary project, examines the lives of 68 performing artists in New York -- how do they pay rent? What other jobs to they work to survive?VIDEO
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Sam Lewis  |  July 19, 2011 1:54 PM | Updated: July 21, 2011 2:05 PM | Comments
Temps will exceed a 100 degrees today. Check out our tips for staying cool when it's so muggy outside that the subway feels like a trip to Hades.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn
Sam Lewis  |  July 18, 2011 6:01 PM | Comments
WNYC's blog, The Empire, which covers New York state politics, created a map to show readers where in the city mayoral candidates are raising funds.
Victor Lozano, 31, works for a woodworking company in one of The Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center's re-purposed manufacturing buildings. More than 100 businesses, that together employ about 500 people, occupy their spaces. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Factories traditionally conjure images of black smoke and polluted water, but many cities are pursuing a new kind of urban manufacturing movement that promotes tall, environmentally sustainable mixed-use factory spaces.
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Sam Lewis  |  July 14, 2011 4:28 PM | Comments
New York City experienced a 27 percent increase in the number of same-sex couples over the past decade. WNYC analyzed the latest data from the 2010 Census.
Lyle Ashton Harris
Sam Lewis  |  July 14, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Bronx-born photographer Lyle Ashton Harris' portraits of friends, artists and local politicians are on display at The Studio Museum in Harlem.
MyBlockNYC
Sam Lewis  |  July 13, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
MyBlockNYC invites users to upload their personal videos and tag them to a specific city block, offering visitors a unique perspective on the streets of New York. VIDEO
More than 1.8 million city residents received foods stamps in December, 2010. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Did welfare reform help or hurt New York City?
Bayview Facility in Manhattan had the highest percentage of alleged incidents of inmate sexual abuse by staff in the United States. City Limits/Marc Fader
Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
The Bayview Correctional Facility in Chelsea had the highest percentage of alleged incidents of inmate sexual abuse by staff in the country in 2008 and 2009.
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Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
On the first Friday of every month, the Franciscan Friars partake in what they call a “Jesus Run” -- a night where they seek out homeless people to offer food, prayers and faith.
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