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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.

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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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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212-691-6397


Episodes

The Multitasking Mayor

5/23/2019
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio launches his presidential bid for 2020. What’s it like covering him not only when he’s at City Hall, but when he’s zigzagging his way across the country to speak to voters? Pat Kiernan speaks with the NY1 reporters who know Bill de Blasio the best: Grace Rauh, Errol Louis and Bob Hardt.

Duration:00:23:34

“It’s Hard To Live Here”

5/16/2019
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Three teens and their parents in a 400 square foot studio. It’s just one example of how affordable housing - or lack of - puts people in a pinch. Pat Kiernan, along with Michael Herzenberg and Jillian Jorgensen, take a look at rent regulation and the housing crisis in New York City.

Duration:00:20:10

Camping At The Met

5/9/2019
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The Met Gala is one of the most exclusive events in the world. How do you cover a party you can’t get into? Does the red carpet — or in this case, pink — become the event itself? Pat Kiernan is joined by George Whipple, Jamie Stelter and Lorenzo Ferrigno to discuss all of the buzz on the Upper East Side on the first Monday in May.

Duration:00:22:22

When the MTA Gets it Right

5/2/2019
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New Yorkers complain about the subway. A lot. But when the start of a major overhaul is well executed, should we be changing our tune?

Duration:00:21:19

Minimum Wage, Just the Tip of the Problem

4/25/2019
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Giving a waiter a tip is a much more complicated system than you might realize. What happens to the restaurant industry when the minimum wage is bumped? Why don’t servers get the same base pay as everyone else? And why are some waitresses pushing back on celebrities campaigning for servers to get a higher paycheck? Pat Kiernan talks to NY1 reporter Lindsay Tuchman about her investigation into the minimum wage increase in NYC restaurants.

Duration:00:16:29

The Case Of The Measles

4/18/2019
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A Brooklyn community is at the center of a public health crisis for a disease that was supposed to be eradicated 20 years ago. How do you force people to get a medical procedure they don't believe in? And how do you convince an insular community to speak out? NY1 Managing Editor Joel Siegel and Political Reporter Gloria Pazmino join Pat Kiernan to talk about the public health emergency and covering the city’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish communities.

Duration:00:24:51

Of Course Drivers Hate Congestion Pricing

4/11/2019
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A plan to overhaul traffic in New York City will have a ripple effect for nearly anyone who leaves their home across the five boroughs. Pat Kiernan speaks with NY1 journalists Bob Hardt, Dan Rivoli and Annika Pergament about congestion pricing and how they report on an issue with so many conflicting interests. They also look at the history of similar proposals in New York and how it's worked in Europe. For more information, check out: ny1.com/crosstown

Duration:00:21:39

Introduction to "Crosstown with Pat Kiernan"

3/29/2019
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NY1's Pat Kiernan already makes sure your day is off to a good start. Now, you can listen to Pat on demand, wherever you are. NY1’s “Crosstown with Pat Kiernan” is a weekly exploration of NYC’s biggest stories, from the perspectives of the trusted NY1 reporters who were first on the scene. Subscribe and listen every Thursday morning.

Duration:00:04:26