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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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Juliet Eilperin  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
Sharks are nothing new to New York waters, we’ve just forgotten them.
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Kate Christensen  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
I first moved to north Brooklyn in 1990 when I was 28 and just starting out in life. I lived on Graham off Metropolitan Avenue, above a laundromat, in a small one-bedroom apartment with a skylight in the bathroom, a parquet floor and a roof deck outside my bedroom door. It cost $350 a month.
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Mahalet Dejene  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Visit one of Warhol's "factories," stop in at a coffee shop he frequented and see a show at La MaMa E.T.C, where the artist premiered his play, "Pork."
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John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Democratic Assemblyman David Weprin will be running against retired television exec and Republican Bob Turner for former Congressman Anthony Weiner's seat. What's at stake in this election and...does it matter?
More than 1.8 million city residents received foods stamps in December, 2010. MetroFocus/Sam Lewis
Neil deMause for City Limits and Sam Lewis for MetroFocus  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 24 Comments
Government programs help many low-income New Yorkers, but they come with costs as well — both in dignity and in time and energy.
The author's parents — Yona Sabar and Stephanie Kruger — on Thanksgiving 1966, in Stephanie’s parents’ apartment in Greenwich Village. Yona had picked up Stephanie in nearby Washington Square Park a few weeks earlier. They were married in January 1967.
Ariel Sabar  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 1 Comment
Are some public places more likely to induce friendly glances than others? Could some actually encourage people to take the first steps toward falling in love?
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John Farley  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 2 Comments
When Forest City Ratner announced their plan to build the $2.5 billion Atlantic Yards in Prospect Heights, Suki Hawley and Michael Galinsky turned on their cameras.VIDEO
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Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | Comments
On the first Friday of every month, the Franciscan Friars partake in what they call a “Jesus Run” -- a night where they seek out homeless people to offer food, prayers and faith.
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Sam Lewis  |  July 11, 2011 6:00 AM | 4 Comments
The government estimates that a person spends $150/month on food. We ask New Yorkers what's in their food baskets.
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July 10, 2011 6:53 PM | 1 Comment
Gov. Andrew Cuomo has had a busy six months, full of what some might call legislative miracles.
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