Difference Makers: Stories from Main Street

New York Cares Pin
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Mike Sugerman
August 05, 2020 - 5:06 pm
Lots of people are trying to find ways to help these days in the COVID-19 crisis, but it’s not always easy to find ways to do that. Now, there’s a group out there trying to help.
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Central Park barber
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Mike Sugerman
July 29, 2020 - 10:00 am
The Barber of Central Park is not a Rossini knockoff — it is the new buzz of the place.
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Katz's Deli
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Mike Sugerman
July 24, 2020 - 5:00 am
Katz’s Delicatessen on the Lower East Side has been serving up its iconic pastrami sandwich for 132 years, but it's never looked quite like this.
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Free Food Fridge
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Mike Sugerman
July 17, 2020 - 8:26 pm
More people than ever before are going hungry in our area, but one group in the Bronx has found a “cool” way to help.
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Radio Microphone
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Sean Adams
July 16, 2020 - 8:54 pm
A New Jersey man has taken to the airwaves to thank COVID frontline workers, help his hometown and keep the memory of his late wife alive.
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Feed the Frontlines
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Mike Sugerman
July 14, 2020 - 8:38 am
New York City restaurant workers who otherwise might have been out of work are cooking up a storm, feeding the hungry. And they’re getting paid like they were before COVID-19 hit. That’s today’s Difference Makers from Mike Sugerman.
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Get Tested For COVID Sign
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Mike Sugerman
July 10, 2020 - 5:00 am
A group in New York City is on a mission to help everyone in the country get tested for coronavirus.
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St. Barnabas Hospital Beekeepers
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Sean Adams
July 09, 2020 - 2:23 pm
A hospital in the Bronx is promoting good health using a more natural approach that includes bees.
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COVID VOLUNTEER
Mike Sugerman
July 09, 2020 - 5:00 am
Some people are signing up to willingly expose themselves to coronavirus in order to find a cure.
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The Brass Queens
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Mike Sugerman
July 01, 2020 - 2:17 pm
The coronavirus pandemic has forced some musicians to take to the streets, which has developed a whole new audience for some.
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