A deep-dive into Nicole Malliotakis’s legislative history. We’ll explore into a very unusual bill that leads us on a journey back to the 1970s. We’ll unravel a web of land-grabs, NIMBYism, political backstabbing, racism, and legal maneuvers to keep Staten Island segregated.
Reforming Our NYPD
2020 was a year that nobody should forget. The unjust deaths of Breonna Taylor and George Floyd prompted a nationwide […]
Happy Holidays, Bay Ridge!
Whether it is donating, volunteering, or simply going out and enjoying what the neighborhood has to offer, there are many ways to give back this holiday season. Here are a few of them.
The school year has been a total mess. So lets figure out how we can do better, and what we should have done different.
Racist Monuments in Bay Ridge
In this episode, we deeply examine all the reasons why we should finally tear down our remaining Confederate monuments in Bay Ridge. Join Dan and our guest John Hagan on a detailed analysis of our place within Reconstruction and Civil Rights history, and how Bay Ridge was the target of over fifty years of intentional propaganda.
Voting In A Pandemic
The 2020 Election is being held in the middle of a pandemic. You may be a bit concerned about crowding into a voting booth on election day. Today, we go over some of the other options you have to make sure your vote is counted on Election Day!
Join us for a walking tour… of the future! On today’s episode, co-host and transit nerd Dan will bring us […]
Our 50th episode! Join Rachel and Dan as they ask local politicians and activists why the 2020 census is important, and how they’re making sure Bay Ridge counts.
Something is happening at the old Victory Memorial hospital site: a new Emergency Department! But what does that mean for the community, and what exactly is an “off-campus ED”? Our guest Ed Yoo will guide us through what’s in store, and how we can make sure Bay Ridge has a voice in the process.
The Origins of Bay Ridge For Social Justice
Our profiles of Bay Ridge activist groups continues! Meet Bay Ridge For Social Justice, one of the most radical (and important) groups in our neighborhood. Join Yasmine, Sherry and Danielle as we explore the groups early days opposing injustice and bigotry in our neighborhood.