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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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Kira Cohen  |  July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Big band jazz group the Harlem Renaissance Orchestra will close out Lincoln Center's annual Midsummer Night Swing series.
Victor Lozano, 31, works for a woodworking company in one of The Greenpoint Manufacturing and Design Center's re-purposed manufacturing buildings. More than 100 businesses, that together employ about 500 people, occupy their spaces. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Factories traditionally conjure images of black smoke and polluted water, but many cities are pursuing a new kind of urban manufacturing movement that promotes tall, environmentally sustainable mixed-use factory spaces.
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Sam Lewis  |  July 14, 2011 4:28 PM | Comments
New York City experienced a 27 percent increase in the number of same-sex couples over the past decade. WNYC analyzed the latest data from the 2010 Census.
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Jon Lentz for The Capitol  |  July 14, 2011 8:06 AM | Comments
Questions remain on the level of savings that will be wrung out of Medicaid and how effective the property tax cap will be.
The Hot Sardines Photographer: Elizabeth Bougerol
Kira Cohen  |  July 14, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Step back a century in time on Jul. 14 for the penultimate event of Lincoln Center's Midsummer Night Swing series.
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Trish Harnetiaux  |  July 14, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
While critics and audiences alike have deified the "Book of Mormon" on the stage, it looks like the team could use some divine intervention on the field.
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Sam Lewis  |  July 14, 2011 6:00 AM | Updated: July 15, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Bronx-born photographer Lyle Ashton Harris' portraits of friends, artists and local politicians are on display at The Studio Museum in Harlem.
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Philip Stephenson  |  July 13, 2011 5:41 PM | Comments
Has the time finally came for Latin Music to become fully mainstream?
"The Book of Mormon" will soon offer matinees. Flickr/jenny8lee
Julio Sharp-Wasserman  |  July 13, 2011 5:09 PM | 2 Comments
Broadway theaters are breaking with established practice by offering additional weekday matinees.
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John Farley  |  July 13, 2011 12:39 PM | Comments
Leading the fundraising pack is -- surprise! -- City Council Speaker Christine Quinn. Can you guess which candidate hasn't revealed the results of his fundraising efforts to date? And which one raised the least amount of money? There's also a new horse in this race...
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