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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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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  October 27, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
New York City's jazz musicians offer their top recommendations for off-the-beaten path jazz venues.VIDEO
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Bridget Leahy and Sam Lewis  |  October 27, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
An iPhone finger-painter shares his latest collection of New York City inspired images. VIDEO
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Bridget Leahy  |  October 26, 2011 3:51 PM | 1 Comment
Learn about the life of a professional pumpkin carver and get some tips on how to improve your own carving skills.
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October 26, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Soon after I arrived in N.Y., I attended a dinner party at which a guest told me that one book was the key to unlocking the city...
Poltergeist, a 1982 classic directed by Tobe Hooper screens as part of the part of the Lincoln Center Film Societies Scar Movie Series. It is screningSat Oct 29: 5:15 pm at the Walter Reade Theater in Manhattan. Photo courtesy of the Film Society at Lincoln Center
Matt Draper  |  October 26, 2011 10:21 AM | 1 Comment
Aged out of your naughty nurse outfit? Check out our Halloween events for grown-ups.
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John Farley  |  October 26, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
As the Occupy Wall Street movement receives a helping hair cut, MetroFocus looks back at the history of "shear activism."
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Alex Vitale  |  October 26, 2011 4:00 AM | 5 Comments
MetroFocus took a look at the surprising roots of disorderly conduct as a legal concept in 14th-century British common law and the myriad ways in which the NYPD has used it.
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October 25, 2011 1:30 PM | 1 Comment
This restaurant is so small that one review read, "blink and you'll miss it." It's perfect for a romantic dinner.
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Jon Lentz for The Capitol  |  October 25, 2011 10:50 AM | Comments
The Cuomo administration hopes hydrofracking will bring jobs to New York but Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has raised red flags about the environmental impact of drilling.
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John Farley  |  October 25, 2011 4:00 AM | 8 Comments
In his new book "When the Garden Was Eden," sports writer Harvey Araton paints a sweeping portrait of a team crucial to the future of basketball, and to New York City.
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