MetroFocus asked some of the foot soldiers of tourism what they wish tourists, and New Yorkers, understood about the city.
Native New Yorker Rowan Ricardo Phillips still struggles to get a handle on New York City. But he's discovered one way to draw inspiration for his work: walking everywhere.
Studio in a School and artist Jeff Koons launched Visual Arts Appreciation Week at East Harlem's P.S. 112.VIDEO
More than music and film, this year the fest incorporates a days-long session on the new entrepreneurial economy.VIDEO
The spectacular United Palace Theater hosts a multimedia performance with the music of Philip Glass and the story of a boy who challenges the power of a black hole. VIDEO
The Brooklyn-based STREB Extreme Action Company surprised London with their "One Extraordinary Day” of high-flying events, part of the London Olympics' Cultural Olympiad.VIDEO
Enjoy diverse culinary delights with a side of socio-economic and personal history.