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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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Natalia V. Osipova, The New York Times  |  February 5, 2014 12:11 PM | Comments
Walter Chandoha, who has been mastering the art of cat and dog photography for more than 60 years, shares some of his secrets.VIDEO
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February 5, 2014 12:09 PM | Comments
Drone testing in central New York, reimagining the rest of your life, the art and music of Herb Alpert, the actors of Downton Abbey and man who's photographed pets for over sixty years.VIDEO
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February 5, 2014 12:08 PM | Comments
As season four of Downton Abbey continues on PBS' Masterpiece, WGBH's Jared Bowen gets an inside scoop from the actors behind the hit series.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 5, 2014 12:07 PM | Comments
Nine-time Grammy winner Herb Alpert talks to MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman about his music, art and philanthropy.VIDEO
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January 31, 2014 4:31 PM | Comments
Drone testing in central New York, reimagining the rest of your life, the art and music of Herb Alpert, the actors of Downton Abbey and man who's photographed pets for over sixty years.VIDEO
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Len Berman  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
Stern is not only the longest running commissioner of any major U.S. sports league in history, but he is also one of the most successful, says sportscaster Len Berman.VIDEO
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January 24, 2014 2:48 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 23, 2014 4:25 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the growing problem of poverty in America’s suburbs, an interview with the co-director of POV’s “American Promise” documentary, and sportscaster Len Berman talks to retiring NBA Commissioner, David Stern.

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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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Hillary Sieber  |  January 22, 2014 1:11 PM | Comments
After Midnight is a review of the 1930s Jazz Age, a musical adventure that transports viewers to the nexus of the Harlem Renaissance, the Cotton Club.VIDEO
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