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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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John Farley  |  August 1, 2011 10:52 AM | Updated: August 4, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
As lawmakers in Albany begin redistricting, based on recent Census data, the process is ripe with both corruption and ingenuity.
Deputy Mayor Robert Steel will represent the Bloomberg administration on the regional economic council. Steel said the effort will help the state better focus on growth strategy. AP/Chuck Burton.
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  August 1, 2011 10:24 AM | Comments
Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s administration is ramping up the state's economic development efforts with a $1 billion pot of money. New York City will compete for some of that, but won't let go of its own five-borough initiatives.
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John Farley  |  August 1, 2011 6:00 AM | 5 Comments
Controversy has consumed the construction of three arenas in recent years. Why does the combination of sports and development incite such furious debate?
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Mahalet Dejene  |  July 29, 2011 4:12 PM | 1 Comment
Which train station should really get the popular Apple Store and the trendy Shake Shack: Grand Central or the beleaguered Pennsylvania Station?
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Kevin Kilroy for NYC ARTS  |  July 29, 2011 3:55 PM | Comments
An interdisciplinary performance that explores the reciprocal influences of Asian culture — and particularly martial arts — on hip-hop, and of hip-hop on Asian culture.VIDEO
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City Hall News  |  July 29, 2011 10:29 AM | 1 Comment
Here’s our scientific assessment of who’s up and who’s down this week.
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John Farley  |  July 29, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
If you were in New York City in the '60s, there's a good chance you'll remember the psychedelic light shows at the Fillmore East. Allow us to take you back...VIDEO
COLORS is a worker-owned cooperative dedicated to improving working conditions, wages, racial equality, and career mobility in the restaurant industry. Former workers from Windows on the Word established the restaurant on 417 Lafayette Street in Manhattan. Photo AP/Bebeto Matthews
Sam Lewis  |  July 29, 2011 6:00 AM | 3 Comments
One year ago, the city began branding restaurants with grades based on cleanliness and food safety -- but how can you tell what the conditions are for workers?
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July 28, 2011 6:33 PM | 1 Comment
Terrence Malick is a must-see director.
Shel Silverstein's "The Giving Tree."
Kira Cohen  |  July 28, 2011 1:59 PM | 5 Comments
On Saturday, performers will celebrate the poetry and music of Shel Silverstein at Shelebration! as part of Central Park's Summerstage.
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