Watch Mayor Bill de Blasio announce his agenda for the upcoming year at his State of the City address Thursday, Feb. 4 at 7 p.m.
New York NOW’s Matt Ryan explains several of the initiatives Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced in his annual reports on policy and the budget.
City Councilman Corey Johnson shares his efforts to grow affordable housing to his Mid-Manhattan district amid rising rates of homelessness across the city. We also bring you the best Christmas lights in the area. We know where they are and we’re sharing our list. And Chef Lidia Bastianich helps us get into the holiday cooking spirit with her favorite Christmas recipes.
Reforming the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey after the Bridgegate Scandal. New Jersey Capitol Report Anchor Steve Adubato breaks down what’s needed to overhaul this institution that affects every one of us.
We take you back to 1969, a year of change for New York City. First, pioneering LGBT advocate and journalist Mark Segal joins us to talk about what really happened at the Stonewall Uprising. Then, attorney, reporter and talk show host Geraldo Rivera discusses the founding of the revolutionary Puerto Rican activist organization, the Young Lords.
For Veterans Day, MetroFocus with Staff Sgt. Travis Mills about life as a quadruple amputee. Plus, we follow television sound engineer Toba Potosky on his mission to restore the Brooklyn World War II memorial.
We talk to House Infrastructure Committee Member Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about our region’s aging infrastructure and the debate to fund it. Plus, we’re joined by former Mayor David Dinkins, the first African American to ever hold the city’s top post. And we speak with Pulitzer Prize-Winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger about his new book, “Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry.”
The tri-state region’s infrastructure continues to grow older while the debate over funding wages on. We talk to House Infrastructure Committee Member Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about the extent of the problem and what’s being done to address it.