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Does NYC need an independent agency to oversee the scandal-scarred NYPD? MetroFocus looked at the effects these watchdogs have had on other cities.VIDEO
For 72 weeks, two NYC graffiti artists curated one of the best art exhibits in recent years that no one will ever see.
What are five religious leaders in Flushing, Queens -- perhaps the most theologically diverse neighborhood in America -- thinking, preaching and teaching about climate change?VIDEO
After another bout of anti-Semitic incidents in the Tri-State area, an encounter with a white supremacist made MetroFocus’ Dan Allen realize just how common intolerance can be.
The professor talks to MetroFocus about why OWS is such a sexy topic for students, and about the brouhaha over Columbia's proposed OWS class.
In his State of the City Mayor Bloomberg proposed a merit pay boost for highly effective teachers and announced that the city could eliminate up to half of the teachers at 33 struggling schools.
A co-founder of one of New York City's largest tech venture capital firms explains why he's testifying that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) will be bad for NYC tech.