We take you back to 1969, a year of change for New York City. First, pioneering LGBT advocate and journalist Mark Segal joins us to talk about what really happened at the Stonewall Uprising. Then, attorney, reporter and talk show host Geraldo Rivera discusses the founding of the revolutionary Puerto Rican activist organization, the Young Lords.
For Veterans Day, MetroFocus with Staff Sgt. Travis Mills about life as a quadruple amputee. Plus, we follow television sound engineer Toba Potosky on his mission to restore the Brooklyn World War II memorial.
We talk to House Infrastructure Committee Member Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about our region’s aging infrastructure and the debate to fund it. Plus, we’re joined by former Mayor David Dinkins, the first African American to ever hold the city’s top post. And we speak with Pulitzer Prize-Winning architecture critic Paul Goldberger about his new book, “Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry.”
The tri-state region’s infrastructure continues to grow older while the debate over funding wages on. We talk to House Infrastructure Committee Member Rep. Lee Zeldin (R-NY) about the extent of the problem and what’s being done to address it.
Pulitzer Prize-Winning architecture critic and Vanity Fair contributing editor Paul Goldberger introduces us to the man behind the structures in his new book, “Building Art: The Life and Work of Frank Gehry.”
In 2012, Superstorm Sandy devastated the region. We’ll look at what Sandy left in her wake, how our area has recovered, and how much further we have to go
MetroFocus host Jenna Flanagan talks to Untapped Cities founder Michelle Young about her new book, Broadway, which traces the lesser known history of the street through 200 vintage photographs.
Located across from the Bronx, North Brother Island has been closed to the public since 1963, but Christopher Payne’s book gives you a tour.