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Last Minute New York City Summer Getaways
August 31, 2017 at 1:16 pm

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:   […]

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August 30, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
August 31, 2017 at 5:30 am

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 […]

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August 30, 2017: FLEEING SYRIA, REBUILDING IN AMERICAclip
August 30, 2017 at 7:15 pm

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 […]

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August 30, 2017: IMMIGRANT RALLYclip
August 30, 2017 at 6:45 pm

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.

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August 29, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
August 30, 2017 at 5:30 am

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, […]

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August 29, 2017: CHASING THE DREAMclip
August 29, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Jenna Flanagan goes “Chasing the Dreams” that exist in New York’s Covenant House, where some of our cities most vulnerable get a second chance at fresh start. 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 […]

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August 24, 2017: TONIGHT ON METROFOCUSepisode
August 24, 2017 at 7:30 pm

Mayor de Blasio squares off against Sal Albanese in the first New York City Mayoral debate of the upcoming race for City Hall.  Missed it?  Fear not!  We have the recap that every New Yorker should see, and analysis we will all find helpful! After stating that he favors defunding the arts and humanities programs, the President and the First Lady announce they […]

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August 24, 2017: THE FIRST MAYORAL DEBATEclip
August 24, 2017 at 6:45 pm

Mayor de Blasio squares off against Sal Albanese in the first New York City Mayoral debate of the upcoming race for City Hall.  Missed it?  Fear not!  We have the recap that every New Yorker should see, and analysis we will all find helpful!

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