Dunes vs. views, engineering for future storms, lessons from great cities and midsummer night swing.
This week on MetroFocus: a proposal for NYC parks, big money for bridges, the history of Greenwich Village, sculptor Gary Weisman, and art from Superstorm Sandy.
This week on MetroFocus, we begin our interviews with the candidates for New York City mayor. Democratic candidate and current city Comptroller John Liu joins Rafael Pi Roman to discuss a fair wage, stop and frisk, and why he’s “the most thoroughly investigated candidate in the history of New York.”
Rafael Pi Roman talks to Democratic candidate John Liu about his views on the minimum wage, housing, the NYPD’s controversial “stop and frisk” policy, and the federal investigation that brought down two of Liu’s former associates.
Many in the Brownsville housing project profess no interest in the mayoral race. But being disengaged from the election doesn’t mean they’re disengaged from debate about where New York is headed.