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Brooklyn Celebrates Ten Years of AFROPUNK

The AFROPUNK Festival returns to Brooklyn for the 10th year for a weekend of live music, vibrant art and good vibes.

Second baseman Robinson Cano hit a two-run home run in the fifth inning in the game on Oct. 3 that clinched the Yankees' place in the play-off's. AP/Kathy Willens.
Christina Knight  |  October 10, 2012 10:52 AM | Comments
Most city residents agree the Bronx Bombers are the best team of the last 20 years, and think the Mets stand a future World Series title, too.VIDEO
Garrison Keillor of The Prairie Home Companion celebrates his 70th birthday at Carnegie Hall with the New York Philharmonic on Oct. 16, 2012. Photo by Claudia Danielson.
Christina Knight  |  October 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

The creator of ‘A Prairie Home Companion’ performs with the New York Philharmonic for his 70th birthday. In this interview, Keillor talks music, smoking regulations and potential city settings for a prairie-like show.

Derek Jeter, who has played by all counts an incredible season this year, runs at Yankee Stadium on Sept. 23, 2012. AP/Kathy Willens.
Michelle Michalos and Georgia Kral  |  October 5, 2012 4:43 AM | Comments
As Yankees advance to postseason, author Marty Appel talks with MetroFocus about the legends of the Pinstripe Empire.VIDEO
NYC Department of Education Commissioner Dennis Walcott visited a middle school classroom on Tuesday for Digital Citizenship Day. Walcott said it's not enough to be a citizen anymore, we have to be digital citizens. MetroFocus/ Matt Chao.
Georgia Kral  |  October 4, 2012 7:47 AM | 1 Comment
NYC middle schoolers are learning to navigate online interactions safely and responsibly.VIDEO
Music fans wait outside the Barclays Center before Jay-Z performs for the first time in the arena on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012. AP/Henny Ray Abrams.
Philly Bubaris  |  October 1, 2012 4:16 PM | Comments
A look at social media reaction to the grand opening of the Barclays Center on Friday, Sept. 28.
Copy of Lance
Christina Knight  |  October 1, 2012 2:59 PM | 4 Comments
A Q&A with the first reality TV mother, Pat Loud, on her book "Lance Out Loud" and her son's New York City years.VIDEO
Wynton Marsalis (left) and Garth Fagan (right) in the rehearsal studio. Photo courtesy Garth Fagan Dance.
Perry Santanachote for NYC-ARTS  |  September 28, 2012 5:59 PM | Comments
A Q&A with choreographer Garth Fagan on creating “Lighthouse/Lightning Rod" with Wynton Marsalis.
bikers uprise
John Farley  |  September 28, 2012 4:00 AM | 8 Comments

In 1987, cyclists overturned a ban on bikes in Midtown Manhattan, and their action led to increased cycling advocacy. On September 28 they’re celebrating the anniversary in the streets.

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Every week, the team behind the greenmarket at the New York Botanical Garden updates a phone system that allows customers to call in and hear what’s fresh that week. Organizers say that helps families plan healthy meals. Photo courtesy of Erin Brodwin/ City Limits.
CUNY 2012 Street News Team for City Limits  |  September 27, 2012 3:15 PM | Comments
A group of reporters from the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism harvested scenes from the city’s outdoor supermarkets.
Photo Courtesy of Landmark Theater
Philly Bubaris  |  September 27, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The festival in October brings native performers home (such as Patti LuPone and Blue Öyster Cult) and creates a new regional arts and culture website.
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