As the cast of "Portlandia" prepares to hit NYC, check out how the real Portland, Oregon, compares to New York City -- you may be more "Portlandia" than you think.VIDEO
A playwright tries to make sense of the enigmatic plagiarist in an Off-Broadway production.
Planning a ski trip can be a chore but getting to the slopes doesn't have to be. Several ski destinations are reachable by bus or train from New York City. VIDEO
An expert who teaches classes to help seniors keep up with technology talks to MetroFocus about how you -- or your grandma-- can learn to use social media effectively.
The professor talks to MetroFocus about why OWS is such a sexy topic for students, and about the brouhaha over Columbia's proposed OWS class.
In his State of the City Mayor Bloomberg proposed a merit pay boost for highly effective teachers and announced that the city could eliminate up to half of the teachers at 33 struggling schools.
A co-founder of one of New York City's largest tech venture capital firms explains why he's testifying that the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA) will be bad for NYC tech.
UPDATE: Patti Smith canceled her Thursday night concert at the Hotel Chelsea after one group of residents threatened a die-in and the Tenants Association said they planned to boycott the event entirely.