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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.

With 9-11 Past, New Jersey Muslims Reflect - MetroFocus - THIRTEEN
Daniel T. Allen  |  September 13, 2011 4:41 PM | Comments
Mohamed El Filali, president of the Islamic Center of Passaic, N.J., said that while everyone, including Muslims, was contending with loss of life, the Muslim American community was also subject to shifting public perceptions of Islam in the wake of the attacks. VIDEO
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David Evanier  |  September 13, 2011 6:00 AM | 8 Comments
He's famous for serenading San Francisco but Tony Bennett's had a passionate love affair with New York since he was a boy.
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September 13, 2011 1:30 AM | Comments
Its got puppets and drag queens, what more could you ask?
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Gotham Gazette Staff  |  September 12, 2011 3:06 PM | Comments
A guide to Tuesday's races, including the special election for former Congressman Anthony Weiner' seat, and four other special elections for Assembly seats in New York City. Gotham Gazette reports.
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September 12, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
It's tiny compared to Barnes & Noble but that's part of the charm.
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September 12, 2011 1:30 PM | Comments
You can eat or get a drink from the bar while practicing your backhand.
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City Hall News  |  September 12, 2011 10:36 AM | Comments
Some politicians drink their own Kool-Aid; New York's governor is drinking his own floodwaters. See why Cuomo rises to the surface of this week's winners and losers.
A memorial to September 11 in the home of one firefighter's widow. The FDNY's losses at Ground Zero exceeded those suffered by any rescue agency in American history.  City Limits/Marc Fader
Jarrett Murphy for City Limits  |  September 12, 2011 9:59 AM | 2 Comments
Ten years after Sept. 11, when 343 firefighters died at the World Trade Center, is a good time to revisit what that day's very costly lessons were and whether the New York City Fire Department has learned them. City Limits reports.
Former New York City Mayor Ed Koch. Koch believes there are certain times when it's appropriate for the mayor to conceal personal information about his staff from the public.
Ed Koch  |  September 12, 2011 6:00 AM | 5 Comments
I would have asked the deputy mayor to join me in the Blue Room and say, "Because of a personal matter involving my wife...I have told the mayor that I am resigning."
September 9, 2011 6:26 PM | Comments
MetroFocus mined the Federal Emergency Management Agency's website for information on what to do in the event of a terrorist attack.
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