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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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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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Leslie Albrecht for DNAinfo  |  July 13, 2011 11:02 AM | Comments
The cash-strapped New York City Opera is moving from its historic home at Lincoln Center, but the 2011 season is set to open in other theaters around town.
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John Farley  |  July 13, 2011 6:00 AM | 11 Comments
Urban officials and nonprofits are taking rapid steps to prepare for what the Associated Press dubbed the "silver tsunami." Is New York City ready?VIDEO
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Daniel T. Allen  |  July 12, 2011 3:18 PM | Comments
Guess who's playing a free show at Castle Clinton this weekend?
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John Farley  |  July 12, 2011 10:36 AM | Comments

Watch the audio slideshow below to hear Marla Hamburg discuss a selection of the photos included in her book “New York: A Photographer’s Story.”

A non-working parking meter in New York City. The "fail" message is an all too frequent occurrence on the city's older meters. June 16, 2010. flickr/NotoriousJen
Adam Lisberg for City Hall News  |  July 12, 2011 8:01 AM | 1 Comment
The city wants outside firms to consider bankrolling ideas like using sensors to track available parking spaces or using mobile phones to pay for parking – so no driver would have to fish for quarters again. City Hall News reports.
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David King for Gotham Gazette  |  July 11, 2011 5:42 PM | 1 Comment
Criminal justice advocates support Cuomo's plan to downsize the prison system, but some unions as well as communities across the state, particularly those in the economically hard-pressed upstate areas, are concerned about the loss of jobs.
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Kira Cohen and John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 5:15 PM | Updated: September 1, 2011 01:52 PM | 4 Comments
The five month saga that was the Dominique Strauss-Kahn sexual assault case comes to a close this week as the former chief of the International Monetary Fund prepares to return to Paris.
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