• MetroFocus -- Poverty, 3D Printing, Tantoco, Morgenthau, Holiday Gloves
    Poverty, 3D Printing, Tantoco, Morgenthau, Holiday Gloves
    Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the ...
    Why even those above the federal poverty line struggle in New York City, the Department of Defense hopes 3D printing will inspire future engineers, Minerva Tantoco discusses .nyc, the former Manhattan ...
    Air Date 12/18/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- Talking Children's Mental Health With Child Mind Institute
    Talking Children's Mental Health With Child Mind Institute
    The Child Mind Institute, a leading non-profit that helps children with mental ...
    The Child Mind Institute, a leading non-profit that helps children with mental disabilities, hosted a panel discussion in Los Angeles that included leaders in the entertainment industry whose films ...
    Air Date 12/11/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- MetroFocus Special Report: The Eric Garner Decision
    MetroFocus Special Report: The Eric Garner Decision
    In a panel featuring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, senior pastor at Abyssinian Baptist ...
    In a panel featuring Rev. Dr. Calvin Butts, senior pastor at Abyssinian Baptist Church; Charlton McIlwain, Associate Professor of Media, Culture & Communications at NYU Steinhardt School; and Ritchie ...
    Air Date 12/4/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 11/23: Vision Zero, NJ Health, Muni IDs, Russ & Daughters
    11/23: Vision Zero, NJ Health, Muni IDs, Russ & Daughters
    New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on eliminating ...
    New York City Transportation Commissioner Polly Trottenberg on eliminating traffic fatalities, lingering psychological effects of Superstorm Sandy, Councilmember Daniel Dromm on the upcoming roll out ...
    Air Date 11/20/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 11/16: Concussions, Coding, Mainstream USA, 432 Park Ave
    11/16: Concussions, Coding, Mainstream USA, 432 Park Ave
    NewsHour Weekend investigates whether soccer is too dangerous for kids, toys ...
    NewsHour Weekend investigates whether soccer is too dangerous for kids, toys that teach kids to code, Maria Hinojosa on changing American demographics and New York's newly-crowned tallest residential ...
    Air Date 11/13/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 11/9: Ebola, Data Mining, Better Teachers, Adirondacks
    11/9: Ebola, Data Mining, Better Teachers, Adirondacks
    Disease detective Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on Ebola, The New York Times reports on ...
    Disease detective Dr. Abdul El-Sayed on Ebola, The New York Times reports on privacy and data, Chalkbeat Editor-in-Chief Elizabeth Green and a Vietnam veteran who brings inner-city kids closer to ...
    Air Date 11/6/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 11/2: Sandy Rebuilding, Tunnel Repair, LI Business, Sloths
    11/2: Sandy Rebuilding, Tunnel Repair, LI Business, Sloths
    The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could ...
    The rebuilding continues two years after Sandy, how train tunnel repairs could snarl commutes for years, Albany’s role in developing business on Long Island and PBS Nature’s upcoming documentary ...
    Air Date 10/30/2014
    0:27:16
  • MetroFocus -- 10/26: Heroin, NY's Watershed, Ted Steinberg, Sesame Street
    10/26: Heroin, NY's Watershed, Ted Steinberg, Sesame Street
    Residents of Staten Island combat increased heroin and prescription painkiller ...
    Residents of Staten Island combat increased heroin and prescription painkiller overdoses. Rafael Pi Roman interviews Dr. Andrew Kolodny, Chief Medical officer at Phoenix House. The NY Times’ Living ...
    Air Date 10/23/2014
    0:27:16
  • MetroFocus -- 10/19:NYT Steam, Dr. Ruth, Mayor Ed Koch, Disco Era Bushwick
    10/19:NYT Steam, Dr. Ruth, Mayor Ed Koch, Disco Era Bushwick
    The New York Times' Living City video series continues with a look at steam ...
    The New York Times' Living City video series continues with a look at steam energy in New York CIty, Dr. Ruth discusses her ongoing work and career and her upcoming appearance at Rutgers University, ...
    Air Date 10/16/2014
    0:27:16
  • MetroFocus -- 10/12: NYT Subways, Hinojosa, Animal Misfits, Columbus Day
    10/12: NYT Subways, Hinojosa, Animal Misfits, Columbus Day
    The New York Times' Living City video series continues with "Finally, a 2nd Ave. ...
    The New York Times' Living City video series continues with "Finally, a 2nd Ave. Subway," Maria Hinojosa outlines her series on changing American demographics, how on some of the world’s most ...
    Air Date 10/9/2014
    0:27:16
  • MetroFocus -- 10/2: Domestic Violence, Living City, Boomers, Hamptons Film
    10/2: Domestic Violence, Living City, Boomers, Hamptons Film
    Former New York State Judge Judy Harris Kluger on changing public attitudes ...
    Former New York State Judge Judy Harris Kluger on changing public attitudes toward domestic violence, part two of the Living City series focuses on sanitation, Timothy Greenfield-Sanders on his ...
    Air Date 10/2/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 9/25: Bridges, Homeless Veterans, Penguins, Tony Bennett
    9/25: Bridges, Homeless Veterans, Penguins, Tony Bennett
    The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan ...
    The New York Times Living City Series: A Tale of Two Bridges looks at the Tappan Zee, innovative programs are helping struggling veterans, PBS Nature's "Penguins: A Spy in the Huddle" and American ...
    Air Date 9/25/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 9/11: NJ Gov. Tom Kean, Publicolor, Wetlands, Ken Burns
    9/11: NJ Gov. Tom Kean, Publicolor, Wetlands, Ken Burns
    Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks ...
    Former New Jersey Governor and 9/11 Commission Co-Chair Tom Kean talks terrorism, Publicolor helps disadvantaged students paint their way to graduation, preserving Brooklyn wetlands and Ken Burns on ...
    Air Date 9/11/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 9/4: Oysters, Supreme City, NYRP, Special Olympics
    9/4: Oysters, Supreme City, NYRP, Special Olympics
    Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became "the capital of ...
    Planting oysters to protect coastlines, how New York City became "the capital of everything," turning vacant lots into public green space and the Special Olympics come to New Jersey.
    Air Date 9/4/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 8/28:Housing,Alicia Glen,Race Relations,The Village
    8/28:Housing,Alicia Glen,Race Relations,The Village
    Supportive and affordable housing in New York City, the role of the media in ...
    Supportive and affordable housing in New York City, the role of the media in race relations and preserving memories of iconic Greenwich Village.
    Air Date 8/27/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 8/21: Ticks, Money Talking, Holocaust Memoir, AFROPUNK
    8/21: Ticks, Money Talking, Holocaust Memoir, AFROPUNK
    Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan updates the findings of scientists in ...
    Albany Public TV reporter Jenna Flanagan updates the findings of scientists in the Hudson Valley on how ticks transport diseases. WNYC brings its financial news segment, Money Talking, to television. ...
    Air Date 8/19/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 8/7: WiFi City, Rachel Haot, Suspensions, Antiques Roadshow
    8/7: WiFi City, Rachel Haot, Suspensions, Antiques Roadshow
    On the next edition of MetroFocus: Rick Karr reports on the city's plan to turn ...
    On the next edition of MetroFocus: Rick Karr reports on the city's plan to turn thousands of payphones into free Wi-Fi hotspots. Host Rafael Pi Roman follows up with an in-depth interview with New ...
    Air Date 8/6/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 7/31: Rise and Fall of Penn Station, Toms River, Jane Pauley
    7/31: Rise and Fall of Penn Station, Toms River, Jane Pauley
    On the next edition of MetroFocus: the past, present and future of Penn Station, ...
    On the next edition of MetroFocus: the past, present and future of Penn Station, Environmental journalist Dan Fagin discusses his Pulitzer Prize-winning book, "Toms River: A Story of Science and ...
    Air Date 7/30/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 7/24: Small Business Services, The Marshall Project, Tammany
    7/24: Small Business Services, The Marshall Project, Tammany
    On this edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria ...
    On this edition of MetroFocus: NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Maria Torres-Springer, The Marshall Project's Editor-in-Chief Bill Keller on redefining criminal justice reporting, the history ...
    Air Date 7/23/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 7/17: NY’s Public Library, Public Pensions, Summer Meals
    7/17: NY’s Public Library, Public Pensions, Summer Meals
    On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York Public Library CEO and President, ...
    On the next edition of MetroFocus, New York Public Library CEO and President, Anthony Marx, outlines the plans for the NYPL now that plans to transform part of the Fifth Avenue flagship building into ...
    Air Date 7/10/2014
    0:26:46
  • MetroFocus -- 7/10: Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President, MORUS
    7/10: Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President, MORUS
    Next week on MetroFocus: Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President, Senior ...
    Next week on MetroFocus: Autism Speaks, Rockefeller Foundation President, Senior Planet, and the Museum of Reclaimed Urban Space
    Air Date 7/9/2014
    0:26:46