A tree grows in Brooklyn, Queens, and Long Island. Our “Summer of Adventure” rages on, and it’ll have you appreciating some of our mightiest neighbors.
Could the massive train repairs that will lead to the “summer from hell” for commuters cost Governor Andrew Cuomo his job? A report on the political fallout from the upcoming “Days of Delays.” She broke records and stereotypes and became a sports legend and feminist icon along the way. Billie Jean King is here. “Downton Abbey” fans get ready! There’s […]
As part of our ongoing series, Peril and Promise, we’re taking a look at global warming and the impact it is having on one of our most important food sources… fish. What can you do to help? And what are some of the best seafood options here in New York. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on […]
Gov. Andrew Cuomo is set to sign an executive order declaring a State of Emergency for the MTA. We have the latest on these “Days of Delays.” A major shake-up in the race for City Hall as Republican Paul Massey drops out. Find out how you can help save our planet’s future. Meet “First Person” host Aaryn Lang and the […]
Concerned about climate change and the “Peril and Promise” of our planet’s future? So is former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg and the Sierra Club’s former Executive Director Carl Pope. Together they have a plan on how cities, businesses, and even we – can save our world. We have the blueprint! Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports […]
In these “Days of Delays,” New Yorkers are running to car services like Uber and Lyft. We head Uptown to meet the everyday people who make up the Bronx. Our “Summer of Adventure” takes us to Yellowstone National Park for a fascinating look at how the animals there are adapting to the powerful effects of climate change. The Tri-State celebration […]
Our “Summer of Adventure” takes us to Yellowstone National Park for a fascinating look at how the animals there are adapting to the powerful effects of climate change.
Climate change and its effect on our local wildlife is causing concern and producing some unexpected success stories. The Nature Conservancy’s Bill Ulfelder has the details. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and […]
Is it possible to be lonely in New York City? Surprisingly, even with 8.4 million people surrounding you, the reality is that human connection is not guaranteed. The case of 72 year-old George Bell exemplifies this notion. Bell died alone in his Jackson Heights apartment during the summer last year, but no one knew exactly when. The circumstances of his death were so troubling, they landed on the front of The New York Times. But is loneliness as distressing as we make it out to be? Olivia Liang is the author of a book that delves into that issue, The Lonely City: Adventures in the Art of Being Alone. She joins us to explain her interest in this subject and share how her thoughts on isolation changed through the course of writing this book.