This edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth interview with mayoral candidate Joe Lhota. Reporter Rick Karr visits communities in the Rockaways where rebuilding is still underway. The New Yorker’s George Packer joins Pi Roman to talk about his new book. And NJ Today’s Lauren Wanko shows us why “agri-tourism” is a significant source of income for farmers in NJ.
Pumpkin picking, hay rides, farm animals and games are big business in the Garden State, providing more than $60 million a year in revenue for farmers and an additional $33 million in revenue for surrounding communities.
MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman speaks with George Packer, award-winning author and staff writer for The New Yorker, about his new book “The Unwinding: An Inner History of the New America”.
On the next edition of MetroFocus we look at the Rockaways almost one year after Hurricane Sandy, through the lens of its local newspaper, The Wave.
This edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth analysis of this November’s controversial ballot measure to allow new casinos to be built in upstate New York.
The next edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth analysis of this November’s controversial ballot measure to allow new casinos to be built in upstate New York.
With opening day for New York’s health exchanges less than a week away, one of the biggest questions has become how more than two and a half million New Yorkers who need insurance will know where to buy it.