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President of the New York Public Library Discusses Past, Present and Future

Jack Ford talks to New York Public Library President and CEO Tony Marx about the past, present and future of the nation's largest library system.

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Menglin Huang  |  June 29, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Dig into MetroFocus' ultimate fireworks guide to help you grab a spot for the dazzling night, whether you're in Manhattan or New Jersey. See our tips for daytime observances, too.
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Michelle Michalos  |  June 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Open your eyes and ears to the inspiring art found on New Yorkers' daily subway commutes.VIDEO
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Daniel T. Allen  |  June 26, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
One in three American teens use social media on a daily basis, a figure that should stress the importance of adult supervision, according to a new report.VIDEO
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Esha Ray  |  June 20, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
For the World Science Festival, MetroTech Center in Downtown Brooklyn was transformed into a vision of the future complete with robot petting zoo and the chance to virtually travel through space.VIDEO
Photoville was conceived of after a successful photography exhibit in four shipping containers at the Dumbo Arts Festival last year. Photo by Sam Barzilay.
Georgia Kral  |  June 20, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Why book a gallery for an exhibit when a refurbished shipping container along the Brooklyn waterfront is available?
Musicians herald the arrival of summer during Make Music New York 2011. Photo by Darial Sneed.
Lindsay Armstrong  |  June 19, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Summer begins one day earlier this year. Welcome the season at a solstice-inspired event this week. You'll have to wait until July for Manhattanhenge.
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Georgia Kral  |  June 18, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
To receive this funding, arts groups in New York State must demonstrate how their art will spur economic development and community building.
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Lindsay Armstrong  |  June 15, 2012 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Unplug and fulfill your summer reading needs the old-fashioned way at one of New York City's independent book stores.
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Bob Woods  |  June 12, 2012 6:57 AM | 1 Comment
Writer Bob Woods' love of the New York Yankees began when he collected Topps baseball cards as a child. His affinity for the cards, and the team, continues well into adulthood.
Technological innovation is helping musicians achieve success in new ways. Flickr/ all that improbable blue
Georgia Kral  |  June 12, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Participants of the Music NOW Summit at Northside Music Festival discuss technological innovation that helps musicians achieve success in new ways.VIDEO
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