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      October 23, 2014 11:19 AM
      A heroin epidemic on Staten Island, how New York City's billion gallons of water a day get here, Manhattan's transformation from "Garden of Eden" to sprawling metropolis and Sesame Street at The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts.VIDEO More...
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      Marisa Wong  |  October 23, 2014 11:19 AM
      From 2010-2012, heroin overdose deaths more than doubled on Staten Island - from 14 to 34 - and other boroughs have seen increases as well.VIDEO More...
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      October 23, 2014 11:18 AM
      The New York City watershed was assembled during the 20th century, and the system’s underground aqueducts are considered an engineering marvel.VIDEO More...
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      October 23, 2014 11:18 AM
      When you think of New York City, the term "Garden of Eden" probably doesn't spring immediately to mind. But a new book by noted environmental historian Ted Steinberg says that that's exactly what the island of Manhattan was some 400 years ago. VIDEO More...
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      October 23, 2014 11:18 AM
      MetroFocus visits The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts' exhibit celebrating Sesame Street's 45th anniversary.VIDEO More...
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      October 16, 2014 2:22 PM
      The New York Times' Living City video series continues with a look at steam energy, Dr. Ruth discusses her ongoing work and career, director Neil Barsky on his documentary Koch and photographer Meryl Meisler explores disco era Bushwick.VIDEO More...
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      October 16, 2014 2:22 PM
      With more than 100 miles of steam piping and nearly 2,000 buildings served, New York’s steam system is the largest in the world.VIDEO More...
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      Kirsti Itameri  |  October 16, 2014 2:22 PM
      MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talked to Dr. Ruth in advance of the first Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture in Communications and Human Values at Rutgers University, which she will deliver on October 22.VIDEO More...
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      October 16, 2014 2:21 PM
      New York City mayors tend to get a lot of attention beyond the city limits, but perhaps no mayor managed to dominate the national and international stage as ed Koch did during his 12 tumultuous years in office. More...
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      Kirsti Itameri  |  October 16, 2014 2:21 PM
      MetroFocus reporter Jenna Flanagan retraces teacher and photographer Meryl Meisler's walk from the subway to work in a formerly decimated part of the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.VIDEO More...
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      October 9, 2014 11:06 AM
      The New York Times' Living City video series continues with "Finally, a 2nd Ave. Subway," Maria Hinojosa outlines her series on changing American demographics, how on some of the world’s most unusual species that thrive despite their evolutionary handicaps and the president of the organization that organizes the Columbus Day parade.VIDEO More...
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      October 9, 2014 11:05 AM
      The Upper East Side is at last seeing progress on its new subway line. For the residents and businesses in the area affected by this vast construction project, it has been an exercise in endurance.VIDEO More...
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      Christofer Nicoletti  |  October 9, 2014 11:04 AM
      There’s a story behind every number, and the new eight-part PBS documentary series America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa is investigating the dramatic demographic shifts affecting our nation.VIDEO More...
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      Marisa Wong  |  October 9, 2014 11:04 AM
      Jack Ford talks to series editor Janet Hess about "Animal Misfits," a new documentary from NATURE.VIDEO More...
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      October 9, 2014 11:03 AM
      MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talks to Columbus Citizens Foundation President Angelo Vivolo about the organization's parade and other Columbus Day-related activities.VIDEO More...
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