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MetroFocus took to the streets armed with a camera to talk with New Yorkers about what they know -- or don't know, as seems to be the case -- about recycling. VIDEO
With the transportation bill stalled in Washington, the future of funds for non-motorized transportation is unclear.
New Yorkers yearning for a magical ride on a painted horse will soon have three times as many opportunities to fulfill their dreams. Some might say we're a city obsessed.VIDEO
Geographical allegiance, rather than party alliances, appears to be influencing whether pols support or oppose the NYPD's surveillance operations of Muslim communities.VIDEO
In 1895, Theodore Roosevelt was appointed NYC police commissioner, and set off to clean up the decidedly sin-loving town. But sin wasn't going down without a fight.
Two court rulings upheld local bans on hydraulic fracking in New York State. MetroFocus looks at which towns might be next in the ongoing judicial battle.
"The Apple Pushers" tells the story of five immigrant green cart vendors -- and New York City's fight to tackle obesity. VIDEO