On the next edition of MetroFocus: a conversation with 92nd Street Y executive director Henry Timms, anchor and reporter Jack Ford talks to photographer Camilo Jose Vergara about his book “Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto”, New Yorker cartoon editor Bob Mankoff shares stories from his memoir, and Binghamton’s WSKG has the story of artist Bonnie Gale who transforms willow tree branches into living works of art and architecture.
On this 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. The federal government declared 19 counties in upstate New York to be disaster areas and now vineyard owners are struggling to save this year’s harvest. Niasia Greenidge-James, a high […]
When Niasia Greenidge-James started high school, she wanted to be a chef. But with help from teachers, mentors and Junior Achievement of NY, she is now setting her sights on a business career.
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
Henry Timms, newly appointed executive director of the 92nd Street Y, discusses the 140-year-old organization’s mission and future with MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman.
On the Lower East Side, near the intersection of the Manhattan and Brooklyn bridges, a “Little Free Library” has returned to its place in front of an affordable housing unit called 82 Rutgers Slip.
On the next edition of MetroFocus: “Rebuild by Design” and innovative water management solutions from the Netherlands, The New York Times Op-Doc “Animals Are Persons Too” and an interview with animal rights lawyer Steven Wise, and the wonderful world of little free libraries.
This week on MetroFocus: the lesser known health threats transmitted by the common deer tick, crime in Camden, NJ, an interview with the filmmaker of PBS Nature’s “Leave it to Beavers” and an up close look at an underwater classroom.