I want to have a public and private (logged in users) section on the front-end. Is that possible on craft?


Yes. You need to build a frontend login form and then block non logged in users from seeing the entries with something along the lines of this:

{% if craft.session.isLoggedIn %}
    {# put content here #}
{% endif %}

You can also check if the user belongs to a specific group with isInGroup('groupHandle') (more here)

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    You can also use {% if currentUser %} , which will return false if the user is not logged in. – Lindsey D Aug 10 '15 at 17:56
  • any difference between this and {% requireLogin %}? – cmcjane Aug 22 '15 at 22:03
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    {% requireLogin %} will redirect you to your loginPath if you are not logged in. More here – megatrond Aug 23 '15 at 7:10

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