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.

Garrison Keillor of The Prairie Home Companion celebrates his 70th birthday at Carnegie Hall with the New York Philharmonic on Oct. 16, 2012. Photo by Claudia Danielson.
Christina Knight  |  October 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

The creator of ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ performs with the New York Philharmonic for his 70th birthday. In this interview, Keillor talks music, smoking regulations and potential city settings for a prairie-like show.

An adoptable pet who visited City Hall in 2010 for the announcement of a major grant to the Mayor's Alliance for NYC's Animals, a coalition of more than 160 animal rescue groups and shelters that work with Animal Care & Control of NYC. Image courtesy of City Limits.
Jillian Jonas for City Limits  |  October 9, 2012 11:55 AM | Comments
The executive director and director of operations of New York's Animal Care & Control resigned last week as the city's shelter system faces criticism and a key court fight.
Students at the Global Learning Collaborative public school in New York City use digital technologies to connect with the world. Photo courtesy of the school.
Geoff Decker for Gotham Schools  |  October 9, 2012 11:41 AM | Comments
Officials want to raise the bar, but also outsource some of the work.
Christina Knight  |  October 5, 2012 2:35 PM | 1 Comment
A new series on local solutions to poverty began with a look at education strategies.VIDEO
Derek Jeter, who has played by all counts an incredible season this year, runs at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 23, 2012. AP/Kathy Willens.
Michelle Michalos and Georgia Kral  |  October 5, 2012 4:43 AM | Comments
As Yankees advance to postseason, author Marty Appel talks with MetroFocus about the legends of the Pinstripe Empire.VIDEO
Michael Aron for NJ Today  |  October 4, 2012 10:45 AM | Comments
New Jersey democrats want more transparency at the Port Authority.VIDEO
NYC Department of Education Commissioner Dennis Walcott visited a middle school classroom on Tuesday for Digital Citizenship Day. Walcott said it's not enough to be a citizen anymore, we have to be digital citizens. MetroFocus/ Matt Chao.
Georgia Kral  |  October 4, 2012 7:47 AM | 1 Comment
NYC middle schoolers are learning to navigate online interactions safely and responsibly.VIDEO
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Susan Arbetter for The Capitol Report  |  October 2, 2012 5:44 PM | Comments
In the first lawsuit of its kind, the State Attorney General is suing JP Morgan over Bear Stearn's pattern of deceit in its evaluation of mortgage backed securities.VIDEO
Shane Thompson, a senior at the High School for Public Service. His first choice of a high school did not work out, but now, he says, he's thriving. Photo City Limits/Taleen Dersdepanian.
Helen Zelon for City Limits  |  October 2, 2012 2:03 PM | Comments
The first installment of a year-long series following members of the final graduating class under Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg.
Tug boats short film Jessica Edwards
Jessica Edwards for  |  October 2, 2012 1:38 PM | Comments
The short film “Tugs” is an ode to the hardest working boats on the waterways and the people who pilot them.VIDEO
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