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Catch the Very Best of the Bronx on

Catch the Very Best of the Bronx on "Open"

April, 5, 2019 • 1 min read


MNN is pleased to be sharing programming with BRONXNET, one of our sister Community Access stations. One of BRONXNET’s flagship shows, OPEN, airs live from BRONXNET studios on MNN 5 at 10 AM every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday. For the past eight years, viewers have been entertained by host Rhina Valentin’s humorous style and award-winning personality while co-hosts Dr. Bob Lee and Deren Jaime bring you the very best of NYC and The Bronx on this interesting and colorful program.

Congestion Pricing: Public Hearings

Congestion Pricing: Public Hearings

March, 29, 2019 • 5 min read

The New York City's congestion pricing plan, which would charge drivers entering specific parts of Manhattan, currently under consideration in Albany, has the potential to change the way Manhattan works in a major way.  Manhattan Borough President Gale Brewer held a public hearing last week to explore its pros and cons with critics and supporters of the plan.

Attend an Upcoming Documentary Storytelling Intensive at MNN


Are you interested in gaining field crew experience and learning how to develop a documentary production plan? If so, Manhattan Neighborhood Network’s 12-week Documentary Storytelling Intensive might be for you.

Meet Your New Public Advocate:  Jumaane Williams

Meet Your New Public Advocate:  Jumaane Williams

March, 21, 2019 • 5 min read

Public Advocate Jumaane Williams took time out during his second official day in office to sit down with MNN's "Represent NYC".  Gotham Gazette's Ben Max interviewed our new Public Advocate for a half-hour about everything from the thrill of victory to his vision for the public advocate's office. 

Children & Politics: Is your child ready to vote?

Children & Politics: Is your child ready to vote?

March, 18, 2019 • 5 min read


The right to vote is of course a huge part of what it means to be a citizen of a democratic country.

But voting is just the start of being a responsible citizen, not the end! We should talk with our kids about being active members of our communities in every season, not just election season.