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  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (R) marching in the Dominican Day Parade in New York City on Aug. 10, 2014. (Jonathan Zhou/Epoch Times)

    NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo Avoids Reporters’ Questions About Moreland at Dominican Day Parade

    NEW YORK—Gov. Andrew Cuomo has grown reticent in recent weeks on the Moreland Commission, preferring to let political allies bolster his image. Before the governor... Read more

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    Germ-Killing Chemicals Common in Pregnant Women, Newborns

    By Environmental Health News Half of newborns in a Brooklyn-based study were exposed in the womb to triclosan, a germ-killing chemical widely used in consumer... Read more

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    Art Everywhere, but in Times Square, Smothered by Ads

    NEW YORK—The outdoor art show that co-opted billboards and bus shelters all across the United Kingdom last year has expanded to the United States.  From... Read more

  • Galouti, or lamb patties. (Maike Paul)

    Awadh: Fit for Kings

    At first glance, Awadh does not reveal itself entirely. It is a small and chic bilevel cozy place with a small bar by the entrance,... Read more

  • Scott Pilgrim, a computer science student at Brooklyn College, in Washington Square Park, Manhattan, New York, on Aug. 5, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    This Is New York: Scott Pilgrim, on Making the Effort for Introspection

    NEW YORK—It would be easy for Scott Pilgrim to watch Netflix, and avoid thinking about his problems. The social awkwardness with roots in childhood insecurities,... Read more

  • New Home: Photographed from the top of the Empire State Building Feb. 8, 2013, during Kude and Ili Aris's first visit to New York for their honeymoon in 2013—"It is then when we realized and decided that we will make New York our new home." (Kudegraphy)

    Malaysian Trio Combines Food, Culture, and Art With Life in New York

    NEW YORK—Tasha Alias, a 30-year-old public relations and marketing executive originally from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and her friends, were among over 100 local Malaysians who... Read more

  • State Senate candidate John Liu and campaign staffers at the gates of Bayside High School in Queens, New York City, on Aug. 1, 2014. (Jonathan Zhou/Epoch Times)

    Former City Comptroller’s Senate Run Trailed by Scandal

    NEW YORK—John Liu is running for office again, this time for state senate in New York’s 11th district. He will face 20-year political incumbent Tony... Read more

  • Children sit in front of the entrance of La Marqueta, in East Harlem, New York, on Aug. 7, 2014. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    East Harlem Icon La Marqueta Revived

    NEW YORK—It wasn’t an easy Thursday opening speech for City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito. While introducing, recognizing, and thanking all the parties involved in reviving... Read more

  • The site of the 91st Street garbage disposal station on the Upper East Side, New York, taken on 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)

    Sustainable Options for Reducing NYC’s Mounds of Garbage

    NEW YORK—In the latest news surrounding the planned 91st St. garbage transfer station on the Upper East Side, Asphalt Green, a nearby sports complex, has... Read more

  • With the Brooklyn Bridge in the background, commuters on the Staten Island Ferry watch the morning sunrise in the New York Harbor in lower Manhattan, on July 11, 2014. (Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images)

    Seattle Firm to Design New Class of Staten Island Ferries

    NEW YORK—The Staten Island ferry system is set to get a multi-million dollar upgrade to its aging and heavily used fleet. The Seattle-based Elliot Bay... Read more

  • A poster of Avonte Oquendo, an autistic New York City teen found dead more than three months after he vanished from his school, posted at a subway stop, in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 16, 2013. (Christian Watjen/Epoch Times)

    De Blasio Signs Avonte’s Law

    NEW YORK—Mayor Bill de Blasio signed legislation into law on Aug. 7 that requires the Dept. of Education to evaluate the need for door alarms... Read more

  • John Walsh cleans the weeds at his Sandy-destroyed home in Broad Channel, Queens, New York, Aug. 31, 2014. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    NYC Officials Get ‘Hands On’ With Sandy Recovery

    NEW YORK—The sound of hammers are finally ringing in Superstorm Sandy-impacted communities, but they are still few and far between. A key ingredient in the... Read more

  • Two Chinese people hand out CCPs hate materials against the peaceful spiritual practice of Falun Gong next to practitioners performing the exercise of the practice, in front of the Chinese Consulate, in Manhattan, on Aug. 5, 2014. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Purveyors of Hate Chase Falun Gong in New York

    NEW YORK—Two men with bright red vests and yellow lettering stand behind a bus stop in Manhattan on Aug. 5. They try chatting with people... Read more

  • Tennis player Agnieszka Radwanska at last year's Taste of Tennis. (Brad Barket/Getty Images for BNP Paribas)

    Taste of Tennis Week

    With the U.S. Open around the corner, tennis fans and foodies can also look forward to Taste of Tennis Week, which will take place Aug... Read more

  • State Education Commissioner John King Jr. testifies during a joint legislative budget hearing on education on Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014, in Albany, N.Y. King said he would advocate for a $1.3 billion increase in education aid to help schools that lawmakers portrayed as increasingly stressed by aid cutbacks and educational mandates. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    State Released School Test Questions With a Soothing Message

    Parents and students anticipate release of this year’s state test scores any day now, but first they can take another look at the test questions–at... Read more

  • Aida Murid, 42-year-old accountant and financial planner from Sepang, Western Malaysia, "stumbled" upon New York by chance in early 2009, in Roosevelt Island, N.Y., on July 12, 2014. (Brendon Fallon/Epoch Times)

    Breezy Malaysian Style Nurtures Business Success

    In the tastefully refurbished top-floor apartment of a post-war Roosevelt Island High-rise, quietly self-assured Aida Murid savors sanctum from the charged transactions of big city... Read more

  • CiCi Li, anchorwoman for NTD's "Food Paradise" program (Courtesy of CiCi's Food Paradise)

    Enjoy Complimentary Thai Cuisine at CiCi’s Food Paradise Event in Queens

    This Friday, August 8, NTD Television’s “Food Paradise” program will hold a culinary feast event at the Thai Buddhist Temple in Queens, New York. CiCi... Read more

  • Tacos at Bodega Negra Cafe. (Tanya Blum)

    Taco Tuesdays at Bodega Negra Cafe

    In addition to happy hour (half-price tacos and $2 off drinks from 4:30 p.m. to 7 p.m. daily), Bodega Negra Cafe is running a new... Read more

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    Chili Mania at Zeppelin Hall

    Annual Chili Mania comes to Jersey City’s spacious German beer garden, Zeppelin Hall, turning on the heat with 13 types of chili dishes. The gamut... Read more

  • Bouillabaisse. (Marc Bloomgarden)

    Le Jardin Bistro’s New Outpost Opens in East Village

    Le Jardin Bistro, which closed in 2010, is opening in a new location in the East Village. French classics like cassoulet, steak and frites, and... 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

  • In this frame from video provided by WABC-TV, smoke rises from a house that exploded in the Bronx borough of New York on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2016. Authorities said firefighters responded to a report of a gas leak right before the house exploded. (WABC-TV via AP)

    FDNY Captain Killed in Bronx Home Explosion

    A large explosion in the Bronx triggered by a possible gas leak left a FDNY captain dead, 20 others injured, and a neighborhood covered in smoke.   Firefighters were called... Read more

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    2 Buses Headed for NYC Crash in Lincoln Tunnel, Injuring 44

    WEEHAWKEN, N.J.—A bus driver has been ticketed for an unsafe lane change after two New Jersey Transit buses headed to New York City’s Port Authority... Read more

  • A US Airways jet is de-iced prior to takeoff at Laguardia Airport on January 26, 2015 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

    Officials Open LaGuardia’s Terminal B; Abandoned Car Cleared

    NEW YORK—Officials say a terminal at New York’s LaGuardia Airport that was evacuated has been reopened after an abandoned vehicle was cleared. Alana Calmi, a... Read more

  • Police and security agents man a vehicle barricade across 42nd Street at Second Avenue near United Nations headquarters, Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in New York. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

    After NYC Bombing, UN Summit Security on High Alert

    While a suspect in the Sept. 17 bombing in Chelsea, New York City, has already been charged, the attack has added to security concerns over the... Read more

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo at the Paramount Theatre in Middletown on July 6, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    NY Governor’s Ex-top Aide Among 8 Charged in Bribery Case

    NEW YORK—A former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo was among eight people charged Thursday in a bribery and fraud case that threatened to... Read more

  • Investigators is asking for the public's assistance in locating these two individuals, who found the second undetonated bomb on West 27 Street on Sept. 17. (Twitter/ FBI)

    Investigators Seek Men Who Found Chelsea Bomb in Luggage

    The two men who happened upon one of Ahmad Rahami’s homemade bombs in New York City are being sought by investigators. Local authorities and federal... Read more

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    Loud Boom Heard Near JFK Airport

    An “explosion”-like noise was being reported in Queens, New York, near John F. Kennedy International Airport on Wednesday afternoon. At around 2:20 p.m., local time,... Read more

  • This undated photo provided by the FBI shows Ahmad Khan Rahami, wanted for questioning in the bombings that rocked a New York City neighborhood and a New Jersey shore town was taken into custody Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, after a shootout with police in New Jersey, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. (FBI via AP)

    Ahmad Khan Rahami Left Behind ‘Rambling’ Letter About Al-Qaeda

    The investigation into the Sept. 17 bombings in New York and New Jersey has shed more light on suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami. NBC News reported Rahami, 28, left... Read more

  • This undated photo provided by the New Jersey State Police shows Ahmad Khan Rahami, wanted for questioning Monday, Sept. 19, 2016, in bombings that rocked the Chelsea neighborhood of New York and the New Jersey shore town Seaside Park. Investigators want to question Rahami's wife, who is currently in Pakistan. (New Jersey State Police via AP)

    Authorities Seek to Question Wife of Suspected Bomber Ahmad Rahami

    The wife of suspected bomber Ahmad Khan Rahami is being sought by investigators for questioning. She reportedly left the country days before bomb attacks hit New Jersey... Read more

  • Police arrive on the scene of an explosion in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, in New York, Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016. A law enforcement official tells The Associated Press that an explosion in the Chelsea neighborhood appears to have come from a construction toolbox in front of a building. The official spoke on condition of anonymity because the person wasn't authorized to speak about an ongoing investigation. Police say 26 people have sustained minor injuries in the explosion on West 23rd Street. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

    Explosives in NY, NJ Were Made With Easy-to-Get Materials

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Three explosives devices found Saturday in New York and New Jersey used the same kind of flip cellphone as a trigger and... Read more

  • The New York Police department and the fire department investigate a potential bomb threat on 27th Street in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan on Sept. 19, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    New York Bombing Suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami Arrested After Police Shootout

    Ahmad Khan Rahami, a naturalized U.S. citizen originally from Afghanistan, was arrested by police in Linden, New Jersey, a law enforcement official told NBC New... Read more

  • Crime scene investigators work at the scene of an explosion on West 23rd street in Manhattan's Chelsea neighborhood, in New York, Sunday, Sept. 18, 2016, after an incident that injured passers-by Saturday night. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)

    Authorities Probe Ties Between Blasts, Devices in 2 States

    NEW YORK—Authorities questioned several people early Monday after a car stop in New York City as they worked to determine whether there was a connection... Read more

  • Bruno Travalja plunged to his death while working on a Manhattan skyscraper on Sept. 15, 2016. (Facebook/Bruno Travajia)

    Architect Falls to His Death From Manhattan Skyscraper

    An architect working on a Midtown Manhattan high-rise fell hundreds of feet to his death on Sept. 15. Bruno Travalja, of Ridgewood, New Jersey, fell 47 stories... Read more

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    NY Lower Than Most States in Rate of Opioid Prescriptions

    ALBANY, N.Y.—New York ranked fourth among states whose lawmakers drew the most contributions from the opioid industry but was near the bottom in prescriptions per... Read more

  • The NYPD and emergency responders on 23rd Street between 6th and 7th Avenues where a bomb exploded injuring at least 29 in New York on Sept. 17, 2016. (Epoch Times)

    Investigation Underway Into NYC Explosion That Left 29 Injured

    NEW YORK—An explosion in a crowded Manhattan neighborhood on Saturday night left 29 people injured, and authorities said a second nearby site was also being investigated... Read more

  • Demonstrators in the Occupy Wall Street movement gather to call for the occupation of Wall Street in New York on Sept. 17, 2011. Alumni of the Occupy Wall Street protest are gathering Saturday, Sept. 17, 2016 in the New York City park that they took over five years ago to mark the anniversary of the movement. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

    Measuring Occupy Wall Street’s Impact, 5 Years Later

    NEW YORK—For a time, Occupy Wall Street was everywhere with its grass-roots encampments—first in New York City, then globally—and the refrain, “We are the 99... Read more

  • Gov. Chris Christie listens to a question from the media in Trenton, N.J., on Aug. 29, 2016. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)

    What Is ‘Bridgegate’? Things to Know as the Trial Begins

    NEWARK, N.J.—It’s provided material for late-night talk show monologues and even made its way into a Jeopardy answer. Now, three years after a series of... Read more

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    Man Attacks 2 NYPD Officers With Meat Cleaver Near Penn Station

    A man who was shot by police near Manhattan’s Penn Station, after he struck an off-duty detective with a meat cleaver was initially stopped because... Read more

  • A man lies next to a LinkNYC kiosk on Eighth Avenue with headphones on, New York City, Aug. 25, 2016. (Charlotte Cuthbertson/Epoch Times)

    NYC’s Free Wi-Fi Kiosks Get Update After Inappropriate Use

    NEW YORK—The city removed the web browsing feature on its 400 free Wi-Fi hubs on Sept. 14 after complaints of misuse and unsavory behavior. Council... Read more

  • Phil Canterino, a Goshen resident and representative of the 21st Legislative District. (Courtesy of Phil Canterino)

    Letter to the Editor: Time to Set the Record Straight

    A heartfelt thanks to the Republican, Conservative, and Independence voters for seeing through the personal negative attacks against me during the primary. * I have... Read more

  • A flag on South Street in front of SUNY Orange's  Middletown campus on Dec. 2, 2015. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    SUNY Orange Music Competition Accepting Applicants

    Musicians who attend high school in Orange County or students of SUNY Orange can now apply to audition for the SUNY Orange Community Orchestra’s 15th annual... Read more

  • The emblems of the Town of Goshen Police Department (L) Goshen Volunteer Ambulance Corps (top), and  Goshen Fire Department (bottom). (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Can Goshen Provide Emergency Services to Legoland?

    It’s a question that’s been discussed on social media, written about in op-eds, and asked at public meetings—can Goshen provide emergency services to Legoland? The... Read more

  • New York Assemblyman of the 99th District James Skoufis.

    Assemblyman Skoufis Urges Gov. Cuomo to Sign Bill on Annexation Oversight

    Assemblyman James Skoufis is urging Gov. Cuomo to sign an annexation oversight bill that would allow county planning departments to review annexation petitions, and send recommendations... Read more

  • The sign on the fence of the Port Jervis Church Street Park tennis courts on Sept. 24, 2016. The courts were named after a teacher, tennis coach, and Recreation Commission member who lost her battle with cancer in 2015. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Port Jervis Tennis Courts Named After Resident, Tennis Coach

    The tennis courts at Church Street Park in Port Jervis were officially named after coach, teacher, and Recreation Commission member Luann McCarthy on Sept. 24... Read more

  • Port Jervis Fall Foliage Festival 2016

    Photo Gallery: 24th Annual Fall Foliage Festival in Port Jervis

    PORT JERVIS—The 24th year of the Fall Foliage Festival brought local and international cuisine, crafts, music, and local organizations of many kinds to Port Jervis... Read more

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    Middletown Awarded $2.1 Million to Accommodate the Disabled

    The City of Middletown was awarded $2.16 million in federal funds for making the city more accessible to the disabled. The money was awarded by... Read more

  • A part of the Clothesline Project that has a message from a survivor of domestic violence and or their loved one at Safe Homes of Orange County in Neuburgh on Oct. 2, 2015. The display was to recognize the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Holly Kellum/ Epoch Times)

    Safe Homes to Hold Events in Observance of Domestic Violence Awareness Month

    Safe Homes of Orange County will hold events to observe Domestic Violence Awareness Month in October. The kickoff event includes a ceremony, press conference, and... Read more

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    Newburgh Gets $150,000 in Federal Funds for New Surveillance Cameras

    The City of Newburgh will receive federal funds for new surveillance cameras aimed at handling crime. The cameras will be placed in the highest crime areas... Read more

  • Josie in the arms of kennel attendant Holli Storms at the Humane Society of Port Jervis and Deerpark on Jan. 5, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Free Rabies Vaccination Clinic for OC Pets to Be Held Oct. 16

    A free rabies vaccination clinic for pets of county residents is scheduled for Oct. 16 at the Cuddebackville Firehouse, 15 Route 211 from 3 p.m... Read more

  • West Point Cadets during change of class on April 3, 2006. (Vincent J. Bove)

    Police Investigate Another Suspicious Vehicle and Package at West Point

    On the morning of Sept. 22, state police were called to the U.S. Military Academy at West Point after a report that there was a suspicious package inside... Read more

  • West Point Cadets during change of class on April 3, 2006. (Vincent J. Bove)

    West Point Visitors Center Resumes Normal Operations After Bomb Scare

    West Point resumed normal operations after a man who was lying on the ground claimed there was an explosive device in his car on Sept... Read more

  • The City of Port Jervis from Point Peter in Elks Brox Park on May 11, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    Port Jervis Awarded Over $300,000 for Pedestrian Mall

    The City of Port Jervis was awarded $360,000 to construct a pedestrian mall that is compliant with the Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) standards. The... Read more

  • The Clothesline Project that has a message from a survivor of domestic violence or their loved one at Safe Homes of Orange County in Newburgh on Oct. 2, 2015. The display was set up to recognize the beginning of Domestic Violence Awareness Month. (Holly Kellum/ Epoch Times)

    Safe Homes of OC Seeks Donations for Domestic Violence Funding Competition

    Safe Homes of Orange County is competing for $325,000 from the The Allstate Foundation’s Purple Purse Challenge. The Purple Purse Challenge is part of The Allstate... Read more

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    Orange County Events Calendar Sept. 23-29

    Play: Talley’s Folly September 23-25, 30, October 1-2Fridays and Saturdays 7:00 p.m., Sundays 2:00 p.m. This play, written by Lanford Wilson, won a Pulitzer Prize in 1980... Read more

  • Governor Andrew Cuomo at the Paramount Theatre in Middletown on July 6, 2016. (Holly Kellum/Epoch Times)

    NY Governor’s Ex-top Aide Among 8 Charged in Bribery Case

    NEW YORK—A former top aide to Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo was among eight people charged Thursday in a bribery and fraud case that threatened to... Read more

  • Shot Spotter Technology could help Newburgh Police detect better data on gun violence. (Hank Hession|Flickr|CC BY 2.0)

    Keyshan Gayle Death Sparks Action to Bring Shot Spotter Technology to Newburgh Police Force

    The City of Newburgh shooting death of 18-year-old Newburgh Free Academy student Keyshan Gayle has sparked a conversation about bringing Shot Spotter Technology to the Newburgh... Read more

  • A bottle with a hydrocodone (the generic name for drug sold under other names by various pharmaceutical companies) label and hydrocodone tablets spilling out isolated on white background. Hydrocodone is a popular prescription semi-synthetic opioid that is used to treat moderate to severe pain. Hydrocodone is said to be one of the most common recreational prescription drugs in America. (Roel Smart/iStock)

    Wallkill Installs 24/7 Drop-Off Box for Unwanted Drugs and Medications

    The Town of Wallkill announced Sept. 20 it has a new pharmaceutical drop-off box available at all hours of the day and night for residents to... Read more

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

    Newburgh Residents to get New Biomonitoring Program to Aid Water Contamination Victims

    The City of Newburgh will get a biomonitoring program to help residents that may have been exposed to perfluorooctanoic acid (PFOA) and perfluorooctane sulfonate (PFOS)... Read more

  • Construction on the site of the CPV Energy Project in Wawayanda on Dec. 1, 2015. (Yvonne Marcotte/Epoch Times)

    ‘Wawayanda Six’ to Stand Trial in CPV Energy Center Protest

    Six activists who engaged in acts of civil disobedience against the building of the Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) Energy Center will stand trial on Sept... 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

    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

  • 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’

    NEW YORK—As single-minded King Creon of Thebes in ancient Greece puts it, “If you’re not with me, you’re against me.” This is a line from... Read more

  • 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

    NEW YORK—Starbucks will start offering delivery within the Empire State Building Tuesday, giving office workers in the skyscraper the option of paying a $2 fee... Read more

  • (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

    Makeup artists are the behind-the-scenes talents that are behind the fabulous looks of film stars, rock stars, models, and athletes.  Whether it’s for a magazine cover,... Read more

  • 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

  • Burger combo with fries and drink. (Credit)

    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

    As it turns out, there is a season for everything under the sun, and that includes fish. But unlike farm-raised animals, wild fish are constantly... Read more

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

    Tailoring Is Art at Sartoria Eleganza

    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

    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

  • (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    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

  • Shide Nyima plays a Tibetan shepherd in "Tharlo," who loses his innocence when he meets the Chinese culture in the big city. (Tsemdo/Icarus Films)

    Film Review: Pema Tseden’s ‘Tharlo’

    For centuries, the sight of a shepherd with a pony tail has been common place in Tibet. However, things have changed in the nation, just... Read more

  • Contestants at the 2014 New Tang Dynasty International Piano Competition. (Courtesy of NTD)

    NTD Piano Competition Helps Pianists Find New Audiences

    As part of its ongoing efforts to present the best in traditional culture, New Tang Dynasty Television will hold its fourth International Piano Competition in... Read more

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    CD Review: ‘Shakespeare Songs’

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  • NEW YORK, NY - MARCH 18:  Visitors view artwork on the opening day of the new museum The Met Breuer, an expansion of the Metropolitan Museum of Art on March 18, 2016 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Things to Do Around NYC: September 23–29

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Matthew Jensen: Wonder WalksSept. 24, 2 p.m.–4 p.m.The High LineMatthew Jensen uses collection and photography to explore public landscapes, often... Read more

  • Binod Bhattarai, 51, assitant manager at Landmark Wine and Spirits on 23rd St. in Chelsea, Manhattan, New York, on Sept. 20, 2016. (Petr Svab/Epoch Times)

    Bombed NYC Neighborhood Returning to Normal, but Anxiety Lingers

    NEW YORK—Life is almost back to normal in Chelsea after the first terrorist bombing in New York City since the failed 2010 Times Square attack... Read more

  • (L–R) Kecia Lewis as Sister Rosetta Tharpe and Rebecca Naomi Jones as Marie Knight in George Brant’s new musical “Marie and Rosetta,” based on the lives of the highly influential gospel singers. (Ahron R. Foster)

    Theater Review: ‘Marie and Rosetta’

    NEW YORK—The rafters ring with song and some good old-fashioned common sense in George Brant’s “Marie & Rosetta.” The Atlantic Theater Company’s production of the... Read more

  • Hersey Felder as Leonard Bernstein, in “Maestro.” (Courtesy of  Hersey Felder Presents)

    Theater Review: ‘Maestro’

    NEW YORK—The defining moment in “Maestro,” a one-person show starring Hershey Felder as Leonard Bernstein, occurs toward the end of the piece. The title character... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - JULY 30: Hundreds of people walk through the Great Hall at the Metropolitan Museum of Art (the Met) on July 30, 2015 in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Things to Do Around NYC: September 16–22

    COMMUNITY EVENTS NEW IN MANHATTAN Medieval FestivalSept. 18, 11:30 a.m.–6 p.m.Fort Tryon ParkThe festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages... Read more

  • NEW YORK, NY - JUNE 12:  Donovan performs onstage at Songwriters Hall Of Fame 45th Annual Induction And Awards at Marriott Marquis Theater on June 12, 2014 in New York City.  (Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Songwriters Hall Of Fame)

    Things to Do Around NYC: September 9–15

    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

  • (Courtesy of Melody Mayer)

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Meet Melody Mayer, the Fashion Designer From East Hampton With a Message

    This week’s style diary guest is Melody Mayer. After many years in the industry, Melody opened her first boutique and art gallery, WearWithAll, in East Hampton,... Read more

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    How 9/11 Changed the NYPD

    NEW YORK—Justin Douglas had a security guard job interview at 2 World Trade Center on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. But, he overslept—he was... Read more

  • Kyle (Pete McElligott) is trying to make sense of losing his wife in “Touch.” (Nikhil Saboo)

    Theater Review: ‘Touch’

    NEW YORK—While many people may not know what they have until it’s gone—to paraphrase a song by Joni Mitchell—there are others who know exactly what... Read more

  • The cast of “A Day by the Sea,” written by the mostly forgotten playwright N.C. Hunter. (Richard Termine)

    Theater Review: ‘A Day by the Sea’

    NEW YORK—Written in 1953 in the day of the well-made play, N.C. Hunter’s “A Day by the Sea” enjoyed considerable success in London’s West End... Read more

  • ** FILE ** The old Penn Station in New York is shown in this June 3, 1955 wide-angle file photo. I(AP Photo/John Lent, File)

    Things to Do Around NYC: September 2–8

    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

  • 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

    This week’s style diary is about Will Kehler, the founder & CEO of Manhattan Moonshine. The young entrepreneur successfully launched in New York a boutique... Read more

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

    Things to Do Around NYC: August 26–September 1

    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

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

    Film Review: ‘Happy Hour’

    People complain with some justification that there are not enough quality film roles for women in their 30s. Ryusuke Hamaguchi will just about solve the problem... Read more

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

    Film Review: ‘The Tunnel’

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

  • (Courtesy of Maya Henry)

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

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

  • (Michael Fiore Films)

    Film Review: ‘Floyd Norman: An Animated Life’

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

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