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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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October 11, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
I stopped into a church...
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Karen Duffy  |  October 11, 2011 10:47 AM | 4 Comments
Last week Rat Island, a craggy two acres in City Island Harbor, sold for $160,000. So, how many islands make up New York City? Eighth-generation New Yorker Karen Duffy, or "Duff," has the answer.VIDEO
Bank bailouts have fueled the fire of the Occupy Wall Street movement, now in its fourth week, but a new report anticipates lower profit margins. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Andrew J. Hawkins for The Capitol  |  October 11, 2011 9:52 AM | 2 Comments
Bank bailouts have fueled the fire of Occupy Wall Street protesters but a new report anticipates lower profit margins, rampant job loss and fewer sky-high bonuses for Wall Street's workforce.
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  October 11, 2011 7:56 AM | Comments
The brand new SONiC (Sounds of a New Century) festival takes place at 11 venues in New York City, featuring 120 composers from four continents.VIDEO
Mixed Media Artist Scotto Mycklebust in his Chelsea Studio. Mycklebust is one of High Line Open Studios founders. Photo Courtesy of Kevin O'Hanlon
Bridget Leahy  |  October 11, 2011 4:00 AM | 1 Comment
High Line Open Studios gives the public unique access to artists' private studios in West Chelsea.
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October 10, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
I sing in a gospel choir in the East Village.
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Daniel T. Allen  |  October 7, 2011 2:07 PM | Comments
A daylong powerhouse series of panels and talks exploring where blackness is heading and what it means today.
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October 7, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Missed McQueen at The Met? Let the Whitney introduce you to
Lyonel Feininger.
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Urban Omnibus  |  October 7, 2011 11:34 AM | Comments
Four teams of international architects have been invited to take a fresh look at how New Yorkers live with "Making Room," a project examining how outdated standards constrict new housing types.VIDEO
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City Hall News  |  October 7, 2011 11:18 AM | Comments
The Occupy Wall Street protest made labor leaders and some Democratic pols into both winners and losers this week — winners because the movement gave them a spotlight, and losers because they utterly failed to lead on America’s economic insecurity issues until a bunch of funny-haircut kids did their organizing for them. Let’s ignore their chants for a moment and focus on the rest of this week’s Winners & Losers:
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