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A Tale of Two Cities: Disco Era Bushwick in Photos

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.

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Maddie Orton, NJTV News  |  March 26, 2014 1:29 PM | Comments
At the Digital Atelier in Mercerville, creating sculptures is something out of a sci-fi film, replacing hands and chisels with computer-operated machinery and lasers.VIDEO
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March 21, 2014 11:01 AM | Comments
MTA photographer Patrick Cashin on the 2nd Ave. subway, remedies for a slow commute far upstate, The Rockefeller University's Parents & Science initiative teaches about research in childhood health and behavior and a visit to the Digital Atelier.VIDEO
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March 19, 2014 11:13 AM | Comments

Prize-winning author of fifteen books and Emmy Award-winner Simon Schama brings to life Jewish history and experience in a new five-part documentary series.

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March 19, 2014 11:13 AM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC and The New York Times reporters discuss charter schools, an excerpt from The Story of the Jews and an interview with Simon Schama and a story about an “unforgettable” chorus group.

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March 14, 2014 3:15 PM | Comments

This week on MetroFocus: WNYC and The New York Times reporters discuss charter schools, an excerpt from The Story of the Jews and an interview with Simon Schama and a story about an “unforgettable” chorus group.

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February 26, 2014 12:48 PM | Comments

The authors of a new book on Hillary Clinton, the last lighthouse keeper of Coney Island, artisan noodles and more.

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Marisa Wong  |  February 26, 2014 12:48 PM | Comments
A third-generation ramen noodle maker offers a fresh take on the traditional Japanese soul food.VIDEO
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Max Kutner & Johannes Musial, Columbia Graduate School of Journalism  |  February 26, 2014 12:48 PM | Comments
Max Kutner and Johannes Musial of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism tell the story of the last civilian lighthouse keeper in the United States.VIDEO
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February 21, 2014 2:43 PM | Comments

Coming up next week: the authors of a new book on Hillary Clinton, the last lighthouse keeper of Coney Island, artisan noodles and more.

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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 19, 2014 12:28 PM | Comments
Sportscaster Len Berman talks to Rachel Robinson, Jackie's widow, about the baseball icon and the foundation that she started in his honor.VIDEO
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