Now that New York City's legislative body is back in action, MetroFocus spoke to the various City Council caucuses about the bills most important to them this session.
Do you have a personal story that illustrates an experience with hate or intolerance? Share your story with MetroFocus.
Find the homes of Brooklyn literary legends and learn a bit about their histories.
On Thursday, New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo unveiled a new website designed to open the executive branch to the public by providing unprecedented access to his schedule, travel and more. Gotham Gazette reports.
Commuters grumbled and the AAA threatened a law suit as the toll hikes went into effect this week. VIDEO
Three years ago, the racially charged killing of an Ecuadorian immigrant on Long Island made national headlines. MetroFocus looks at where the players involved are today.VIDEO
One of the principal activists in the coalition that helped legalize same-sex marriage is considering running for Manhattan borough president in 2013.
On the one year anniversary of Rutgers student Tyler Clementi's suicide and the It Gets Better campaign, MetroFocus looks at what's changed. For some, like 14-year-old Jamey Rodemeyer, who struggled with bullying before killing himself this past weekend, the answer is not enough. For others, there is new hope.VIDEO