Is there an image, place or object that instantly brings back your experience on or after 9/11? The MetroFocus team shares their stories and images and asks for yours.
Mass transit across the New York City and New Jersey region shutdown at noon on Saturday. A tornado watch was also issued in the city.
Two great end-of-summer places for families.
Advocates praise the motives behind New York’s plan to reduce the amount of sewage released untreated into its waterways. But they’re worried about the details.
New York State Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli proposed a new remediation fund on Aug. 9 designed to clean up environmental contamination resulting from the method of natural gas drilling known as hydraulic fracking. Does this mean that fracking is definitely coming to New York State?
“The Submission” imagines the uproar when a Muslim American architect is selected as the winner of an anonymous competition to design a memorial in the aftermath of a 9/11-like terrorist attack. Author Amy Waldman talks to MetroFocus about how the so-called “Ground Zero mosque” controversy affected her narrative and the roles Vietnam Memorial designer Maya Lin and real-life 9/11 memorial designer Michael Arad played in her novel.
The Straphangers Campaign released its annual “State of the Subways” report, the veritable “World Series” of subway performance, providing New Yorkers with individual profiles and comparative rankings of 20 subway lines. See how your commute stacks up.
Both Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin and his Republican opponent Bob Turner are reaching out to a diverse group of voters in the Ninth Congressional District for this fall’s special election. But one population group that makes up a significant portion of the district seems to be getting left in the cold: Latino voters. City Hall News reports.