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  • Council members and MTA representatives speak to the media at the opening of the new public space 50th Street commons in Manhattan on Sept. 16, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    MTA Deflects Noise Pollution With Waterfall at Pocket Park

    NEW YORK—Employees of Charles Schwab, Chipotle, the New York Palace Hotel and others can now enjoy a new “pocket park” opened Tuesday just for them... Read more

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    Blasio Appoints Female Director as International Affairs Commissioner

    New York Mayor Bill de Blasio appointed Penny Abeywardena Tuesday as commissioner of the Mayor’s Office for International Affairs. Abeywardena, who lives on Manhattan’s Upper... Read more

  • In this file photo, Alicia Glen, MayorBill de Blasio's pick for Deputy Mayor for Housing and Economic Development, speaks to reporters in Brooklyn, New York, Monday Dec. 23, 2013. (Shenghua Sung)

    Brooklyn Front and Center in NYC’s Housing Strategy

    NEW YORK—Since Downtown Brooklyn was rezoned a decade ago, the ripple effect of the entrepreneurial spirit that flooded into the borough has turned Brooklyn into... Read more

  • John Liu in Manhattan in 2012. He said Tuesday to the Daily News that he would concede to incumbent Senator Tony Avella. (Benjamin Chasteen/The Epoch Times)

    John Liu Concedes to Senator Tony Avella

    Demands for a recount didn’t help John Liu against state Sen. Tony Avella in the Democratic primary. A week after the primary, Liu has conceded... Read more

  • A rendering of the winning installation "New York Light" by INABA, to be unveiled in November at the Flatiron North Public Plaza. (Courtesy of INABA)

    INABA to Light Up Flatiron Plaza for the Holidays

    Come November, mirrored panels and twinkling LEDs will light up Flatiron for the holidays. “New York Light,” designed by INABA, was the winner of the... Read more

  • Re-entry program participant Rosalie Buthea at the grand opening of Martin's Place, an all-inclusive prisoner re-entry program that provides ex-offenders and the unemployed with on-site addiction treatment, transitional housing, job training, and employment, in Jersey City, N.J., on Monday. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Should Ex-cons Get Second Chances?

    JERSEY CITY, N.J.—Sexually molested at 5 years old, abused by her husband, and entangled by drug abuse, Rosalie Buthea, 49, spent years in and out... Read more

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    Art Renaissance to Strike Brooklyn, $22 Million Pouring In

    NEW YORK—”You need art to stay whole as a person,” said 22-year-old Jai Raphael, a rapper who performed on Monday in the Brooklyn Botanic Garden... Read more

  • TV personality Chelsea Clinton reads to children during Chelsea Clinton Story Time Reading at Brooklyn Public Library in Brooklyn, N.Y. on September 27, 2012. (Taylor Hill/Getty Images)

    NYC Libraries Need $1.1 Billion for Repairs, Says Report

    NEW YORK—New York City’s 207 public libraries need $812 million over the next decade to install new elevators, replace broken roofs, and fix other problems stemming from... Read more

  • Female SheRides drivers show their support in at a press event for She Rides at City Hall in New York City, on Sept. 15, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    SheRides Delays NYC Launch Due to High Demand, Recruiting 500 Drivers

    NEW YORK—At five in the morning after working a shift as a bartender, Francina Tejada walks twenty blocks to the 7 train in Queens, takes... Read more

  • Construction workers at the site of the 91st Street garbage disposal station on the Upper East Side, New York, August 7, 2014. Continued debate over the station's construction has raised questions about how New York City can dispose of its waste in a fair and environmentally conscious way. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    NY Local Officials Won’t Let Manhattan Upper East Side Garbage Station Get Built

    NEW YORK—Though construction for the 91st St. Upper East Side garbage station is already underway and slated for completion by March 2016, city and state elected officials... Read more

  • Attorney General Eric Schneiderman with political allies rallying for his reelection campaign at Park Row Plaza on Sunday, September 14, 2014. (Jonathan Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Schneiderman Kicks Off Campaign With Rally

    NEW YORK— Aiming for a landslide victory, incumbent New York attorney general Eric Schneiderman inaugurated his re-election campaign with aplomb at Park Row Plaza near City Hall,... Read more

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    Lucky Jet Skiers Rescued by NY Firefighters

    Two jet skiers were rescued Sunday morning after falling off their watercraft in the Ambrose Channel several miles west of Breezy Point in Far Rockaway. Neither suffered... Read more

  • Demonstrators hold signs and flags during the Keep Taiwan Free rally on Times Square in Manhattan on Sept. 13, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Old Pass Torch to Young as Rally Demands ‘Keep Taiwan Free’

    NEW YORK—Taiwan’s story is that of an underdog. A small island gave refuge to individuals escaping communism in mainland China and then stubbornly resisted its... Read more

  • (L–R) Darren Pearson, second vice chair of the Riverton Tenants' Association, Randreta Ward-Evans, president of the Riverton Tenants' Association, and Assemblyman Keith Wright speak at a tenants rally to announce a $10 million lawsuit against landlords Compass Rock for overcharging tenants, in Harlem on Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014. (Catherine Yang/Epoch Times Staff)

    Assemblyman and NYC Tenants File $10 Million Lawsuit Against Overcharging Landlords

    NEW YORK—Even the politicians of the city are not immune from constant harassment, eviction attempts, and overcharges from landlords—if they live in rent-regulated apartments. “I’ve lived... Read more

  • La Chambery Tart at EXKI. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Fast-Casual EXKi Offers Fresh Options

    Among the multitude of upscale fast food eateries in New York city, EXKi can be easy to miss. But once you enter, you will feel... Read more

  • Gone fishin': executive chef Pecko Zantilaveevan and co-owner Julian Niccolini in the Pool Room. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    The Four Seasons: Practical Jokes, Service Without Peer, and Sublime Flavors

    Where else could you dine in a public landmark space that Jackie Onassis called her “cathedral”? Or see formally dressed couples chat over a mountain... Read more

  • The 9/11 memorial museum director, Alice Greenwald in front of the North Pool at the memorial on  Aug. 19, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    This Is New York: Alice Greenwald, Director, Reflects on the 9/11 Museum Effect

    NEW YORK—There’s the survivors’ staircase. A remnant of the Vesey Street stairs that hundreds used to escape infamy on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001... Read more

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    Where Will NYC’s 80,000 New Apartments Go?

    NEW YORK—With plans for 80,000 new affordable housing units on the table, every neighborhood will have to take its fair share, experts say. This means nearly... Read more

  • Jioufen Tea House in Taiwan. (Manos Angelakis)

    Jioufen’s Tea House: A Step Back in Time

    I walked into Jioufen Tea House and, all of a sudden, centuries seemed to peel back—I had entered China of the Sung Dynasty.  Perhaps I... Read more

  • A file photo shows the Penn Station area where the shooting took place. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Can We Design a Safer New York City?

    NEW YORK—When Mayor Bill de Blasio announced in February his multi-agency 63-point Vision Zero initiative to lower traffic fatalities to zero, he proclaimed the strategy... Read more

  • New York Mayor Bill de Blasio holds a news conference in front of Trump Tower following a meeting with President-elect Donald Trump in New York on Nov. 16, 2016. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    NYC Mayor Seeks $35 Million for Trump-Related Security Costs

    NEW YORK—New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio says he’s asking the federal government for $35 million to cover costs related to security for President-elect... Read more

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    Fire Department Honors Mechanic Who Saved New York $700,000

    NEW YORK—A Fire Department of New York mechanic who has saved taxpayers hundreds of thousands of dollars through his ingenuity has been honored. Jomar Pichardo’s... Read more

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    More Than 500 Show Interest in Caring for Surrendered Infant

    MINEOLA, N.Y.—More than 500 people were so moved by news accounts of a tiny baby being left at a firehouse on Thanksgiving Day that they... Read more

  • (Two staffers from the Three Village Central School District in Stony Brook, N.Y., practice applying a tourniquet to one another during a first aid training session at Stony Brook University, Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2016, in New York.  (AP Photo/Michael Balsamo)

    Ordinary People Trained to Save Lives in Shootings, Attacks

    It’s become a hallmark of terror attacks and school shootings: the fateful minutes or hours when the wounded are hunkered down, waiting for the violence... Read more

  • The Brooklyn Queens Expressway looking toward Lower Manhattan, on 4 May, 2013. (Creative Commons/Wikimedia)

    Aging Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Get $1.7B in Repairs

    NEW YORK (AP)—Transportation officials in New York City have announced plans to spend $1.7 billion to repair a one-and-a-half mile stretch of the aging Brooklyn-Queens... Read more

  • Diane Backis leaves the federal courthouse in Albany on Nov. 28, 2016, N.Y (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Accountant Admits Stealing $3 Million From Grain Shipper

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A corporate accountant in New York admitted Monday to stealing at least $3.1 million from agribusiness giant Cargill, Inc., and causing $25 million in... Read more

  • OCTOBER 08:  Defiant Donald Trump supporters gather outside of Trump Towers in Manhattan October 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Man Getting Psych Evaluation After Trump Tower Incident

    NEW YORK —Authorities say a man is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation after he appeared at New York’s Trump Tower claiming he’d received a phone call... Read more

  • Santa Claus proceeds down 6th Av, during the 90th Macy's Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 24, 2016. (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

    Revelers Cheer Amid Police at Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

    NEW YORK—Santa Claus, giant cartoon balloons and whimsical floats were protected by sand-filled dump trucks and bomb-sniffing dogs as the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade wound... Read more

  • NYPD officers stand guard as people watch the 90th Macy's Annual Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City on Nov. 24, 2016.  (Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images)

    NY Police Officer Proposed to Girlfriend at Thanksgiving Parade

      NEW YORK—Talk about a memorable trip to the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. The New York Police Department says an officer who was shot on... Read more

  • Traffic is backed up on the New York State Thruway in Harriman, N.Y., due to a fatal crash on the northbound side of Interstate 87 in Woodbury on Sept. 18, 2010. Government estimates show U.S. traffic deaths rose 8 percent for the first six months of 2015, following a slight decrease in 2014, according to a report released Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2015, by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Baby Girl Born in Car Amid Thanksgiving Traffic on Highway

    YONKERS, N.Y. (AP) — As many Americans hit the road on Thanksgiving, one baby couldn’t wait to join them. Firefighters were called to help a... Read more

  • A person posing with an electronic cigarette, or e-cigarette. (AP Photo / Tim Ireland, PA)

    E-cigarette Explodes in Man’s Pants at NYC’s Grand Central

    NEW YORK—Officials say a man shopping in New York’s Grand Central Terminal suffered leg and hand burns when an e-cigarette exploded in his pants pocket... Read more

  • Bobby Thomson (L) of the New York Giants, and Ralph Branca of the Brooklyn Dodgers, engage in horse play before a World Series game at Yankee Stadium in New York on Oct. 10, 1951. (AP Photo/File)

    Branca, Pitcher Who Gave up Historic Home Run Dies

    RYE, N.Y.—Ralph Branca, the Brooklyn Dodgers pitcher who gave up the home run dubbed the “Shot Heard ‘Round the World,” has died at the age... Read more

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    Steel Beam Falls From NYC Crane, Killing 2 Workers

    NEW YORK—Authorities say a steel beam being hoisted at a New York City construction site fell after a cable apparently snapped, killing a crane operator... Read more

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    Fei Tian College Authorized to Award Graduate Degree in Classical Chinese Dance

    Fei Tian College, a private college located in Cuddebackville, New York, recently became the first and perhaps only institution of higher education in the United... Read more

  • Snow blankets the median on Main Street while a tree maintain its autumn leaves during a storm  in North Adams, Mass., on Nov. 20, 2016. (Gillian Jones/The Berkshire Eagle via AP)

    School: 3 Students Injured in Bus Crash on Snowy NY Highway

    MARATHON, N.Y.—A school bus taking students from suburban Rochester on a trip to New York City has crashed and overturned along a snowy upstate highway,... Read more

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    2 Men Charged in Deaths of 2 Young Boys Swept Over Waterfall

    WARSAW, N.Y. —Two New York men face manslaughter and other charges in the deaths of two young brothers under their watch who fell over a... Read more

  • Vice President-elect Mike Pence, top center, leaves the Richard Rodgers Theatre after a performance of "Hamilton," in New York, Friday, Nov. 18, 2016. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

    ‘Hamilton’ Member Gives Pence Earful. Trump: ‘Apologize!’

    NEW YORK—President-elect Donald Trump on Saturday demanded an apology from the cast member who gave Mike Pence an onstage earful from about equality. Actor Brandon... Read more

  • Security personnel stand at the front entrance of Trump Tower in New York, Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Trump Meeting With Japan’s PM, Possible Cabinet Choices

    NEW YORK—President-elect Donald Trump, a foreign policy novice, was deepening his focus on national security Thursday, meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, as well... Read more

  • Visitors can design a street or a park using a touchscreen panel and then interact with their design that is projected on a giant digital wall at the new exhibition New York at It's Core in Museum of the City of New York. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Interpreting 400 Years of New York City History

    NEW YORK—The Museum of the City of New York was founded in 1923 to tell and preserve the history of the city. For a long time now,... Read more

  • The NYPD provides security during the Veterans Day Parade on Nov. 11, 2016 in New York City. (Vincent J. Bove)

    NYPD Counterterrorism: Protecting New York City

    On Nov. 9, I attended the First Precinct Financial Area Security Council meeting at the NYPD Lower Manhattan Security Coordination Center (LMSCC) in New York... Read more

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    Conversations With the Candidates on WTBQ Radio

    Radio station WTBQ at 1110 AM and 93.5 FM will host Conversations with the Candidates on Nov. 3 at 1 p.m. The show will allow... Read more

  • The front of the Stagecoach Inn from Maplewood Terrace in Goshen on Oct. 11, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Anthony Dobbins Stagecoach Inn in Goshen Reopens under New Owners

    GOSHEN—The Anthony Dobbins Stagecoach Inn, now called the Stagecoach Inn, has been given a new life under its new owners Faith Ferguson and Ron Boire of... Read more

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    Letter to the Editor: Legislator Philip Canterino—A person we can TRUST

    Dear Editor,  I have known Phil for over 30 years, and have worked with him as a member of the Goshen Town Board for the... Read more

  • The Goshen Volunteer Ambulance Corps at 7 New St. in Goshen on Sept. 26, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Goshen Ambulance Corps. to Build New Bay with Recycled Bottles

    The Goshen Volunteer Ambulance Corps. (GOVAC) is in need of a new home, and some GOVAC members have started raising money for it by collecting... Read more

  • A home in Port Jervis on Oct. 15, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Port Jervis Holding Halloween House Contest

    The Port Jervis Tourism Board is holding a house decoration contest called a Halloween Lighting Celebration with two categories: traditional and scary. City of Port... Read more

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    Orange County Events Calendar Oct. 14-20

    Pumpkin Picking, Corn Maze at Piersons Farm October 14-31 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Daily pumpkin picking and corn maze. Hay rides. Grass fed angus beef, pastured... Read more

  • The Orange County legislature at the Emergency Services Building in Goshen on Oct. 6, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    County and Middletown Reach Deal on Indigot Reservoir

    GOSHEN—After Orange County Executive Steven Neuhaus and City of Middletown Mayor Joseph DeStefano signed a memorandum of understanding to allow the city to develop the... Read more

  • Buildings 186 and 190-192 on Pike St. in Port Jervis that were damaged by a fire Oct. 11, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Port Jervis Community Helping Tenants Rebuild After Fire

    The Red Cross and Salvation Army are helping about a dozen people who were displaced after their apartments on Pike Street were destroyed in an... Read more

  • The entrance to Legoland Florida in Winter Haven, Fl. on Sept. 29, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Town of Goshen Staff, Consultants to Visit Legoland Florida

    GOSHEN—Consultants for the Town of Goshen Planning Board, the town’s building inspector, and chairman of the planning board will be taking a weekend visit to... Read more

  • A Port Jervis police car with a K-9 in the back. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    OC Has Received Over 4,000 Bomb Threats Since Labor Day

    In his State of the County address on Sept. 30, County Executive Steven Neuhaus said the county has received over 4,000 bomb threats since Labor... Read more

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    Photo Gallery: Columbus Day at Soons Orchards with Pumpkins and Pies

    NEW HAMPTON—Soons Orchards held its annual Columbus Day celebration. The festivities featured outdoor seating areas offering grilled foods, baked goods, pie eating contests, live music... Read more

  • The Port Jervis Volunteer Ambulance Corps and Port Jervis Fire Department at the scene of a fire at 186 Pike St. in Port Jervis on Oct. 11, 2016. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    Fire Damages Buildings on Pike St in Port Jervis

    PORT JERVIS—No one was reported killed or injured in a two-alarm fire at 186 Pike St., in Port Jervis the morning of Oct. 11. Port... Read more

  • A gas station in downtown Newark, N.J., on June 28, 2016. In vote on Oct. 7, the state passed legislation to raise New Jersey's gasoline tax by 23 cents per gallon. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    New Jersey Lawmakers Vote to Raise State Gas Tax by 23 Cents

    TRENTON, N.J.—Gas in New Jersey is about to get more expensive after lawmakers voted Oct. 7  to raise the tax by 23 cents per gallon to... Read more

  • The dog park in Salesian Park in Goshen during the park’s ribbon cutting on Oct. 10, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Goshen Dog Park Gets Warm Reception

    GOSHEN—When she took on building a dog park in Goshen over a year ago, Kelly Fellenzer didn’t know what she was getting herself into. A... Read more

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    Zumtobel Awarded $200,000 Grant Amidst Completion of Highland Facility Upgrade

    Central Hudson Gas & Electric Corp. awarded Zumtobel Lighting Inc. a $200,000 Business Retention for Manufacturers grant. The money comes from the utility company’s economic... Read more

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    Letter to the Editor: Valley View ‘Closer’ Offers Cupcakes for Votes

    Dear Editor,   On Sept. 9, I, a Valley View family member, attended an event, listed on the Valley View activities calendar as a “social.”... Read more

  • A woman fills up a glass with water on April 27, 2014 in Paris. Eight out of ten people in France say they have ''confidence'' in tap water, according to the water information center's annual barometer, on April 29, 2014. AFP PHOTO / FRANCK FIFE (Photo credit should read FRANCK FIFE/AFP/Getty Images)

    New Windsor Implementing Water Conservation Measures Starting Oct. 8

    The Town of New Windsor Supervisor George Green announced that he is implementing Stage I water conservation measures. The action follows a notification from the... Read more

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    Letter to the Editor: Assemblyman Skoufis Should Release Records Related to CPV

    Dear Editor, My husband and I moved to Orange County 23 years ago in order to raise our only son in a friendly community full... Read more

  • The back of a police officer in the Town of Wallkill on Sept. 11, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    New Bullet Proof Vests Coming to OC Law Enforcement Officials

    Federal funding awarded for new bulletproof vests will go to police officers across the state, as well as to many Orange County municipalities. The state received over $808,000... Read more

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    Tri-State Chamber of Commerce Holding Shoe Drive to Benefit Local Children

    The Tri-State Chamber of Commerce is hosting a shoe drive. The shoes will go to local children in need, and monetary donations will go toward... Read more

  • A sample ID card issued by the city. (New York City Hall via AP)

    New York Won’t Keep ID Card Applicants’ Records in Future

    NEW YORK—New York City won’t keep personal records from future applicants for its immigrant-friendly municipal ID cards, though a court has temporarily blocked the city... Read more

  • Pianist Dmitri Levkovich at Fort Tryon Park in New York City on Oct. 10, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    The Power and Sensitivity of Pianist Dmitri Levkovich

    NEW YORK—Between cups of coffee and a stroll in the park, Dmitri Levkovich practiced Chopin on his piano. Just playing a few phrases, he induced... Read more

  • OCTOBER 08:  Defiant Donald Trump supporters gather outside of Trump Towers in Manhattan October 8, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Man Getting Psych Evaluation After Trump Tower Incident

    NEW YORK —Authorities say a man is undergoing a psychiatric evaluation after he appeared at New York’s Trump Tower claiming he’d received a phone call... 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 Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo vetoed a bill Sept. 29 that would give counties more oversight on annexation petitions. (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

  • 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

    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

  • 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

    New York City’s Meatpacking District will house the world’s largest roastery for Starbucks, scheduled to open in 2018, according to an April 5 statement from... Read more

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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)

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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)

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

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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)

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  • 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

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

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    New York Foodies Welcome New Pan-Asian Event

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  • 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)

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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)

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

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

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  • Fernando Martin Diez-Cabeza with his unfinished painting “The Gentleman With the Red Bow Tie," at his apartment in New York on Aug. 28, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Tailor Nick Eleganza at his shop Sartoria Eleganza in Midtown Manhattan, New York, on Aug. 25, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Artist Anthony Baus in his studio at Grand Central Atelier in Long Island City, Queens, on Aug. 16, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Art collector and chairman of the Art Renewal Center Frederick Ross in his home on Aug. 11, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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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)

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

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  • 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)

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  • Argentinian-born conductor Daniel Barenboim (R) directs the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra in Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 January 31, 2013 at Carnegie Hall in New York. (STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

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  • The Kaga-Yuzen silk dyeing traditional technique which is the method used to create floral scenes found on kimonos. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Gold-inlaid lacquerware artist Yoshinori Shibayama, teaches a class at the Japanese restaurant Kosaka in New York on Nov. 13, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • (L–R) Aurora Greenway (Molly Ringwald) and her daughter Emma (Hannah Dunne) rarely see eye to eye, in “Terms of Endearment.” (Carol Rosegg)

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  • Comic and writer Monica Piper, who won an Emmy for her T.V. series "Rugrats," has a one-woman show, "Not That Jewish." (Carole Rosegg)

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  • A woman uses a pattern to create lacquerware at a workshop class at the Japanese restaurant Kosaka in New York on Nov. 13, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

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  • Jean-François-Thérèse Chalgrin (1739 - 1811) Designs 
François-Joseph Belanger (1744 - 1818) Designs 
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    All Abuzz in Wonderment Over Gouthière

    NEW YORK—If objects could speak, those made by Pierre Gouthière (1732–1813) would continue to whisper the incredulous wonder at creation. The 18th-century French master chaser-gilder could... Read more

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  • Opening of the "Wrap Me Up: Winter Small Works Show" at Eleventh Street Arts gallery in Long Island City, New York, on Nov. 17, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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  • Stephen Bauman and Cornelia Hernes at their "Selected Works" exhibition opening at The Florence Academy of Art US located at Mana Contemporary in Jersey City on Oct. 30, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

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    NEW YORK—New York art lovers in search of treasure are well advised to venture across the Hudson River and to go straight to the gallery... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘I am not Madame Bovary’

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  • The Thanksgiving Turkey float  during the 85th Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York November 24, 2011. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

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