Between the governor’s budget address and a new round of campaign finance reports this week, the New York political scene was even more packed than usual with winners and losers.
In honor of the Chinese New Year, a two-week celebration starting Jan. 23, MetroFocus talked dumplings with the unlikely duo behind the much-lauded, farm-to-table, country casual, neo-Chinese, destination restaurant Red Farm in Manhattan.
MetroFocus chatted with the creator of the viral video “Sh*t New Yorkers Say” about this new addition to the popular “Sh*t…Say” Internet meme.
As the cast of the hit IFC show “Portlandia” prepares to hit NYC, check out how the real Portland, Oregon, compares to New York City — you may just be more “Portlandia” than you think.
Gabe McKinley was a new assistant at the New York Times when the Jayson Blair scandal erupted. Nine years later, McKinley attempts to make sense of the enigmatic plagiarist in an Off-Broadway production.
As Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Mayor Michael Bloomberg battle it out over whether recipients of food stamps should be fingerprinted, MetroFocus breaks down the basics of New York’s food stamp program — who gets them, who pays for them and where the candidates for the 2013 mayoral election stand on the issue.
With equipment rentals, snow pants and unpredictable weather, planning a ski trip can be a chore. But how you get to the slopes doesn’t have to be a hassle. Here are several ski destinations reachable by bus or train from New York City.
An expert who teaches classes to help seniors keep up with new technology talks to MetroFocus about how you — or your grandma– can learn to use social media like Facebook and Twitter effectively…
MetroFocus spoke to the NYU professor teaching the university’s Occupy Wall Street class about why it’s such a sexy topic for students, and about the brouhaha over Columbia’s proposed OWS class.