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  • Council Member Mark Weprin. (William Alatriste/City Council)

    Real Estate Pouring Money to Land Use Chair’s Campaign

    Players in the real estate industry have contributed $11,900 to the campaign of Mark Weprin, the chair of the City Council Subcommittee on Zoning and... Read more

  • Passengers board a Long Island Rail Road train, in New York's Penn Station, Tuesday, July 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    LIRR Union Contract Negotiations With MTA Back on Track

    The Metropolitan Transportation Authority and unions representing 5,400 Long Island Railroad workers are set to resume negotiations. Eight unions have been without a contract for... Read more

  • NY Governor Andrew Cuomo at the conclusion of Rebuild for Design, New York City, June 2, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    NY Gov. Cuomo Adds $2 Million to Campaign Funds

    New York Governor Andrew Cuomo raised $8.5 million in the last six months, bringing his campaign war chest to $35 million. He had $33 million... Read more

  • New York state’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    NY Attorney General Reports 7.3 Million Records Exposed in 2013

    An alarming increase in data security breaches is costing New Yorkers billions of dollars, State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman warned in a report released... Read more

  • U.S. Congressman Eliot Engel speaking in front of City Hall in support of Israel on July 14, 2014. (Allen Xie)

    New York Officials Hold Pro-Israel Rally Outside City Hall

    NEW YORK—Elected Democrats gathered in a rally outside of New York City Hall Monday in solidarity with Israel, speaking one after another in support of... Read more

  • Students participate in a Summer Quest art class at P.S. 154 School in the South Bronx, New York, July 15, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Dreaded Summer School Made Fun for Some

    NEW YORK—It was a muggy late Tuesday morning in the Bronx when a group of children overran the school garden of P.S. 154. Yet they... Read more

  • Rooftop Park Proposed for Controversial Upper East Side Garbage Transfer Station

    NEW YORK—As the city moves forward with its plan to build a much-debated garbage transfer station on the Upper East Side at 91st Street, the... Read more

  • Brooklyn Winery co-founder Brian Leventhal at a meetup on hacking the food system at Farmigo's Gowanus office, July 10, 2014. (Courtesy of Farmigo)

    Startup Sees Brooklyn as the Forefront of Artisanal Foods

    NEW YORK—Entrepreneur Benzi Ronen wants Brooklyn to be the capital of creative food.  Being at the forefront of food manufacturing in the city and known... Read more

  • Comptroller: LIRR Strike Could Cost $50 Million Daily

    About 5,400 Long Island Railroad unions plan to strike starting July 20, impacting 300,000 daily riders and the businesses in the region. According to New... Read more

  • 70,000 Healthcare Workers Voting for Strike at 100 Locations

    Over 70,000 union nurses and healthcare workers could walk off the job from 100 hospitals and nursing homes the end of July. According to United... Read more

  • “Leviathan” by Todd Gordon. Oil on canvas. (Courtesy of George Billis Gallery)

    Cityscape Painters Explore Bridges as Metaphors for NYC

    NEW YORK—The five boroughs of New York City are crisscrossed by a whopping 789 bridges, the undersides of which often mesmerize painters, judging by this... Read more

  • “I follow Germany because Podolski and Klose are Polish-born like me. I’ve seen them live during the 2006 World Cup in Germany, and in Euro 2012 in Poland.” Yen Drek (2nd R)

    Zum Schneider Beerhouse Gives World Cup Fans Authentic German Atmosphere

    NEW YORK—The East Village New York Bavarian indoor beerhouse, Zum Schneider, was a venue for a lot of merriment and glee, when Germany won the... Read more

  • A MakerBot Replicator printing a miniature Eiffel Tower at the MakerBot Retail Store in NoHo, Manhattan, New York, July 14, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Home Depot Launches 3D Printers at Stores

    NEW YORK—Home Depot began sales of 3D printers in its stores on Monday, introducing the arcane gadget to a broader audience. Twelve Home Depot stores... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio at a press conference in I.S. 381 School in Brooklyn, New York, Monday, July 14, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    NY Mayor Bill de Blasio Comments on Riker’s Inmate Beatings Report

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill De Blasio dodged responsibility and promised change responding to an extensive report on violence against Riker’s Island prison inmates published Monday by... Read more

  • Grace Shim, executive director of the MinKwon Center for Community Action (L) and Steven Choi, executive director of the New York Immigration Coalition (R), at an immigration reform press conference in Lower Manhattan, New York, Monday, July 14, 2014. (Yi Yang/Epoch Times)

    Diverse Immigration Activists Call on Obama to Expand Administrative Relief

    NEW YORK—In front of a misty Statue of Liberty, a culturally diverse group of immigration activists and supporters gathered in Battery Park on Monday. They... Read more

  • William Pena's common law wife Nancy Rodriguez (R) with lawyer Sanford Rubenstein outside the Supreme Court, New York, Monday, July 14, 2014. Rodriguez and Rubenstein strongly supported the Court's decision to uphold a felony murder charge against the man who allegedly drove a stolen truck into a bus driven by Rodriguez's long-term partner, killing him.(Brendon Fallon/Epoch Times)

    Victim’s Partner Pushes High Penalty for Accused

    NEW YORK—At the Supreme Court on Monday, July 14, the long-term partner of MTA bus driver William Pena, who was killed in February by a... Read more

  • A train makes its way to the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) Jamaica Station in the Queens borough of New York Nov. 1, 2012. Unions negotiating with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said July 14, 2014, that talks aimed at avoiding a walkout at the LIRR, the nation's largest commuter railroad, have collapsed. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    LIRR Talks Break Down, Unions Prep for Strike

    NEW YORK—The unions representing the nation’s largest commuter railroad said that contract talks with the Metropolitan Transportation Authority have collapsed, making a strike this weekend... Read more

  • The Astoria Flea Market, July 6, 2014. Long Island City Flea Market produces it in partnership with Kaufman Astoria Studios for the first time this summer, hosted in the middle of the studio's outdoor lot. (Laura Cooksey/Epoch Times)

    Long Island City and Astoria Grow Up Alongside Film Industry

    NEW YORK—Western Queens has recently—and finally—found its moment after decades of fallen expectations. With its proximity to Midtown and access to transportation it had always... Read more

  • Fans of Germany cheer on their team in Zum Schneider pub during the Wolrd Cup final against Argentina. East Village, Manhattan, New York, July 13, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Smiles and Frowns in New York Over the World Cup Final

    NEW YORK—Fans rooting for Germany and Argentina in the World Cup cheered for a full 112 minutes on Sunday. But then Germany scored the decisive... Read more

  • (Courtesy of Chekmark Eats)

    12 Best Vegetarian Restaurants In New York City

    Vegan, Vegetarian, Paleo, Gluten-Free, Organic, Pescatarian. There are a lot of dietary restrictions these days and Vegan and Vegetarian restaurants seem to be popping up... Read more

  • New York City Police continues to investigate the Aug. 2 murder of Karina Vetrano. (Instagram/karina.vee)

    Police Release Sketch of Man Who Could Help Solve Karina Vetrano Murder

    New York City police have released a sketch of a man they say could help solve the murder of murdered jogger Karina Vetrano. Vetrano’s battered... Read more

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    3 Dead, 10 Injured in Multi-Vehicle Crash in New York City

    NEW YORK—Three people were killed and 10 others were injured Wednesday in a multi-vehicle collision on a New York City highway where just days earlier... Read more

  • In this Aug. 9, 2016 photo, James Edwards, right, poses for a photo with, from left, fellow residents Dujour Rice, Brandon David and Tyren Jones outside the Plymouth Crossroads youth homeless residence in Lancaster, N.Y., as Edwards prepared to leave for college. Edwards completed high school while homeless after receiving bus transportation from the residence to his former school under a provision that is being expanded under the new education law. (AP Photo/Carolyn Thompson)

    Homeless Students Get More Attention Under New Education Law

    BUFFALO, N.Y.—School administrators this year are being pushed to get better at recognizing homeless students—those “hidden” in other people’s homes or whose families are staying... Read more

  • Teacher Maria Olsen-Hoek raised money through to take her students to Wave Hill Public Garden and Cultural Center in 2015. (Courtesy of Maria Olsen-Hoek)

    Tight Budgets Force Teachers to Crowdfund for Supplies

    NEW YORK—Ms. Carver needs pencils, markers, and erasers for her seventh-graders. Ms. Olsen needs some koosh balls and ribbons to help her autistic children stay... Read more

  • New York City Police continues to investigate the Aug. 2 murder of Karina Vetrano. (Instagram/karina.vee)

    Mystery Jogger in Karina Vetrano Murder Case Cleared by Police

    The family of Karina Vetrano, who was murdered in a Queens park on Aug. 2, is still looking for answers in her death. In a... Read more

  • Bedford Avenue in  Brooklyn, on Aug. 19, 2016.  Small businesses in north Brooklyn are likely to lose customers when the L train shuts down for 18 months, starting in 2019. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Small Businesses to Bear Biggest Burden in L Train Shutdown

    NEW YORK—The corner stores and mom and pop shops are likely to be hardest hit when the L train halts its brisk rattle through 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

  • Danny Fitzpatrick (GoFundMe)

    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

  • New York City Police continues to investigate the Aug. 2 murder of Karina Vetrano. (Instagram/karina.vee)

    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

  • Otisville Country Fair 2016

    Photo Gallery: Otisville Country Fair

    OTISVILLE—In Mount Hope Town Park vendors sold gyros, pizza, Chinese food, fried dough, candy apples, cheesecake on a stick, and other festival foods during the... Read more

  • Sister Margaret Held SSSF (courtesy School Sisters of St. Francis)

    Memories of Nun Murdered in Mississippi

    After reading of the brutal stabbing death of Sister Margaret Held on Aug. 25 at her home in Mississippi, I recall the Margie Held I... Read more

  • Xiaodan Wang and her husband Jeff Nenarella on Aug. 29, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    OC Couple in Tug-Of-War with China

    Xiaodan Wang and her husband, Jeff Nenarella, are disappointed when they arrived back from their trip to China on Aug. 9 empty-handed. They were a... Read more

  • Solar array at 5 Spoke Creamery in Goshen on June 27, 2015. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Goshen Drafts Law to Regulate Alternative Energy Systems

    GOSHEN—Town to Goshen engineer Dennis Lindsay explained revisions to the Goshen Town Board on Aug. 25 of a proposed local law to regulate renewable energy systems... Read more

  • First slide of Frontier Communication's presentation to the Town Board of Goshen on Aug. 25, 2016. (courtesy Frontier Communications)

    Town of Goshen Approves Frontier’s Bid to Offer Cable TV

    GOSHEN—The Goshen Town Board held a public hearing and heard a presentation on Aug. 26 by Frontier Communications in its bid to compete with Time... Read more

  • Bronze bust titled Oisin by sculptor Christina Biaggi. (courtesy of the artist)

    Sculptor Infuses Spirituality into her Art

    NEWBURGH—The Artists of Excellence series that highlights talented regional artists has given the latest spotlight to sculptor Christina Biaggi. The artist displayed several works and... Read more

  • County Executive Steve Neuhaus (L) shakes hands with HONOR housing resident Labriska Brown in front of new mobile health van in Middletown on Aug. 17, 2016. (courtesy of office of County Executive)

    Healthcare Van Goes Where It’s Needed Most

    Cornerstone Family Healthcare deployed a new state-of-the-art medical van to serve the needs of low-income residents in Newburgh and Middletown. The van made its first... Read more

  • Entrance to AltuCare in Middletown on Aug. 29, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    New Clinic in Middletown Offers Affordable Family Medical Care

    Altucare Primary Medical Care in Middletown has fixed price memberships for a family’s primary healthcare needs. Altucare costs $60 per month for a membership for... Read more

  • Road sign for Sleepy Hollow Road at the crossroads with Route 97 in Port Jervis on Aug. 29, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Schumer Calls for $7.8 Million in Unspent Highway Funding for Local Projects

    U.S. Senator Charles Schumer has called on the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) and the state Department of Transportation (NYSDOT) to unlock more than $7.8 million... Read more

  • Orange County Regional Medical Center

    Orange Regional Medical Center Offering Free Prostate Cancer Screenings

    The Orange Regional Medical Center announced on Aug. 29 that they will be offering free prostate cancer screenings during the week of Sept. 19. The screenings... Read more

  • Deadly addiction: so how do people get here? (FotoMaximum/iStock)

    OC DA: Fentanyl Alert Targets Heroin Overdoses in New York

    Orange County District Attorney David Hoovler warned county residents on Aug. 25 of the dangers of Fentanyl, a  notoriously toxic painkiller linked with fatal overdoses, including... Read more

  • A man fishes across the Hudson River from the Indian Point nuclear power plant March 18, 2011 in Buchanan, New York. (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

    DEC Accepting Comments on Changes to Freshwater Fishing Regulations

    The State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) announced proposed changes to freshwater sports fishing regulations on Aug. 24,  and the DEC is seeking comments on the... Read more

  • Orange County Arboretum 9/11 Memorial

    OC to Remember 9/11 in Ceremony at Arboretum

    The County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation announced on Aug. 24 that Patriot Day, Sept. 11 will be celebrated by the county to honor the 44... Read more

  • Events in Orange County

    Orange County Events Calendar Aug. 26-Sept. 1

    New York Renaissance Faire August 26-October 2Saturdays and Sundays 10:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. The New York Renaissance Faire will have rides, entertainment, food, artisans, and more... Read more

  • Jay R. Lang, author of Breakthrough! How to Get Hired in Today's Tough Job Market", in his office in Middletown on Aug. 18, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Employment Specialist Gives Method For Breaking Through Job Hunting Barriers

    MIDDLETOWN—Jay Lang has seen hundreds of job seekers come through his doors, distraught and disheartened. He says the way most people look for a job... Read more

  • Attorney Michael Sussman announces that petitions were submitted to the Goshen Town Board regarding local laws affecting the LEGOLAND project in Goshen on Aug. 24, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    New Group Submits Petitions for Supermajority Vote on Zoning Changes for Legoland

    GOSHEN—Concerned Citizens for the Hudson Valley, Inc. delivered petitions on Aug. 23 to the Goshen Town Board to require a supermajority vote to approve any... Read more

  • Orange County Arboretum

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

    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,... Read more

  • Dr. Kenneth Eastwood, superintendent, Enlarged Middletown School District, in his office in Middletown on July 11, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Middletown: A Diploma that Guarantees Success After Graduation

     MIDDLETOWN—Middletown’s Board of Education has set high goals for the school district. The Board of Education instituted Project 20/20 with ten goals to reach by... 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

  • 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

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    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)

    The World’s Largest Starbucks Is Coming to New York City

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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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    Taste Asia Chefs Celebrate the Traditional Beauty and Modern Creativity of Asian Cuisine

    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

    DANNEMORA, N.Y.— Residents in rural New York, unaccustomed to locking their doors, day or night, were on edge as the massive manhunt for two killers... Read more

  • 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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    Nutrition Trends 2015

    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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    Fashion Icon Norma Kamali on Making Women Feel Good

    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)

    Jean Shafiroff on Building a Culture of Successful Philanthropy

    NEW YORK—Having style doesn’t necessarily depend on the size of one’s budget but on the breadth of one’s mind and creativity. Likewise, enjoying the rewards... Read more

  • 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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    Random Acts of Kindness: New Yorkers Share Their Stories

    NEW YORK—The morning of May 20 was like any busy day in New York City: people rushing to work, lines of cars stuck in traffic,... Read more

  • 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

    NEW YORK—Opera may not be for everybody. It’s clearly artificial. No one would ever be fooled into thinking that it’s realistic, but the emotions have... Read more

  • 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)

    Artist Brendan Johnston’s Profound Search to Affirm Life

    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

  • Artist Patrick Byrnes at the Grand Central Atelier, where he paints and teaches, in Long Island City, New York on March 4, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Patrick Byrnes Paints Portraits of Intimacy

    NEW YORK—Patrick Byrnes shares many quiet hours in that enigmatic realm of the artist painting the model. Hours, weeks, or months, it does not matter how long... Read more

  • Artist  Justin Wood painting at the Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, New York, on March 7, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Justin Wood Casts a Calming Spell With His Paintings

    NEW YORK—He finds inspiration just walking through a little grocery store in his neighborhood. Some lemons with stems and leaves still attached to them—as if... Read more

  • Painter Edward Minoff works in a studio in downtown New York on Feb. 18, 2016.  (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Making Waves, Edward Minoff Dares to Paint Beautiful Seascapes

    NEW YORK—Waves permeate the universe—light waves, sonic waves, gravitational waves, electromagnetic waves, brain waves … ad infinitum, and water supports life. Edward Minoff can’t think... Read more

  • Pianist Hélène Grimaud at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in New York on Feb. 9, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Pianist Hélène Grimaud on Her Tribute to Water

    NEW YORK—Hélène Grimaud can look straight into your eyes with an intensity that is arresting. Her gaze has a certain wildness and unwavering quality that... Read more

  • Will Kehler, founder & CEO of Manhattan Moonshine at the Mamo restaurant in New York on July 22, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Will Kehler on Feeling Inspired by the Glittering Prohibition-Era Lifestyle

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  • The old Penn Station in 1955. (AP Photo/John Lent)

    Things to Do Around NYC: August 26–September 1

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  • "Happy Hour," a five-hour movie abut four friends. (Kobe Workshop Cinema Project LLP)

    Film Review: ‘Happy Hour’

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  • 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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    Film Review: ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’

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  • 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

    This week’s style diary guest is Ellen Hart, the owner of the world famous Ellen’s Stardust Diner in Times Square, which will be celebrating its 30th... Read more

  • "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’

    The internet profoundly influenced daily life even more than we realize. Frankly, it is hard to remember how we engaged in piracy, anonymous slander, and... Read more

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

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

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

    Catch a Rising Opera Star at dell’Arte Opera Ensemble

    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

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  • “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

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