July 11, 2011 at 6:00 am

I first moved to north Brooklyn in 1990 when I was 28 and just starting out in life. I lived on Graham off Metropolitan Avenue, above a laundromat, in a small one-bedroom apartment with a skylight in the bathroom, a parquet floor and a roof deck outside my bedroom door. It cost $350 a month.

Continue Reading

July 10, 2011 at 6:00 pm

City Council Member Margaret Chin, whose district includes Chinatown, is still fighting for legislation she introduced to the City Council this April that would punish anyone caught knowingly purchasing counterfeit goods with a fine of up to $1,000 and a one-year jail sentence. She believes the bill would stop tourists from flocking to the neighborhood for fake Prada handbags and […]

Continue Reading

Mutual of America


MetroFocus is made possible by James and Merryl Tisch, Judy and Josh Weston, Bernard and Irene Schwartz, Sue and Edgar Wachenheim III, the Cheryl and Philip Milstein Family, Rosalind P. Walter, Jody and John Arnhold and the Metropolitan Media Fund. Corporate funding is provided by Mutual of America, your retirement company.

© 2015 WNET All Rights Reserved.

825 Eighth Avenue

New York, NY 10019