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.
In his State of the City Mayor Bloomberg proposed a merit pay boost for highly effective teachers and announced that the city could eliminate up to half of the teachers at 33 struggling schools.
Sites from Wikipedia to Wordpress.org went dark Wednesday in protest of the Stop Online Piracy Act (SOPA). Read why a co-founder of one of New York City’s largest tech venture capital firms is testifying before Congress that SOPA will be bad for NYC’s tech industry.
UPDATE: Patti Smith canceled her Thursday night concert at the Hotel Chelsea after one group of residents threatened a die-in and the Tenants Association said they planned to boycott the event entirely.
The city’s five-year plan to foster community participation and transparency in the child welfare system has room for improvement.
In a story riddled with seriously funny tales of seriously poor judgment, comedian Chris Gethard writes about his evolution from a nerdy N.J. teen growing up in the shadow of Manhattan to host of his own talk show.
As tenants and the landlord do battle over the Hotel Chelsea, one 17-year resident muses on its mythology.