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John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: The Accidental Assassin

November 24th, 1963. The basement of the Dallas city jail. Enter Lee Harvey Oswald. Enter Jack Ruby. Exit common sense.

11/08/2013

FILE -- NYPD car is viewed in Times Square. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Cop Shoots Armed Man Outside Of Brooklyn Playground

The NYPD says a 26-year-old man with a handgun was seen by officers Saturday afternoon running after two other men through the playground in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood.

11/02/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Where Have All The Wise Guys Gone?

“You give me 22-minutes and I’ll give you reasonable doubt.”

11/01/2013

Actor Robert Brown (right) claims that he was racially profiled at the Herald Square Macy's. (Credit CBS 2)

Actor Rob Brown Wants Answers After Alleged Profiling Incident At Iconic Macy’s

An actor on a popular HBO series who says he was stopped buying sunglasses because of his race at a Macy’s department store in the city has filed a lawsuit against the company.

10/25/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Still Stronger Than The Storm

“I’m from Jersey,” she said, “I love the water.”

10/25/2013

John Montone

Radio Free Montone: This Blog Is ‘Shocking’

It confounds me to hear trite phrases or hyperbolic headlines in news stories. The other day an online headline read, “Tom Hanks Reveals Startling Health News.” He’s dying, I thought. Oh, no not Tom Hanks! I love him.

10/11/2013

Down East Seafood, Inc. (Photo credit: Edward Taylor)

Employers Blast NYC’s Business Integrity Commission Over Applications, Fees

When two New York City Business Integrity Commission officers showed up at the doorstep of Il Forno Bakery on Aug. 15, it seemed like déjà vu for the bakery’s president Ramon Eduardo.

10/09/2013

Yoko Ono (Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images Entertainment)

Yoko Ono Discusses John Lennon’s Birthday, Art Exhibit In ‘Hip’ Soho

Wednesday would have been John Lennon’s 73rd birthday. To mark the occasion, Yoko Ono is presenting an exhibit of the former Beatles art work at a gallery in Soho.

10/08/2013

(Juno and her kittens. Photo Credit: Brooklyn Bridge Animal Welfare Coalition)

Pregnant Cat Rescued Days After Superstorm Sandy Featured On Animal Planet’s “Too Cute”

A cat named Juno not only gave birth — and fostered an orphaned kitten from Animal Care & Control of New York, but she and her brood ended up being filmed for the Animal Planet show “Too Cute”.

10/05/2013

(Photo Credit: Central Park Conservancy)

Central Park Goes To The Dogs With 11th Annual ‘My Dog Loves Central Park’ Fair

It’s free and open to the public, and runs from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. weather permitting at the Naumberg Bandshell.

10/04/2013

FILE - A driver tries to avoid potholes (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Study: New York City Area Roadways Among Worst In The Country

More than half of New York-area urban roadways have pavement in poor condition, according to a new report by TRIP, a national transportation research group.

10/04/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Bartender, Another Round Of Apathy

In this city that never sleeps, some people actually do.

10/04/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: This Sound, ‘Nat’ Sound

TV has pictures. Radio has sound. One morning many years ago I decided to emphasize sound where there wasn’t any.

09/27/2013

Stamford Metro North Problems

How To Survive The Metro-North New Haven Line Disruption

After experiencing power problems, it doesn’t appear service will be returning to normal any time soon on Metro-North’s New Haven line, leaving tens of thousands of commuters traveling in and out of New York City scrambling to devise alternative routes to and from work.We’re here to help. Here, find links and info to help you navigate the changes to your commute.

09/26/2013

John Montone

‘Radio Free’ Montone: Big Lottery Jackpots & 1010 WINS: Perfect Together

Unlike many news organization which fill their pages and air with politicians, public officials and self-serving lawyers, 1010 WINS has always gone out of its way to give voice to the people of the metropolitan area.

09/20/2013

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The concourse will soon be home to retailers, as well. (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

WTC Concourse Reopens

A commuter concourse underneath the World Trade Center site that has been closed since the Sept. 11 attacks is set to reopen.

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