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The New York Times Living City Series: A City Shaped by Steam

With more than 100 miles of steam piping and nearly 2,000 buildings served, New York’s steam system is the largest in the world.

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May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
An update on the political scandals, resignations and corruption charges in Albany and analysis of the mayoral race in New York City now that former Congressman Anthony Weiner is running.VIDEO
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Marisa Wong  |  May 29, 2013 3:13 PM | Comments
MetroFocus talks to Rosanne Haggerty about the Brownsville Partnership, a collaborative prevention and community development program in one of Brooklyn's most underserved neighborhoods.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
On this week's Listening In segment, we take you to The New York Times where the "Energy for Tomorrow" Conference looked at building sustainable cities.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  May 8, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Rafael Pi Roman follows up on what happened and what needs to be done in the greater New York area with Wall Street Journal reporter Laura Kusisto. Kusisto discusses lessons the city and its landlords should have learned from Sandy. VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: Sandy's long-lasting impact on Lower Manhattan's infrastructure, new plans for the Port Authority bridges, and the lady of the O.K. Corral.VIDEO
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May 8, 2013 3:07 PM | Comments
Martin Robins of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center said the project is way overdue.VIDEO
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Beth Garbitelli  |  May 8, 2013 3:06 PM | Comments
New York City thrives because of its proximity to the Atlantic Ocean, but last fall Superstorm Sandy tested the man-made infrastructure across all five boroughs and some parts of the region are still reeling from the damage.VIDEO
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May 3, 2013 4:34 PM | Comments
This week on MetroFocus: Sandy's long-lasting impact on Lower Manhattan's infrastructure, new plans for the Port Authority bridges, and the lady of the O.K. Corral.VIDEO
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Desirée Taylor, NJ Today  |  April 25, 2013 10:32 AM | Comments
With that vote, the Port Authority Board of Commissioners gave the green light to move forward with what they describe as an historic bridge construction program.VIDEO
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Kirsti Itameri  |  April 17, 2013 3:08 PM | Comments
Sonia Manzano’s novel, The Revolution of Evelyn Serrano, is a young girl’s coming of age story set in New York City’s “el Barrio” neighborhood in the late 1960s. This was a time when the city’s Puerto Rican - or “Nuyorican” - community was beginning to feel its strength and make political demands.VIDEO
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