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“ONE SMALL SCHOOL…”clip
June 13, 2018 at 5:00 am

In the documentary “Refugee Kids: One Small School Takes on the World,” refugee students from the most hostile regions of the globe come to the USA to seek refuge and get an education. In turn, they share their strength, resilience, and courage. We have a preview. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
June 12, 2018 at 5:30 am

Iconic New Yorkers Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade tragically took their own lives last week. But another group, New York’s cab drivers, is seeing an enormous spike in suicide amongst their ranks. We’re examining this disturbing trend. Governor Cuomo’s ban on plastic bags hit a snag in Albany. Find out why. Manhattan’s speakeasies were the toast of the town during the […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
June 08, 2018 at 5:30 am

The City Council flexes its muscle, as Councilman Ritchie Torres goes toe-to-toe with Bill de Blasio to address the Mayor’s attempts to intervene in a NYCHA probe.  Torres also calls for an immediate investigation after City & State’s expose on the City’s contaminated rooftop water tanks. We have the latest. The auditions are grueling and the spots are coveted, but these […]

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“PORTRAITS OF IMMIGRANTS”clip
June 08, 2018 at 5:15 am

Meet an artist who set out to change America’s perception of immigration through stories of tolerance and “Portraits of Immigrants.” Betsy Ashton’s “Portraits of Immigrants: Unknown Faces, Untold Stories” exhibition is on display by appointment on weekdays through June 14th at Diego Salazar’s Gallery in Long Island City, Queens. Contact betsy@ashtonportraits.com, to schedule a visit and get directions. The exhibition […]

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