From the Village Vanguard to the 92nd Street Y, we’re celebrating 20 years of cool jazz and hot nights Uptown and Downtown with the legendary, Bill Charlap.
Tonight, the neighborhood of Chelsea is a neighborhood of sharp contrasts. Home of The High Line, multi-million dollar condos, and tech giants like Google, Chelsea has seen rapid gentrification in the past three decades. And while many residents benefit from the development of the area, some in rent stabilized and public housing continue to struggle as prices and services rise. The New York Times housing reporter Mireya Navarro wrote an article that delved into the gentrification of this neighborhood, the wealth divide, and the anxious people who fear they will be forced out.
Then, he replaced Johnny Carson and made a name for himself on The Tonight Show, and now late-night legend Jay Leno joins us in a one-on-one interview to dish about his time on The Tonight Show, the current state of comedy, his car show Jay Leno’s Garage, and the presidential election. You won’t want to miss it.
You don’t have to travel to the far corners of the earth or invest in a pricey plane ticket for a great summer adventure. There’s still a few weeks left of summer and MetroFocus offers a bevy of summer-themed stories to make planning the perfect last minute day trip or staycation a breeze. Here are some of the highlights: […]
New Yorkers rally for immigrants’ rights as they prepare for President Trump’s expected decision to pull the “Dreamer” program on or before September 5th. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will join us with details on a plan to help immigrants get on the path to citizenship. This week marks the 20th Anniversary of Princess Diana’s death. Tonight, we look back […]
Living in poverty, the Saffour family attempt to rebuild their lives in a difficult New Jersey neighborhood after escaping war in Syria. Chasing the Dream: Poverty and Opportunity in America is a multi-platform public media initiative that provides a deeper understanding of the impact of poverty on American society. Major funding for this initiative is provided by The JPB […]
New Yorkers rally for immigrants’ rights as they prepare for President Trump’s expected decision to pull the “Dreamer” program on or before September 5th. New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer will join us with details on a plan to help immigrants get on the path to citizenship.
As Hurricane Harvey continues to pound Texas, we take a look at its four-legged victims and what is being done to help them in the wake of Mother Nature’s wrath. We grew up with Melissa Gilbert on “Little House on the Prairie.” Now grown-up, Melissa is the former President of the Screen Actors Guild, a political activist who ran for congress, […]