On this edition of MetroFocus:
Rick Karr reports on the New York City plan to turn thousands of payphones into free Wi-Fi hotspots.
Reporter Emmanuel Felton of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism reporting project The New York World, talks to host Pi Roman about his story on the use of long-term suspensions in New York City’s public schools.
And PBS’ Antiques Roadshow is coming to New York City on August 9th. Veteran appraiser and Long Island resident Philip Weiss, who is in his tenth season with the hit program, shares stories from Roadshow.