this month in metro

This Month in Metro: October 2016

From movies to sports, fashion and arts, here’s a look at what’s going on this month in Metro.

Highlights include education features and previews of the MLB playoffs and upcoming hockey and basketball seasons.

breast cancer awarenessBreast Cancer Awareness – Oct. 4

In recognition of Breast Cancer Awareness month, the Wellbeing section section will include news and features about latest advances, the fight for a cure and more.

mlb baseballMLB Playoffs – Oct. 4

Preview of Major League Baseball’s playoffs including team news and predictions, in print and online.

nhl season2016-17 NHL Season Preview – Oct. 5

A preview of the upcoming 2016 NHL season, with focuses on the Boston Bruins, New York Islanders and Rangers and the Philadelphia Flyers.


charter school guideCharter School Guide (PHL) – Oct. 18

A comprehensive guide to charter schools in and around the Philadelphia area.

boston healthcare distributionHigher Education Series: Nursing, Medical and Veterinary – Oct. 25

Metro’s monthly higher education series, containing editorial pieces and sponsored content from colleges, universities and various educational providers, will focus on medical, nursing and veterinary education in this month’s edition.

nba season

NBA 2016-17 Season Preview – Oct. 25

A preview of the upcoming 2016-17 NBA season, with focus on the Boston Celtics, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and Philadelphia 76ers.

neighborhood guides

Neighborhood Guides – Oct. 26

This monthly section covers local real estate, neighborhood hot spots, retail dining and exciting new developments. Neighborhoods featured this month are West Roxbury/Roslindale/Hyde Park in Boston, Long Island City in New York and Northern Liberties in Philadelphia.

Coming Soon:

Tony’s Metro Magic

Tony’s Metro Magic is Metro’s annual toy drive for unprivileged children in Boston, New York and Philadelphia. Named in memory of Tony Metcalf, Metro US former Editor-in-Chief. In conjunction with The Partnership for the Homeless and Toys for Tots, Metro runs this successful online and in-person toy drive.

Winter Arts Preview

Metro’s seasonal special section featuring dance, performing arts, music and more! Featured coverage includes notable showings, museum exhibits, exhibition schedules, events you don’t want to miss and highly anticipated performances. Plus calendar listings: theater, dance, visual arts, museums and cultural events.

Higher Education Series: Fine Arts and Fashion

This month’s Higher Education Series will focus on programs in the fields of fine arts and fashion.

Black Friday Guide

Metro’s annual insider’s guide, featuring a complete listing of black Friday door busters. We’ll highlight all the deals and steals so that you can lay out your perfect holiday shopping.

Black Friday Edition 

We’ll provide the best strategy for surviving the intense shopping day and discuss whether or not Black Friday actually meets the hype.

Cyber Monday Gift Guide

We’ll give our readers a head start to their shopping with our Cyber Monday shopping guide. We’ll provide coupon codes and cover those cyber deals you won’t want to miss!


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