A South Bronx high school teacher explains how building an “edible wall” of produce transformed his students from “super-sized and under-credited” to healthy graduates.
Feathers — no longer just for costuming and fly fisherman — are popping up in high fashion. The owner of The Feather Place in Midtown Manhattan discusses her shop’s success as the feather trend continues…
As Fashion Week kicks off in New York City, local designer Nanette Lepore tells us why Manhattan’s garment district is crucial to her success.
Who makes minimum wage? The guy who serves you coffee? Your buddy at the gym? MetroFocus recently spent a day talking to New Yorkers working at or near minimum wage to see what they thought of the proposed wage increase.
Want to make money off your hobby? MetroFocus profiles several New Yorkers who have taken their talents to YouTube and say they are making a living at it — from cooking Korean food to performing Britney Spears in sign language.
As the redistricting charade continued, the race to replace south Brooklyn’s Carl Kruger got a little “racy” and Professor Cuomo continued to give lessons in “Expanding Executive Powers 101.”
New redistricting maps made losers out of a handful of Senate Democrats, and NYPD Commissioner Ray Kelly is taking heat for his appearance in an anti-Muslim video. City & State reports.
Between the governor’s budget address and a new round of campaign finance reports this week, the New York political scene was even more packed than usual with winners and losers.
In his State of the City Mayor Bloomberg proposed a merit pay boost for highly effective teachers and announced that the city could eliminate up to half of the teachers at 33 struggling schools.