Newsday’s Ellis Henican reviews New York City’s response to this weekend’s snowstorm. Commissioner Julie Menin explains why women pay more for products than those aimed at men. Pizza guru Colin Atrophy Hagendorf tells us about his quest to find Manhattan’s best pizza.
Over the weekend a storm dropped about two feet of snow across the region, shut down travel and killed at least 29 people in its path across the Eastern Seaboard. Political analyst and Newsday columnist Ellis Henican joins us to review New York City’s response.
Snow is on its way to the tri-state area this weekend, and officials say there’s a chance it could be a doozy. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a hazardous travel warning and the National Weather Service posted a blizzard watch for the region. We sit down with meteorologist George Wright to get the full forecast.
NYC Comptroller Scott Stringer tells us about his report on the city’s homeless shelters. Johnathan Lovitz of the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce discusses equality in business. We discuss the State Comptroller’s list of municipalities experiencing fiscal stress. In our on-going American Graduate series,we learn about Common Core standards and a growing number of students who are opting out.
New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer joins us to talk about a new report from his office that discovered conditions in some of the city’s shelters are so bad that many homeless New Yorkers would rather sleep on the streets.
Director of the Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce’s New York branch Jonathan Lovitz discusses equality in the business world and explains how he’s fighting to bring new policies here.
MetroFocus Host Jenna Flanagan takes us to Saugerties in Ulster County, New York, which landed on the state comptroller’s list of municipalities experiencing fiscal stress. Find out how towns like Saugerties are trying to make a comeback.
Executive Director of the New Renaissance Basketball Association, or “The Rens,” Andy Borman explains how he’s leading young athletes to use the color orange to help end gun violence.
After New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo laid out his agenda for this upcoming year, which includes ethics reform and tackling homelessness, we discuss the highlights and the Republican Party’s repsonse with a roundtable of guests. Join us for a recap from New York NOW’s Matty Ryan and hear analysis from NY1’s Errol Louis, and two of our State Senators.