It’s a part of New York we have all seen, but few have ever been allowed to enter… until tonight. Photographer, Christopher Payne, has got your ticket to North Brother Island. Aired December 18, 2017 and June 12, 2018.
In the documentary “Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World,” refugee students from the most hostile regions of the globe come to the USA to seek refuge and get an education. In turn, they share their strength, resilience, and courage. We have a preview. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative […]
Iconic New Yorkers Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade tragically took their own lives last week. But another group, New York’s cab drivers, is seeing an enormous spike in suicide amongst their ranks. We’re examining this disturbing trend. Governor Cuomo’s ban on plastic bags hit a snag in Albany. Find out why. Manhattan’s speakeasies were the toast of the town during the […]
We’ll take you inside a Manhattan bar that’s been making history for over 160 years, serving brews to everyone from Abe Lincoln to John Lennon. Aired on August 17, 2017 & June 8, 2018.
The City Council flexes its muscle, as Councilman Ritchie Torres goes toe-to-toe with Bill de Blasio to address the Mayor’s attempts to intervene in a NYCHA probe. Torres also calls for an immediate investigation after City & State’s expose on the City’s contaminated rooftop water tanks. We have the latest. The auditions are grueling and the spots are coveted, but these […]
Meet an artist who set out to change America’s perception of immigration through stories of tolerance and “Portraits of Immigrants.” Betsy Ashton’s “Portraits of Immigrants: Unknown Faces, Untold Stories” exhibition is on display by appointment on weekdays through June 14th at Diego Salazar’s Gallery in Long Island City, Queens. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org, to schedule a visit and get directions. The exhibition […]
“My Fair Lady” is back on Broadway. From Emma Peele to Mrs. Higgins, Dame Diana Rigg takes the stage as one of the most celebrated musicals makes its comeback alongside her co-star Harry Hadden-Paton. For more information: http://www.lct.org/shows/my-fair-lady/ Aired on June 7, 2018.
The auditions are grueling and the spots are coveted, but these performers aren’t auditioning for Broadway, they’re trying to make it in the sub-way. We’ll share their stories. Aired on June 7, 2018.