They’re going to be rolling out the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art on Monday. It’s that time for the annual Met Gala, which marks the opening of the Costume Institute’s spring exhibit. It’s known as ‘fashion’s biggest night out’ — there’ll be an exclusive guest list, industry-influencing outfits and at least two Kardashians. The gala is known for breaking boundaries, and this year is no different.
HOST INTRO: Our next story takes us to Manhattan’s Chinatown where displaced residents are in their fourth month since being evicted from their homes. Tenants are demanding a deadline for return. It’s the latest in an ongoing skirmish between the tenants and their landlord over their right to remain in- the building. Augusta Anthony has […]
The NYPD says that their unit that investigates sex crimes is the best in the country. But victims of sexual assault and advocates say that while the police detectives have definitely improved in recent years – how they talk to survivors still has a long way to go. Both sides agree training is the answer, but as Stevie Hertz found, the question has become – how much?
If you ask a baseball fan, they’ll tell you there are two kinds of New Yorkers: Yankees fans and Mets fans. And according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University, Yankees fans are winning the numbers game—by a lot. Only 34 percent of New York City baseball fans prefer the Mets. And the Mets aren’t known for winning baseball games either. So reporter Sarah Wyman set out in search of what else is keeping them on the hook.
HOST INTRO: More bike lanes are coming to New York City. That’s according to the Transportation Department, which announced plans earlier today to add bike lanes to 13 bridges connecting Manhattan to the Bronx. Meanwhile, in Red Hook, the New York Bike Expo is back. Reporter Bo Hamby was there, and met cyclists […]
HOST: And now for the next in our commentary series… Juan Torres-Falcon, tells us about why he decided to start the second act of his adult life. TORRES-FALCON: I’ve always been a performer. My mother threw me into theatre camp in 1st grade. She used to take me to buy my little broadway albums at […]