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Aired: March 30, 2012 | One Comment
Nursing Home Plans a Controversial Move

Reporter: Anam Siddiq
Producer: Leisha Majtan
 
A Morningside Heights nursing home and rehab center is one step closer to picking up and moving south. But as Anam Siddiq reports in this week’s Morningside Report, its future neighbors are not excited about their arrival.

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Aired: March 23, 2012 | Comment
Hungarian Pastry Shop Shut Down for Health Violations

Reporter: Lars Vercelli
Producer: Jackie Kostek
 
In mid-March in Morningside Heights, health code violations forced a 52-year-old favorite community shop to close its doors. The Hungarian Pastry Shop has now reopened. Lars Vercelli asks whether business be the same.

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Aired: March 9, 2012 | Comment
Cathedral Plans to Develop Its Property Commercially

Reporter: Xian Bu
Producer: Sergey Gordeev
 
The Cathedral of St. John the Divine is one of the most visited landmarks in New York City and the fourth largest cathedral in the world. Two weeks ago it announced plans to commercially develop part of its property. Xian Bu finds out why the cathedral decided to do it — and why the community is outraged.

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Aired: March 2, 2012 | Comment
Morningside Heights Grows into Harlem

Reporter: Erin Cauchi
Producer: Olivia Smith
 
For a long time, the area north of the Upper West Side was considered Harlem. Today, we have Morningside Heights. But Erin Cauchi reports that the area could have another new name soon.

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Aired: February 24, 2012 | One Comment
Retail Re-Zoning Proposal Pits Neighbor Against Neighbor

Reporter: Laura J. Keller
Producer: Xian Bu
 
The Upper West Side has welcomed small businesses for years. Business groups and residents both want to keep it that way. But as Laura Keller finds in our Morningside Report, they’re at odds over whether a city zoning proposal does it best.

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Aired: February 17, 2012 | Comment
Historic Performing Arts School Hangs on by a Thread

Reporter: Morgan Radford
Producer: Allison Gaito
 
In the last 10 years more than one hundred of New York City’s worst performing schools have closed. Morgan Radford has more on one Morningside Heights school that is hanging on by a thread.

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Aired: April 15, 2011 | Comment
Broadway Democrats Make A Comeback

Reporter/Producer: Jacqueline Quynh
Political clubs that were once the heart of many New York neighborhoods have been disappearing for decades. But as Jacqueline Quynh reports in this week’s Morningside segment, the Broadway Democrats are making their voices heard.

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Aired: April 12, 2011 | Comment
Chain Restaurants Invade Morningside Heights

Reporter/Producer: Monika Vosough
In the past 5 years, Morningside Heights has seen a surge in chain restaurants. In this week’s Morningside Report, Monika Vosough talks to residents and small and big business owners about the chain invasion around the Columbia University campus.

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Aired: April 8, 2011 | Comment
The Child Care Hustle in Morningside Heights

Many working parents have no choice but to leave their kids in the care of others, either in daycare or with a babysitter or nanny. In tonight’s Morningside report, Taryn Hartman looks at how parents find safe, reliable child care in the neighborhood.

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Aired: March 11, 2011 | Comment
Business Owners Leave To Make Way For Columbia University’s Expansion

Reporter: Carlos Mayorga
Producer: Alexa West
Since 2009 Columbia University has been rapidly expanding into Manhattanville. In this week’s Morningside report, Carlos Mayorga talks to some business owners and residents who say the university is not keeping it’s promise to create new jobs for those who are displaced.

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