Commentator Claire Pires interviews her mother and her mother’s partner about what it was like to raise her during a pivotal time for LGBT people.
HOST INTRO: On average there are 272 traffic fatalities each year in New York City. Nearly 60% are pedestrian fatalities. The Department of Transportation, the NYPD, and the mayor’s office have teamed up and formed Vision Zero to decrease these numbers. Claire Pires went to Brooklyn for Vision Zero’s first-ever public event where it seemed […]
A group of international and US students from the DO School in DUMBO have created the “Good to Go” campaign, a cup reusing system to help the environment. Consumers can pick up a cup from one coffee shop and when they’re finished, drop it off at another coffee shop for reusing.
In light of the Fort Hood shooting where Iraq War veteran Ivan Lopez killed three people before killing himself, questions are arising about the security on the military base.
At the New York Botanical Garden, New Yorkers of all ages come together to learn how to grow an edible and organic garden in their own homes.
HOST INTRO: After a more-than twelve million dollar renovation that kept it closed for four years, the Washington Heights Library is set to open this Monday. Claire Pires visited. On the final business day before the Washington Heights Library opens, contractors are on their knees hammering in nails and moving furniture. Twenty-five desktop PCs and […]
HOST INTRO: Companies like Johnson & Johnson and General Electric are selling greener products to appeal to customers concerned about the environment. They say these products can serve their bottom line, but are just one piece in a push for better environmental practices. Claire Pires has the story. According to Trucost, an environmental data company, […]