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Daniel T. Allen  |  January 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

A New York working stiff seeks fame in L.A., a Texas pastry shop opens in Brooklyn and a film features New York, sans New Yorkers. These Kickstarter projects have a little something for everyone.

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Daniel T. Allen  |  January 26, 2012 4:00 AM | 35 Comments

After another bout of anti-Semitic incidents in the Tri-State area, an encounter with a white supremacist made MetroFocus’ Dan Allen realize just how common intolerance can be.

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January 25, 2012 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
It's one of my favorite places to hear music and there's always a good chance you'll spot a celebrity.
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Teresa Carpenter  |  January 24, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
From the quotidian to the profound, "New York Diaries: 1609 to 2009," offers journal entries written in New York by both regular joes and cultural and literary figures.
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City and State  |  January 20, 2012 10:14 AM | Comments
Between the governor’s budget address and a new round of campaign finance reports this week, the New York political scene was even more packed than usual with winners and losers.
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January 17, 2012 4:49 PM | 1 Comment
When I think about New York, I always think about the city that I knew as a Brooklyn kid in the '60s and '70s: the dangerous New York.VIDEO
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Adam Lisberg for City & State with additional reporting by Andrew J. Hawkins  |  January 13, 2012 10:50 AM | 2 Comments
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.
Dr. Khalil Gibran Muhammad Named Next Director of the Schomburg Center For Research in Black Culture..
January 12, 2012 7:18 PM | 1 Comment
It's an afternoon dedicated to the legacy of Dr. King and the ongoing fight for equal education.
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Chris Gethard  |  January 12, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
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. VIDEO
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January 11, 2012 3:44 PM | Comments
I'm a huge fan of City Harvest, New York's oldest food rescue organization, and its executive director is someone I greatly respect.
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