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.
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.
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.
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.”
This summer the NYRP added another free program called Arts in the Gardens – a partnership with the Brooklyn Academy of Music and the Bronx Museum of the Arts.
Supportive and affordable housing in New York City, the role of the media in race relations and preserving memories of iconic Greenwich Village.
MetroFocus producer Marisa Wong reports on supportive housing in the Bronx.
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.
Andrew Berman, executive director of the Greenwich Village Society for Historic Preservation, tells MetroFocus host Rafael Pi Roman about his organization’s new book, Greenwich Village Stories: A Collection of Memories, published in collaboration with Rizzoli.