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    Andrew Hamilton, center, the British-born president of New York University, at a reception in January. Some at N.Y.U. find him less imperious than his predecessor, John Sexton.
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    Big Man on a Global Campus

    Andrew Hamilton, N.Y.U.’s new president, faces issues of diversity and affordability as the college expands its reach.


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    Joe Bataan on the keyboards at B.­B. King Blues Club & Grill in Times Square last month.
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    The Return of Joe Bataan, the Boogaloo King

    A documentary film, “We Like It Like That,” has brought new attention to Mr. Bataan, a pioneer of boogaloo, the fusion of Latin rhythm and soul.


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    Juice Press, where the kale is drinkable and the oatmeal is raw, has more than 20 locations in New York City, the Hamptons and Greenwich, Conn.
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    Big City

    A Plan Worth Its Salt

    A worthy public-health initiative — informing some diners, eating in chain restaurants with more than 15 outlets, of an item’s salt content — is met with cries of unfairness, and resistance.


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    Petro has a comfortable home, but he seems to prefer the life of his Brooklyn street.
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    Pet City

    The Cat-Mayor of Carroll Gardens

    Petro, a 13-year-old black house cat, spends his day greeting strangers, visiting neighbors and terrorizing dogs.