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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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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Marisa Wong  |  October 30, 2013 3:33 PM | Comments
Close to a year after the storm, New York City's hospitals are up and running again. Reporter Rick Karr speaks with physician and Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, Sheri Fink, for an update.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  October 16, 2013 3:45 PM | Comments
As the public looks back on the year following Hurricane Sandy, MetroFocus reporter Rick Karr visits a small local newspaper in The Rockaways that never looked away.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  October 2, 2013 3:15 PM | 6 Comments
Affordable housing has been a hot topic on the campaign trail this election season, but what does the phrase really mean - and what can politicians do about it?VIDEO
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September 27, 2013 2:30 PM | Comments
On the next edition of MetroFocus: affordable housing in New York City, a sneak preview at the final episode of PBS Nature's "Earthflight" series, and Sandy stories from Long Beach.VIDEO
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September 11, 2013 7:48 PM | Comments
On this edition of MetroFocus: wrap up and analysis of round one in the race for mayor, New York Magazine on NYC after Bloomberg, Georgia O’Keeffe at Lake George, and drawing every building in the city.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  September 11, 2013 6:39 PM | Comments
MetroFocus talks to New York Magazine architecture critic Justin Davidson about his article on Mayor Bloomberg's concrete legacy.VIDEO
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