Culture

Retired Glove Manufacturer Gives Helping Hand to Those in Need

Reporter Rick Karr introduces us to 86 year-old Larry Stanton, who says he didn’t need a college diploma when he started in the business just after World War II because making gloves was in his genes.

Documentary filmmaker Rory Kennedy turned her lens on her famous mother, Ethel Kennedy, the widow of Robert F. Kennedy. Photo courtesy of Rory Kennedy.
Bob Feinberg  |  September 5, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Rory Kennedy's latest documentary, "Ethel," reveals the woman that supported Robert F. Kennedy during his remarkable career.
Professor and flutist Bärli Nugent discusses Juilliard's opening ceremonies for the 2012-13 school year with graduate and choreographer. Photo courtesy of Evan Leatherwood.
Evan Leatherwood  |  September 5, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Even the talented graduates of an elite performing arts school need business skills to practice their art.
modells
Christina Knight  |  August 30, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Business has skyrocketed at Modell's Sporting Goods, located just across the street from where the Nets will play.
Deb Goldstein. "This is shot in what was once my brother's apartment. Now, 'Center Court' of the 'Barclay's Arena'". Photo by Michael Galinsky.
Toby Milstein  |  August 30, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Deb Goldstein designed the t-shirt "I'm still calling it Atlantic Av - Pacific St."
05x
Christina Knight  |  August 30, 2012 4:00 AM | 15 Comments
Before even more Brooklyn Nets T-shirts and caps hit the streets, MetroFocus takes a look at how people are wearing their Brooklyn pride.
abkraken 626
Toby Milstein  |  August 22, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
"On My Block" invites New Yorkers to form teams with their neighbors to create one- to five-minute films using their block as a setting.
The all black NYC by way of D.C. band, Bad Brains, fused hardcore with reggae in the 1980s, helping pave the way for the afro-punk movement. Photo courtesy of Midnight Raver
John Farley  |  August 20, 2012 4:00 AM | 4 Comments
From black punks to Erykah Badu to skateboarding, the term "Afro-Punk" and the festival that celebrates it continues to evolve.VIDEO
On Aug. 6, Mayor Bloomberg and Park Commissioner Adrian Benepe opened the renovated Rockaway Park in Queens. Photo courtesy of the mayor's office
John Farley  |  August 15, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
The wealth or poverty of a neighborhood is not the determining factor in how nice or well maintained a city park is.
Broadway’s financial contribution to New York City has been increasing, primarily because of the growth in its audience from outside the New York metropolitan area. Flickr/ Broadway Tour.
Georgia Kral  |  August 15, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
Record-breaking numbers of tourists add to the coffers of some arts groups and ignore some that New Yorkers flock to.
More than 1.8 million city residents received foods stamps in December, 2010. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Need to Know  |  August 3, 2012 11:50 AM | Comments
Need to Know shines a human light on families in need.VIDEO
Page 26 of 57« First...1020...2425262728...4050...Last »
About Us    Contact Us    The MetroFocus Team   Mobile   WNET Pressroom   Privacy Policy    Terms of Service

Mutual of America

Funders

MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Rosalind P. Walter, Charlotte and David Ackert, Jody and John Arnhold and the Dr. Robert C. and Tina Sohn Foundation. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America.
© 2014 WNET    All Rights Reserved.    825 Eighth Avenue    New York, NY 10019