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Chasing the Dream: Concentrated Poverty

NYU associate professor Patrick Sharkey talks about the issue of concentrated poverty and race.

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May 23, 2014 9:37 AM | 1 Comment

On the next edition of MetroFocus, Albany Public TV’s Innovation Trail reporter Jenna Flanagan travels to the Finger Lakes where this past winter’s “Polar Vortex” took a harsh toll on the region’s wineries

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Esha Ray  |  May 21, 2014 4:12 PM | 1 Comment

New York City’s Department for the Aging Commissioner Donna M. Corrado lays out her priorities for the city’s fast-growing senior population.

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Marisa Wong  |  May 21, 2014 4:11 PM | Comments
Hari Sreenivasan discusses the sharing economy in New York City with NYU Stern School of Business professor, Arun Sundararajan.VIDEO
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May 16, 2014 3:06 PM | Comments

New York City’s new commissioner of the Department for the Aging on poverty and the growing senior population, how the tech economy is creating the sharing economy, the new executive director of the 92nd street Y builds on140 years of tradition and a The New York Times video featuring robots that milk cows.

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April 4, 2014 4:03 PM | Comments

On the next edition of MetroFocus: Common Core education standards and testing, The One Club’s Creative Bootcamps, rooftop garden solutions, and more.

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February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: The New York Times’ Bill Keller on media in NYC, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on The Pension Peril, and the story behind the rise and fall of Penn Station.VIDEO
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Christina Romano  |  February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | 2 Comments
More than 700,000 civil servants – both retired and active – are eligible for pensions in New York City. But are their pensions in peril?VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | Comments
The death of big media has been widely reported, but if you live in New York City, you know that big media - and small - are thriving.VIDEO
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February 7, 2014 2:33 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: The New York Times’ Bill Keller on media in NYC, City Comptroller Scott Stringer on The Pension Peril, and the story behind the rise and fall of Penn Station.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 29, 2014 12:26 PM | Comments
What is the state of American poverty today? PBS NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on the less visible but growing number of poor in America’s suburbs.VIDEO
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