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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.

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Daniel T. Allen  |  February 14, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
On Valentine's Day, hear about New York City's best love stories from the ultimate story collector -- Dave Isay, the founder of StoryCorps.VIDEO
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Daniel T. Allen  |  February 14, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments

The founder of Teen Art Gallery, a project that displays works by artists between the ages of 12 and 19, talks to MetroFocus about what teenagers have to contribute to the art world — and how for some, it may be now or never.

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John Farley  |  February 14, 2012 4:00 AM | 7 Comments
As the City Council preps for a Wednesday hearing on the way the NYPD investigates traffic accidents, MetroFocus looked back at nine cyclists killed by cars over the past year.
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February 14, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
I am an art gallery hopper. I could spend an entire weekend working the shows.
Cab Calloway was a jazz pioneer and a fixture in the Harlem Renaissance. He is the subject of a new American Masters documentary. Photo courtesy of Artline Films/J.-F. Pitet.
Sarah Berson  |  February 13, 2012 4:00 AM | 4 Comments
"For us, Harlem was the capital of the world. And we loved it." The words and music of legendary jazz man Cab Calloway live on in an animated tour of Harlem's jazz clubs and the upcoming American Masters documentary, "Cab Calloway: Sketches."VIDEO
Mayor Michael Bloomberg, right, greets Council Speaker Christine Quinn after delivering his State of the City address on Jan. 12, 2012. In recent months, the speaker and 2013 mayoral candidate has opposed several of the mayor's policies. AP/Mary Altaffer.
John Farley  |  February 13, 2012 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
Has the once close political bond between these NYC power players taken a real turn?
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Julee Whalin  |  February 13, 2012 4:00 AM | 14 Comments
"Someone once asked me what it was like to walk down the block with Stanley. I liken it to what it must be like for Beyoncé to try to get down the block unnoticed."
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City & State  |  February 10, 2012 9:58 AM | 1 Comment
A surprising candidate announced his congressional campaign and a District Judge blasted Senate Majority Leader Dean Skelos. This week in New York politics.
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Sarah Berson  |  February 10, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Single or not, maybe Valentine's Day rubs you the wrong way.... This year, try one of these alternative activities for a new Valentine's Day experience. VIDEO
Janette Sadik-Khan Shares, Department of Transportation Comissioner. Photo/Creative Commons
Georgia Kral  |  February 10, 2012 4:00 AM | 5 Comments
NYC is fast becoming a tech-centric metropolis, with city agencies as well as the private sector getting in on the game. The DOT leads the way...
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