In collaboration with NYU’s Furman Center, In Our Backyard is a podcast that explores rezoning issues in NYC.
Developers believe that the rezoning of Industry City, a large shopping complex in Sunset Park, will bring new jobs, while residents fear those it will displace many.
In collaboration with NYU’s Furman Center.
Our first episode takes listeners to Crown Heights, a rapidly gentrifying neighborhood in central Brooklyn, where two high rise residential towers threaten to block the sunlight upon which the Brooklyn Botanic Garden’s greenhouses rely.
The subculture of barbershop singing started out as a booming fraternity, but its numbers have dwindled over time. I take a look into "The Big Apple Chorus", an NYC barbershop chorus, and learn how it evolved from singing Cole Porter, to Top 40 Hits, to survive in a pandemic.
My great-grandmother's fan is on display at Ellis Island. Since mother's family has all gone, I capture her reaction for seeing it for the first time in years, learning how one's legacy can last a lifetime.
What happens when an all-male homeless shelter is approved to be located in a large residential area in Queens? People get angry, and some strive for compromise.
60 degrees Fahrenheit may sound pleasant to some - but when a warm day occurs in February, at what cost? NYC residents take advantage of an unusually warm day, and their thoughts of current climate change.