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This Week on MNN: Life on Roosevelt Island, Running to Fix Heartbreak

Programming Highlights, This Week on MNN By Lee Walker Helland

Lots of interesting programming to share This Week on MNN!: Did you know that Roosevelt Island is part of Manhattan? Want to hear a really convincing reason to take up running? Check it out - and share!

“Community Board 8 Speaks”
Thursday, September 4, 9:30 pm
MNN1
All about Roosevelt Island: Did you know that residents of Roosevelt Island have a 212 area code? Learn all about the governance of this iconic piece of Manhattan from three of its residents.
More info:
Community Board 8 on Twitter
Community Board 8 on Facebook
Community Board 8 Speaks on YouTube

“Gotta Run with Will”
Thursday,...

Clip of the Week: "Checkerboard Kids"

Clip of the Week, Programming Highlights By Lee Walker Helland

Kick Labor Day Weekend off right with the upbeat ska performance featured for today's Clip of the Week!

This new clip from "Checkerboard Kids" features New York band The Pandemics performing a set of lively, unforgettable tunes this month at MNN. Enjoy and have a great holiday weekend!

Sunday Night on MNN: Can't-Miss TV About Manhattan Issues (and Possible Solutions)

Community Media, News and Views, Programming Highlights By Lee Walker Helland

Wondering when life in NYC will get more affordable? Or what your neighborhood will be like once that high rise goes up? Or how many kids will be crammed into your child's kindergarten class?

MNN's Sunday lineup promises to inform and educate on the people in office working to find fixes to these problems-- and the candidates running to be next in line. Who represents you, and what are they doing to make your life better? Tune in Sunday, August 31 starting at 7:00 pm on MNN1 (TWC 34, RCN 82, FiOS 33). All programs will stream live online.

Here's the schedule:

7:00 pm: "Represent NYC: Special Election Coverage"

Leading up to the September 9 Primaries, "Represent NYC" is airing original forums with candidates in the New York State Democratic Primary Assembly and Senate races. Produced in partnership with the League of Women Voters of the City of New York and hosted by Ben Max, Executive Editor of Gotham Gazette, and Marlene Peralta, Senior Political Reporter at El...