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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
You may have heard versions of the story of the O.K. Corral, but have you heard the story of the woman behind the story? VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Sonia Manzano’s novel, The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, is a young girl’s coming of age story set in New York City’s “el Barrio” neighborhood in the late 1960s. This was a time when the city’s Puerto Rican - or “Nuyorican” - community was beginning to feel its strength and make political demands.VIDEO
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Salima Koroma, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism's Salima Koroma reports on a third generation Italian fishmonger family and the unlikely financial success of the seafood business.VIDEO
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Charles Lyons  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | 1 Comment
Author and actress Sonia Manzano speaks to MetroFocus anchor Rafael Pi Roman about her book, "The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano." VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  April 3, 2013 9:45 AM | 1 Comment
From designer sweaters to dog sweaters, not to mention designer dog sweaters, New York has it all – including a sweater-wearing tree. VIDEO
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Poh Si Teng, The New York Times  |  March 20, 2013 9:57 AM | Comments
Monks are known to make beer to support their order. The nuns of New Skete, in upstate New York, bake cheesecake.VIDEO
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Matthew Claiborne & Salima Koroma, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism  |  March 20, 2013 9:53 AM | 1 Comment
Hurricane Sandy pancaked homes and toppled trees as it spiraled up the East Coast, but it also brought something that only eager New York City birdwatchers were anticipating.VIDEO
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Kathleen Caulderwood, City Limits  |  March 15, 2013 12:07 PM | Comments
The dispute between a South Bronx landlord and a radical arts collective has become a rallying cry for supporters of the group.
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Samantha Stark, The New York Times  |  February 27, 2013 10:13 AM | Comments
James Mitchell’s officiant style is a mix of 19th-century orator and hopeless romantic. In three years at the Manhattan Marriage Bureau, Mr. Mitchell has performed over 27,000 ceremonies.VIDEO
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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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