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Yes, It's Hot In Here: Former New York Mets Mascot AJ Mass

AJ Mass grew up walking distance from Shea Stadium, destined to be a New York Mets fan. What he didn’t expect to happen was eventually fitting into the Mr. Met suit.

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October 16, 2014 2:22 PM | Comments

The New York Times’ Living City video series continues with a look at steam energy, Dr. Ruth discusses her ongoing work and career, director Neil Barsky on his documentary Koch and photographer Meryl Meisler explores disco era Bushwick.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 16, 2014 2:22 PM | Comments
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talked to Dr. Ruth in advance of the first Richard D. Heffner Open Mind Lecture in Communications and Human Values at Rutgers University, which she will deliver on October 22.VIDEO
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October 16, 2014 2:21 PM | Comments
New York City mayors tend to get a lot of attention beyond the city limits, but perhaps no mayor managed to dominate the national and international stage as ed Koch did during his 12 tumultuous years in office.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 16, 2014 2:21 PM | 2 Comments
MetroFocus reporter Jenna Flanagan retraces teacher and photographer Meryl Meisler's walk from the subway to work in a formerly decimated part of the Bushwick neighborhood of Brooklyn.VIDEO
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October 10, 2014 3:24 PM | Comments

The New York Times’ Living City video series continues with a look at steam energy, Dr. Ruth discusses her ongoing work and career, director Neil Barsky on his documentary Koch and photographer Meryl Meisler explores disco era Bushwick.

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October 9, 2014 11:06 AM | Comments

The New York Times’ Living City video series continues with “Finally, a 2nd Ave. Subway,” Maria Hinojosa outlines her series on changing American demographics, how on some of the world’s most unusual species that thrive despite their evolutionary handicaps and the president of the organization that organizes the Columbus Day parade.

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Christofer Nicoletti  |  October 9, 2014 11:04 AM | 1 Comment
There’s a story behind every number, and the new eight-part PBS documentary series America By The Numbers with Maria Hinojosa is investigating the dramatic demographic shifts affecting our nation.VIDEO
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October 9, 2014 11:03 AM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman talks to Columbus Citizens Foundation President Angelo Vivolo about the organization's parade and other Columbus Day-related activities.VIDEO
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October 3, 2014 3:58 PM | Comments

The New York Times’ Living City video series continues with “Finally, a 2nd Ave. Subway,” Maria Hinojosa outlines her series on changing American demographics, how on some of the world’s most unusual species that thrive despite their evolutionary handicaps and the president of the organization that organizes the Columbus Day parade.

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October 2, 2014 2:26 PM | Comments

Former New York State Judge Judy Harris Kluger on changing public attitudes toward domestic violence, part two of the Living City series focuses on sanitation, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on his documentary The Boomer List and the Hamptons Film Festival’s executive and artistic directors on Long Island Screening Room.

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