The British invasion is back and this time they’re taking New Jersey by storm – the Beatlesfest is this weekend! George Harrison’s sister, Louise, is here to kick off the festivities. Aired on March 9, 2018.
As the man accused of killing a Queens imam and his aide goes to trial, we explore the state of hate towards Muslims in our area. Huffpost reporter Rowaida Abdelaziz discusses the details. Aired on March 9, 2018.
New York has been pummeled by a one, two punch from Mother Nature. The second nor’easter in less than a week leaves the Tri-State area battle-worn, weary, and has us all talking about a weather phenomenon called “thundersnow.” Climatologist, Dr. Gavin Schmidt, joins us to discuss the fallout from winter storm Quinn and the science behind it. Reports have surfaced that […]
Do you have the winter blues? Ready for some sunlight? You may have to hold on for a little while longer. A weather worn Tri-State hunkers down for the second nor’easter in less than a week, and yet another storm is expected on its heels. MetroFocus reporter Naeem Douglas hits the streets to see how big of a bite this brutal winter has taken out of the Big Apple. Thousands of public […]
Astronaut Scott Kelly spent a historic year in space. He is back on Earth and here to share his monumental experience. Aired on March 8, 2018.
Can money from marijuana sales help to fix New York’s economy? Meet New York State Assemblywoman Crystal Peoples-Stokes who is advocating for the legalization of marijuana in New York. She joins us to explain her position. Aired on March 7, 2018.
Another DACA deadline becomes just another day, as court orders have postponed President Trump’s deadline to end the Obama-era program that protects young illegal immigrants from deportation. With no solution from Congress DACA remains in place for now, but for how long? Beth Fertig, senior reporter for WNYC News, joins us with the latest. An investigation into areas containing deadly hazardous […]
A new exhibition program “Real People. Real Lives. Women Immigrants of New York,” on view at the Queens Museum, features the unique perspectives of 16 young women, their journey to America and life in New York City. The project is a unique nonprofit-artist partnership between New Women New Yorkers and Dru Blumensheid aka BUMESI. Photograph BUMESI, Arielle Kandell, founder and […]