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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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Sam Lewis  |  October 13, 2011 5:11 PM | 6 Comments
MetroFocus looks at what politicians had to say when the Occupy Wall Street movement started nearly four weeks ago, and what they're saying now.VIDEO
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October 13, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
Here's what to try at a Russian gourmet market in Brighton Beach.
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Bridget Leahy  |  October 13, 2011 12:49 PM | 1 Comment
The 9/11 Memorial, "Reflecting Absence," officially opened on the 10th anniversary of the attacks. Here's how to plan and prepare your visit.
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Seth Rudetsky  |  October 13, 2011 4:00 AM | 2 Comments
A career understudy shares his experiences -- some terrifying, some hilarious -- playing the keyboard in Broadway musicals.
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October 12, 2011 1:30 PM | 1 Comment
Luigi is a dance legend on the
performing arts scene.VIDEO
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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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