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Episode 5: 'The Teenage Brain Is Like a Sports Car'

Episode 5: 'The Teenage Brain Is Like a Sports Car'

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosStephen is one of thousands of so-called "juvenile lifers" who have an unexpected shot at freedom today. Up until 2005, most juveniles could be sentenced just as harshly as adults: that meant life without parole, even the death penalty.

Episode 4: 'Oh My God, What Have I Done?'

Episode 4: 'Oh My God, What Have I Done?'

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Honor has struggled for years with leukemia, homelessness and suicide attempts. Like many young people who struggle with mental illness, "the incident" pushed Honor into the criminal justice system.

Episode 3: 'He Really Wants to Shoot Someone'

Episode 3: 'He Really Wants to Shoot Someone'

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosAt age 15, Z received his sentence in adult court. The reason why dates back 40 years, to a child named Willie Bosket. His crimes changed everything for kids and criminal justice.

Flagging It: A Sunset Park Resident's Call For Unity

Flagging It: A Sunset Park Resident's Call For Unity

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Co-published with WNYC Studios. Brooklyn resident Junior Allende is planting a flag — actually many of them — along the Fifth Avenue entrance to Sunset Park as a protest against gentrification.

 

Could an Outlet Mall Revive Staten Island’s Sleepy North Shore?

Could an Outlet Mall Revive Staten Island’s Sleepy North Shore?

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosStaten Island’s North shore is missing a big opportunity: two million tourists ride the Staten Island Ferry every year, for a free sightseeing tour of New York Harbor. But on arrival, most of the visitors hurry onto the next ferry back to Manhattan, without spending a dime.

The Street Where Eric Garner Died Struggles to Recover

The Street Where Eric Garner Died Struggles to Recover

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosShop owners claim a rise in crime after Garner’s death is hurting their businesses and the community.

 

Participatory Budgeting: The People’s Budget

Participatory Budgeting: The People’s Budget

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosResidents on Staten Island's North Shore voted on how to spend one million dollars in their community. Winning projects will be announced Wednesday.

Staten Island Arts Organization Tries to Create Its Own Future

Staten Island Arts Organization Tries to Create Its Own Future

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosExtensive private developments and an upcoming city rezoning for the North Shore of Staten Island have residents worried about the future look and feel of their neighborhoods. 

Two Old Theatres, One New North Shore

Two Old Theatres, One New North Shore

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Co-published with WNYC StudiosIt’s a struggle to afford living in New York City, and the cost keeps rising. WNYC looks at what it takes to continue making this place home, one neighborhood at a time.

 

There Went the Neighborhood

There Went the Neighborhood

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 9. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. The team behind There Goes the Neighborhood talks about what they've learned, and the way forward in a post-gentrified Brooklyn.

Our Town

Our Town

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 8. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Gentrification has many New Yorkers asking the same question: Is there still a place for me in this city?

It's Complicated

It's Complicated

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 7. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Some Brooklynites are wrestling with their own role in gentrification. Changes may be welcomed, but they come with mixed emotions for many.

Trickery, Fraud and Deception

Trickery, Fraud and Deception

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 6. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. In the fast moving world of Brooklyn real estate, for some it feels more like the Wild West – developers and investors looking to cash in on the gold rush don't always play by the rules.

Williamsburg, What's Good?

Williamsburg, What's Good?

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 5. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. How does a tidal wave of money and fast-shifting demographics affect the people who share a neighborhood?

Here's the Plan

Here's the Plan

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 4. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Mayor de Blasio's plan to rezone East New York is his way of controlling the gentrification machine -- so what does the zoning plan actually look like?

Turf Wars

Turf Wars

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 3. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. What did East New York look like before Mayor de Blasio declared it the neighborhood where the city's future begins?

'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'

'Brooklyn, We Go Hard'

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 2. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The Nation. Since the late 1960s, outsiders have known East New York for its low median income and high crime rates. But 120,000 people call it home. 

Mouth to Ear

Mouth to Ear

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There Goes the Neighborhood - Episode 1. Co-published with WNYC Studios and The NationGentrification is something everyone is talking about, but what is it? When a neighborhood changes, how does it happen and why? And who decides? This new podcast takes an in-depth look at the gentrification of Brooklyn, and the role race plays in the process.