all stories tagged "New York City"


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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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Liz Robbins, The New York Times  |  April 3, 2013 9:47 AM | Comments
Adlai E. Stevenson High School used to be one of the most dangerous in New York City. Today, it is home to nine small high schools that teach the same people, and each school has different results.VIDEO
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Shannon Ayala, NYCity News Service  |  April 1, 2013 10:57 AM | Comments
Trees are going up faster than storms are tak­ing them down in New York City.
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February 14, 2013 11:52 AM | Comments
Mayor Bloomberg delivers his final State of the City address from the Barclays Center in Brooklyn.VIDEO
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Helaina Hovitz, Narratively  |  February 8, 2013 10:47 AM | Comments
With office buildings still closed, tenants relocated and tourists out of sight, South Street Seaport's small businesses struggle to survive.
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February 7, 2013 6:23 PM | Updated: February 10, 2013 11:00AM | Comments
Winter Storm Nemo covered NYC and surrounding areas with snow, with greater impacts in New England.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  January 23, 2013 10:43 AM | Comments
MetroFocus digs deeper into the secrets of Grand Central: a historical timeline graphic, a web-exclusive interview with author Sam Roberts, and a Storify collection of Grand Central's social media happenings.VIDEO
Even with all of the technology and maps available, navigating the city can leave you scratching your head. Flickr/Ed Yourdon
Doris Martinez  |  February 24, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
You're running to an appointment but your smartphone's dead and there's not a subway map in sight. Here are a few rules of thumb to help you navigate the city the old-fashioned way.
The Chelsea Hotel, home to artists and writers and the fodder for many gossip columns. Flickr/ WilliamNYC.
Zoe Pappas  |  January 12, 2012 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
As tenants and the landlord do battle over the Hotel Chelsea, one 17-year resident muses on its mythology.VIDEO
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