Dramatic Increase in Homeless on Streets of NYC

Mary Brosnahan, president and CEO of the Coalition for the Homeless, discusses the current state of homelessness in New York City with MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman.

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Jacob Seligmann  |  September 27, 2011 6:43 PM | 1 Comment
It took two local brothers 17 years to bring "The Big Bank," a play about a bank that loves to foreclose on people, to Broadway.VIDEO
Bill Bragin
September 27, 2011 5:21 PM | Comments
There are few artists in the world more charismatic onstage than this Benin-born, Brooklyn-based spitfire.
September 27, 2011 12:00 PM | Comments
This author's latest novel is all about the Lower East Side and his upcoming work is set in Harlem. He's the quintessential
New York writer.
Daniel T. Allen  |  September 27, 2011 9:53 AM | Comments
President Clinton will address the first meeting of statewide Regional Economic Development Councils in Albany this week. The Capitol Report's Susan Arbetter reports.VIDEO
Schools often target students they deem "problematic" and repeatedly suspend them, even for minor infractions. The student then misses school for extended periods of time and falls behind academically. Flickr/Clint McMahon
Emily Shaw, Liz Sullivan and Refat Shoshi Chowdhury for Gotham Gazette  |  September 27, 2011 9:48 AM | Comments
City schools suspend thousands of students a year, sparking a chain of events that compels many teenagers to give up on school. Three advocates argue New York must find a better way. Gotham Gazette Reports.
John Farley  |  September 27, 2011 6:00 AM | 163 Comments
On Sept. 24, while working on a story about citizen journalism and Occupy Wall Street, I found myself arrested along with many others....VIDEO
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September 26, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
You never know what you'll see in one of my favorite New York public spaces.
Daniel T. Allen  |  September 25, 2011 9:45 PM | 7 Comments
Some Jewish New Yorkers look to the "High Holidays" with dread or ambivalence, but a growing number of spiritual leaders here bring their own flavor to the "days of awe."
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John Farley  |  September 23, 2011 5:25 PM | 1 Comment
A new report details an ethnicity-based NYPD surveillance probe into the city's Moroccan community. On the sunny side, the probed businesses may receive added business thanks to the leaked documents.
The Capitol Building in Albany, NY. Can a new independent redistricting agenda create a faster turnover for the Senators who grace its floor? Flickr/The Two Ks
John Farley  |  September 23, 2011 3:52 PM | 3 Comments
22011 was going to be the year that the New York legislature put a stop to partisan gerrymandering. But now that doesn't seem to be happening. Cue the chorus of "wah, wah, wahs."VIDEO
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