As New York City prepares for local elections, see how the changes in ethnic communities are being mapped. Joseph Stiglitz, Nobel Laureate and author of the current bestseller “The Price of Inequality,” talks with host Rafael Pi Roman. Hear how the Arthur Ashe Institute is saving lives by in barber shops and salons. And a look at the Yankees.
Unlike its San Diego counterpart, New York’s Comic Con has a strong comic book focus. The convention has grown 500 percent since it started in 2006 and expects 115,000 attendees, many of them clad in superhero costumes.
New York is thinking about diverting garbage from out-of-state landfills and using it to generate electricity locally. The plan pits concerns about city spending and carbon emissions against fears of environmental injustice.
The executive director and director of operations of New York’s Animal Care & Control resigned last week as the city’s shelter system faces criticism and a key court fight.
As Yankees advance to postseason, author Marty Appel talks with MetroFocus about the legends of the Pinstripe Empire, including stories about Berra, Gehrig, DiMaggio, Martin and more.