all stories tagged "New York City"


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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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August 14, 2013 3:19 PM | Comments
Democratic mayoral candidate Christine Quinn talks to MetroFocus' Rafael Pi Roman about her plans to reduce pension and healthcare costs, setting herself apart from Mayor Bloomberg, and being NYC's first openly gay mayor.VIDEO
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August 7, 2013 3:39 PM | Comments
Democratic candidate Sal Albanese discusses affordability, early intervention in education, and the last 2 weeks of the mayoral race.VIDEO
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June 26, 2013 5:23 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor and preview a new PBS documentary about a Broadway classic.VIDEO
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June 21, 2013 5:19 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor. Democratic candidate and current city Comptroller John Liu joins Rafael Pi Roman to discuss a fair wage, stop and frisk, and why he's "the most thoroughly investigated candidate in the history of New York." VIDEO
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June 14, 2013 11:41 AM | Comments
On the next episode of MetroFocus: Mayor Bloomberg's new plan to strengthen New York City’s defenses and infrastructure in the wake of Superstorm Sandy, a new book about Martin Luther King Jr., and a walk down a very unusual wedding aisle.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  June 12, 2013 3:16 PM | Comments
Are all parks equal? State Senator Daniel Squadron calls for an alliance to level the playing field across the city park system. VIDEO
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