Urban Development

The New York Times Living City Series: Rebuilding After Sandy

Two years after Hurricane Sandy flooded tunnels and the subway system, New York’s infrastructure is still recovering.

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September 19, 2014 2:59 PM | Comments

The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan Zee, innovative programs are helping struggling veterans, PBS Nature’s “Penguins: A Spy in the Huddle” and American Graduate Day: Tony Bennett on Using the Arts to Keep Students in School.

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September 11, 2014 2:19 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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Andrea Vasquez  |  September 11, 2014 2:18 PM | Comments
The Nature Conservancy hosted an evening walk through Brooklyn Bridge Park's wetlands, in an effort to teach New Yorkers about the city's natural assets.VIDEO
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September 9, 2014 1:38 PM | Comments

Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on his new seven-part series on the Roosevelts.

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September 3, 2014 4:50 PM | Comments

Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became “the capital of everything,” turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.

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September 3, 2014 4:49 PM | Comments
Award-winning author and historian Donald L. Miller spells out for everyone exactly when and how New York became, in the words of Duke Ellington, “The capital of everything.”VIDEO
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Esha Ray and Sean McGinn  |  September 3, 2014 4:48 PM | Comments
This summer the NYRP added another free program called Arts in the Gardens.VIDEO
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August 27, 2014 1:18 PM | 1 Comment

Supportive and affordable housing in New York City, the role of the media in race relations and preserving memories of iconic Greenwich Village.

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Marisa Wong  |  August 27, 2014 1:16 PM | 2 Comments
MetroFocus producer Marisa Wong reports on supportive housing in the Bronx.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  August 27, 2014 1:15 PM | Comments
Alicia Glen, New York City's Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, joins MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman to discuss Mayor de Blasio's affordable housing plan.VIDEO
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