<![CDATA[NBC New York - As Seen On]]> Copyright 2015 http://www.nbcnewyork.com/on-air/as-seen-on http://media.nbcbayarea.com/designimages/4NY_Horizontal.jpg NBC New York http://www.nbcnewyork.com en-us Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:47:56 -0400 Sun, 29 Mar 2015 06:47:56 -0400 NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Search Efforts Continue as Investigators Eye Gas-Line Tampering as Possible Cause of Blast]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 23:20:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006597946_1200x675_419655235747.jpg Emergency workers continued searching Saturday for at least two people still missing after an apparent gas line explosion leveled three Manhattan apartment buildings while investigators piece together what exactly caused the blast that injured 22.]]> <![CDATA[2 Unaccounted for Following NYC Blast: Officials]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:44:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006596671_1200x675_419612739705.jpg City officials say that two people are still unaccounted for following the explosion that sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse Thursday in the East Village.]]> <![CDATA[7 Hurt, 3 Critically, in Brooklyn Blaze]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 18:45:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006596620_1200x675_419613763535.jpg The fire department says a fast-moving blaze in a Brooklyn apartment injured seven people, leaving three in critical condition.]]> <![CDATA[Produce Pete: Papayas]]> Sat, 28 Mar 2015 14:03:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/032815pete.jpg If you want a taste of the tropics, papayas are the way to go. Produce Pete has all the details.]]> <![CDATA[SchoolBook Service Walks Parents Through Admissions Process]]> Wed, 08 Oct 2014 09:24:39 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/216*120/schoolbooklogos.JPG

WNYC's SchoolBook has launched a new service for middle school parents that walks them through the admissions process. It's a weekly email customized to their district about the overall process, school types, steps to take for research and applications, milestones, test dates and all the information they need to help make it a smooth and clear application season.

This story uses functionality that may not work in our app. Click here to open the story on our mobile site.]]>
<![CDATA[Businesses Closed, Streets Shutdown Following East Village Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:25:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006591352_1200x675_419429955608.jpg A large area surrounding the blast zone is still cordoned off. Eleven buildings are still under mandatory evacuation and 144 residents could be displaced for days. News 4's Checkey Beckford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Produce Pete]]> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 12:17:14 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/160*120/produce+pete+204x153.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Bill's Books]]> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 11:47:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/bills+books.jpg ]]> <![CDATA[Better Get Baquero]]> Thu, 24 Apr 2014 18:25:09 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/BGB_Watch_Moduleweb.jpg

Need help on a consumer issue? Reach out to Lynda Baquero and her team by calling the Consumer Affairs Tipline at 1-866-NEWS-244 and pressing 2 for consumer. You can also e-mail bettergetbaquero@nbcnewyork.com.

<![CDATA[2 Unaccounted for Following East Village Explosion, Fire: Officials]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:20:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006593347_1200x675_419428419588.jpg City officials say that two people are still unaccounted for following the explosion that sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse Thursday in the East Village. News 4's Jonathan Vigliotti reports.]]> <![CDATA[2 Missing, 22 Injured in East Village Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 23:20:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006594504_1200x675_419429955540.jpg Crews are working on clearing the mounds of debris as investigators probe a possible cause of the explosion. Brynn Gingras reports]]> <![CDATA[The New York Botanical Garden Orchid Show]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:45:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006593798_1200x675_419379779776.jpg Marc Hachadourian, director of the Nolen Greenhouses at The New York Botanical Garden, sits down with Chris Glorioso to discuss the Orchid Show running now through April 19.]]> <![CDATA[How Did Gas Travel Before Explosion?]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:52:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/con+ed+lock+gas+main.jpg Amid questions surrounding the East Village explosion, Chris Glorioso spent time with a certified master plumber who showed us how natural gas makes it from the street to the gas meter connected to your home.]]> <![CDATA[Fire Island Landmark Destroyed in Blaze: Officials]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:58:28 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/Fire-Island-Fire.jpg Several buildings, including a well-known boardwalk landmark, were destroyed in a blaze on Fire Island early Friday, officials say. Greg Cergol reports.]]> <![CDATA[Hero Off-Duty FDNY Firefighter Speaks After East Village Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:05:49 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/mike+shepherd+east+village+fdny+hero.jpg Video from the aftermath of the East Village explosion shows an off-duty FDNY firefighter running toward the explosion rather than away from it. Checkey Beckford reports.]]> <![CDATA[Explosion Bystander: "Could Feel It in My Chest"]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:55:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006593515_1200x675_419328067822.jpg A massive explosion sent people running in a panic on a busy 2nd Avenue in the East Village Thursday. Bystanders recount the impact that shook them to the core. Marc Santia reports.]]> <![CDATA[Improper Access to Gas Line Eyed as Cause of East Village Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:52:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006592910_1200x675_419326019593.jpg Investigators are probing whether a contractor improperly accessed a gas line in a basement below a restaurant, setting off a fiery explosion that leveled three buildings, injured about two dozen people and left at least two missing in the East Village. Andrew Siff reports.]]> <![CDATA[2 Unaccounted for Following East Village Explosion, Fire: Officials]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:22:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/figueora+locon+missing+east+village+fire.jpg City officials say that two people are still unaccounted for following the explosion that sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse Thursday in the East Village. Sheldon Dutes reports.]]> <![CDATA[NJ Astronaut Twins Looking To Make History]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 20:48:42 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/astronaut+twins+experiment.jpg A West Orange High School graduate blasted off into space Friday afternoon. His twin brother, also an astronaut, stayed behind. But they are both part of the same experiment. Brian Thompson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Chopper 4: Building Ruins Still Smoldering 24 Hours After East Village Blast]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:40:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006592817_1200x675_419296323989.jpg More than 24 hours after the East Village blast that leveled three buildings on Second Avenue and East 7th Street, parts of the site were still smoldering. Chopper 4 has a remarkable aerial view of the scene.]]> <![CDATA[Surveillance Video Captures East Village Blast]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 18:09:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006591700_1200x675_419265091602.jpg Surveillance video captures the explosion at 121 Second Ave. in the East Village Thursday. Courtesy Gem Spa.]]> <![CDATA[Beauty Buzz: New Trends to Try]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:39:57 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/214*120/Beauty+Trends_NY+Live.jpg Lilliana Vazquez tries out the latest beauty trends.

Photo Credit: New York Live]]>
<![CDATA[Ryan Serhant on New Movie and "Million Dollar Listing"]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 21:39:29 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/196*120/ryans.png Ryan Serhant stops by to talk about his new movie "While We're Young" with Ben Stiller and the new season of "Million Dollar Listing."]]> <![CDATA[Family Style Dinner]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 13:18:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TBD-NYL-LAUREN+JOELLE+FAMILY+STYLE+DINNER+SD26+INTV14.png Lauren Scala and Joelle Garguilo team up to highlight two restaurants offering family style dining in New York City.]]> <![CDATA[Layering Made Easy]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 09:15:56 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/219*120/Layering.jpg Lilliana Vasquez meets with lifestyle expert Donna Kim at the Lilly Pulitzer Showroom to show you some layering tricks while staying stylish.

Photo Credit: New York Live]]>
<![CDATA[WATCH: Chaos, Heroism in Blast Aftermath Minutes Before NYPD, FDNY Arrive]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 16:36:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/troy+hinson+witness+video.jpg Witness video captured the dramatic moments following an explosion at an East Village restaurant that caused a massive fire, injuring 19. Bystanders rush to the building to help the injured, and an off-duty firefighter helps direct a woman down a fire escape, then climbs up himself to check for any people inside before the building starts going up in flames. Courtesy Troy Hinson.]]> <![CDATA[5 Firefighters Injured in Upper East Side Fire: FDNY]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:55:25 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006584808_1200x675_418945091926.jpg The FDNY says five firefighters sustained minor injuries battling a fire at an Upper East Side apartment building. Video courtesy Tricia Culligan.]]> <![CDATA[19 Hurt in NYC Building Explosion: FDNY]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:52:26 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/467651042_Fire.jpg Construction workers inside a sushi restaurant in the East Village accidentally hit a gas line, causing an explosion that injured 19 people, sparked a massive fire and caused three buildings to collapse, law enforcement sources tell NBC 4 New York. Ida Siegal reports.

Photo Credit: Getty Images]]>
<![CDATA[Investigation Begins in East Village Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:39:51 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/east+village+fire+explosion.jpg The investigation into the source of the East Village blast now centers on a contractor and a gas line. Chris Glorioso has more.]]> <![CDATA[Heroes Jump to Action After East Village Explosion]]> Fri, 27 Mar 2015 00:39:37 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TLMD-edificio-colapsa-explosion-East-Village-NY-12.JPG A blast in the East Village wasn't enough to scare some good Samaritans from coming to the aid of their fellow New Yorkers. Checkey Beckford has more.]]> <![CDATA[East Village Building Collapse Captured on FDNY Video]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:27:27 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006581427_1200x675_418863683737.jpg Video by the FDNY shows the precise moment a building collapsed in the East Village after an explosion at 121 Second Ave. Three buildings in total collapsed. ]]> <![CDATA[Phil Derner on Germanwings Crash]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 21:25:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006581144_1200x675_418844227826.jpg Phil Derner, president and founder of NYCAviation, talks to Rob Schmitt about the Germanwings crash.]]> <![CDATA[Witness Videos: East Village Building Explosion]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:04:10 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006580899_1200x675_418821699526.jpg Witnesses share their video of the East Village building explosion and fire. First video by David Hollands, last video from FDNY. ]]> <![CDATA[NYPD Sets Up Air Quality Monitor at Collapse Scene]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 22:04:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/nypd+air+quality.jpg Chris Glorioso has an aerial view of an NYPD terror team setting up an air quality monitor at the scene of the East Village building collapse as well as of a Con Edison crew on the scene.]]> <![CDATA[AAA Report: Red Light Cameras Not Preventing Accident in Yonkers]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:35:36 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006580033_1200x675_418784835847.jpg The AAA says crashes have increased by 11% since Yonkers installed cameras in 2010. Michael George reports]]> <![CDATA[Long Island Police Department Is 1st in State to Fully Adopt Body Cameras]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 18:25:35 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006579991_1200x675_418780739672.jpg The Freeport, New York, Police Department announced Thursday that it will equip its entire uniformed police force with body cameras, making it the first in the state to do so. Greg Cergol reports]]> <![CDATA[New York Live Pet Project: Cliff and Curt]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:21:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/211*120/pet+project.PNG Bideawee Animal Rescue stops by with four adorable and adoptable puppies looking for their forever homes.]]> <![CDATA[Linda Cardellini talks "Bloodline" and more]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 15:34:58 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/195*120/linda+cardellini.PNG Linda Cardellini stops by to chat about her role in the new Netflix series "Bloodline," guest-starring on "Mad Men" and her break-out role on "Freaks & Geeks," and more.]]> <![CDATA[Layered Fashion]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:25:32 -0400 Trying to get that layered look but things just aren't stacking up right? Lilliana Vasquez gets some tips on how to layer up your look like a pro.]]> <![CDATA[Healthy Eats in NYC]]> Thu, 26 Mar 2015 14:20:38 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/TBD-NYL-LAUREN+HEALTHY+EATS+2015.png Lauren Scala heads out in search of some guilt free cuisine.]]> <![CDATA[Cars Mysteriously Break Down After Gas Station Fill-up]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:48:03 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/217*120/watered+down+gas+enrite.JPG Drivers filling up their tanks at a New Jersey gas station say their cars are getting damaged and they suspect it has to do with what's being pumped out of the gas lines. Michael George reports.]]> <![CDATA[10-Year-Old Girl Nearly Abducted in New Jersey]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 23:40:59 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/boonton+att+abduction.jpg The girl says the man tried to snatch her as she walked home from school in Boonton, New Jersey, Brynn Gingras reports]]> <![CDATA[Joel Brodsky Photography Exhibit at Morrison Hotel Gallery]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:50:33 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006563513_1200x675_418333763700.jpg Valerie Brodsky, Joel Brodsky’s widow, and Aaron Zych, SoHo gallery and sales director, join Marc Santia to talk about the exhibit featuring Joel Brodsky’s iconic photographs at the Morrison Hotel Gallery, on display from March 27 through April 14.]]> <![CDATA[Anonymous Apps and Cyberbullying]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 21:50:32 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006563500_1200x675_418334275811.jpg Judy Goldberg, executive editor at Scholastic’s Choices magazine, joins Marc Santia to discuss cyberbullying and ways parents can help their teens use anonymous apps responsibly.]]> <![CDATA[Grandmother Faces Eviction After 50 Years in Little Italy]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:25:30 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006563185_1200x675_418308675788.jpg An 85-year-old grandmother of two who's lived in Little Italy for more than 50 years is fighting possible eviction in a rent dispute over her current monthly rate of $820. Roseanne Colletti reports]]> <![CDATA[Police Search For Attacker in BK Sexual Assault Attempt]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:32:00 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006563188_1200x675_418274883933.jpg The attack happened near the intersection of Lewis Avenue and Van Buren Street in Bedford-Stuyvesant. Sheldon Dutes reports]]> <![CDATA[MTA Watchdog Wants Drivers to Help Plug Budget Gap]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:31:23 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/possible+driver+tax+nyc.jpg Fares went up this week, subway service is getting worse, and the MTA is looking at a multi-billion dollar budget deficit -- and now drivers could be asked to help fill that mass transit money gap under a new proposal being considered. Andrew Siff reports.]]> <![CDATA[Dashcam Video Shows NJ Cop in Fatal Wrong-Way Crash During 2013 DUI Arrest]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:29:50 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/WNBC_000000006563040_1200x675_418261059819.jpg The New Jersey police officer who was driving the car that slammed head-on into a tractor-trailer on Staten Island last week, killing a fellow officer and a friend, was captured on dashcam video two years earlier stumbling about, slurring words and struggling to comply with police commands during a drunk-driving stop. Brian Thompson reports.]]> <![CDATA[Thousands of Drivers Speed Past School Bus Stop Signs]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:29:24 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/school+bus+safety+long+island.jpg Red means ‘stop’ but some drivers don’t get it: 50,000 speed past school buses every day in New York while kids are getting on or off. It’s not only against the law, it's dangerous -- and some say the state needs to do more to stop it. Greg Cergol reports.]]> <![CDATA[29 Arrested in Drug Ring That Operated in NY Mall]]> Wed, 25 Mar 2015 20:25:46 -0400 http://media.nbcnewyork.com/images/213*120/rockland+drug+bust.jpg More than two dozen people are expected to be charged Wednesday as authorities dismantle a Oxycodone and heroin trafficking ring that distributed drugs in public places including the Palisades Center Mall in West Nyack. Marc Santia reports.]]>