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Anchor Rafael Pi Roman Remembers Ed Koch

Anchor Rafael Pi Roman reflects on New York's former mayor and MetroFocus curates thoughts and tweets from the social media world.

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Denisse Moreno  |  June 25, 2014 11:44 AM | Comments
Jack Ford interviews photographer Camilo José Vergara on his book Harlem: The Unmaking of a Ghetto.VIDEO
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June 12, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
From the pre-WWI arts scene to the birth of the gay rights movement to the recent real estate boom, Greenwich Village has been an integral part of many moments in New York City's history. VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  February 27, 2013 10:13 AM | Comments
The Municipal Art Society has identified 17 East Midtown buildings that it considers worthy of preservation, should the rezoning plan be approved.
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Marisa Wong  |  January 23, 2013 10:43 AM | Comments
MetroFocus digs deeper into the secrets of Grand Central: a historical timeline graphic, a web-exclusive interview with author Sam Roberts, and a Storify collection of Grand Central's social media happenings.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  January 22, 2013 12:37 PM | 4 Comments
New book by NYT reporter Sam Roberts explores Grand Central’s origins.VIDEO
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Erik Olsen for The New York Times  |  December 21, 2012 10:49 AM | Comments
On Dec. 20, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers began demolishing houses severely damaged by Hurricane Sandy.VIDEO
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December 19, 2012 6:00 PM | Comments
A temporary animal shelter may be a solution for residents who won’t evacuate without their pets.VIDEO
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Christina Knight  |  December 19, 2012 5:04 PM | Comments
In this season of giving, here are ways to make a present of time, gifts or funds through groups and agencies serving Hurricane Sandy victims.
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David Cruz for NJ Today  |  December 17, 2012 6:40 PM | Comments
Statistically, school is probably the safest place your child can be but any parent will tell you that dropping their child off in the morning is a leap of faith.VIDEO
"Is That Enough?" by Lobsang Tsewang is one of 21 works selected by a group of students curating alongside a professional art exhibit put on by No Longer Home. Image courtesy of ArtsConnection.
Georgia Kral  |  December 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
In a former bank building, an innovative art presenter joins forces with local teens to mount a new exhibit. VIDEO
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