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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.

Assemblyman David Weprin (pictured) will run against Republican Bob Turner in Tuesday's special election for the 9th Congressional District. Recent political gaffes coupled with President Barack Obama's low approval ratings could turn the historically Democratic district against Weprin. Flickr/azipaybarah.
City Hall News  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Updated: July 10, 2011 | Comments
Everything to be said about Gov. Andrew Cuomo's string of victories has been said tenfold. So on to this week’s more unsung winners, and yes, the losers too…
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Daniel T. Allen  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 22 Comments
Excessive noise is a menace to public health, and it’s really aggravating. Here's three places to turn for help.
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City Limits  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 1 Comment
Fifty-seven percent of low-income New Yorkers are women. Thirty-nine percent of Hispanic 5-year-old girls in the city are poor. See the stats.
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Kira Cohen  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
It might be understatement to say that Maira Kalman's exhibit at the Jewish Museum revels in the quotidian. "When I see things, I fall in love with them," says the writer and illustrator. Kalman's first career survey, titled "Maira Kalman: Various Illuminations (of a Crazy World)," spans 30 years and showcases an outright passion for the otherwise invisible details of the everyday.VIDEO
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John Farley  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
It's possible that there are more online summer guides per square mile here than anywhere in the world. Our guide to summer guides is broken up by coverage area and content type in order to help you find the best event listings for your lifestyle.
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John Farley  |  July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
Q-tip, a founding member of "A Tribe Called Quest," curated the lineup for this year’s Brooklyn Hip-Hop Festival, July 11-16.
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July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
The Old Marble Cemetery: I just like to peek in and get my fix of greenery.
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July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | Comments
Sure the High Line's great, but have you seen the roof terrace at the Met?
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July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 1 Comment
Are you a museumophobe? Then the summertime city streets can serve as your art fix.
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July 10, 2011 6:00 PM | 1 Comment
The Ace Hotel's the way to go for a cup of joe.
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