Whenever there’s a hurricane, birdwatchers are the only people who are really happy. 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.
The dispute between a South Bronx landlord and a radical arts collective has become a rallying cry for supporters of the group.
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.”
Twenty-five teams of architects, engineers and contractors compete in New York City’s 20th Annual Canstruction Competition.
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.
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different governors, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.