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Photo Gallery: Summer Flowers in Bloom at the Orange County Arboretum

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Coreopsis at the Orange County Arboretum in Hamptonburgh on Aug. 22, 2016. (Colin Fredericson/Epoch Times)

HAMPTONBURGH—The Orange County Arboretum is located on 35 acres of land within Thomas Bull Memorial Park. The arboretum consists of ponds, waterfalls, a forest, statues, a memorial,...


  • Pilot Andrew Wright on Aug. 27, 2015 in New Windsor, N.Y. Wright died on Aug. 28 when his plane crashed while practicing for the New York Air Show at Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, N.Y. (Holly Kellum/Epoch  Times)

    NY Air Show Pilot’s Death Still Under Investigation 1 Year Later

    It’s been a year since aerobatic pilot Andrew Wright was fatally injured after his carbon fiber Giles 202 plane crashed during a practice flight on Aug... Read more

  • Jeffrey Paes, an 8-year-old Town of Wallkill resident, practices archery at Gander Mountain in the Town of Wallkill on Aug. 19, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    8-year-old Wallkill Boy Takes First in Class at National Archery Competition

    WALLKILL—When asked how he felt about winning his class in the World Series equivalent of archery, 8-year-old Town of Wallkill resident Jeffrey Paes had one... Read more

  • The City of Newburgh Water Department and Filtration Plant in Newburgh on July 16, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    DEC Has Plan to Lower Water Levels in Washington Lake

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has a plan to control perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) contamination and lower water levels in Washington Lake. In... Read more

  • Authorities are searching for a man and woman are who are accused of kidnapping three children whose mother's body was found in Gorman on Aug. 14. (Facebook/Los Angeles Sheriff's Department)

    California Police Seek Fugitive Couple Who Kidnapped Three Children

    Police are looking for a couple suspected of murdering a California woman and taking off with her three children, according to local reports. Warrants have... Read more

  • 1981 Homicide Dawn Marie Marino

    State Police Asking for Help with 1981 Homicide

    New York State Police are continuing to investigate the 1981 homicide of 20-year-old Dawn Marie Marino. She was last seen at the parking lot of... Read more

  • Jung-woo Ha in “The Tunnel.”  (Pan Media & Entertainment)

    Film Review: ‘The Tunnel’

    Politically connected J. Lloyd Haigh notoriously supplied rotten cables for the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, but its design was so sound, it held up... Read more

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    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Maya Henry on Being the New It Girl

    This week’s style diary is about the young and lovely Maya Henry. The young It-girl originally from San Antonio and who spends a lot of... Read more

  • A young boy tries his hand at fishing in the Hudson River with the George Washington Bridge in the background, New York, April 19, 2014. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/Epoch Times)

    PCB Cleanup in Hudson River Faces Scrutiny From DEC Head

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Aug. 23, challenging them over the cleanup... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’

    You know someone is important when the Disney mouse licenses clips and likenesses for their documentary produced outside of and completely independent of the Magic... Read more

  • Nurse Susan Peel gives a whooping cough vaccination to a student at Inderkum High School, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    New Vaccine Requirement for NY Students Goes into Effect Sept. 1

    A new law requiring students entering seventh and twelfth grades be vaccinated against meningococcal meningitis will come into effect Sept. 1. Meningococcal meningitis is a disease affecting the spinal cord... Read more

  • Cafe Spice co-owner Sameer Malhotra and his wife Payal Malhotra, at the Cafe Spice manufacturing facility in New Windsor, New York, on July 25, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Cafe Spice: An Indian Family’s Spice Legacy

    NEW WINDSOR, N.Y.—Three generations of Malhotras can be credited with playing an instrumental role in putting Indian food on the map in America, most recently... Read more

  • Dennis Simmons in May of 2013. (Sharon Siegel)

    Former OC Legislator Dennis Simmons Passes at 65

    Former Port Jervis Councilman, Orange County Legislator, and County Commissioner of Jurors Dennis Simmons passed away at home on Aug. 22. He was 65. Simmons,... Read more

  • The entrance to the Newburgh water filtration plant in Newburgh on June 24, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Newburgh’s City Manager Asks DEC’s Help as Washington Lake Rises

    City of Newburgh City Manager Michael Ciaravino sent a letter on Aug. 17 to Martin Brand, regional director of the New York Department of Environment... Read more

  • Women runners begin the four-mile Run 4 Downtown race in Middletown on Aug. 20, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    R4DT Runners and Walkers Take on Four Mile Course in Middletown’s Downtown

    MIDDLETOWN—On a clear Saturday morning, runners and volunteers sported orange t-shirts and North Street teemed with families, couples, and individuals ready to run, walk, or... Read more

  • Seniors taking part in the one-mile walk at the Orange County Senior Games in Campbell Hall on Sept. 28, 2015.(Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    33rd Annual OC Senior Games to Start Sept. 7

    The 33rd annual Orange County Senior Games will kick off Sept. 7, the office of County Executive Steven Neuhaus announced Aug. 18. The Senior Games are... Read more

  • William St. in Newburgh on Oct. 12, 2007. (Daniel Case/English language Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0)

    $4 Million NYS Program to Convert Abandoned Property into Rental Units

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Aug. 19 a $4 million pilot program to help residents living near abandoned properties convert them to rental units. The... Read more

  • Brown rats. (Pefkos/shutterstock)

    NYC Is Winning Some Battles Against Rats, but War Far From Over

    NEW YORK—Most rat experts refuse to hazard a guess at how many of the critters reside in New York City. Not Danisa Arias, one of... Read more

  • Emergency crews respond to the scene of a accident involving two commuter buses in Newark, N.J., on Friday, Aug. 19, 2016.  Investigators are trying to determine if a commuter bus ran a red light and broadsided another commuter bus, killing a driver and injuring several.   (Bob Sciarrino/NJ Advance Media via AP)

    Driver Killed, 19 Injured When Two New Jersey Buses Crash

    NEWARK, N.J.—Two commuter buses collided in New Jersey’s largest city Friday morning, pushing one of the vehicles onto its side, killing one of the drivers... Read more

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    Family of 13-Year-Old Who Committed Suicide Raises $127,000 on GoFundMe Page

    A GoFundMe for the family of a 13-year-old boy from Staten Island, New York, who killed himself and left a note saying he was bullied,... Read more

  • A file photo of a high pressure gas line crossing over a canal in an oil field where gas and oil extraction using hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, is being used.  (David McNew/Getty Images).

    NYC Stands Against Fracking Waste Used to Melt Ice on Roads

    Wastewater from hydraulic fracturing (also known as fracking) has been spread over some New York State roads to melt ice in the winter and to control dust... Read more

  • This Feb. 26, 2013, file photo shows 3 World Trade Center in New York. On Thursday, Aug. 11, 2016, New York City officials say part of a crane struck the 12th floor of 3 World Trade Center, which is still under construction. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan, File)

    Crane Hits 3 World Trade Center in NYC

    NEW YORK—Part of a crane struck the 12th floor of 3 World Trade Center, which is still under construction, New York City officials said Thursday. Fire officials... Read more

  • A man scales the all-glass facade of Trump Tower using suction cups Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in New York. A police spokeswoman says officers responded to Donald Trump's namesake skyscraper on Fifth Avenue in Manhattan. The 58-story building is headquarters to the Republican presidential nominee's campaign. He also lives there. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Trump Tower Climber Charged

    An overzealous Trump supporter who climbed Trump Tower on Aug. 10 in order to speak with Donald Trump has been charged, according to police. Using... Read more

  • Supt. Jay A. Gooding (R) with Bronx District Attorney Darcel D. Clark after a gun buyback event at Fellowship Tabernacle church in the Bronx, New York, on Aug. 6, 2016. (Courtesy of Fellowship Tabernacle Ministries)

    Gun Buybacks May Not Reduce Gun Violence, but They Help Save Lives

    NEW YORK—On late Saturday morning, eight police officers, mostly hatless and wearing polo shirts, hung near a nondescript church entrance in the South Bronx. Two... Read more

  • New York Police officers attach a climbing rope and carabiner to a man who was attempting to scale Trump Tower, Wednesday, Aug. 10, 2016, in New York. The man spent more than 2 ' hours scaling the glass facade of Trump Tower, climbing as high as the 21st floor before police officers grabbed him and hauled him to safety through an open window. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

    Man Scales Facade of Trump Tower; Police Grab Him

    NEW YORK—A man who claimed to be a researcher seeking “a private audience” with Donald Trump spent three hours scaling the glass facade of Trump... Read more

  • Volunteers pass out Donald Trump T-shirts at a campaign event  in Columbia, S. C., on September 23, 2015. (Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

    Man Beaten With Crowbar for Wearing Trump Shirt, Police Say

    BLOOMFIELD, N.J.—Police say a man was assaulted with a crowbar in the parking lot of a New Jersey restaurant for wearing a Donald Trump T-shirt... Read more

  • Mayor meets with members of the Village of Hempstead Police Department to discuss the various public safety and law enforcement initiatives that are featured as part of the Downtown Revitalization. (Robert Golomb)

    Mayor Uses Common Sense to Bring Safety and a Surplus to Village of Hempstead

    VILLAGE OF HEMPSTEAD, N.Y.—When Wayne J. Hall Sr. became mayor in 2005, the village of Hempstead, situated in the town of Hempstead on Long Island,... Read more

  • Vanessa Marcotte (Instagram)

    NY Google Employee Killed While Jogging in Massachusetts

    PRINCETON, Mass.—Investigators say a New York City woman who disappeared on a walk while visiting her mother in Massachusetts has been found slain in the... Read more

  • Karina Vetrano (Instagram)

    Parents of Killed Jogger in NYC: ‘You Will Pay’

    NEW YORK—The parents of a 30-year-old woman whose body was found after she went for a run in New York City say they are counting... Read more

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    Feds Indict 46 in Mob Sweep, Including Reputed Philly Boss

    NEW YORK—Declaring that the Mafia is not just the stuff of movie scripts, federal prosecutors have charged nearly four dozen people with being part of... Read more

  • Karina Vetrano was found dead at Howard Beach while jogging. (Instagram)

    $10,000 Reward Offered for Information in Death of Queens Jogger

    New York City police officers are searching for anyone with information connected to the brutal murder of a Queens jogger who was violently killed on... Read more

  • Anthony Shark, right, leaves Manhattan federal court in New York, Wednesday, Aug. 3, 2016, after his arrest the evening before on a federal assault charge of a Secret Service agent. (AP Photo/Larry Neumeister)

    Retired Cop Arrested Near Manhattan’s Trump Tower While Armed

    A retired New York City police officer was arrested for assaulting and resisting Secret Service agents near the Trump Tower in Manhattan. Anthony Shark, 54, was... Read more

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    Explainer: How Credits Work in the New York Clean Energy Standard

    Electricity providers in New York will be required to obtain a targeted number of renewable energy credits (RECs) and zero-emissions credits (ZECs) each year, according to the... Read more

  • A file photo of nuclear power plant cooling towers. (Petr Louzensky/Shutterstock)

    Impacts of NY’s Nuclear Power ‘Bail Out’ and Solar, Wind Boost

    New York State’s Clean Energy Standard, approved by the Public Service Commission on Aug. 1, will have an unprecedented impact on the nuclear power industry... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 02:  Chief of the New York City Police Department Department James O'Neill stands with New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton (left) and Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference where it was announced that Bratton will be stepping down and O'Neil will be taking over as Commissioner on August 2, 2016 in New York City. Bratton announced that he will take a job in the private sector, but he didn't disclose for what company he would work.  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    NYC’s Next Top Cop Touts Strategy to Repair Rift With Public

    NEW YORK—The career cop picked to lead America’s largest police department is embracing a throwback strategy to repair the deep rift that has opened between... Read more

  • New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton is joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio during a news conference, Friday, July 8, 2016, in New York.  The NYPD is stepping up measures in the wake of the attack on Dallas police. Bratton said officers will double up on patrols for their safety and police presence will be increased at protests. They say there is no credible threat against the police force or the city, and the steps were being taken as a precaution. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Bill Bratton Says He Won’t Remain NYPD Commissioner Past 2017

    NEW YORK—Law enforcement heavyweight William Bratton confirmed on Monday that he will not remain head of the New York Police Department past the end of... Read more

  • Protesters against South Korea’s Boknal Dog Meat festival gather at the South Korean consulate in New York City, July 27, 2016. (Shanga Juckas, Epoch Times)

    Activists Call for End to South Korean Dog Meat Festival

    NEW YORK—”Culture is no excuse! Superstition is no excuse! There will never be an excuse for animal abuse!” shouted protesters outside New York’s Korean consulate... Read more

  • Pilot Andrew Wright on Aug. 27, 2015 in New Windsor, N.Y. Wright died on Aug. 28 when his plane crashed while practicing for the New York Air Show at Stewart International Airport in New Windsor, N.Y. (Holly Kellum/Epoch  Times)

    NY Air Show Pilot’s Death Still Under Investigation 1 Year Later

    It’s been a year since aerobatic pilot Andrew Wright was fatally injured after his carbon fiber Giles 202 plane crashed during a practice flight on Aug... Read more

  • Jeffrey Paes, an 8-year-old Town of Wallkill resident, practices archery at Gander Mountain in the Town of Wallkill on Aug. 19, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    8-year-old Wallkill Boy Takes First in Class at National Archery Competition

    WALLKILL—When asked how he felt about winning his class in the World Series equivalent of archery, 8-year-old Town of Wallkill resident Jeffrey Paes had one... Read more

  • The City of Newburgh Water Department and Filtration Plant in Newburgh on July 16, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    DEC Has Plan to Lower Water Levels in Washington Lake

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has a plan to control perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS) contamination and lower water levels in Washington Lake. In... Read more

  • 1981 Homicide Dawn Marie Marino

    State Police Asking for Help with 1981 Homicide

    New York State Police are continuing to investigate the 1981 homicide of 20-year-old Dawn Marie Marino. She was last seen at the parking lot of... Read more

  • A young boy tries his hand at fishing in the Hudson River with the George Washington Bridge in the background, New York, April 19, 2014. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/Epoch Times)

    PCB Cleanup in Hudson River Faces Scrutiny From DEC Head

    The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) wrote a letter to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Aug. 23, challenging them over the cleanup... Read more

  • Nurse Susan Peel gives a whooping cough vaccination to a student at Inderkum High School, Monday, Sept. 19, 2011, in Sacramento, Calif. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli)

    New Vaccine Requirement for NY Students Goes into Effect Sept. 1

    A new law requiring students entering seventh and twelfth grades be vaccinated against meningococcal meningitis will come into effect Sept. 1. Meningococcal meningitis is a disease affecting the spinal cord... Read more

  • Dennis Simmons in May of 2013. (Sharon Siegel)

    Former OC Legislator Dennis Simmons Passes at 65

    Former Port Jervis Councilman, Orange County Legislator, and County Commissioner of Jurors Dennis Simmons passed away at home on Aug. 22. He was 65. Simmons,... Read more

  • The entrance to the Newburgh water filtration plant in Newburgh on June 24, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Newburgh’s City Manager Asks DEC’s Help as Washington Lake Rises

    City of Newburgh City Manager Michael Ciaravino sent a letter on Aug. 17 to Martin Brand, regional director of the New York Department of Environment... Read more

  • Women runners begin the four-mile Run 4 Downtown race in Middletown on Aug. 20, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    R4DT Runners and Walkers Take on Four Mile Course in Middletown’s Downtown

    MIDDLETOWN—On a clear Saturday morning, runners and volunteers sported orange t-shirts and North Street teemed with families, couples, and individuals ready to run, walk, or... Read more

  • Seniors taking part in the one-mile walk at the Orange County Senior Games in Campbell Hall on Sept. 28, 2015.(Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    33rd Annual OC Senior Games to Start Sept. 7

    The 33rd annual Orange County Senior Games will kick off Sept. 7, the office of County Executive Steven Neuhaus announced Aug. 18. The Senior Games are... Read more

  • William St. in Newburgh on Oct. 12, 2007. (Daniel Case/English language Wikipedia/CC BY-SA 3.0)

    $4 Million NYS Program to Convert Abandoned Property into Rental Units

    Attorney General Eric Schneiderman announced on Aug. 19 a $4 million pilot program to help residents living near abandoned properties convert them to rental units. The... Read more

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    Orange County Events Calendar Aug. 19-25

    Historical Portraits by Dona McPhillips Couch DailyMonday to Saturday 10:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Sunday 12:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. An exhibition of rarely-seen works of Dona McPhillips Couch, a distinguished historical painter famous... Read more

  • The 1965 FDNY Mack Super Pumper at the SPAAMFAA convention hosted by the Fairchester Hose Haulers in Wallkill on Aug. 13, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Photo Gallery: Antique Fire Truck Convention in Wallkill

    WALLKILL—Even with the heat index reaching over 100 degrees, people came out for the antique fire apparatus muster on Aug. 13, part of the 2016... Read more

  • Josie, a 1.5 to 2-year-old cat at the Humane Society of Port Jervis and Deerpark on Jan. 5, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    New Law Lets Research Animals Be Adopted as Pets

    Governor Cuomo announced on Aug. 16 that he signed legislation that requires animals used for research purposes be put up for adoption. Cats and dogs that... Read more

  • Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand (D-N.Y.) on July 16, 2013. (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)

    Sen. Gillibrand Urges CDC To Aid in Testing Newburgh Residents for PFOS

    Senator Kirsten Gillibrand sent a letter to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to urge them to partner with the New York State Department... Read more

  • In this Nov. 17, 2015, photo, Sal Natale looks over a Medicare brochure at his home in Seminole, Fla. Rising drug costs are starting to hit Medicare's popular prescription drug program, with many senior citizens looking at double digit premium increases next year. Natale, a retired dentist, said prescription premiums for him and his wife are going up about 30 percent next year, and he doesn'’t see a good alternative. "I’m just going to grin and bear and hope it starts moderating," Natale said.  (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

    $50 Million Awarded to Help Seniors not Eligible for Medicaid

    Governor Cuomo announced that $50 million has been awarded to help seniors remain cared for in their homes. The funding goes to the Expanded In-Home... Read more

  • Former Port Jervis Councilman Robert Ritchie during a Common Council meeting in Port Jervis on Apr. 11, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Port Jervis Councilman Rob Ritchie Passes at 60

    Second Ward Councilman Robert C. Ritchie was a “gentleman and honorable,” said Mayor Kelly Decker in an email, responding to the news of Ritchie’s passing on... Read more

  • Newly naturalized American citizens recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the Orange County Center for Emergency Service in Goshen on Sept. 18, 2015. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    District Attorney Launches Immigrant Affairs Initiative

    MIDDLETOWN—Orange County District Attorney David M. Hoovler announced new initiatives on Aug. 3 to assist resident immigrants in dealing with the criminal justice system. “Unfortunately,... Read more

  • Highland Rehabilitation Nursing Center in Middletown on Aug. 16, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Middletown Cites Code Violations After Nursing Home Evacuation

    MIDDLETOWN—The City of Middletown has taken the owners of the Highland Rehabilitation Nursing Center to court after an unplanned evacuation of the nursing home during... Read more

  • The home on Prospect Avenue in Middletown on Aug. 16, 2016 that has been rehabilitated and sold to a first-time homebuyer in the city's neighborhood revitalization program. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Middletown Revitalizing City One House at a Time

    MIDDLETOWN—The City of Middletown plans to revive its declining neighborhoods one house at a time. The city is taking abandoned homes, bringing them up to... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the 2016 National Association of Black Journalists' and National Association of Hispanic Journalists' Hall of Fame Luncheon at Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Poll: Clinton Ahead of Trump in His Home State by 30 Points

    Hillary Clinton is significantly ahead of Donald Trump in his home state, a new poll shows. Clinton has a 30-point lead over Trump, 57 percent to... Read more

  • New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions at a press conference after speaking at the NYPD Shield Conference in New York City on Dec. 16, 2015. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    NYPD Top Cop Resigns Unexpectedly Soon, James O’Neil Takes Over

    New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced his resignation Tuesday, Aug. 2. “It’s now time for me to move on,” Bratton said via FacebookLive. Bratton mentioned... Read more

  • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18.  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Giuliani Gives Fiery Speech at GOP Convention Calling for a Safe America

    Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani gave a fiery speech on the first night of the Republican National Convention and highlighted the theme of the... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - JANUARY 29:  New York Governor Andrew Cuomo speaks at a rally for paid family leave on January 29, 2016 in New York City. The rally was attended by many union workers and included speakers Vice President Joe Biden, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, U.S. Representative Carolyn Maloney (D-NY 12th District) and former model Christy Turlington.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    2 Others Charged in Slaying of New York Governor’s Aide

    NEW YORK—Two more men have been charged with mortally wounding an aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the hours before the city’s... Read more

  • (Vimeo; AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Man Behind Donald Trump Tombstone Revealed to Be Brooklyn Artist

    A joint investigation of New York and federal authorities revealed the man behind the Donald Trump tombstone placed in Central Park in late March. The... Read more

  • In this April 28, 2016 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is surrounded by reporters as he leaves an event in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    NYC Mayor Draws Scrutiny Over Developer-Funded Pet Project

    NEW YORK—During his campaign to become New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio held himself out as a champion of the average New Yorker who... Read more

  • NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio takes a phone call on April 28, 2016, during the 14th Annual CUNY/Daily News Citizenship NOW! event in New York after some of his aides were subpoenaed by state and federal prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation. A failed effort by New York City's mayor and a network of allies to elect three Democratic state senators in 2014 is under criminal investigation for financial practices their lawyer calls both legal and common. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Probe of NYC Mayor Casts Harsh Light on Lax Campaign Laws

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A probe swirling around New York City’s mayor has cast a harsh light on some of the nation’s most lax campaign finance laws, with... Read more

  • Congressman Gibson visits a local business in New York State. (Courtesy of Jason Meath)

    Rep. Chris Gibson: Almost a Sure Bet to Run for NYS Governor in 2018

    “If I decide to run against Andrew Cuomo in 2018, I am confident that I will beat him,” Rep. Chris Gibson said when we spoke in midtown Manhattan... Read more

  • Congressman Daniel M. Donovan Jr. at a rally in support of the Zadroga Act. (Office of Rep. Daniel M. Donovan Jr.)

    US Rep. Donovan: Fighting to Restore New York’s Federal Anti-Terror Funding

    “When the planes hit the Towers on Sept. 11, we on Staten Island and Bay Ridge, living our lives just miles from ground zero, saw... Read more

  • Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on June 25, 2015. (Mike Groll/AP Photo)

    Top NY Lawmakers Defend Response to Albany’s Ethics Dilemma

    By David Klepper ALBANY, N.Y.—More than a month into their legislative session, New York state lawmakers are making little progress in tackling Albany’s corruption problem,... Read more

  • George Pataki makes a point during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Dec. 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. Pataki announced on Dec. 28 he is no longer in the presidential race. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Pataki Announces End to White House Bid

    By Kathleen Ronayne and Jill Colvin  BERLIN, N.H.—Former New York Gov. George Pataki said Dec. 28 that he’s ending his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential... Read more

  • Ex-Speaker Sheldon Silver arrives to the courthouse in New York, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Conviction of Ex-Speaker Sends NY Politics Into Turmoil

    ALBANY, N.Y.—The conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has shaken New York politics down to the granite foundations of the state Capitol, provoking fresh... Read more

  • Retired NYPD Captain Joe Concannon speaks during a pro-police rally and press conference outside Queens Borough Hall, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in New York. Concannon is now the Republican candidate for city councilman from Queens. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    City Council Candidate Joe Concannon: Why Two Opponents Are Better Than One

    Republican candidate for City Councilman Joe Concannon told me in a recent interview that he has always tried to live according to the belief that... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during a campaign stop at Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center on August 18, 2015 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. (Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

    NYC Council Speaker Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

    NEW YORK—New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham... Read more

  • A New York Mets and soccer fan takes a photo with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, before an interleague baseball game between the Mets and the Boston Red Sox in New York, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    NYC’s First Fan: A Ballgame With Mayor Bill de Blasio

    NEW YORK—He sat in the upper deck, basically unrecognized amid a sea of happy baseball fans. He let out a cheer when the best hitter... Read more

  • First Lady of New York City Chirlane McCray at City Hall in Manhattan on Aug. 11, 2015. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    NYC’s First Lady, Chirlane McCray’s Vision on Healing the City

    NEW YORK—When a distressing life event affects you so deeply and personally, you find yourself at a crossroads. You are confronted with a choice of... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference to provide an update of the Legionnaires' disease outbreak, Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015, in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    NYC Mayor’s Office Screening Sensitive Records

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio, who promised to run the most transparent administration in city history, has taken steps to have his office review any... Read more

  • Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump gestures during the first Republican presidential debate at the Quicken Loans Arena Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Trump Battles Criticism From Rivals, Former Campaign Aide

    ATLANTA— Donald Trump is showing no signs of curbing his battle with a Fox News television host, the Republican Party establishment and several presidential primary... Read more

  • US Vice President Joe Biden speaks as he introduces US President Barack Obama at Pellissippi State Community College in Knoxville, Tennessee, on Jan. 9, 2015. (Mandel Ngan/AFP/Getty Images)

    Biden for President? Allies Mulling Clinton Challenge

    WASHINGTON— Vice President Joe Biden’s associates have resumed discussions about a 2016 presidential run after largely shelving such deliberations while his son was sick and... Read more

  • FILE - This Aug. 8, 1988 file photo shows Mario Biaggi, second left, as he gestures to the press shortly after he announced his resignation from Congress, at his headquarters in New York. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)

    Mario Biaggi, Former Congressman From NYC, Dies at 97

    NEW YORK — Mario Biaggi, a former 19-year congressman whose career ended in disgrace after a pair of corruption convictions, has died. He was 97... Read more

  • Cafe Spice co-owner Sameer Malhotra and his wife Payal Malhotra, at the Cafe Spice manufacturing facility in New Windsor, New York, on July 25, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Cafe Spice: An Indian Family’s Spice Legacy

    NEW WINDSOR, N.Y.—Three generations of Malhotras can be credited with playing an instrumental role in putting Indian food on the map in America, most recently... Read more

  • Ellen Hart with her singing staff at her diner. (Courtesy of Ellen Hart)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Ellen Hart From the Famed Ellen’s Stardust Diner on Always Living With Fun and Style

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  • The soon-to-come New York City Starbucks Roastery will be modeled after the company's first built Roastery, which was finished in December of 2014 in their hometown of Seattle, Washington. (Photo courtesy of Starbucks)

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  • Is Creon a despot or honorable leader? Paul O'Brien plays the king in Seamus Heaney “The Burial at Thebes,” based on Sophocles’ s "Antigone." (Carol Rosegg)

    Theater Review: ‘The Burial at Thebes’

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  • A Starbucks logo is pictured next to a McDnald's restaurant on July 28, 2014 in Shanghai. (Johannes Elsele/AFP/Getty Images)

    Starbucks Starting Delivery on Empire State Building

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  • (L–R) Jim Fletcher, Brian Mendes, Gary Wilmes, and Troy Vazquez on a nearly bare set that captures the emptiness of their characters’ souls. (Gerry Goodstein)

    Theater Review: ‘Isolde’

    NEW YORK—Things that are supposedly “perfect” on the surface, be it apples, diamonds, or people’s lives, often fall apart under scrutiny and pressure. This point... Read more

  • A woman looks at the menu in Brooklyn borough of New York City. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    New York City to Require Salt Warnings on Restaurant Menus

    NEW YORK—Salty fare from sandwiches to salads will soon come with a first-of-its-kind warning label at chain restaurants in New York City. The city Board... Read more

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    5 Celebrity Makeup Artists’ Tips and Picks

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  • Jiguang Zhang fires up his wok during the Northeastern Cuisine portion of the New Tang Dynasty Television's 7th Annual International Chinese Culinary Competition. The competition is part of the Taste Asia Food Fest held at Times Square in New York City on June 26 and 27, 2015. (Larry Dye/Epoch Times)

    Chinese Chefs Compete for Gold in Times Square Culinary Competition

    NEW YORK—When it comes to Chinese cuisine, most of us in the Western world are only familiar with Cantonese and Sichuan food—dishes from the south... Read more

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    NEW YORK—”Tell me what you eat, and I’ll tell you who you are.” These oft-cited words from the 19th century French gourmet epicure Jean Anthelme... Read more

  • People walk through the food vendor booths at the 2015 Taste Asia Food Festival on Times Square in New York on June 26, 2015. (Edward Dai/Epoch Times)

    New York Foodies Crown the City’s Best Asian Restaurants at Taste Asia Food Fest

    NEW YORK—Asian cuisine is finally getting its moment in the spotlight. From kimchi to sriracha sauce, famous chefs are incorporating Asian flavors and ingredients into... Read more

  • Sophia Lee at her Miss KOREA restaurant in Koreatown, Manhattan, on June 23, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Koreatown’s Miss Korea BBQ Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

    When Sophia Lee opened her first restaurant in New Jersey in 2002, she had no prior experience running a food business. Neither did she have... Read more

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    New York Foodies Welcome New Pan-Asian Event

    NEW YORK—Times Square is not typically known as a culinary center, but once a year its flashy, billboard-lined streets are transformed into imperial kitchens styled after China’s most glorious historical period,... Read more

  • Law enforcement officers walk along Route 3 on Saturday, June 13, 2015, in Saranac, N.Y.  Hundreds of law enforcement personnel have begun an eighth day searching for David Sweat and Richard Matt, two killers who used power tools to cut their way out of Clinton Correctional Facility in Dannemora in northern New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    As Search for 2 Killers Drags On, Rural NY Residents on Edge

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  • DES PLAINES, IL - OCTOBER 24: In this photo illustration, customers order food from a McDonald's restaurant on October 24, 2013 in Des Plaines, Illinois. McDonald's has announced it will make changes to its low-priced Dollar Menu, which includes items like coffee, small fries, hamburgers and apple pies. The new menu, dubbed the Dollar Menu and More, will offer some higher priced options such as the grilled Onion Cheddar Burger and a McChicken sandwich. (Photo Illustration by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

    Officials Want High-Sodium Warning on Menus

    NEW YORK—New York could become the first U.S. city to require warning labels on high-salt dishes at chain restaurants, taking campaigns to cut down on... Read more

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    We have been scouring the headlines to bring you some of the top nutrition trends for 2015. Some of them are new, while some are... Read more

  • Users will be able to order food delivery from the existing Uber app. (Uber)

    Uber Delivers Food in NYC, Chicago in 10 Minutes, but With a Few Hitches

    This week Uber’s food delivery service, UberEATS, is expanding to Chicago and New York City, after pilot programs in Los Angeles and Barcelona were hailed... Read more

  • Bacon and Beer Classic at Safeco Field. (Joshua Lewis)

    Around Town: WHIN & DINE, Bacon Beer, Taste of the Nation

    WHIN & DINE Join “#WHIN & DINE” in celebrating Washington Heights and Inwood’s dining week–Upper Manhattan’s very own take on Restaurant Week. More than two dozen restaurants... Read more

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    Food Bar by Otarian Offers First Burger and Wrap Bar in NYC

    Food Bar by Otarian will be bringing New Yorkers vegetarian, vegan, and gluten-free food options, including a customized burger and wrap bar, the first of its... Read more

  • A Season for Sushi

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  • Academic Director, Jordan Sokol and principal instructor Amaya Gurpide teach at The Florence Academy of Art-U.S. Branch in Jersey City, New Jersey, on July 14, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Florence Academy of Art Bridges Old and New in the US

    NEW YORK—He was an American artist living in Florence for 10 years. She was a Spanish artist living in New York at that same time. You... Read more

  • Artist Tony Curanaj talks about his work and art, in his studio in upstate, New York, on July 28, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Artist Tony Curanaj’s Endless Search for Virtuosity

    NEW YORK—No doubt Tony Curanaj will surprise you. Regardless of his intensity, he’s not a hit-you-over-the-head kind of artist. He communicates through his astoundingly realistic... Read more

  • Robert W. Pillsbury, President of Salmagundi Club, in library of the club in New York on July 17, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Salmagundi Club President Robert Pillsbury Steers an Artistic Legacy

    NEW YORK—”It’s no accident that I’m involved here,” says Robert W. Pillsbury with a sense of purpose and reverence. The president of the Salmagundi Club often... Read more

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    NEW YORK—Norma Kamali radiates a rare beauty, a glowing gorgeousness that can only come from the inside. Full of energy, creativity, and a balanced sense... Read more

  • Courtenay Hall, co-founder and editor-in-chief of BELLA New York magazine and special correspondent for Celebrity Page TV, in Manhattan on June 15, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    BELLA Magazine’s Courtenay Hall on Accomplishing the Seemingly Impossible

    NEW YORK—On a scale of intensity from 1 to 10, in the publishing business, launching a self-funded magazine in New York is pushing 11. Despite... Read more

  • Artist Edmond Rochat talks about his life and work in his studio at the NYK Academy in Spanish Harlem, New York, on May 31, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Artist Edmond Rochat Evokes Layered Emotions

    NEW YORK—He left a coat on a metal folding chair, in a rather empty room. Sunlight gently beamed onto the tiled floor, chair, and coat... Read more

  • Jean Shafiroff at her home in Manhattan, New York, on May 16, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Pianist and composer Arsentiy Kharitonov in New York, on May 10, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Arsentiy Kharitonov, a Maverick Pianist

    NEW YORK—Having a way with tempering the passions, an especially talented musician can artfully provide that riveting catharsis we seek to experience at any concert. The... Read more

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  • Zoe Dufour with one of her sculptures in progress at the Grand Central Atelier in Queens, New York, on April 14, 2016. (Benajmin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Zoe Dufour Aims to Sculpt Empathy

    NEW YORK—When we look at a work of art we immediately enter into a relationship with the artist who made it. Even centuries later we... Read more

  • Sally Fama Cochrane paints at Grand Central Atelier in New York on April 8, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Sally Fama Cochrane on Painting Allegories of the Body

    NEW YORK—When she paints, Sally Fama Cochrane dives into the chasm between invisible and visible worlds—between the inside and the outside of the body, between... Read more

  • Artists Devin Cecil-Wishing, paints at the Grand Central Atelier in New York. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Devin Cecil-Wishing, an Artist Who Paints Light

    NEW YORK—Up close the lemons look fuzzy. They emanate reflected light, glowing softly. Stepping back from the painting, the contours become sharper, the citrus flesh... Read more

  • F. Paul Driscoll, editor in chief of Opera News, talks about cultural changes and current challenges impacting the world of opera at his office in Lincoln Center, New York, on March 21, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Demystifying the Opera

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  • Artist Brendan Johnston at the Grand Central Atelier, where he also teaches, in Long Island City, New York on March 25, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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    NEW YORK—Brendan Johnston likes to keep his artistic choices open and varied, yet steady. The young artist has calibrated his internal compass to keep him... Read more

  • Artist Samuel Hung at his studio space at Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 16, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Artist Samuel Hung Evokes Playfulness

    NEW YORK—In the realm of play, what is not real becomes real, what is not serious becomes important. The objects that Samuel Hung chooses to... Read more

  • Artist Elizabeth Beard paints her self portrait at the Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 10, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Artist Elizabeth Beard on Reconnecting With Beauty

    NEW YORK—She thinks of paintings in layers. Beyond the first thin layer of broad brushstrokes, the second more opaque layer of revealing forms, and the... Read more

  • Jung-woo Ha in “The Tunnel.”  (Pan Media & Entertainment)

    Film Review: ‘The Tunnel’

    Politically connected J. Lloyd Haigh notoriously supplied rotten cables for the construction of the Brooklyn Bridge, but its design was so sound, it held up... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Maya Henry)

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  • Ellen Hart with her singing staff at her diner. (Courtesy of Ellen Hart)

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  • "Movies With a View" outdoor film series in the Brooklyn Bridge Park in New York on July 9, 2009. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

    Things to Do Around NYC: August 19–25

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    Film Review: ‘Lo and Behold: Reveries of the Connected World’

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    Film Review: ‘Kampai! For the Love of Sake’

    Frankly, a potent potable is only as good as the rituals and traditions that come with it. Japanese rice wine, known collectively as sake, has... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Harriette Rose Katz)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Top Wedding Planner Harriette Rose Katz

    This week’s Style Diary is about Harriette Rose Katz, the leading Manhattan wedding and event planner who has more than 35 years of experience. She... Read more

  • Soprano Bonnie Frauenthal as Violetta and tenor Jose Heredia as Alfredo in dell’Arte Opera Ensemble’s production of “La Traviata.” (Mark Baker)

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    NEW YORK—Dell’Arte Opera Ensemble was founded in 2000 by Artistic Director Christopher Fecteau and Managing Director Karen Rich. Its mission is to provide master classes,... Read more

  • One thousand people from around the community participate in a group song and  performance on Lincoln Center's plaza called "the public domain," written by David Lang, in New York on Aug. 13, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Harmony and Innovation at 50th Mostly Mozart Festival

    NEW YORK—”If only the whole world could feel the power of harmony,” a line the classical composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart is often quoted for, has... Read more

  • (L–R) Ian (Declan Conlon) is meeting his boyhood friend Jimmy (Patrick O'Kane) in order to come to terms with events from the past, in Owen McCafferty’s powerful drama, “Quietly.” (James Higgins)

    Theater Review: ‘Quietly’

    NEW YORK—Questions of accountability are raised, debated, and answered, at least to some extent, in Owen McCafferty’s very powerful and somewhat ironically titled drama “Quietly.”... Read more

  • Zach Appelman and Sanjit De Silva (center) and the company in The Public Theater’s free Shakespeare in the Park production of "Troilus and Cressida." (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Troilus and Cressida’

    NEW YORK—Honor in combat may be a noble if achieved, but this goal often falls by the wayside when the fighting begins. So it is... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 25:  People attend Diner en Blanc (French for Dinner in White), a pop-up dinner held once a year in New York on August 25, 2014 in the Battery Park City neighborhood of New York City.  (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    Things to Do Around NYC: August 12–18

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesTuesdays, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m., through Sept. 27 (skipping Sept. 13)Muhlenberg Library, 209 W. 23 St.A class... Read more

  • “Engagement,” follows (L–R) Lauren (Ana Nogueira) and Allison (Jennifer Kim) and their relationships. (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Engagements’

    NEW YORK—On reading a reviewer’s script of Lucy Teitler’s “Engagements,” I thought: “Dear, another contemporary, hippy-dippy work. And I’ve got to schlep to the Upper... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Operation Chromite’

    We forget how grim the Korean War looked in 1950. Incheon was safely under iron-fisted Communist control and the front line was all the way... Read more

  • Lincoln Center plaza. (Iñaki Vinaixa for Lincoln Center)

    A Song for a Thousand Voices at Lincoln Center

    Take a walk through Lincoln Center’s Josie Robertson Plaza in the early evening on Saturday, Aug. 13, and you may notice the person next to... Read more

  • Lincoln Center, New York City.
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    Things to Do Around NYC: August 5–11

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Falun Dafa (Falun Gong) ExercisesTuesdays, 4:30 p.m.–5:30 p.m., through Sept. 27 (skipping Sept. 13)Muhlenberg Library, 209 W. 23 St.A class... Read more

  • Artists Edmond Rochat (L) and Jacob Collins look at "Saint Barbara" by Jan van Eyck at The Met Breuer in New York on July 15, 2016. (Milene Fernandez/Epoch Times)

    What Unfinished Masterpieces Say to Living Artists

    NEW YORK—A realist painter encouraged me to see The Met Breuer exhibit, “Unfinished: Thoughts Left Visible.” “It’s phenomenal! You have to see it,” I was surprised... Read more

  • (L–R) Writer (Daniel Radcliffe) has writer’s block and his therapist (Reg Rogers) is trying to help him through it—if only the social media wasn’t getting way, in The Public Theater and Donmar Warehouse’s co-production of  “Privacy.” (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Privacy’

    NEW YORK—Big Brother is watching. So is Google, Target, Amazon, iTunes, and just about every other group with a presence on the World Wide Web... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Annie Watt)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Annie Watt on Living in Style Behind and in Front of the Camera

    Annie Watt is one of the most sought after society event photographers on the New York social scene, capturing images of some of the most... Read more

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