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Hunting Season: Immigration and Murder in an All-American Town

Veteran journalist and Columbia School of Journalism professor Mirta Ojito investigates Marcelo Lucero's murder—and the community in which it happened—in her new book.

Four winning regions were announced Wednesday, in Gov. Andrew Cuomo's new competition for capitol funding. Cuomo created 10 regional councils in New York State last summer. MetroFocus/Kevon Greene.
John Farley  |  November 29, 2011 4:00 AM | Updated: Nov. 30, 2011 | Comments
Gov. Andrew Cuomo's experimental model for allocating economic development funds resembles a combination of lottery and beauty pageant for New York's 10 regions.VIDEO
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Harvey Wang  |  November 29, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
A new exhibit features the Lower East Side's transformation over three decades.
A police officer rides along the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade route. According Flickr/Tatiana Shebelova
Jillian Sederholm, Sean Easter, and Teresa Mahoney for The New York World  |  November 28, 2011 12:30 PM | 1 Comment
The one-day cost for NYPD overtime during the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade outstripped average overtime costs for Occupy Wall Street, The New York World reports.
A modestly-sized Felix the Cat balloon became the first in the parade in 1927. Photo courtesy of Bill Smith collection.
Daniel T. Allen  |  November 24, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
It's as American as apple pie but even the grittiest New Yorkers reserve some amount of affection for it. Here's a combo of historic and fun facts to spice up the 85th Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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Patrick Clark, Eliza Ronalds-Hannon and Matt Draper for City Limits  |  November 23, 2011 12:33 PM | Comments
The city is in the midst of an historic plan to build affordable housing but people who want to live in those low-income units face enormous difficulty finding and applying for them.
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Bekah Holloway for Eco Politics Daily  |  November 23, 2011 12:12 PM | Comments
A new climate change report predicts that more frequent severe weather patterns threaten the water supply and may flood transit systems and submerge a third of city streets.
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Bridget Leahy  |  November 23, 2011 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Support the city and make your loved ones happy using our guide to unique gifts made only in New York.VIDEO
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Kate Fulton  |  November 23, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
Wild turkeys have a long history in New York. MetroFocus talked to the top bird at the National Wild Turkey Federation about their past, present and future.VIDEO
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November 22, 2011 12:30 PM | Comments
My life in New York City began at age 17 so I can connect on a personal level to the characters in this novel.
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Daniel Ross  |  November 22, 2011 12:17 PM | Comments
For the 10th anniversary of SoHo's Morrison Hotel Gallery, SundayArts interviewed the photographers behind some of music's most iconic images.VIDEO
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