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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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October 20, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Here's a great way to spend a day in Cold Spring, N.Y., where nature meets culture.
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Sam Lewis  |  October 20, 2011 3:03 AM | Updated: March 1, 2012 12:38 PM | 17 Comments
Occupy protesters are calling on the Whitney Biennial to end its association with Sotheby's, the auction house that has locked out its art handlers since August.
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Sam Lewis  |  October 18, 2011 4:00 AM | 33 Comments
Displaced by urban renewal in 1951, former residents of West 99th Street make a point of reuniting every year. MetroFocus spoke to the documentary filmmaker who captured their story on film.
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October 17, 2011 2:30 PM | Comments
Talk about a read bread winner! This bakery has it all.
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October 13, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Here's what to try at a Russian gourmet market in Brighton Beach.
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Karen Duffy  |  October 11, 2011 10:47 AM | 4 Comments
Last week Rat Island, a craggy two acres in City Island Harbor, sold for $160,000. So, how many islands make up New York City? Eighth-generation New Yorker Karen Duffy, or "Duff," has the answer.VIDEO
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October 10, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
I sing in a gospel choir in the East Village.
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Sam Lewis  |  October 4, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
Students at International High School hail from 45 countries. A journalist who spent a year with them shares her experience.
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Liza de Guia for Food Curated  |  October 3, 2011 3:05 PM | Comments
The owner of popular Brooklyn restaurant Egg does double-duty as the farmer behind the eatery's locally grown produce.VIDEO
Education officials have targeted 20 troubled public schools for possible closure next year - but advocates say the city has not done enough to turn them around.  MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Helen Zelon for City Limits  |  October 3, 2011 12:29 PM | Comments
The grades are out, and so is the list of schools that might close because of them. But what's the difference between an A and a B when the Department of Education grades its 1,700 schools? City Limits reports.
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