Displaced by urban renewal in 1951, former residents of West 99th Street make a point of reuniting every year. MetroFocus spoke to the documentary filmmaker who captured their story on film.
Leading up to the 10th anniversary of Sept. 11, MetroFocus spent several days exploring the streets around the World Trade Center site. We wanted to see how the events of that day still shape people’s daily experiences.
New policies by the HIV/AIDS Service Administration make it even more difficult for people living with the disease to obtain affordable housing, let alone pay for it.
New York City's senior centers avoided a disastrous budget cut this year. But the passing of that threat masks a subtler one: the gradual erosion of an array of services New York City offers its elderly. City Limits reports.
Two years after Mayor Michael Bloomberg tapped Wall Street veteran John Rhea to provide new leadership at the embattled New York City Housing Authority, the agency’s top ranks are emptying out.
Allthough New York is not known as a college town, the city has used higher education as a potent force for economic development.