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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Election analysis, NYC after Bloomberg, Georgia O’Keeffe at Lake George, drawing every building in NY
New York Magazine’s latest edition looks back at 12 years of Michael Bloomberg, and MetroFocus talks to architecture critic Justin Davidson about his article on the mayor’s concrete legacy.