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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.

Members of Transport Workers Union Local 100 march into Zuccotti Park to join the the Occupy Wall Street protest. Alexander Hotz
Alice Brennan and Alexander Hotz for The New York World  |  October 4, 2011 1:50 PM | 5 Comments
As the MTA embarks on the largest borrowing program in its history, the Transit Workers Union has decided to take up its megaphone and question just how much money Wall Street is making off the agency's debt. VIDEO
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October 4, 2011 1:30 PM | 1 Comment
There are a lot of great places that I like to go to when I listen to music, but my main hang out is right around the corner from my house in Fort Greene.
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John Farley  |  October 4, 2011 11:15 AM | Updated: October 5, 2011 12:48 PM | Comments
After days of indecision, New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has decided not to run for president. Political insiders are speculating about his political future.VIDEO
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Sam Lewis  |  October 4, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
Students at International High School hail from 45 countries. A journalist who spent a year with them shares her experience.
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Liza de Guia for Food Curated  |  October 3, 2011 3:05 PM | Comments
The owner of popular Brooklyn restaurant Egg does double-duty as the farmer behind the eatery's locally grown produce.VIDEO
Education officials have targeted 20 troubled public schools for possible closure next year - but advocates say the city has not done enough to turn them around.  MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Helen Zelon for City Limits  |  October 3, 2011 12:29 PM | Comments
The grades are out, and so is the list of schools that might close because of them. But what's the difference between an A and a B when the Department of Education grades its 1,700 schools? City Limits reports.
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City Hall News  |  October 3, 2011 10:23 AM | Comments
The leader of the Occupy Wall Street movement would be a winner if that group had a leader. The NYPD's pepper-spray wielding Anthony Bologna would be a loser, if we thought he'd be punished.
Michael Dorf at City Winery. Courtesy of Michael Dorf.
Michael Dorf  |  October 3, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Nightlife impresario Michael Dorf, the founder of the Knitting Factor and City Winery, reflects on some of the laws governing the city's entertainment scene today.
Coney Island in winter. Flickr/Roman Glukhoy.
John Farley  |  October 3, 2011 4:00 AM | Comments
The cold months can get monotonous. Fortunately, a few intrepid New Yorkers have recognized the need for an extended August. Here's where to go when you need that summer feeling.
An artist's rendering of the remodeled Joe's Pub, which will open on Oct. 4.
Shanta Thake  |  October 3, 2011 4:00 AM | 3 Comments
Joe’s Pub tries to reflect its community onstage, but what does that mean as the East Village's grittiness gives way to latte-sipping co-eds and soaring rents?
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