For those who always wanted to know more about the design of the buildings in their own backyard, a new book, “How to Read New York,” offers a crash course. Sketches and blueprints give you x-ray vision into the details of some of New York’s most iconic — and most overlooked — buildings.
The film Titanic is being re-released in 3D, but 80 lucky people will soon experience a re-creation of the last meal served on board.
Want a meaty meal without forsaking your Friday Lenten fast? Or do you just like fish? Use this guide to learn how and when to get the best city’s best catches.
In 1966, a young Queens College student named Dennis Elsas helped to found the school’s first radio station. Over 40 years later, he’s still on the air. He’s interviewed legends of rock like John Lennon, Elton John and Mick Jagger. Now he’s sharing his list of close encounters with listeners via a live multimedia presentation.
Running a successful niche food production business takes chops. MetroFocus grills a few foodies on the particulars of DIY.
In addition to a career in medicine, Dr. Neal Baer has been an executive producer of “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” and now “A Gifted Man,” both television shows set in New York City. A major challenge of his job is finding shoot locations in the city that fit the script. Here are a few things he’s learned during his career overseeing large-scale television productions in and around New York.
Over the course of his decades-long career on Madison Avenue, Amil Gargano worked with real-life ad men who made the fictional Don Draper look saintly. Gargano says that boozing and womanizing were commonplace, but ‘Mad Men’ fails to paint an honest picture of what really motivated himself and his partners.