Urban Development

Bette Midler's New York Restoration Project Brings the Arts to Community Gardens

This summer the NYRP added another free program called Arts in the Gardens.

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Christina Romano  |  February 19, 2014 12:28 PM | 1 Comment
Rockefeller Foundation President, Judith Rodin, says bus rapid transit, or BRT, is "absolutely critical for New York." VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  February 12, 2014 1:32 PM | 1 Comment
NYU Professor of Urban Studies and Architecture, Hilary Ballon, discusses the transit hub's past, present, and future.VIDEO
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January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: a new approach to mentoring, the Rockefeller Foundation president's serious suggestions for resiliency in New York City, and bringing a workhorse from the Vietnam War back to life.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  January 22, 2014 1:13 PM | Comments

President of the Rockefeller Foundation, Judith Rodin, has some serious suggestions for New York Mayor Bill de Blasio to make the city more resilient and ready to withstand another Superstorm Sandy.

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Marisa Wong  |  January 22, 2014 1:10 PM | Comments

Reporter Rick Karr examines a new approach to mentoring that combines face-to-face interaction with weekly emails and four-year long relationships with students.

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January 8, 2014 3:39 PM | Comments
This edition of MetroFocus takes viewers inside the online world to see how spies may have been using multi-player online games to hunt terrorists. VIDEO
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December 20, 2013 4:39 PM | Comments
The next edition of MetroFocus takes viewers inside the online world to see how spies may have been using multi-player online games to hunt terrorists. VIDEO
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November 20, 2013 11:59 AM | 1 Comment
On this edition of MetroFocus: a look at one of the most contested rezoning projects facing NYC, a festival making healthcare accessible for artists, studying the sea with underwater drones, behind the scenes at PBS' Masterpiece, and Christmas trees from New Jersey.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  November 20, 2013 11:56 AM | Comments
Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s proposal to rezone East Midtown in Manhattan ended abruptly this month when the Mayor withdrew the ambitious and controversial redevelopment proposal before a City Council vote.VIDEO
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November 15, 2013 3:09 PM | Comments
On the next edition of MetroFocus: a look at one of the most contested rezoning projects facing NYC, a festival making healthcare accessible for artists, studying the sea with underwater drones, behind the scenes at PBS' Masterpiece, and Christmas trees from New Jersey.VIDEO
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