all stories tagged "New York City"


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Emmanuel Felton  |  August 6, 2014 1:50 PM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talks to The New York World reporter Emmanuel Felton about long-term suspensions in New York City public high schools.VIDEO
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Denisse Moreno  |  July 23, 2014 11:31 AM | 1 Comment

Author and photographer Christopher Payne tells the story of an uninhabited island in New York City.

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Denisse Moreno  |  June 25, 2014 11:44 AM | Comments
Jack Ford interviews photographer Camilo José Vergara on his book Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto.VIDEO
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May 21, 2014 4:23 PM | 1 Comment

In an interview with MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman, New York City’s Department for the Aging Commissioner Donna M. Corrado laid out her priorities for the city’s fast-growing senior population. According to the city’s Department for the Aging, the number [...]

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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | Comments
The death of big media has been widely reported, but if you live in New York City, you know that big media - and small - are thriving.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  October 30, 2013 3:32 PM | Comments
MetroFocus sits down with David Dinkins to set the record straight and to discuss his new book, "A Mayor's Life: Governing New York's Gorgeous Mosaic".VIDEO
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October 9, 2013 3:51 PM | Comments
Who’s Jack Hidary? The former tech company CEO and education reform advocate hopes you’ll know he’s running for mayor by the time election day arrives.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  September 11, 2013 6:39 PM | Comments
Illustrator James Gulliver Hancock hails from Australia, but he's made it his mission to draw every building in New York City.VIDEO
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September 4, 2013 3:44 PM | Comments
Democratic candidate Bill Thompson, the nominee in 2009 and former city comptroller, talks to host Rafael Pi Roman about some of the key issues in the campaign, including stop and frisk, transportation, and taxes.VIDEO
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August 28, 2013 3:56 PM | Updated: October 16, 2013 4:00PM | 1 Comment
Republican mayoral candidate Joe Lhota, former head of the MTA and deputy mayor under Rudy Giuliani, talks to host Rafael Pi Roman about why he’s running.VIDEO
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