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Affordable Housing: A Key Component if NJ’s Cities Are to Thrive

Lee Keough | November 2, 2016 | Planning, Podcasts

Gentrification is one of the factors transforming today’s cities, but to achieve true community, long-term local residents must have a place in the mix

Creating an Urban Agenda for NJ's Small and Midsized Cities

Lee Keough | November 1, 2016 | Planning, Podcasts
If you couldn’t attend the second annual NJ Spotlight on Cities, you can still keep up with the discussions on an agenda for our urban centers
Podcast: Really Going the Distance to Get Great Stories
The Backgrounder | | June 9, 2016 | Podcasts
Former NJ Spotlight reporter Scott Gurian is driving from London to Mongolia. Along the way he’s sure to find new worlds to detail on his new podcast site
Podcast: Don't Let New Jersey Go Down the Drain! Managing Water in Our Cities
NJ Spotlight | December 31, 2015 | Podcasts
A closer look at an infrastructure issue with huge impacts for urban areas
Podcast: Do Tax Incentives for Businesses Help or Hinder Growth?
December 31, 2015 | Podcasts
Debating the pros and cons of tactics for bringing corporations to — or keeping them in — New Jersey
Podcast: The Power of ‘CivicTech’ to Involve People in Civic Affairs
NJ Spotlight | December 31, 2015 | Podcasts
A movement to empower citizens through technology takes root in Newark and Jersey City
Podcast: The Prize — The View from the Classroom on Impact of Education Reform
December 30, 2015 | Podcasts
Author Dale Russakoff talks to three educators featured in her bestselling book on Newark schools
Chemo Files Episode 7: Persephone
Debbie Galant | December 29, 2015 | Podcasts
Understanding the Greek myth about winter and spring, darkness and light
Podcast: Development 2025 — What Does the Future Hold for New Jersey Cities?
NJ Spotlight | December 29, 2015 | Podcasts
Prominent developers discuss expectations and challenges for Garden State’s urban centers
Podcast: Is Abbott Dead? School Reform and Funding in the Cities
NJ Spotlight | December 28, 2015 | Podcasts
The landmark education ruling has long impacted school funding, but is it relevant any longer?
Chemo Files Episode 6: Second Opinions
Debbie Galant | December 28, 2015 | Podcasts
Confused about the American Cancer Society’s recommendation -- during Breast Cancer Awareness Month, no less -- that women get fewer mammograms? We were too . . .
Podcast: Why Cities? CEOs on Benefits and Challenges of Urban Locations
NJ Spotlight | December 27, 2015 | Podcasts
The heads of PSEG and Panasonic talk about calling Newark their corporate home
Chemo Files Episode 5: Talking Baseball
Debbie Galant | December 27, 2015 | Podcasts
In Episode 5 of the Chemo Files, we’re talking hair loss, open heart surgery, wigs, Iris Apfel — and, of course, baseball
Podcast: The Arts as an Economic Driver
NJ Spotlight | December 24, 2015 | Podcasts
How are the arts impacting communities across the Garden State?
Chemo Files Episode 4: Patient No. 2
Debbie Galant | December 24, 2015 | Podcasts
Just as I come through her first chemo more or less intact, we discover that Warren has a life-threatening problem of his own: a major arterial blockage
Podcast: Spotlight on Leadership -- Meet Father Ed
NJ Spotlight | December 23, 2015 | Podcasts
The renowned headmaster of Saint Benedict’s Prep on success with his students
Chemo Files Episode 2: Tough Titty
Debbie Galant | December 22, 2015 | Podcasts
Painted topless ladies . . . ?
Podcast: Fight the Blight: Can We Solve Our Foreclosure Crisis?
NJ Spotlight | December 22, 2015 | Podcasts
What’s being done and what can be done to address housing and foreclosure?
Podcast: Community Policing -- Old Idea or New Solution?
NJ Spotlight | December 22, 2015 | Podcasts
There are renewed calls for community policing in NJ, but what does that mean?
Chemo Files Episode 3: Zen Student
Debbie Galant | December 22, 2015 | Podcasts
Introducing Noah, the microphone-toting amanuensis
Podcast: New Jersey Urban Mayors -- The New Generation
NJ Spotlight | December 21, 2015 | Podcasts
What are the ingredients for a successful city? Three mayors have their say
Podcast: Healthcare Reaches Beyond the System Walls
NJ Spotlight | December 21, 2015 | Podcasts
Panelists discuss importance of bringing institutions into their communities
Chemo Files Episode 1: Weirdville
Debbie Galant | December 21, 2015 | Podcasts
These are the elements that make up Weirdville. I promise you it’s not all sad or a gross out.
Podcast: Toni Griffin’s Keynote -- Justice and Urban Planning
NJ Spotlight | December 20, 2015 | Podcasts
Promoting equity and inclusion when working to revitalize American cities
Podcast: Breaking New Jersey's Cycle of Crime and Incarceration
NJ Spotlight | December 20, 2015 | Podcasts
Exploring the challenges that arise when prisoners return to their old neighborhoods
Chemo Files Episode 0: Leaving Paradise
Debbie Galant | December 20, 2015 | Podcasts
I entered Cancer World, a place where the trick we’ve learned to play our whole lives -- forgetting our mortality -- no longer works
Difficult Days for Chris Christie: Senate Override, NJ Law Enforcement
October 29, 2015 | Politics, Podcasts
What’s the story behind the long-time GOP ally of the governor who voted for the recent Senate override?
Sandy Recovery: ‘New Jersey’s Done a Terrible Job’
WNYC/NJPR | April 8, 2015 | Podcasts
A former Christie supporter delivers some harsh words and the governor gets ready for a return trip to New Hampshire
The Christie Tracker: After Iowa, What's Next for NJ Governor's Quest?
WNYC | January 29, 2015 | Politics, Podcasts
After wooing GOP faithful at 'Freedom Summit," Gov. Christie launches website for new PAC, ‘Leadership Matters for America'
The Christie Tracker: The 'Likely' Candidate -- On the Precipice
Matt Katz | January 22, 2015 | Politics, Podcasts
The governor has sought to build a brand from the get-go that has served the greater goal of running for president
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