In the first of a two-part interview, outgoing New York Board of Regents Chancellor Merryl Tisch discusses the controversial Common Core standards. And as the final season of Downton Abbey gets underway, we chat with some of the show’s biggest fans at a special Manhattan event. Plus, in our on-going “Listening In” series, we tune in to singer and songwriter Patti Smith at The New Yorker Festival.
As Christians in the tri-state area settle down to celebrate Christmas Eve, we talk with a Jesuit priest who literally followed in the footsteps of Jesus through the Holy Land. Meet Father James Martin and hear the story of his New York Times best-selling book, “Jesus: A Pilgrimage.”
We catch up with fashion designer Betsey Johnson, a one-of-a-kind New York City personality. And we examine receivership, New York’s plan to turn around under-performing schools. MetroFocus Reporter Andrea Vasquez takes us behind the scenes of a website that helps you peruse more than 1 million charities to locate the right organization for your donation. And we introduce you to Genevieve Piturro, whose company gives sleepwear to kids in poverty.
MetroFocus Reporter Andrea Vasquez takes us behind the scenes of a website that helps you peruse more than 1 million charities to locate the right organization for your donation.
By the time Genevieve Piturro was 38 years old, she was at the height of her career in corporate America. Unwed with no children, she was free to focus only on herself, but a moment of self-reflection sent her down of caring for others. “One day as time went on, I was 38, that one day and I stopped and […]
New York Post’s theater columnist Michael Riedel takes on the history of Broadway in his new book, “Razzle Dazzle: The Battle For Broadway.” New Jersey Capitol Report Anchor Steve Adubato explains how the gas tax can help fund New Jersey’s road repair. And we hear from New York State Education Commissioner MaryEllen Elia about Common Core.