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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  |  July 27, 2011 2:27 PM | Comments
Administration for Child Services Commissioner John Mattingly announced on Tues. that he is resigning after seven years of service. On Weds., Mayor Michael Bloomberg appointed his replacement, Family Court Judge Ronald E. Richter, who inherits a complicated legacy.
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July 27, 2011 1:52 PM | Comments
This non-profit is changing Brooklyn one vegetable at a time.
Jonathan Hammond became an Interfaith Minister in 2007, an experience he hopes will inform his role in "A Strange and Separate People." Photo courtesy of Jonathan Hammond.
Jonathan Hammond for NYC ARTS  |  July 27, 2011 12:34 PM | Comments
Actor Jonathan Hammond has performed on Broadway, Off Broadway and all over the country, but he draws most on his experience as an Interfaith Minister for his role in, "A Strange and Separate People."
One of the winning chapel designs by Lionel Ohayon, architect for ICRAVE.  Photo courtesy of Pop-Up Chapel..
Mahalet Dejene  |  July 27, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
See the winning designs of a contest to design pop-up chapels for same-sex marriages in Central Park this weekend.
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Edward Deitch  |  July 27, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Wine blogger Edward Deitch discusses his list of the top five Long Island wines to enjoy this summer.
Wines of the New York Region
John Farley  |  July 27, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
It's summertime, informally known as white wine season. Get a rundown of the local wine economy -- and top picks for L.I. vino.
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Kira Cohen  |  July 26, 2011 6:41 PM | 1 Comment
This summer, the Park Avenue Armory has been transformed into a backdrop for the Royal Shakespeare Company's six-week residency at the annual Lincoln Center Festival. VIDEO
Edgar Santana's boxing career nearly ended in 2008, after he was charged with running an illegal drug ring. A documentarian hopes to follow his return to glory. Photo courtesy of Eric Johannsen.
Daniel T. Allen  |  July 26, 2011 4:58 PM | Comments
This week's Kickstarter picks include a documentary on a boxer from Spanish Harlem and a couple of performance artists bringing change to Wall Street (of the nickel and dime variety).VIDEO
The New Jersey Performing Arts Center in Newark. Flickr/Wallyg
Bob Feinberg  |  July 26, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
I went to a concert last night…in Newark. I still can’t help but be somewhat amazed by that statement; the “in Newark” part, that is.
A group of men hug as caskets are loaded into hearses at Our Lady of Victory Roman Catholic Church in Flora Park, NY, Thursday, July 30, 2009.  The funeral mass was for Diane Schuler, Erin Schuler, Kate Hance, Alyson Hance and Emma Hance, all of whom died in a minivan going in the wrong direction on a parkway and crashed on Sunday, killing eight people total.  AP Photo/Seth Wenig
Sam Lewis  |  July 26, 2011 6:00 AM | 28 Comments
Two years after Diane Schuler killed eight people — including herself, her daughter and three young nieces — while driving the wrong way on the Taconic State Parkway, a new HBO documentary by award-winning filmmaker Liz Garbus digs into the driver's past.VIDEO
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