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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  |  September 16, 2011 6:00 AM | 4 Comments
To mark a new 50th anniversary edition of "The Death and Life of Great American Cities," MetroFocus looked at who's shaping NYC today through the lens of the late activist and writer.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  September 16, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Even the creators of the World Maker Faire admit to having trouble defining it. Think combination engineering conference, Burning Man, TED Talk and 1939 World's Fair.VIDEO
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September 15, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
It's a festival that combines art and activism to celebrate women.
The runway models get to wear the fun stuff but for the PR people backstage, Fashion Week attire is all about business. Photo courtesy of Karen Duffy.
Karen Duffy  |  September 15, 2011 1:03 PM | 6 Comments
You've seen what the models on the runway wear, but what's the dress code for the staff that makes it all happen backstage?
New York State Senator Greg Ball. Ball and several Republican Senators are opposing health exchange legislation. Photo courtesy of nysenate.gov.
John Farley  |  September 15, 2011 6:00 AM | 3 Comments
New York State was on the fast-track to implementing health care reform, but now key legislation is stalling in the State Senate.VIDEO
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Megan Thompson  |  September 15, 2011 6:00 AM | 7 Comments
Once considered a fringe practice, about 2,550 New York children were homeschooled last year, and that number is rising, according to the Department of Education.VIDEO
The 85-acre Brooklyn Bridge Park is one of openhousenewyork's tour sites this year. Photo: Flickr/Steve Minor
Bridget Leahy  |  September 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: December 1, 2011 1:00 PM | 7 Comments
Experience New York's historic structures, design wonders and unique public spaces at one of these urban design events.
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September 14, 2011 1:00 PM | Comments
Imagine a bookstore with only one section: "Cookbooks."
Republican Bob Turner, left, addressing supporters during an election night party. Turner's surprising defeat of Democrat David Weprin disrupted plans for the 9th Congressional District. AP Photo/Mary Altaffer.
Adam Lisberg for City Hall News  |  September 14, 2011 6:46 AM | 2 Comments
The Democratic Party faced tough questions after Republican Bob Turner beat out Democrat Assemblyman David Weprin in the race for Anthony Weiner's former seat.
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Christina Knight for NYC ARTS  |  September 14, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
The festival offers a cultural Indian summer of sorts, featuring everything from a funk orchestra to opera arias, modern dance to children’s musicals. VIDEO
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