In this week’s episode of MetroFocus, anchor Rafael Pi Roman interviews Vin Cipolla, President of the Municipal Art Society of New York (MAS), on the proposed rezoning of the East Midtown neighborhood.
City Limits and Institute for Children, Poverty, and Homelessness Host Animated Panel on Poverty
Mayor Bloomberg laid out an innovative apartment prototype to create affordable, though micro, housing options for a growing number of low-and-middle income New Yorkers.
After three months of deliberation, a task force set up by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has released its findings on how New York can better prepare for future storms.
Long Island Transportation System Put to the Test
MetroFocus looks at the recovery nearly 90 days after Superstorm Sandy, compares and contrasts two different governors, and wishes Grand Central Terminal a happy birthday.
New York City libraries programs are among the most popular in the country, and yet city operating funds for libraries have decreased by 68 million dollars since 2008.
Hospitals emergency plans don’t regulate generator and circuitry placement, and moving some patients is seen as life-threatening itself.
The city’s evacuation zone maps used 2003 data. Some federal maps may have predicted a wider area of flooding. But scientists also made Sandy storm-surge predictions that were dwarfed when the tropical system rolled in.