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Filmmaker Neil Barsky’s Intimate Documentary Portrait of Mayor Ed Koch

New York City mayors tend to get a lot of attention beyond the city limits, but perhaps no mayor managed to dominate the national and international stage as ed Koch did during his 12 tumultuous years in office.

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Rafael Pi Roman  |  April 3, 2013 9:44 AM | Updated: April 11, 2013 9:26AM | Comments
In a wide-ranging interview, Cuba's famous blogger speaks to MetroFocus anchor Rafael Pi Roman about her home country.VIDEO
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Aaron Short, City & State  |  April 2, 2013 9:53 AM | Comments
On The Five Borough Ballot this week: perspectives from Artie’s Diner, where voters are still waiting for their matzo ball soup to cool before they make a decision in the race.
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Curtis Skinner, The New York World  |  April 1, 2013 4:23 PM | Comments
One victim of the federal budget sequester: medical training programs bringing physicians to underserved communities.
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Jessica Siegel, The Brooklyn Bureau  |  April 1, 2013 9:51 AM | Comments
East Brooklyn Churches typically work behind the scenes. But they've made headlines by forcing candidates to provide detailed housing, school and policing proposals.
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Voices of NY  |  March 29, 2013 10:47 AM | Comments
Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg and the New York City Economic Development Corporation announced eight new programs to foster job training.
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Joe Hirsch, City Limits  |  March 27, 2013 9:31 AM | 1 Comment
Mayoral frontrunners skipped a recent forum in the South Bronx neighborhood.
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Michael Aron, NJ Today  |  March 26, 2013 11:37 AM | 1 Comment
With the mayor of Camden at his side, Christie announced the state is taking over the Camden City Schools.VIDEO
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March 20, 2013 4:48 PM | 1 Comment
MetroFocus reports on the debate over raising the minimum wage, we talk about our Five Borough Ballot reporting project on the mayoral election, some famous cheesecake by upstate nuns, and much more...VIDEO
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Nick Powell, City & State  |  March 20, 2013 10:45 AM | Comments
It’s the calm before the storm at W’s, early evening on a Saturday night, the eve of St. Patrick’s Day.
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March 20, 2013 9:52 AM | Comments
What do the residents of the five boroughs actually think about the elections that will determine who governs them for the next four years?VIDEO
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