May 27, 2017 at 5:21 am

Neo-lithic, not natural, but definitely awe-inspiring, and it has us all stopping in our tracks in the middle of the street, year after year. It’s Manhattanhenge, the day that the sun aligns itself with Manhattan’s skyscrapers and avenues and gives a gift that is somewhat Stonehenge, and somewhat Star Wars. Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is the man who coined the […]

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May 26, 2017 at 5:46 am

As Memorial Day approaches, we honor our veterans who came home, and shine a light on those who remain shattered by the effects of PTSD. We take a personal look at the disorder, and where to find the help available for those who served. Then, everyone’s favorite astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson takes us into his galaxy and explains the mysteries and […]

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May 25, 2017 at 6:27 pm

For all the shining lights on Broadway, there are stories of actors and actresses struggling with the toll performing eight shows a week can take on their bodies. Tony Award-nominee Lucas Steele joins us to share his own experience and advice. In our MetroFocus interview, Lucas Steele, the Tony-nominated actor from “Natasha, Pierre and the Great Comet of 1812” spoke of the […]

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