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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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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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Andrew White  |  July 28, 2011 1:04 PM | 3 Comments
John Mattingly's reputation suffered as a results of a handful of horrific events, including the 2006 murder of Nixzmary Brown. But now fewer kids are in foster care and more are living with families. The director of the Center for New York City Affairs weighs in on how Mattingly handled one of "the most difficult" jobs in urban government. VIDEO
Bikers appreciate Park Avenue, sans cars, during 2010's Summer Streets event.
Bridget Leahy  |  July 28, 2011 12:51 PM | Comments
The NYC DOT encourages people to "Play. Run. Walk. Bike" at the fourth annual Summer Streets event.
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Bridget Leahy  |  July 28, 2011 12:23 PM | Comments
Grown on Long Island Day spotlights L.I. agriculture and encourages visitors to enjoy the local harvest in every season.
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Sam Lewis  |  July 28, 2011 8:08 AM | 1 Comment
Over the past week, news about the Bronx has cast the borough in a spectrum of lights, from a model for urban redevelopment to a place riddled with failing infrastructure.
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Nevin Cohen for Gotham Gazette  |  July 28, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Policies and programs to improve food access, nurture community gardens and promote healthy school food were largely ignored in the city’s sustainability plan.
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