Gilvarry’s debut book, “From the Memoirs of a Non-Enemy Combatant: A Novel,” is set in the post-9/11 New York fashion world. MetroFocus spoke to the author about why he chose Williamsburg, Brooklyn, as a setting for his novel, and about his views on the intersection of fashion and politics.
Veteran journalist and Columbia School of Journalism professor Mirta Ojito investigates Marcelo Lucero's murder—and the community in which it happened—in her new book.
City Journal's Steve Malanga critiques Cuomo's plan to build a convention center in Queens, a tactic he says has failed to grow business in other cities and ultimately leaves taxpayers on the hook for ballooning costs.
Two documentarians explore the lasting comedic and cultural legacy of the Catskills resort Kutsher's, where the likes of Sid Caesar and Jerry Seinfeld launched their careers... VIDEO
The start of State Sen. Gustavo Rivera's legislative career coincided with the apparent beginning of Albany's clean-up, following years of corruption. MetroFocus spoke with Rivera after Gov. Andrew Cuomo's State of the State address on Wednesday.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo preps for the delivery of his State of the State speech on Wednesday afternoon, MetroFocus took a look at what the Empire State governors of yesteryear had to say in their annual addresses.VIDEO
Despite how little most people know about the process, nothing has played as dramatic a role in shaping the city as zoning regulations -- particularly under Bloomberg.