A new report details an ethnicity-based NYPD surveillance probe into the city’s Moroccan community. On the sunny side, the probed businesses may receive added business thanks to the leaked documents.
Gov. Cuomo’s poll numbers soared while the world’s leaders converged on Midtown to decide foreign policy and aggravate commuters. And, as always, the weeks winners and losers came into focus.
Now that New York City’s legislative body is back in action, MetroFocus spoke to the various City Council caucuses about the issues and bills most important to them during the 2011-2012 session.
On Thursday New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a new website designed to open the executive branch to the public by providing unprecedented access to his schedule, travel and more. Gotham Gazette reports.
Three years ago, the racially charged killing of Marcelo Lucero, an Ecuadorian immigrant, made national headlines. MetroFocus looks back at the impact the crime had on the community, and where the players involved in the case are today.
One of the principal activists in the coalition that helped legalize same-sex marriage is considering running for Manhattan borough president in 2013.
At the one year anniversary of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi’s death and the start of the It Gets Better campaign, MetroFocus looks at what’s changed.
On Oct. 1, 700 Occupy Wall Street protesters were arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge. On Oct. 5, a collective of worker’s unions will march with the protesters, signaling the movement’s growth.