NYC City Life

The Beautiful Side of a Mean Snowstorm

Central Park during the Juno blizzard in New York on Jan. 26, 2015. (Courtesy of Annie Zhuo/NTD Television)
Central Park during the Juno blizzard in New York on Jan. 26, 2015. (Courtesy of Annie Zhuo/NTD Television)

As blizzard Juno raged along the East Cast, dumping as much as 30 inches of snow in New England, it left New York City relatively...

  • Shen Yun Performing Arts New York Company's curtain call at David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center, on Jan. 17, 2015. (Larry Dai/Epoch Times)

    Shen Yun Is Perfect, Says Musician

    NEW YORK—Andre Brennan, a professional woodwinds musician, waited for months to finally see Shen Yun Performing Arts at Lincoln Center on Jan. 17 with his... Read more

  • RXR Realty CEO and Vice-Chairman of The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey Scott Rechler, Attorney General of New York State Eric Schneiderman, and Wharton & Garrison LLP Partner Meredith Kane at the 119th Annual REBNY Banquet in New York on Jan. 15, 2015. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    NYC’s Real Estate Players Network at 119th Annual REBNY Banquet

    NEW YORK—Around 2,300 of the city’s most prominent real estate industry movers and shakers attended the 119th Annual REBNY Cocktail Party and Banquet on Thursday,... Read more

  • Entrepreneurs Chase Reed (R) and his father Troy Reed pose for a picture in their store in the Harlem section of New York on Jan. 12, 2015. The Reeds run Sneaker Pawn, a store that capitalizes on America’s multi-billion dollar athletic footwear market and the high prices sneakers can get being re-sold. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Getting His Kicks: 16-Year-Old NY Teen Runs Sneaker Pawnshop

    NEW YORK—A 16-year-old sneaker-loving teen is using the footwear to get a different kind of kick—he’s opened a pawnshop that uses high-end athletic shoes as... Read more

  • 10 Hacks for Super Fast Travel Packing-Youtube-Dave Hax

    5 Travel Apps That Will Make Your Life Easier

    Travel and hotel booking has increasingly become about the last minute and mobile, and companies are offering a plethora of apps to book or check... Read more

  • Manhattan views from the 27-foot-6-inch x 25-foot-7-inch great room, in the penthouse on the 33rd floor of 325 LEX . (Credit: Evan Joseph)

    Lexington Avenue Penthouse Asking $8.5 Million

    NEW YORK—The penthouse at the top of 325 LEX in Midtown has 1,136 square feet of private outdoor terrace, views of the Empire State Building... Read more

  • People ice skate at Bryant Park on Jan. 13, 2015 in New York, which will be open to the public for free until March. 1. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Skating in a Winter Wonderland (Photo Gallery)

    With the holiday season and New Year now over, we seem to be left with just the bitter cold. Luckily, New York City is a... Read more

  • (Courtesy of The Rink at Rockefeller Center)

    New Year’s Fun at The Rink at Rockefeller Center

    If you can’t get away for ski season, there is always skating in town. At The Rink at Rockefeller Center, you can go for a... Read more

  • A 25 mph speed limit sign on Atlantic Avenue in Brooklyn, N.Y., on April 9, 2014. A freshman at Brooklyn Technical High School, wants to create a network of student advocates for safe streets in schools across the city. (Allen Xie)

    14-Year-Old Spearheads Vision Zero Education in NYC Schools

    NEW YORK—Alison Collard de Beaufort, a freshman at Brooklyn Technical High School, wants to create a network of student advocates for safe streets in schools... Read more

  • Hugh Jackman in “The River.” The 2014-2015 show made 102 percent of expected income, with attendance exceeding capacity. (Carol Rosegg)

    Broadway Box Office and Attendance Rising

    NEW YORK—Broadway began 2015 in fine style, with 2014 going into the records books as the best-attended and highest-grossing year in Broadway history. This statement... Read more

  • Elizabeth Station to Get $55M in Upgrades, Including Heat

    ELIZABETH, N.J.— A $55 million overhaul of the Elizabeth rail station would increase capacity at the station and include rider-friendly upgrades such as platforms featuring... Read more

  • A mobile wireless Internet hotspot lay on a desk among piles of books at the Free Public Library in New York on Jan. 10, 2015. The New York Public Library is launching the nation’s largest Internet lending program, which provides 10,000 of these hot spots free for one year to some of the city's poorest residents. (AP Photo/Verena Dobnik)

    NYC Libraries Pioneer Free Hot Spot Lending to 10,000

    NEW YORK—The New York Public Library is launching the nation’s largest Internet lending program, handing out 10,000 free high-speed hot spots to some of the... Read more

  • A rendering of the game room at The Charles, a luxury condominium tower made up of entirely full floor and multifloor residences on the Upper East Side. The game room is being designed to attract children and adults of all ages. (Williams New York)

    Attracting Families With Amenities Aimed at the Youngest Tenants

    NEW YORK—Children’s playrooms have become an increasingly popular amenity with developers over the last decade. Hundreds of new buildings have them, and for some families... Read more

  • A rendering of Building 77 at Brooklyn Navy Yard. (Beyer Blinder Belle Architects and Planners LLP)

    Brooklyn Navy Yard Begins Largest Expansion in 75 Years

    NEW YORK—Creative companies are seeking space at the Brooklyn Navy Yard (BNY) faster than it can be developed. The 300-yard industrial park was once the... Read more

  • Dancers in Shen Yun Performing Arts portray the mythical phoenix. (Courtesy of Shen Yun Performing Arts)

    Shen Yun Returns to Lincoln Center

    Ancient legends and traditional Chinese culture will come alive on stage at the David H. Koch Theater at Lincoln Center as Shen Yun Performing Arts... Read more

  • Robert Fairchild and Leanne Cope play the American and Parisian respectively in the Broadway production of “An American in Paris.” (Angela Sterling)

    A Peek at Broadway 2015

    NEW YORK—Each new year brings a new crop of shows heading to Broadway, and 2015 is no exception. Currently, there are close to 20 productions... Read more

  • Carl Forster/Courtesy of NYC Landmarks Preservation Commission

    Historic School to Be Revived as University Dorm Amid Community Opposition

    NEW YORK—This year, the long-empty and historic C.B.J. Snyder school building at 605 East 9th Street is supposed to undergo a complete renovation to reopen... Read more

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