MetroFocus talks to Rosanne Haggerty about the Brownsville Partnership, a collaborative prevention and community development program in one of Brooklyn’s most underserved neighborhoods.
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.
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.
Martin Robins of the Alan Voorhees Transportation Center said the project is way overdue.
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.
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..
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.