The British are coming! And they’re bringing a sport with them: rugby. This Saturday, the London Irish and Saracens will face-off at the Red Bull Arena just across the river in Harrison, NJ. It’s the first Aviva Premiership match played outside the UK. And it’s all in hopes of finding new American fans. My co-host, Elizabeth Brockway, reports.
The 1 Train isn’t stopping at South Ferry this weekend. If you live on Staten Island, that means one less transit option to get you to the rest of the city – and that’s after you take the ferry.
Some residents say the borough is a transit desert, with the current system failing to move customers both on and off the island efficiently.
With major transit projects around the city getting billions of dollars in funding, reporter Daniel Rostas went to find out: why isn’t Staten Island getting the same transit investments as other boroughs?
From Colombia, South America, to Columbia University. Laura Gamba talks about the cultural differences she has experienced as a Colombian studying in the United States.
The weather’s warm, spring’s almost here, and for many Hindus around the world, that means it’s time to celebrate Holi. The Hindu holiday honors the triumph of good over evil – with lots of color. The most visual part of the celebration involves throwing and smearing brightly colored powder over everyone. In the United States, Holi is starting to become big business – with music festivals and events called color runs – where runners are covered in the colors as they compete. For some Hindus, there’s a worry that as the holiday becomes mainstream, it’s losing its meaning. Erin Golackson has more.