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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.

NYC Subways Report Card 025
Christina Knight  |  October 22, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments

An annual survey shows New Yorkers are happy, but they’re still concerned about jobs, safety, housing and costs.

MetroFocus/ Matt Chao.
Georgia Kral  |  October 22, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
The economist and intellectual Joseph Stiglitz says Occupy Wall Street fatally chose spontaneity over organization. VIDEO
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Philly Bubaris  |  October 19, 2012 4:00 PM | Comments
Master carver Ray Villafane and his team will transform the world's largest pumpkins into a Halloween zombie display at The New York Botanical Garden.
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Michelle Michalos  |  October 19, 2012 12:44 PM | Comments
A wealthy brewery owner purchased a second class team in 1915 and by 1939, the Yankees had eight World Championships.VIDEO
Rushdie at NYPL
Christina Knight  |  October 19, 2012 12:17 PM | Comments
The Bronx's only independent bookstore sold "The Satanic Verses" when major chains pulled it, and a weekly paper was firebombed.VIDEO
MetroFocus/ Matt Chao
Georgia Kral  |  October 19, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
An Arthur Ashe Institute health program bets on the close relationship between barber and client.VIDEO
Mayor Michael Bloomberg and others walk the perimeter of the Four Freedoms Park on Roosevelt Island on Wednesday, Oct. 17. The park opens to the public on Oct. 24. Flickr/ nycmayorsoffice
Georgia Kral  |  October 18, 2012 4:00 AM | Comments
Forty years in the making, the park on Roosevelt Island, designed by Louis Kahn, will open on Oct. 24.VIDEO
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Georgia Kral  |  October 17, 2012 12:05 PM | Comments
MetroFocus looks at the redistricting process in New York City, a politically charged process that takes place once every 10 years.
Opening night of Riverfront Stadium in Newark, N.J.: Newark Bears vs. the Lehigh Valley Diamonds, Friday, July 16, 1999. The $34 million minor league stadium, and the nearby New Jersey Performing Arts Center, were built in downtown Newark to help revitalize the city. AP/Mike Derer
NJ Today  |  October 17, 2012 11:34 AM | Comments
The betting will likely be limited to the state's casinos and four racetracks.VIDEO
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Daniel Krieger  |  October 17, 2012 11:16 AM | 1 Comment
Ruth Pollack has been collecting antique eyeglasses for over 50 years; her apartment holds over one thousand pairs.VIDEO
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