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  • Congressman Michael Grimmm speaks about Sandy recovery during a press conference on Staten Island, New York, Aug. 27, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    NYC Sandy Recovery Program a Disgrace, Congressman Says

    NEW YORK—Congressman Michael Grimm had harsh words to say on a sunny Wednesday morning about the city’s troubled Hurricane Sandy recovery program Build it Back... Read more

  • NYC Commissioner William J. Bratton, announcing largest indicted gang case in NYC history at the NYPD headquarters, in Manhattan, on June 4, 2014. (Benjamin Chasten/Epoch Times)

    Poll: Most New Yorkers Support Broken Windows Policing

    New Yorkers across all races support broken windows policing, but say police brutality is a a serious problem, according to a new poll. Broken windows... Read more

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    Labor Day Weekend’s Pop-Up Steak Haus at Zeppelin Hall

    For Labor Day weekend (Aug. 30–Sept. 1) Zeppelin Hall executive chef Franco Robazetti offers diners their choice of a one-pound steak (rib eye, New York... Read more

  • Farm Roasted Chicken. (Daniel Krieger)

    The Back Room at One57 Now Open

    The Back Room at One57, an American grill, recently opened with executive chef Sebastien Archambault at the helm (Blue Duck Tavern, Washington, D.C.). Against the... Read more

  • Ben Peacock, owner of Tousey Winery in Germantown, N.Y., at last year's festival (Kelly Nulty)

    Hudson Valley Wine and Food Festival Sept. 6–7

    The Hudson Valley Wine and Food Festival will take place Sept. 6–7, featuring winemakers, distillers, and artisan food producers from New York state. The festival... Read more

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    After 5-Week G Train Outage, Riders Say They Prefer the Shuttle

    G train service is returning to Brooklyn and Queens next week, which means riders will lose the free transfer to the J and M lines... Read more

  • Rendering of Fordham Plaza. (DOT, DDC)

    See What Fordham Plaza Will Look Like This Time Next Year

    City officials gathered at Fordham Plaza transportation hub in the Bronx Wednesday for the groundbreaking of Phase 2 of the plaza reconstruction. The fourth busiest Metro-North... Read more

  • After crossing outside a crosswalk, a pedestrian runs toward a crosswalk at the busy intersection of W. 96th Street and Broadway in the Upper West Side of New York, Jan. 27, 2014. (Craig Ruttle/AP)

    What Has Your Councilmember Done for Safe Streets? See the Vision Zero Report Card

    With mayor Bill de Blasio’s focus on reducing traffic fatalities to zero in the next decade, City Hall has made an unprecedented push for street... Read more

  • Hazel, a Pembroke Welsh Corgi at Yappy Hour, an event for the Humane Society of New York bringing attention for adoptions on National Dog Day on Aug. 26, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    National Dog Day Turns Into Party on Park Avenue (+Photos)

    Dogs dressed up in lace and frills or in their birthday suits arrived for Tuesday’s dog party outside Loews Regency Hotel in Manhattan. The three-hour... Read more

  • Harlem residents choose free groceries at the Food Bank For New York City on Dec. 11, 2013. (John Moore/Getty Images)

    Food Banks Running Low in NYC

    NEW YORK—More than one in four New Yorkers (2.6 million) go hungry because they cannot afford to buy food, according to the nonprofit Food Bank... Read more

  • People attend Diner en Blanc (French for Dinner in White) at Nelson A. Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City on August 25, 2014. Approximately 5,000 people attended the pop-up dinner. The event happens once a year in New York and the location remains secret until about an hour before the dinner. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Dîner en Blanc Shines Again in New York (Photo Gallery)

    As the sun was setting, about 5,000 people gathered at the Nelson A. Rockefeller Park in Battery Park City, all dressed in white for a... Read more

  • Gail B. Nayowith, executive director of SCO Family of Services, speaks to media about the nonprofit’s pre-K enrollment, in Brooklyn, New York, on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Brooklyn Needs More 4-Year-Olds for Pre-K Programs

    NEW YORK—Some community providers are having trouble filling their prekindergarten classes for the upcoming school year, a Brooklyn community activist said Tuesday. Providers seem optimistic... Read more

  • Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer talks about summer food program at a press conference in front of the City Hall, Manhattan, May 29. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Women Officials Ask More Women to Vote

    NEW YORK—On Tuesday outside of City Hall, women legislators pledged to register five women to vote.  The measure is to celebrate Aug. 26 as Women’s... Read more

  • NYC Teacher Arrested, Allegedly Sent Obscene Snapchat of Himself to Student, Twitter Users Respond

    A Brooklyn Teacher was arrested Tuesday morning for allegedly sending an indecent picture of himself to a 16-year-old student, Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth P. Thompson... Read more

  • New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio visits Ingersoll Community Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Aug. 8, 2014. The center provides after-school programming, among other services. (Rob Bennett/Mayoral Photography Office)

    Have a Middle-Schooler in NYC? After-School Just Got Better

    NEW YORK—In two weeks, close to 80,000 middle-schoolers will get the opportunity to engage in after school programs as doors will open to city children aged 11–13. Mayor Bill... Read more

  • Members from Throw2Catch perform at the Summer Stage festival at Marcus Garvey Park in New York, August 19, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    City in Focus: Summer Circus Act

    Artists from around the world come to New York every summer for the Summer Stage festival, which features a slate of free performances provided by the City... Read more

  • A bus with a sign promoting the MTA Bus Time real-time bus tracking service stands on Columbus Circle in New York City, Oct. 7, 2013. (Ivan Pentchoukov/Epoch Times)

    10 Bus Service Improvements MTA Will Make This Fall

    New bus routes and route extensions across New York City will start Sunday, August 31. The Metropolitan Transportation Authority is making $4.9 million in bus... Read more

  • Draft wheel (the only to survive New York City's Civil War Draft Riots), 1863. (New York Historical Society)

    From the Subway Token to the Bagel: New York City in 101 Objects

    NEW YORK—In 2011 British Museum director Neil MacGregor completed an ambitious book and radio series that sought to describe 2 million years of humanity though... Read more

  • Mayor Bill de Blasio and United Federation of Teachers president Michael Mulgrew (C) announce a preliminary agreement on a 9-Year contract with the UFT in the Blue Room, City Hall, New York, on Thursday, May 1, 2014. (flickr/nycmayorsoffice)

    Backdated Pay Raise For Unions Continue With New Deal

    NEW YORK—The de Blasio administration settled contracts with two more labor unions on Friday, with backdated pay raises and wage gains tilted towards the tail of the... Read more

  • In this fie photo, Mayor Bill de Blasio announces the members of the City Hall press office at a conference in the City Hall Blue Room, New York City, on Jan. 7, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    NYC Mayor Says Comcast-Time Warner Merger Disconnects the Disadvantaged

    Fifty-one mayors signed on to endorse the Comcast-Time Warner merger last week, but Mayor Bill de Blasio was not one of them. Instead, de Blasio... Read more

  • U.N. members' flags at the U.N. Headquarters in New York City. (Aotearoa/Wikimedia Commons, CC BY-SA)

    Chinese Billionaire in UN Bribery Case Asks to Explore NYC

      NEW YORK—A Chinese billionaire confined to a luxury Manhattan apartment while awaiting trial in a United Nations bribery case is asking a judge to... Read more

  • The casket of 4-year-old Christopher Lassiter III is taken from the New Hope Baptist Church in East Orange, N.J., on July 1, 2016, after a funeral service. (Robert Sciarrino/NJ Advance Media via AP)

    Accidental Shootings Claim Teens, Young Children in NY, NJ

    NEW YORK—One was a curious teenager who was looking down the barrel of a gun when it accidentally discharged. Another was a 4-year-old, killed by... Read more

  • A 53-year-old man was arrested for terrorizing straphangers on a New York City subway last week on Oct. 13. (Twitter)

    Police Arrest Knife-Wielding Clown Who Terrorized NYC Subway Commuters

    Police arrested the knife-wielding clown who terrorized a 16-year-old boy on a New York City subway last week. Thomas Smith, 53, was taken into custody... Read more

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    New York Man Accused of Overcrowding, Keeping Deer as Pet

    SPRINGS, N.Y.—A New York man is accused of numerous housing and code violations and illegally keeping a deer as a pet in his Long Island... Read more

  • Aerial view of Manhattan looking south over Central Park on July 1, 2007, in New York City. (Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

    Jogger Beaten, Sexually Assaulted in Central Park: Reports

    A female jogger was sexually assaulted while jogging in Central Park on Monday night, according to a report. Police sources told the New York Post that... Read more

  • Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson during a news conference in the Brooklyn borough of New York on June 15, 2016. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson Dies at 50

    NEW YORK—Brooklyn District Attorney Kenneth Thompson, the first African-American to hold the office and whose career included internationally high-profile cases in private practice as well... Read more

  • A Long Island Railroad train derailed near New Hyde Park, N.Y., on Oct. 8, 2016. (Sarah Qamar via AP)

    Train Derails East of NYC; Dozens Suffer Injuries

    NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.—Dozens of people were injured Saturday when a commuter train hit a work train east of New York City and derailed, officials... Read more

  • James Blake (C) listens as his attorney Kevin H. Marino (R) speaks to members of the media outside City Hall in New York after leaving the building on Sept. 21, 2015. (AP Photo/Tina Fineberg)

    At NYPD Tribunals, Public Can See Trial but Can’t Get Result

    NEW YORK—Each day in a drab set of courtrooms, anybody can sit and watch New York City police officers face administrative trials accusing them of... Read more

  • New Jersey Transit trains sit on the tracks at the Hoboken Terminal in Hoboken, N.J., on Oct. 6, 2016. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

    Train Service Set to Resume After Deadly New Jersey Crash

    NEWARK, N.J.—Rail service at a New Jersey transit station damaged after a train crash last week that killed a woman on the platform and injured... Read more

  • Clown masks are for sale at a store in Chicago in this file photo. (Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

    Knife-Wielding Clown Threatens New York City Subway Commuters

    A knife-wielding clown terrorized straphangers on a New York City subway on Oct. 5, police said. Several local media outlets reported that a suspect in... Read more

  • Members of the New York State Assembly at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on June 23, 2011.  (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Pay Raise for New York Lawmakers Becomes Campaign Issue

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A proposal to raise the pay of New York state lawmakers has become an issue in the fall elections, with many challengers saying legislators... Read more

  • Dan Dolgin (L) and Mark Justh examine seeds from hemp plants on their JD Farms in Eaton, N.Y. on Sept. 25, 2016. JD Farms in central New York harvested the state’s first legal hemp this fall under a university research partnership. (AP Photo/Mary Esch)

    US Hemp Farms Take Root Under State Pilot Programs

    EATON, N.Y.—A lush field of cannabis growing on a secluded hilltop in central New York may look and smell like marijuana, but its myriad uses... Read more

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    Online Voter Registrations Up Last Month ALBANY, N.Y.—Online voter registrations were up last month in New York state.The state Department of Motor Vehicles automated online... Read more

  • Workers walk along the tracks as a New Jersey Transit train pulls into the Trenton train station in Trenton, N.J., on July 8, 2014. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    Federal Data: NJ Transit Had 150 Accidents in 5 Years

    HOBOKEN, N.J.—New Jersey Transit trains have been involved in more than 150 accidents that caused more than $4.8 million in damage to tracks or equipment... Read more

  • A Sept. 29, 2016 photo provided by a passenger who was on the train when it crashed shows wreckage at the Hoboken, N.J. rail station. The commuter train barreled into the station during the morning rush hour, coming to a halt in a covered area between the station's indoor waiting area and the platform. (AP Photo)

    Investigators: No Signal Problems Before New Jersey Crash

    HOBOKEN, N.J.—Here’s what is known about the investigation into a commuter train crash that killed one person and injured more than 100 others Thursday in... Read more

  • A house in Long Beach Township, that was destroyed by Superstorm Sandy, is seen on March 5, 2013. (AP Photo/Wayne Parry)

    New Jersey Coast to Get Disputed, Long-Delayed Sand Dunes

    TOMS RIVER, N.J.—Almost four years after Superstorm Sandy pummeled his neighborhood so badly that Britain’s Prince Harry had to stop by for a look at... Read more

  • Emergency personnel arrive at the scene of a train crash in Hoboken, N.J. on Thursday, Sept. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Joe Epstein)

    NJ Gov. Says 1 Dead, More than 100 Injured in Train Crash

    HOBOKEN, N.J. —The Latest on the commuter train that crashed into a station in New Jersey (all times local): 11:55 a.m. New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie says... Read more

  • People are treated for their injuries outside after a NJ Transit train crashed in to the platform at Hoboken Terminal in on Sept. 29 New Jersey. (Pancho Bernasconi/Getty Images)

    100 People Injured in NJ Transit Commuter Train Crash

    At least 100 people were injured after a NJ Transit commuter train crashed into the Hoboken Train Station, the New York City’s Office of Emergency... Read more

  • Trucks with snow plows drive down 7th Ave. during a blizzard in New York on Jan. 26, 2015. New Yorkers entering the public service now can expect pensions much lower than previous generations. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    New Yorkers Pay Billions for Pensions and Health Care They’ll Never See

    NEW YORK—Living in the Empire State comes with its perks and its pitfalls. Not everyone can afford to live in a state with one of... Read more

  • Workers install solar panels on a home in Washington on May 3. (Alex Wong/Getty Images)

    Can Solar Power Outshine Infrastructure Challenges?

    As the country pushes ahead with renewable energy goals, the challenges facing the grid are substantial, but not insurmountable, according to energy experts.  Keeping the... 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

  • (Alvaro Serrano/

    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

  • (Alvaro Serrano/

    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

  • Military veteran Mark Cannon of Miami (R) talks with Cynthia Carcillo (L), a veterans outreach representative for Career Source Broward, about employment opportunities at a job fair for veterans, in Pembroke Pines, Fla., on Oct. 6, 2015. U.S. employers advertised fewer jobs in October 2015, though overall hiring picked up and quits rose slightly, adding to evidence the job market is slowly improving. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

    Middletown Medical to Host Job Fair Oct. 19

    Middletown Medical scheduled its job fair for Oct. 19 from 7:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. The job fair will take place at 75 Maltese Dr.,... 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

  • 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

    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

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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)

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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)

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

    Chinese Chefs Compete for Gold in Times Square Culinary Competition

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

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

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

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

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

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

    Koreatown’s Miss Korea BBQ Celebrates Fifth Anniversary

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

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    New York Foodies Welcome New Pan-Asian Event

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

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

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

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

    Officials Want High-Sodium Warning on Menus

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

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  • 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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  • Founder and CEO of Kit, Merin Guthrie talks about her women's clothing company during her short trip to New York on Sept. 14, 2016 (Samira Bouaou/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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    NEW YORK—”Sartoria Eleganza” has a nice ring to it. In Italian, “sartoria” means tailoring and “eleganza,” elegance. Nick prefers to be called by his first... Read more

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

    Artist Anthony Baus Time Travels to the Source

    NEW YORK—Civilizations rise and fall over millennia, leaving ruins. Then nature takes over. Vegetation grows between scattered pieces, remnants of forgotten cultures. It’s a theme... Read more

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

    Frederick Ross on Art Collecting With Integrity

    NEW YORK—Every wall in every room, hallway, and stairwell of Frederick Ross’s home is filled with stunning and captivating paintings, one right next to another, inviting deep... Read more

  • 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

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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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    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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  • 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)

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

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

    Artist Edmond Rochat Evokes Layered Emotions

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

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

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

    Arsentiy Kharitonov, a Maverick Pianist

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

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    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)

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

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

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

    Artist Samuel Hung Evokes Playfulness

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

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

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    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

  • Bryan Hymel as Arnold and Marina Rebeka as Mathilde in Rossini's Guillaume Tell. Photo by Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera.

    Rossini’s ‘Guillaume Tell’ Hits the Bull’s Eye

    NEW YORK—Gioachino Rossini’s epic opera “Guillaume Tell” (“William Tell”) is back at the Metropolitan Opera for the first time since 1931. While it had previously... Read more

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  • NEW YORK - APRIL 27: A visitor walks beneath cherry trees during a press preview for Brooklyn Botanic Garden's Annual Sakura Matsuri Cherry Blossom Festival April 27, 2004 in New York City.  (Mario Tama/Getty Images)

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  • "College Fund" by Richard B. Hall. Oil on canvas, 34 by 40 inches. (Courtesy of Rehs Contemporary Galleries, Inc.)

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    NEW YORK—Continuing its efforts to expand representational art, the Art Renewal Center (ARC) has started to help artists connect with galleries. It teamed up first with... Read more

  • (L–R) Gil Faizon (Nick Kroll) and George St. Geegland (John Mulaney) in “Oh, Hello on Broadway.” (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Oh, Hello on Broadway’

    NEW YORK—Perhaps the best way to describe Gil Faizon and George St. Geegland—the two characters likely more famous than actors Nick Kroll and John Mulaney... Read more

  • Businessman Lopakhin (Harold Perrineau), representing new wealth, and Madame Ranevskaya (Diane Lane), the old, in “The Cherry Orchard.” (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘The Cherry Orchard’

    NEW YORK—In presenting the woes of one family, the Russian playwright Anton Chekhov has presented a microcosm of Russia just after the turn of the... Read more

  • FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2016 file  photo, a carriage horse is covered in a blanket as it waits for customers on Central Park South in New York.  (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)

    Things to Do Around NYC: October 14–20

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  • (L–R) Dr. Thomas Stockmann (Jimonn Cole) will tell the truth at any cost, at a town meeting, in “Public Enemy.” Behind him, the cast (L–R) Guisseppe Jones, John Keating, Alex Purcell, Robbie Tann, and 
Dominic Cuskern. (Russ Rowland)

    Theater Review: Henrik Ibsen’s ‘Public Enemy’

    NEW YORK—Playwright David Harrower’s terse version of Henrik Ibsen’s classic “Enemy of the People” moves swiftly through its tale of morals and politics. Each character... Read more

  • Conceived, directed, and performed by Simon McBurney, "The Encounter” traces the real-life tale of Loren McIntyre, who tries to survive with the Amazonian people, the Mayoruna. (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘The Encounter’

    NEW YORK—The planes of fantasy, reality, and make-believe are beautifully brought together in the absolutely brilliant production by Complicite of “The Encounter,” a one-man show... Read more

  • Katlean de Monchy (2nd R) with friends at the Watermill Center. (Patrick McMullan)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: The Vibrant Tastemaker Katlean de Monchy

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    ‘Restless Creature: Wendy Whelan’ Depicts Ballet, Love, and Loss

    NEW YORK—Wendy Whelan, one of America’s most celebrated ballerinas, the definitive contemporary ballerina, the last of a generation, who had joined the New York City Ballet just as... Read more

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    O-ei Hokusai is a proper young lady, but she can draw dragons and courtesans just as well as any man. She is her father’s daughter,... Read more

  • A homeless woman on 5th Avenue tries to stay warm in the cold temperatures last January in New York.  (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

    Homelessness Overwhelms Services in NYC as Rents Outstrip Wages

    NEW YORK—As New York City pours hundreds of millions more into its homeless services, the homeless population continues to climb, testing Mayor Bill de Blasio’s... Read more

  • Sept 6–Oct 9, 2016 ALL THE WAYS TO SAY I LOVE YOU by Neil LaBute directed by Leigh Silverman with Judith Light

    Theater Review: ‘All the Ways to Say I Love You’

    NEW YORK—Kudos to actress Judith Light and director Leigh Silverman for making a silk purse out of a sow’s ear with Neil LaBute’s one-person drama,... Read more

  • Dwayne Croft as Haly and Ildar Abdrazakov as Mustafà in Rossini's L'Italiana in Algeri. Photo by Ken Howard/Metropolitan Opera.

    Rossini’s Comic ‘L’Italiana in Algeri’ at the Metropolitan Opera

    NEW YORK—The Jean-Pierre Ponnelle production of Rossini’s “L’Italiana in Algeri” (“The Italian Girl in Algiers”) has been a crowd pleaser at the Metropolitan Opera since... Read more

  • Chrysanthemums at the Kiku: The Art of the Japanese Garden exhibit at the New York Botanical Garden in the Bronx, New York, on Oct. 6, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Fall Blooms: NYBG’s Kiku Exhibition Breathes New Life Into Centuries-Old Art

    NEW YORK—Spring brings tulips and daffodils, but fall is beautiful with its perennial stars, like asters and anemones that hold through winter. Chief among the... Read more

  • Visitors preview an exhibit of French painter Valentin de Boulogne at the Metropolitan Museum, October 5, 2016, in New York. (DOMINICK REUTER/AFP/Getty Images)

    Things to Do Around NYC: October 7–13

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Autumn Crafts FestivalLincoln Center PlazaOct. 1–2 & 8–9Juried craft displays selected from every region of the United States. Continuous entertainment,... Read more

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    In its eighth annual season, the Architecture and Design Film Festival (ADFF) opened the eyes and stimulated the imagination of an eclectic New York community... Read more

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