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The One Club Diversifies the Next Generation of "Mad Men and Women"

The One Club, a nonprofit that promotes and celebrates excellence in advertising, is working to open doors for college students from diverse backgrounds.

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Charles Lyons  |  February 13, 2013 12:12 PM | Comments
In the February 13 episode of MetroFocus, anchor Rafael Pi Roman interviews Peter Staley, an activist featured prominently in the Oscar-nominated documentary, “How to Survive a Plague.”VIDEO
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W.M. Akers  |  February 6, 2013 10:31 AM | Comments
Along a legendary boardwalk, a keeper of the freak-show flame races to reopen by summer.
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Perry Santanachote, NYC-ARTS  |  February 6, 2013 9:42 AM | 1 Comment
Twenty-five teams of architects, engineers and contractors compete in New York City's 20th Annual Canstruction Competition.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
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:37 PM | 4 Comments
New book by NYT reporter Sam Roberts explores Grand Central’s origins.VIDEO
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January 18, 2013 10:14 AM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different state of the state addresses, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.VIDEO
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January 8, 2013 2:15 PM | Comments
New York City libraries programs are among the most popular in the country, and yet city operating funds for libraries have decreased by 68 million dollars since 2008.
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Christina Mulligan  |  December 21, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The Harlem native's art works are found in museums and institutions across the country and city, and in the 125th Street subway station.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  December 19, 2012 5:04 PM | Comments
In this season of giving, here are ways to make a present of time, gifts or funds through groups and agencies serving Hurricane Sandy victims.
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David Frank for The New York Times  |  December 17, 2012 9:46 AM | Comments
People devastated by the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School gathered at memorials around Newtown, Conn., to mourn with one another.VIDEO
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