The audience knew what the candidates wanted. But what did the people of Van Dyke want in return?
On the northeastern end of former Rep. Anthony Weiner’s district, which once straddled Brooklyn and Queens, voters are not looking forward to the disgraced former congressman’s potential candidacy for mayor of New York City.
Rafael Pi Roman follows up on what happened and what needs to be done in the greater New York area with Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto. Kusisto discusses lessons the city and its landlords should have learned from Sandy. VIDEO
When it comes to picking the next mayor, many haven’t made a choice–and they’re not thrilled with what’s on the menu.
Host Rafael Pi Roman follows up with an interview with New York City Housing Authority General Manager Cecil House about what’s ahead for the agency and its tenants, as well as lessons learned from Superstorm Sandy.VIDEO
Voters in Mott Haven are undecided about the mayor's race, but do know what they want in the next mayor: the good of Bloomberg without the bad.
Some mayoral candidates want to restore programs that place homeless families in regular housing. But one think-tank believes those programs drive shelter demand.
With a certain former congressman making waves in the New York City mayoral race, are Staten Island voters ready to forgive and forget?
This week on MetroFocus: discussing New Yorkers' outlook on corruption in Albany, following up with the Robin Hood Foundation almost 6 months after Sandy, and an interview with Maria from Sesame Street.VIDEO