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The New York Times Living City Series: A Billion Gallons a Day

The New York City watershed was assembled during the 20th century, and the system’s underground aqueducts are considered an engineering marvel.

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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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Kirsti Itameri  |  August 27, 2014 1:15 PM | 1 Comment
Andrew Berman, executive director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, on his organization's new book, Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection of Memories.VIDEO
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August 27, 2014 1:02 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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August 22, 2014 2:53 PM | Comments

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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July 30, 2014 1:01 PM | Comments

On this edition of MetroFocus: the past, present and future of Penn Station, Environmental journalist Dan Fagin discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, “Toms River: A Story of Science and Salvation”, Jane Pauley on helping people over fifty reimagine their lives, and the story of a Little Free Library on Manhattan’s Lower East Side.

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