all stories tagged "New York City"


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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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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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