A difference in wealth can mean a difference in health. In East Harlem, life expectancy is nine years fewer than the wealthier Upper West Side region. Illumination Fund’s Laurie Tisch, Unilever’s Alfie Vivian and Gabrielle Fialkoff from the mayor’s office introduce us to a new city initiative aimed at promoting health and wellness in the city’s most underserved communities.
Newsday’s Ellis Henican reviews New York City’s response to this weekend’s snowstorm. Commissioner Julie Menin explains why women pay more for products than those aimed at men. Pizza guru Colin Atrophy Hagendorf tells us about his quest to find Manhattan’s best pizza.
Over the weekend a storm dropped about two feet of snow across the region, shut down travel and killed at least 29 people in its path across the Eastern Seaboard. Political analyst and Newsday columnist Ellis Henican joins us to review New York City’s response.
The New York City Department of Consumer Affairs reports women are paying more for products than those aimed at men. Commissioner Julie Menin explains the price discrepancy and what you can do when you think you’re being overcharged.
Snow is on its way to the tri-state area this weekend, and officials say there’s a chance it could be a doozy. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a hazardous travel warning and the National Weather Service posted a blizzard watch for the region. We sit down with meteorologist George Wright to get the full forecast.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for changes to the carriage industry and wants fewer horses on the job. Councilwoman Helen Rosenthal discusses the online lodging service Airbnb and explains why she claims it’s driving up rents in the city. We mark 73 years since the debut of “Casablanca” with actress Ingrid Bergman’s daughter, Pia Lindström.
Mayor Bill de Blasio is calling for changes to the carriage industry and wants fewer horses on the job. We’ll have a breakdown of his proposal and explain the next steps.
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer tells us about his report on the city’s homeless shelters. Johnathan Lovitz of the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce discusses equality in business. We discuss the State Comptroller’s list of municipalities experiencing fiscal stress. In our on-going American Graduate series,we learn about Common Core standards and a growing number of students who are opting out.