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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.

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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October 24, 2011 6:14 PM | Comments
I prefer skating as a spectator sport, and the best place to watch is...
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 24, 2011 5:33 PM | Updated: Oct. 26, 2011 12:15PM | Comments
The MTA is celebrating the 25th anniversary of its Arts for Transit program, which features Tom Otterness' cartoon-like bronze critters.VIDEO
Courtney Burke, commissioner of the State Office for the Developmentally Disabled. In a few days, the office will release a report on the improvement it's made over the past six months. Photo courtesy of opwdd.ny.gov.
John Farley  |  October 21, 2011 2:12 PM | Updated: October 25, 2011 10:15 AM | 2 Comments
Six months after reports surfaced of rampant abuse of developmentally disabled people living under state care, the new head of the Office for People with Developmental Disabilities discusses what's changed under her watch.
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October 21, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
A quick list of some of the best bars in Park Slope and beyond.
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