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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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CUOMO’S BAG BAN STALLEDclip
June 12, 2018 at 4:45 am

Governor Cuomo’s ban on plastic bags hit a snag in Albany.  Find out why. Peril and Promise is an ongoing series of reports on the human impact of, and solutions for, Climate Change. Lead funding for Peril and Promise is provided by Dr. P. Roy Vagelos and Diana T. Vagelos. Major support is provided by Marc Haas Foundation and Sue and […]

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SUICIDE EPIDEMICclip
June 12, 2018 at 4:30 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. If I’m thinking about suicide, what can I do? • NYC Well operates a 24-hour hotline by phone (888-NYC-WELL) and text (65173) in […]

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TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
June 09, 2018 at 5:30 am

As the nation mourns the passing of Anthony Bourdain and Kate Spade, their tragic deaths expose the grim reality of suicide in America. As part of our “Chasing the Dream Initiative: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” we take a look at the big box battle against small businesses. Here in New York City the east village is losing part of its […]

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BIG BOX VS. MOM & POPclip
June 09, 2018 at 4:45 am

As part of our “Chasing the Dream Initiative: Poverty and Opportunity in America,” we take a look at the big box battle against small businesses. Here in New York City the east village is losing part of its community, one mom and pop shop at a time. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media […]

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