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A GEM ON THE LOWER EAST SIDEclip
April 25, 2018 at 7:00 pm

Their Lower East Side neighborhood is considered less than stellar by some standards, but that doesn’t mean the students there can’t chase and achieve their dreams. As a part of our multi-platform public media initiative, “Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” we meet the incredible people of the Cornelia Connelly Center. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 25, 2018 at 5:30 am

Fears and tempers rise for the second time in a week, as Jewish men were attacked, choked, and threatened with murder in Brooklyn. We have the latest on these crimes. For some New Yorker’s, choosing between buying a meal or getting to work is a way of life. Should our most needy neighbors have their commutes subsidized? Their stories, and […]

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FOOD OR FARE?clip
April 25, 2018 at 4:45 am

For some New Yorker’s, choosing  between buying a meal or getting to work is a way of life. Should our most needy neighbors have their commutes subsidized? Their stories, and the debate over half priced fares ahead. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
April 24, 2018 at 5:30 am

Governor Andrew Cuomo is leading the charge against the New York City Housing Association (NYCHA), but his ferocity was negligible when he was Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary. And, a powerful political party has already endorsed Cynthia Nixon’s run for Governor of New York. Why? Plus, statewide elections are tomorrow, then in June it’s the congressional primaries […]

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