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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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.
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
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.
Gov. Andrew Cuomo
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.
Dominique Strauss-Kahn
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.
City Council Speaker Christine Quinn
Andrew J. Hawkins for City Hall News  |  July 11, 2011 7:42 AM | Comments
The Democrats vying to be mayor of New York City in 2013 have until midnight to raise cash for the first six-month filing period of the year, and with former Rep. Anthony Weiner knocked out of the race, the remaining candidates hope their balance sheets will be a sign of their strength.
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Avery Monsen  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 3 Comments
Other cities make delicious pizza and bagels. Other cities have thriving arts scenes. And if you can’t take a joke about your city...
More than 1.8 million city residents received foods stamps in December, 2010. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
Did welfare reform help or hurt New York City?
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