Government & Politics

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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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 7, 2013 1:59 PM | Comments
One of six measures on the ballot in November, Proposition 1 would amend the state constitution to allow for expanded casino gambling.VIDEO
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October 4, 2013 10:29 AM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus features an in-depth analysis of this November’s controversial ballot measure to allow new casinos to be built in upstate New York. VIDEO
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October 2, 2013 3:16 PM | Comments
New York NOW's Matt Ryan takes a look at one of the constitutional amendments on the November ballot, a land swap in Essex County.VIDEO
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September 25, 2013 10:39 AM | 1 Comment
In the Democrat's “two cities” narrative, the South Bronx neighborhood ranks among the have-nots. But many voters say they're still deciding whom to support in November.
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September 11, 2013 7:48 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: wrap up and analysis of round one in the race for mayor, New York Magazine on NYC after Bloomberg, Georgia O’Keeffe at Lake George, and drawing every building in the city.VIDEO
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September 11, 2013 6:40 PM | Comments
New York Times columnist Michael Powell, editor-in-chief of City & State Morgan Pehme, and editor-in-chief of City Limits Jarrett Murphy join host Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the primary vote and what’s next.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  September 11, 2013 6:39 PM | Comments
MetroFocus talks to New York Magazine architecture critic Justin Davidson about his article on Mayor Bloomberg's concrete legacy.VIDEO
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September 9, 2013 12:50 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus: wrap up and analysis of round one in the race for mayor, New York Magazine on NYC after Bloomberg, Georgia O’Keeffe at Lake George, and drawing every building in the city.VIDEO
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September 4, 2013 3:47 PM | Comments
A review of the Five Borough Ballot reporting project, an interview with mayoral candidate Bill Thompson, a 24-hour walk on the wild side in Central Park, and more.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  September 4, 2013 3:47 PM | Comments
Jarrett Murphy, executive editor of City Limits, and Morgan Pehme, editor-in-chief of City & State, join host Rafael Pi Roman to discuss the upcoming election, turnout and the Five Borough Ballot reporting project.VIDEO
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