Crosstown with Pat Kiernan

Spectrum News NY1

New York City’s favorite morning anchor pulls back the curtain on the biggest stories around the five boroughs – the impactful, fascinating, and extraordinary headlines reported each week by Spectrum News NY1. Through intimate conversations with the newsroom’s expert journalists, Pat Kiernan illuminates what matters to resident New Yorkers and New Yorkers at heart.

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You might’ve noticed your grocery prices going up in recent weeks, as well as the cost of your online order or manicures. Then there are the warnings of shipping delays that might compromise your Black Friday purchases. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 Digital Reporter Ari Ephraim Feldman about how inflation and supply chain issues are driving up prices in the city and beyond. Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Nov 23

31 min 14 sec

NY1’s Roger Clark followed New York City Councilman Justin Brannan during the final 48 hours of his reelection campaign. He got a behind-the-scenes look at last-minute campaigning, poll site jitters, and a victory speech that might have been given a bit too early — because a week after Election Day, the race is still too close to call. Pat Kiernan speaks with Roger and political director Bob Hardt about an exciting 48 hours in city politics.   Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Nov 9

30 min 1 sec

While overdoses had been on the rise, preliminary numbers show that 2020 is likely going to be the deadliest year for overdoses in New York City. The experts say isolation, loneliness and lack of resources during the lockdown are some of the factors. But that’s not all — drug dealers have been lacing batches with an exponentially more potent drug. Pat Kiernan speaks with two reporters who spent months looking at this other crisis in the city. Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Oct 26

31 min 49 sec

The return to the office will never be the same. Remote work has given many employees a flexibility they never imagined. But what does that mean for the office? And what about all of the industries that will rely on a Monday through Friday, 9-to-5? Even those essential workers will be impacted by the way New York City adapts to the offices of the future. Pat Kiernan speaks with advisor Rishad Tobaccowala and NY1 Reporter Shannan Ferry about how the workplace will affect the New York City of tomorrow. Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Oct 12

29 min 52 sec

The summer storms in New York City showed how the five boroughs could be impacted by extreme weather in the future. While city officials want to learn how to better adapt, some question whether the efforts are enough. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 Digital Reporter Ari Ephraim Feldman about resiliency efforts in the face of climate change.   Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 28

29 min 48 sec

One million of the city's public school students returned to the classroom this week. And this year, remote learning isn't an option. City officials are assuring parents they've implemented the protocols necessary to keep kids safe, without mandating a vaccine for students. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 Education Reporter Jillian Jorgensen about how this school year is modified for the COVID-19 era. Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 14

27 min 2 sec

Last week, Gov. Kathy Hochul was officially sworn into office, making her the first woman to lead out of Albany. The former lieutenant governor has her priorities to tackle as she begins her term, while she also tries to distance herself from the tarnished Cuomo administration. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 Political Director Bob Hardt about this historic move and whether she'll be able to keep the legacy of her former boss at an arm's length.   Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown.   If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Aug 31

22 min 21 sec

While locals may grumble at tourists, New York City’s finances depend heavily on the money spent by visitors to the five boroughs each year. Although 2019 saw a record number of visitors, the pandemic brought it down to a fraction of that. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 Digital Reporter Anna Lucente Sterling, who visited several of the city’s hotels and spoke with industry experts about what needs to happen to get tourism to fully bounce back.   Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Aug 17

21 min 40 sec

We all saw the videos: Commuters wading through waist-high water in a subway station. Buckets of water pouring down stairs on another platform. For years, the city's transit system has been pummeled by extreme weather. But with more extreme weather in our future, is the city doing enough to protect its infrastructure? Pat Kiernan sits down with his colleagues to discuss. Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Aug 3

24 min 19 sec

Ranked-choice voting was America's biggest experiment with that type of polling when New York City used it in its primaries last month. But with a botched rollout of vote counts, many are questioning if the practice was worth it and if it should stick around. Pat Kiernan speaks with the NY1 team that has been following the primaries and this new process from the beginning. Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Jul 20

28 min 8 sec

After a difficult pandemic summer, the small businesses of the Rockaways are open and ready to welcome visitors for the new season. Pat Kiernan chats with NY1 Reporter Clodagh McGowan, who spoke with shop owners along the beach about how businesses have bounced back. JOIN THE CONVERSATION Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review wherever you listen.

Jul 6

19 min 1 sec

The organizers of the NYC Pride March made a stunning announcement in May. They said they want to reduce the law enforcement at their events in the coming years, citing some members of the LGBTQ community who are uncomfortable with police presence. But the NYPD says they've made strides in welcoming LGBTQ New Yorkers and that they support the queer officers in their own ranks. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 digital reporter Anna Lucente Sterling about the emotions on both sides of this issue, as well as the history of Pride, which has its roots in police clashes at a gay bar.   JOIN THE CONVERSATION   Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Jun 22

22 min 55 sec

2021 is on track to be the second deadliest year for traffic deaths since Mayor Bill de Blasio launched his Vision Zero initiative. A group of advocates is pushing Albany to pass eight different statewide measures so New York City can make changes to reduce traffic-related injuries and fatalities. Pat Kiernan speaks with the founder of Families for Safe Streets Amy Cohen and NY1 Transit Reporter Dan Rivoli about the hesitancy by New Yorkers and city officials to make changes that will impact how our streets are regulated.   Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown   If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Jun 8

28 min 34 sec

Voters this primary season will see a ballot that looks a bit different than in years past. This time, New Yorkers can rank up to five candidates for each position in the primary election. While the concept intends to give voters more of a choice, the new process can be intimidating. Pat Kiernan speaks with Managing Director of New York Politics Bob Hardt and Political Reporter Emily Ngo about the new way to vote in New York. Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

May 25

22 min 33 sec

Last week, Governor Andrew Cuomo set up an ambitious date in May to reopen the city. And it's not just easing capacity restrictions. The governor wants this to become a New York Renaissance. Mayor Bill de Blasio has also declared that it will be the "summer of New York City." But what happens if New Yorkers aren't ready for what's next? Are our leaders looking at the data to make the most informed decision? Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 colleagues about the timeline for New York to bounce back. Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

May 11

29 min 47 sec

The mayor and the police commissioner praised the guilty verdicts against Derek Chauvin for the death of George Floyd as an example of justice being served. But some advocates say it's hypocritical because the same accountability hasn't been found in New York. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 Political Anchor Errol Louis and reporter Ruschell Boone about what change the Chauvin trial could bring to New York. Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Apr 27

23 min 57 sec

The legalization of weed in New York has some immediate impacts, including allowing New Yorkers to smoke basically anywhere you can light a cigarette. It also creates a system to automatically expunge records for some offenses. The law makes a pathway for brick-and-mortar dispensaries around the state, and the revenue will have a social justice element to it. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 political reporter Bobby Cuza and a marijuana policy expert about the big change to pot in New York.

Apr 13

25 min 47 sec

Volunteer New Yorkers are canvassing neighborhoods to show strength in numbers against anti-Asian hate crimes. The fear in these communities is heightened after the horrific shootings at spas in Atlanta earlier this month. While New York is not immune to this growing number of hateful incidents, people from all backgrounds are rallying together to show solidarity. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 Digital Reporter Anna Lucente Sterling about how we can combat these hate crimes. Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review wherever you listen.

Mar 30

26 min 37 sec

There have been lasting changes to New York City since the pandemic. Pat Kiernan talks to the reporters who have covered its changes and the surprising aspects of lockdown. IMPORTANT LINKS Get the latest coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Mar 16

30 min 15 sec

For nearly a year, Broadway has been dark and sports teams have played without crowds cheering them on. Now, the state is launching a series of pop-up arts festivals to bring back a bit of New York’s culture scene. And sports arenas in the city will start to look like they used to with the limited return of fans. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1’s Frank Dilella and Angi Gonzalez about the return of audiences. JOIN THE CONVERSATION Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #NY1Crosstown If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Mar 2

26 min 4 sec

Nearly one year after the nation's largest school system shut its doors and switched to remote learning, we take a look at the efforts to reopen safely and the hiccups along the way. Pat Kiernan speaks to NY1 Education Reporter Jillian Jorgensen about the state of our schools. IMPORTANT LINKS Get the latest coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus  Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Feb 16

28 min 59 sec

As part of Spectrum's vaccine education series, Pat Kiernan looks at why health care officials say it's important Americans get the COVID-19 vaccine as quickly as possible. Plus, he dispels the myths and misinformation around the COVID-19 doses, and offers tips on how you can register when you're eligible.   IMPORTANT LINKS Get the latest coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Feb 9

25 min 52 sec

New York Attorney General Letitia James made a stunning announcement last month: She is suing the city of New York and its police department for excessive use of force during Black Lives Matter protests last year. In doing so, she became the first state attorney general to sue a police department. We hear from the protestors who were out on the streets and get the perspective of the NYPD. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 reporters Ruschell Boone and Dean Meminger about this historic lawsuit. JOIN THE CONVERSATION Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Feb 2

32 min 53 sec

The city has ramped up its capacity to inoculate New Yorkers with new mass vaccination sites across the five boroughs. But the signup process is frustrating and many are facing roadblocks at each step. While City Council members say there hasn't been enough preparation for the vaccine that we knew was coming, other elected officials say the inconsistencies at the federal level make logistics nearly impossible. Pat Kiernan takes a look at the vaccination program in New York City. IMPORTANT LINKS Get the latest coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus  Join the conversation using #NY1Crosstown. If you like what you hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it's free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Jan 19

27 min 21 sec

New York City has done a remarkable job at battling COVID-19. Still, there is work to be done, and other places our city can learn a thing or two from. Pat Kiernan speaks with reporters covering innovative ideas in Hawaii, South Korea, Wisconsin and Orlando. IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Dec 2020

32 min 44 sec

When Mayor de Blasio announced the end of in-person learning last week, it upended routines for 300,000 students and their families. Pat Kiernan, Annika Pergament, Jamie Stelter and Education Reporter Jillian Jorgensen speak about the abrupt decision and what is needed to bring back schools. IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Nov 2020

25 min 25 sec

Pat Kiernan, Annika Pergament, an Jamie Stelter share their favorite moments from the past few months of One New York. IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Oct 2020

22 min 46 sec

Rising numbers of coronavirus cases have been traced back to nine neighborhoods across Brooklyn and Queens. As the governor and the mayor try to reverse the trend, there is confusion about the spread and enforcement of protocols. Pat Kiernan, Annika Pergament and Jamie Stelter speak with City Councilman Mark Treyger who represents some of the areas experiencing an uptick.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Oct 2020

18 min 23 sec

Middle school and high school students are the next to to return to New York City Schools as the city ramps up its reopening. But it’s not as simple as that. Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter speak with former teacher and current private tutor Jeffrey Hahn about how families can get the most out of this unique school year.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Oct 2020

18 min 22 sec

Seven months later, and diners are allowed to eat inside restaurants. But at 25 percent capacity, some restaurant owners warn it's not enough to make ends meet. Other New Yorkers, concerned with the spread of coronavirus, aren't yet comfortable with taking off their masks and eating indoors. Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter speak with chef and restaurateur Andrew Carmellini, who gives us an inside look at the new workings of a restaurant.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Oct 2020

20 min 6 sec

Thousands of students who have chosen blended learning returned to in-person classes this week. But the environment is not without stress. The COVID-19 positivity rate saw an uptick that the city hasn't seen in months and Mayor de Blasio is facing a "no confidence" status from an important education union. Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with Dr. David Kirkland, the executive director of NYU Metropolitan Center for Research on Equity and the Transformation of Schools.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

18 min 10 sec

As we enter the fall season, that also means we enter flu season. Since the beginning of the pandemic, health officials worried that a spike in both coronavirus cases and flu cases would stress hospitals, healthcare workers and resources. Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with Dr. Brendan Carr, chairman of emergency medicine at Mount Sinai Health System, about why the flu shot is still important—even with social distancing measures in place. IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

19 min 34 sec

As the city faces multiple crises at once, many New Yorkers wonder if Mayor Bill de Blasio is the right man to bring the city through this time. Annika Pergament and Jamie Stelter speak with New York Times Editorial Board Member Mara Gay.    IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

18 min 30 sec

The messaging around New York’s comeback will play a big role in how New Yorkers rally around efforts in the coming months. It will also help control the framing that others might want to place on the five boroughs. Annika Pergament and Jamie Stelter speak with Matthew Hiltzik, communications consultant and founder of Hiltzik Strategies.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

20 min 31 sec

While the federal government has labeled New York City as an “anarchist city,” some say that couldn’t be further from the truth. Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter speak with Scott Rechler, the CEO of RXR Realty, about the future of New York. Crosstown will return on Friday, September 25.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

17 min 8 sec

After months of dealing with the pandemic, 1.1 million New York students return to school for the first time. But for the vast majority, that classroom is virtual and online. Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter speak with parents who have children returning to the classroom both online and in person. IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

15 min 44 sec

When the pandemic started, New York Nico turned his social media presence into a platform for supporting small businesses. Pat Kiernan, Annika Pergament and Jamie Stelter have a conversation with lifelong New Yorker Nicolas Heller.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

11 min 48 sec

After a particularly violent summer, with shootings nearly double the amount they were this time last year, NY1 decided to spend time in one of the most impacted neighborhoods - Brownsville, Brooklyn, for a series we’re calling “On the Beat in Brownsville, Inside the 73rd Precinct." On this episode of "Crosstown," we're doing something different. Pat Kiernan hands over the microphone to Dean Meminger, Jeanine Ramirez, Rocco Vertuccio and Kathleen Culliton, who spearheaded the special report, to give you a preview of the stories we'll dive into this week.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

2 min 48 sec

After months of waiting, indoor dining is set to return on September 30 in New York City. The restaurants can only serve at 25% of capacity and restaurateurs worry it might not be enough. Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter speak with Luke Ostrom of the NoHo Hospitality Group.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

18 min 46 sec

While wearing a mask and stopping the spread of coronavirus at the source is ideal, proper ventilation systems are also important. Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter speak with Spectrum Health Reporter Erin Billups, who has taken a close look at how these systems work. They discuss whether the schools are ready.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

15 min 42 sec

With cooler temperatures just around the corner, many New Yorkers wonder what will happen to outdoor dining. With no timeline for the reopening of indoor dining, restaurateurs worry that they won't be able to get by. Pat Kiernan and Jamie Stelter speak with Andrew Rigie, the executive director of the NYC Hospitality Alliance, who says restaurant owners are equipped to open indoor dining safely.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

20 min 39 sec

Post-Labor Day usually means the start of schools in New York City. But not this year. Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with NY1’s a Education Reporter Jillian Jorgensen about the summer extension before students return to school.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

17 min 31 sec

Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament are catching up with NY1 colleagues. On this episode, they speak with the beat reporters for Transit and Broadway. Dan Rivoli and Frank Dilella share how these industries have changed since COVID-19.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

20 min 17 sec

Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with their NY1 colleagues about how things have changed for them since the start of the pandemic. Reporters Clodagh McGowan and Angi Gonzalez, who both live in Queens, share some of their memorable interviews and how work has changed for them since March.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

21 min 6 sec

The New York real estate market has taken a hit since the pandemic. Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with NY1 Real Estate Reporter Michael Herzenberg about the changing situation of apartments in New York City.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

19 min 10 sec

The COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter movement are two of the biggest talking points in politics. Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with NY1 political director Bob Hardt about how our leaders are handling these issues at the city, state and national level.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Sep 2020

16 min 28 sec

For months, city officials, school employees students, and their families have been bracing for the return to school. Now that September is upon us, are the preparations enough? Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with NY1 Education Reporter Jillian Jorgensen.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Aug 2020

20 min 4 sec

Homelessness in New York City was worsening before the pandemic — and now coronavirus has exacerbated the problem. As the city moves a vulnerable population out of shelters and into hotels throughout the city, some residents are outraged. Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with NY1 Political Reporter Courtney Gross. IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: www.ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest coronavirus news and updates: www.ny1.com/coronavirus  Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family — it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Aug 2020

27 min 57 sec

For many New Yorkers, the summer reading started at the beginning of the quarantine. That gives folks many opportunities to try new genres. Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with Kevin Young, of the New York Public Library’s Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, about trends they’re seeing this year.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Aug 2020

18 min 22 sec

The question of when New York will return to normal has been the center of a debate in the city. Many worry that it never will. Pat Kiernan and Annika Pergament speak with actor Michael Imperioli, who argues that the city shouldn't return to normal, but that we should work to make it better than ever.   IMPORTANT LINKS Learn more about “One New York,” our resources, and ways to show your support: http://ny1.com/onenewyork Get the latest Coronavirus news and updates: http://ny1.com/coronavirus Join the conversation, ask questions, or share your photos, videos, and notes using #OneNewYork If you like what your hear, share this podcast with your friends and family—it’s free for all New Yorkers and beyond. Leave us a rating and review where ever you listen.

Aug 2020

17 min 47 sec