The Daily Beat

Premiere DateApr 16, 2015
Categories Culture Politics Talk
00:00 The Daily Beat Intro
01:17 The Daily Beat pt. 1 Harlem Park to Park starts in 2009
02:45 The Daily Beat pt. 2 interview with Nikoa Evans-Hendricks
06:57 The Daily Beat pt. 3 The greatest obstacles for businesses
13:43 The Daily Beat Outro
14:19 Bastard The Dodos
16:44 Finish

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The Daily Beat is a daily news podcast that gives you 15 minutes of digestible investigations into an ongoing weekly story. Tune in Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. with your host Lisa Autz to hear original reporting on events throughout New York City that speak to greater national and international issues.

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This week on the Daily Beat we look into NYC’s vanishing local, small businesses and the action taking to save them.

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Today: Thursday April 16, 2015 – This week’s podcast reviews the #SAVENYC campaign taking storm throughout social media. It began through the efforts of Jeremiah Moss, the author of the Vanishing New York Blog. Now across the city, people are rallying to pass the Small Business Jobs Survival Act to protect the rights of our favorite local shops to survive.

Today, I speak with Nikoa Evans-Hendricks, one of the founding members of Harlem Park to Park, which is a grass-roots organization dedicated to supporting and branding the local businesses from Central Park North to 135th street and Morningside Park to Marcus Garvey Park. Evans-Hendricks speaks with me about the obstacles being an entrepreneur in Harlem and how her organization, as well as the Small Business Jobs Survival Act, can protect the charm of the neighborhood.

Host Lisa Autz
Lisa Autz is a staff writer, as well as Host of The Daily Beat and Co-Host of Third Eye Weekly. Lisa has a background in journalism and economics. She enjoys working on stories that shed light on the…