Posts Tagged ‘Channel Thirteen’

Must-See: Experience RIKERS, Face to Face Tonight

Must-See: Experience RIKERS, Face to Face Tonight

Some are guilty. Some are innocent. Of the more than 7,500 people detained at Rikers Island on any given day, almost 80% have not yet been found guilty or innocent of the charges they face. All are at risk in the pervasive culture of violence that forces people to come to terms with what they […]


Must-See TV: Let the Fire Burn On PBS Tonight

Must-See TV: Let the Fire Burn On PBS Tonight

This is one of the most important documentary films you will see this year. Using archival news coverage and interviews, Let the Fire Burn brings to life one of the most tumultuous but largely forgotten clashes between government and citizens in modern U.S. history, as a longtime feud between Philadelphia police and the controversial urban […]


SOSÚA: MAKE A BETTER WORLD To Premiere on Channel Thirteen

SOSÚA: MAKE A BETTER WORLD To Premiere on Channel Thirteen

Mark your calendars and program your DVRs: SOSÚA: MAKE A BETTER WORLD will have its broadcast premiere on WNET/Channel 13 in New York on December 28th at 2pm. For more info: http://sosuafilm.com


Morris-Jumel Mansion Hosts Post-Halloween Sleepover and Paranormal Show | DNAinfo

Morris-Jumel Mansion Hosts Post-Halloween Sleepover and Paranormal Show | DNAinfo

By Gustavo Solis NEW YORK CITY — Manhattan’s oldest house, the Morris-Jumel Mansion, will host a spooky paranormal concert — and sleepover — for those looking to commune with the spirits of the founding fathers. From 8 p.m. to 9 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 2, the historic hub will let children and adults sleep in […]


Must Watch: Groundbreaking Documentary Series Latino Americans

Must Watch: Groundbreaking Documentary Series Latino Americans

LATINO AMERICANS relies on historical accounts and personal experiences to vividly tell the stories of early settlement, conquest and immigration; of tradition and reinvention; of anguish and celebration; and of the creation of this new American identity with an influx of arrivals from Mexico, Spain, Puerto Rico, Cuba, the Dominican Republic and countries in Central […]


Uptown Video: The Morris-Jumel Mansion

Uptown Video: The Morris-Jumel Mansion

The good folks at Channel Thirteen and PBS showed the oldest house in Manhattan, the Morris Jumel Mansion, some love recently. In the informative video, the Director of Education and Public Programs at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, Carol Ward, gives the viewer a guided tour of the venerable Washington Heights landmark.


An Experiment in Storefront Science Education | MetroFocus: THIRTEEN

An Experiment in Storefront Science Education | MetroFocus: THIRTEEN

BY Lindsay Armstrong It is difficult for people to walk past Storefront Science in Washington Heights without stopping to stare. Tucked between a beauty salon and a Dunkin’ Donuts, the front window of Storefront Science is filled with specimens – a sea snail, a frog, a baby chick – all carefully preserved in glass jars. […]


Uptown Theaters Followed a Spiritual Path | WSJ.com

By WILL FRIEDWALD The incredibly ornate Loew’s 175th Street Theatre opened in 1930. For four decades the gigantic 3,400-seat venue was the premier spot in Washington Heights for double features. Loew’s functioned as a cinema until 1969, when it was saved by the wrecking ball by the charismatic televangelist Reverend Ike (Rev. Frederick J. Eikerenkoetter […]


The City Concealed: High Bridge

The City Concealed: High Bridge

BY Led Black (@Led_Black) If you ever wanted to know the history of the actual High Bridge, which is NYC’s oldest standing bridge, then this Channel Thirteen video is just the ticket. The High Bridge just like the rest of Uptown is experiencing a renaissance and is slated to re-open in 2013. The High Bridge […]

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