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  • Lazzoni's Soho showroom. (Courtesy of Lazzoni)

    Space-Saving Luxury Furniture Brand Lazzoni Opens Flagship Store in SoHo

    NEW YORK—Modern furniture boutique Lazzoni is cementing its position in New York City with a new flagship store in SoHo. The metropolitan-centered brand blends fashion... Read more

  • Macy's department store in Herald Square is illuminated with holiday lighting, in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2013. Macy's Inc. plans to open its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Thanksgiving Is the New Black Friday, Stores to Open Earlier

    Macy’s Inc. plans to open its stores at 6 p.m. on Thanksgiving Day, two hours earlier than last year, to lure in holiday shoppers. The... Read more

  • David McCallum, right, hugs family members after his exoneration at Brooklyn's Supreme Court on Wednesday Oct. 15, 2014 in New York.  McCallum and Willie Stuckey, who died in prison, were 16 years old when they were convicted of murder.  A judge exonerated both men for wrongful conviction after nearly 30 years.  (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    Man Let Go After Teenage False Confession Landed Him Homicide Life Sentence

    David McCallum was 16 years old in 1985 when he was told by officials his friend Willie Stuckey had named him the murderer of a... Read more

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    How Much of NYC Have You Seen? Vintage Ads Inspire Locals to Travel

    Thirty years ago Williamsburg was an abandoned industrial area, unwelcoming at best. Then artists and independent shops took root, it became trendy, and the neighborhood... Read more

  • New York City Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly responds to a question about his department’s stop-and-frisk policy, during a news conference at police headquarters, in New York, Nov. 1, 2013. Police unions appeal a federal judge’s ruling that the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy violated civil rights even though the city no longer wants to fight. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)

    US Panel Hears Appeal on NY Stop-and-Frisk Case

    NEW YORK—Police unions should be able to appeal a federal judge’s ruling that the New York Police Department’s stop-and-frisk policy violated civil rights even though... Read more

  • Sierra Leone immigrant Gombie Musa-Tonyayia looks down during an interview with The Associated Press in Philadelphia, Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014. Across the country, West African communities are struggling with ways to help far-off family and friends, while fearing what those same loved ones could bring to their doorsteps. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    West Africans in NY and US Try to Help Countrymen

    PROVIDENCE, R.I.—When a friend called Togar Johnson from a bus stop last month to ask for a lift, Johnson made what he considered a difficult... Read more

  • Duck Fricot with carrots, Swiss chard, dumplings, and savory. (Courtesy of King Bee)

    Acadian-Inspired King Bee Now Open in the East Village

    King Bee, recently open in the East Village, takes its inspiration from Acadia. The cuisine is a homage to Louisiana country cooking and its French... Read more

  • Burke in the Box, at Bloomingdale's. (Melissa Hom)

    Burke in the Box at Bloomingdale’s Reopens After Renovations

    After a month of renovation work, David Burke at Bloomingdale’s reopened with a new decor and an updated menu. Also known as “Burke in the... Read more

  • Barchetta, in Chelsea. (Alice Gao)

    Barchetta Launches Brunch Service

    Barchetta now offers brunch. Chef Dave Pasternack has created a menu that includes a wide range of dishes, from crudo to paninis to more traditional... Read more

  • Meaghan Dorman's cocktail list includes classics as well as a build-it-yourself old fashioned menu. (Courtesy of Raines Law Room)

    Raines Law Room Opens Second Location

    Raines Law Room has opened a second location at The William in Midtown East. The new outpost from Yves Jadot and Alberto Benenati will reflect... Read more

  • Hunter's Point South Construction Park View. (Copyright Related Companies)

    Affordable Units at Hunter’s Point South Start at $494

    Two mixed-income buildings on the Long Island City waterfront are now taking affordable housing applications. Hunter’s Point South Commons and Hunter’s Point South Crossing were... Read more

  • Chicken Salad with fall vegetables, lettuce, and Asian dressing. (Evan Sung)

    STATE Grill and Bar Now Serving Lunch

    STATE Grill and Bar, which opened on the street level of the Empire State Building on Oct. 8, is now serving lunch from 11:30 a.m... Read more

  • Making chocolate pasta at Giovanni Rana. (Courtesy of Giovanni Rana)

    Culinary Classes at Chelsea Market

    From wine classes to hands-on pasta making lessons, various businesses at Chelsea Market are offering culinary instruction. At Giovanni Rana, pasta-making classes ($75–$85 per person)... Read more

  • Taxis and cars wind their way down Broadway in lower Manhattan April 23, 2007 in New York. (Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

    In 25 Days, the NYC Speed Limit Drops to 25 MPH

    NEW YORK—On Nov. 7, the city-wide speed limit drops from 30 mph to 25 mph.  On the intersection of Vanderbilt Avenue and Park Place, blocks... Read more

  • Council member Julissa Ferreras at City Hall, Feb. 5, 2014. (William Alatriste)

    NYC Tries to Fix $1.5 Billion Unpaid Fines Problem

    Every time someone is ticketed for littering, not shoveling their sidewalks, or any other “quality of life” violation, the city’s Environmental Control Board (ECB) is... Read more

  • New York City council member Ritchie Torres joins public housing residents gathered at City Hall to call for more funding to help repair damaged buildings, in March 2014. On Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, Torres criticized the city's housing authority for its strict eligibility requirements for domestic violence victims to apply for priority housing. (Allen Xie/Epoch Times)

    New York City Council Is Worried City Is Prioritizing Homeless Families Over Homeless Domestic Violence Victims

    NEW YORK—After her husband assaulted her so violently that he left a gash on her head, Ms. Biddle (a pseudonym) left her home with her... Read more

  • Hydraulic fracturing, or "fracking" opponent Chrys Countryman of Afton, N.Y., holds her hands up as Joe Martens, commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, testifies before a joint budget hearing in Albany, N.Y., Feb. 4, 2013. New York politicians and voters alike are weigh in on whether to allow hydraulic fracturing for natural gas. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Fracking Sites Fertile Ground for NY Candidates

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Pennsylvania drilling sites are emerging as destinations for political pilgrimage for candidates for governor in New York as politicians and voters alike weigh in... Read more

  • ew York City Gov. Andrew Cuomo (C) during a Moreland Commission news conference as New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman (L), and Onondaga County District Attorney William Fitzpatrick listen, in Albany, N.Y., on July 2, 2013. Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is running in the general election for a second term, has cast aside his media avoidance of late to promote his newly released memoir. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

    Cuomo Defends Moreland Scandal During Book Publicity Tour

    Gov. Andrew Cuomo, who is running in the general election for a second term, has cast aside his media avoidance of late to promote his... Read more

  • Former Manhattan DA  Robert Morgenthau attends HBO documentary screening at HBO Theater on June 15, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Michael Loccisano/Getty Images for HBO)

    Former Manhattan DA Says New York Should Lead on Immigration

    Former Manhattan District Attorney Robert M. Morgenthau spoke out Tuesday in support of two proposed New York City Council bills that would shield undocumented immigrants... Read more

  • New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo marches in the annual Columbus Day parade on Oct. 13, 2014, in New York City. (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

    Task Force Aims to End AIDS Epidemic in New York

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A group of doctors, public health experts, and community advocates met Tuesday to launch an effort to end New York’s three-decade AIDS epidemic—a goal... Read more

  • A New Jersey Transit train is pictured damaged at Penn Station in Manhattan. (REUTERS/Lucas Jackson)

    Rail Accident at N.Y.’s Penn Station Snarls Rush Hour; Minor Injuries

    NEW YORK—A slow-moving Amtrak Acela train derailed then sideswiped a New Jersey commuter rain train on Friday, injuring several people and stranding hundreds of others,... Read more

  • Firefighters work beneath the destroyed mullions, the vertical struts which once faced the soaring outer walls of the World Trade Center towers, after a terrorist attack on the twin towers in New York on Sept. 11, 2001. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Saudi Arabia Faces $6 Billion Lawsuit by Sept. 11 Insurers

    NEW YORK—Saudi Arabia is facing a renewed $6 billion lawsuit by dozens of insurers seeking to hold it responsible for business and property damage caused... Read more

  • Chinese company HNA Holding Group Co. Ltd. has agreed to pay $2.21 billion for the office tower at 245 Park Avenue. (Google Maps)

    China’s HNA to Buy New York Office Tower for $2.2 Billion

    NEW YORK—China’s HNA Holding Group Co Ltd has agreed to purchase a marquee Manhattan office building for $2.21 billion in a deal that showcases the... Read more

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    US Charges Two Ex-China Medical Executives With $400 Million Fraud

    NEW YORK—Two former top executives of the now-defunct China Medical Technologies Ltd have been criminally charged in the United State with defrauding investors out of... Read more

  • Eric Trump, along with his wife Lara Yunaska, takes part in the roll call in support of Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump on the second day of the Republican National Convention at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, OH., on July 19, 2016.  (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

    Trump’s Son Eric and His Wife Expect First Child in September

    NEW YORK—Eric Trump, the 33-year-old middle son of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Monday that his wife Lara was expecting to give birth to... Read more

  • David Rockefeller arrives at the funeral service for New York socialite and philanthropist Brooke Astor at St. Thomas Church in New York on Aug. 17, 2007. (REUTERS/Jeff Zelevansky)

    Billionaire Philanthropist David Rockefeller Dies at Age 101 in New York

    NEW YORK—Billionaire philanthropist David Rockefeller, former head of Chase Manhattan Corp and patriarch of one of the most famous and influential American families, died on... Read more

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    Hijacker Kills New York Paramedic Under Wheels of Her Ambulance

    NEW YORK—A paramedic was killed after a man hijacked her ambulance in New York City and reversed over her, city officials said on Friday. Police... Read more

  • Yonkers firefighters, police and ambulance personnel remove residents as fire shoots out of the top floor of an apartment building in Yonkers, N.Y., on March 15, 2017. (Mark Vergari/The Journal News via AP)

    Fatal NY Apartment Fire Forces Dozens Into the Cold

    YONKERS, N.Y.—Authorities say a fire at a Yonkers apartment building has left one person dead and forced dozens of people into the cold. Fire officials... Read more

  • People struggle to walk in the blowing snow during a winter storm in Boston on March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

    Northeast Facing Icy Mess as Plunging Temps Follow Storm

    NEW YORK—Plunging temperatures ushered in by the storm that plastered the Northeast turned the snow and sleet into rock-solid ice, leaving roads and sidewalks treacherous... Read more

  • Two men play golf with a tennis ball as a snowstorm sweeps through Times Square on in New York on March 14, 2017. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)

    Schools Closed, State Workers Told to Stay Home in NY

    ALBANY, N.Y.—Hundreds of school districts from Buffalo to New York City have cancelled classes and authorities are advising people to stay off the roads as... Read more

  • This satellite image taken around 12:12 a.m. EDT and released by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, shows clouds around the Northeast of the United States on March 14, 2017. (NOAA via AP)

    Snowstorm Clobbers the Northeast After Weeks of Mild Weather

    NEW YORK—A storm pounded the Northeast with more than a foot of snow in places Tuesday, paralyzing much of the Washington-to-Boston corridor after a remarkably... Read more

  • Cars are covered in snow in a general parking lot during the snowstorm at O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, Illinois, U.S., on March 13, 2017. (REUTERS/Kamil Krzaczynski)

    NYC Schools to Close Tuesday Due to Pending Blizzard

    NEW YORK/BOSTON—A fast-moving winter storm was expected to hit the northeastern United States, forecasters warned on Monday, threatening to snarl travel and knock out power... Read more

  • A woman walks through a winter snow storm in Philadelphia on March 10, 2017. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

    New York Braces for Blizzard; Heat Wave Seen in the West

    NEW YORK—Weather forecasters on Sunday put the greater New York City area under blizzard watch, saying there was potential for a major winter storm from... Read more

  • Russian U.N. Ambassador Vitaly Churkin speaks during a news conference to discuss the crisis in Ukraine, at United Nations headquarters. Russian officials said Churkin died suddenly in New York City on Feb. 20, 2017. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

    Official: Russian UN Ambassador’s Died From Heart Attack

    NEW YORK—Russia’s ambassador to the United Nations, who collapsed in his office last month, died from a heart attack, and no foul play was suspected,... Read more

  • Central Park in New York on March 10, 2017. (Photo by Ceyda Erdinc)

    Cuomo to Discuss Windstorm Recovery Effort; NYC Getting Snow

    ROCHESTER, N.Y.—Utility crews from other states and Canada were assisting efforts to restore power to more than 120,000 western New York homes and businesses still... Read more

  • Janet Sylva, left, and her mother, Philomena, smile during a press conference at Cohen Children's Medical Center in New Hyde Park, N.Y., on March 9, 2017. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman).

    US Surgeons Remove 6-pound Tumor From Gambia Girl’s Mouth

    NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.—Twelve-year-old Janet Sylva of Gambia wants to be a doctor when she grows up, she says with a broad grin—one that surgeons... Read more

  • Chicago Police Superintendent Eddie Johnson speaks with with residents of Chicago, in this file photo. (AP Photo/Teresa Crawford)

    Chicago Tries to Learn From New York Crime Fighting Success

    CHICAGO—Even before President Donald Trump tweeted a threat to send “in the Feds” to curb Chicago’s gun violence, he was saying on the campaign trail... Read more

  • In this courtroom drawing, Elvis Redzepagic (L) appears before Magistrate Judge Robert Levy (R) in New York on March 4, 2017, during his arraignment on charges that he attempted to provide material support to a foreign terrorist organization. (Elizabeth Williams via AP)

    Prosecutors: NY Man Aimed to Fight With Islamic Extremists

    NEW YORK—A New York man repeatedly traveled to the Middle East to try to join ISIS or another terrorist group and later told authorities he’d... Read more

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    Epoch Times Inundated With Cyberattacks Believed to Be From China

    NEW YORK—The New York headquarters of Epoch Media Group has been targeted by large-scale cyberattacks for nearly a month. The attacks, which appear aimed at... Read more

  • NYPD police car stands parked in Times Square.(lazyllama/Shutterstock)

    Arrest Made in National Threats to Jewish Community Centers

    NEW YORK—An arrest has been made in connection with threats made to at least eight Jewish community centers nationwide and the Anti-Defamation League’s headquarters in... Read more

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    Conversations With the Candidates on WTBQ Radio

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

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

    Anthony Dobbins Stagecoach Inn in Goshen Reopens under New Owners

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

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

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

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

    Goshen Ambulance Corps. to Build New Bay with Recycled Bottles

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

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

    Port Jervis Holding Halloween House Contest

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

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    Orange County Events Calendar Oct. 14-20

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

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

    County and Middletown Reach Deal on Indigot Reservoir

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

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

    Port Jervis Community Helping Tenants Rebuild After Fire

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

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

    Town of Goshen Staff, Consultants to Visit Legoland Florida

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

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

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

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

  • Columbus Day at Soons Orchards

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

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

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

    Fire Damages Buildings on Pike St in Port Jervis

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

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

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

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

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

    Goshen Dog Park Gets Warm Reception

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

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

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

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

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

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

    New Windsor Implementing Water Conservation Measures Starting Oct. 8

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

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

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

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

    New Bullet Proof Vests Coming to OC Law Enforcement Officials

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

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

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

  • (L–R) Keith Phares, Jessica Tyler Wright, Linda Lavin, Jay Armstrong Johnson, Meghan Picerno in “Candide.” (Sarah Shatz)

    Theater Review: ‘Candide’

    NEW YORK—Class status, the dangers of following the herd or alternatively, standing out from them, are the major issues in “Candide,” based on Voltaire’s 1759... 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)

    Trump, Gov. Cuomo Discuss Tax Policy, Health Care Law Repeal

    NEW YORK—Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo and Republican President-elect Donald Trump discussed issues including tax policy and GOP plans to repeal the federal health... Read more

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

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

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

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

    The Power and Sensitivity of Pianist Dmitri Levkovich

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

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

    Man Getting Psych Evaluation After Trump Tower Incident

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

  • Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton speaks at the 2016 National Association of Black Journalists' and National Association of Hispanic Journalists' Hall of Fame Luncheon at Marriott Wardman Park in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 5, 2016. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

    Poll: Clinton Ahead of Trump in His Home State by 30 Points

    Hillary Clinton is significantly ahead of Donald Trump in his home state, a new poll shows. Clinton has a 30-point lead over Trump, 57 percent to... Read more

  • New York Police Department (NYPD) Commissioner Bill Bratton answers questions at a press conference after speaking at the NYPD Shield Conference in New York City on Dec. 16, 2015. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    NYPD Top Cop Resigns Unexpectedly Soon, James O’Neil Takes Over

    New York City Police Commissioner Bill Bratton announced his resignation Tuesday, Aug. 2. “It’s now time for me to move on,” Bratton said via FacebookLive. Bratton mentioned... Read more

  • Former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani on the first day of the Republican National Convention on July 18, 2016 at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. An estimated 50,000 people are expected in Cleveland, including hundreds of protesters and members of the media. The four-day Republican National Convention kicks off on July 18.  (Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

    Giuliani Gives Fiery Speech at GOP Convention Calling for a Safe America

    Former Mayor of New York City Rudy Giuliani gave a fiery speech on the first night of the Republican National Convention and highlighted the theme of the... Read more

  • New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo vetoed a bill Sept. 29 that would give counties more oversight on annexation petitions. (Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

    2 Others Charged in Slaying of New York Governor’s Aide

    NEW YORK—Two more men have been charged with mortally wounding an aide to Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo in the hours before the city’s... Read more

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    Man Behind Donald Trump Tombstone Revealed to Be Brooklyn Artist

    A joint investigation of New York and federal authorities revealed the man behind the Donald Trump tombstone placed in Central Park in late March. The... Read more

  • In this April 28, 2016 file photo, New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio is surrounded by reporters as he leaves an event in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    NYC Mayor Draws Scrutiny Over Developer-Funded Pet Project

    NEW YORK—During his campaign to become New York City’s mayor, Bill de Blasio held himself out as a champion of the average New Yorker who... Read more

  • NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio takes a phone call on April 28, 2016, during the 14th Annual CUNY/Daily News Citizenship NOW! event in New York after some of his aides were subpoenaed by state and federal prosecutors amid investigations into his campaign fundraising operation. A failed effort by New York City's mayor and a network of allies to elect three Democratic state senators in 2014 is under criminal investigation for financial practices their lawyer calls both legal and common. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)

    Probe of NYC Mayor Casts Harsh Light on Lax Campaign Laws

    ALBANY, N.Y.—A probe swirling around New York City’s mayor has cast a harsh light on some of the nation’s most lax campaign finance laws, with... Read more

  • Congressman Gibson visits a local business in New York State. (Courtesy of Jason Meath)

    Rep. Chris Gibson: Almost a Sure Bet to Run for NYS Governor in 2018

    “If I decide to run against Andrew Cuomo in 2018, I am confident that I will beat him,” Rep. Chris Gibson said when we spoke in midtown Manhattan... Read more

  • Congressman Daniel M. Donovan Jr. at a rally in support of the Zadroga Act. (Office of Rep. Daniel M. Donovan Jr.)

    US Rep. Donovan: Fighting to Restore New York’s Federal Anti-Terror Funding

    “When the planes hit the Towers on Sept. 11, we on Staten Island and Bay Ridge, living our lives just miles from ground zero, saw... Read more

  • Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan speaks during a news conference at the Capitol in Albany, N.Y., on June 25, 2015. (Mike Groll/AP Photo)

    Top NY Lawmakers Defend Response to Albany’s Ethics Dilemma

    By David Klepper ALBANY, N.Y.—More than a month into their legislative session, New York state lawmakers are making little progress in tackling Albany’s corruption problem,... Read more

  • George Pataki makes a point during the CNN Republican presidential debate at the Venetian Hotel & Casino on Dec. 15, 2015, in Las Vegas. Pataki announced on Dec. 28 he is no longer in the presidential race. (AP Photo/John Locher)

    Pataki Announces End to White House Bid

    By Kathleen Ronayne and Jill Colvin  BERLIN, N.H.—Former New York Gov. George Pataki said Dec. 28 that he’s ending his bid for the 2016 Republican presidential... Read more

  • Ex-Speaker Sheldon Silver arrives to the courthouse in New York, Monday, Nov. 23, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

    Conviction of Ex-Speaker Sends NY Politics Into Turmoil

    ALBANY, N.Y.—The conviction of former Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has shaken New York politics down to the granite foundations of the state Capitol, provoking fresh... Read more

  • Retired NYPD Captain Joe Concannon speaks during a pro-police rally and press conference outside Queens Borough Hall, Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2015, in New York. Concannon is now the Republican candidate for city councilman from Queens. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

    City Council Candidate Joe Concannon: Why Two Opponents Are Better Than One

    Republican candidate for City Councilman Joe Concannon told me in a recent interview that he has always tried to live according to the belief that... Read more

  • Democratic presidential candidate and former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers remarks during a campaign stop at Dr. William U. Pearson Community Center on August 18, 2015 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. (Isaac Brekken/Getty Images)

    NYC Council Speaker Endorses Hillary Clinton for President

    NEW YORK—New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito, a liberal who is becoming a national voice on issues such as immigration, has endorsed Hillary Rodham... Read more

  • A New York Mets and soccer fan takes a photo with New York Mayor Bill de Blasio, right, before an interleague baseball game between the Mets and the Boston Red Sox in New York, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

    NYC’s First Fan: A Ballgame With Mayor Bill de Blasio

    NEW YORK—He sat in the upper deck, basically unrecognized amid a sea of happy baseball fans. He let out a cheer when the best hitter... Read more

  • Sibylle Eschapasse and chef Jean-Louis Dumonet. (Melinda Martinez/Celebrity Taste Makers)

    Chef Jean-Louis Dumonet’s Chocolate Mousse

    Chocolate Mousse Number Serves 6 to 8 Ingredients 285 grams chocolate (72 percent cacao)  60 grams ​salted butter  60 grams sugar  30 grams ​water  165... Read more

  • Sibylle Eschapasse with chef Bernard LIberatore at the International Culinary Center. (Melinda Martinez/Celebrity Taste Makers)

    ‘Sibylle’s Top French Chefs’ With Chef Bernard Liberatore

    In this series, columnist Sibylle Eschapasse interviews some of France’s top chefs, the Maîtres Cuisiniers de France. Name:Bernard Liberatore Hometown:Annecy, Haute Savoie Age:46 Restaurant:The CORE... Read more

  • Sibylle Eschapasse and chef Pierre Landet at the International Culinary Center. (Melinda Martinez/Celebrity Taste Makers)

    ‘Sibylle’s Top French Chefs’ With Chef Pierre Landet

    In this series, columnist Sibylle Eschapasse interviews some of France’s top chefs, the Maîtres Cuisiniers de France. Name: Pierre Landet Hometown: Toulouse Age: 54 Restaurant: Felix, in Manhattan’s... 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

  • Richard Cameron, architectural designer and co-founder of Atelier & Co. in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, on Jan. 19, 2017. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Affirming the Art in Architecture

    NEW YORK—When Richard Cameron shows up at a meeting with a portfolio full of handmade drawings, people are almost flabbergasted. The drawings almost take on... Read more

  • Artist Gregory Mortenson at his studio in Manhattan, New York, on Dec. 11, 2016. (Samira Bouaou/Epoch Times)

    Artist Gregory Mortenson Exalts the Human Spirit

    NEW YORK—A year has passed since Gregory Mortenson reached that quintessential artist’s milestone—a one-man show at a top gallery in New York City. For three... Read more

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

    The Power and Sensitivity of Pianist Dmitri Levkovich

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

  • Sculptor Sabin Howard, at his studio in the Bronx, New York on Sept. 13, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Sculptor Sabin Howard in Service of Something Bigger

    NEW YORK—Sabin Howard is in the throes of a monumental task. The master sculptor has to conceptualize a horrific slice of history and then translate it... Read more

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

    Artist Fernando Martin Diez-Cabeza Unveils ‘The Gentleman With the Red Bow Tie’

    NEW YORK—A painting is not just something to be hung on a wall once finished. It is a creative feat to be celebrated for Fernando... Read more

  • 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)

    A Game Changer in Women’s Fashion: Merin Guthrie’s Kit

    NEW YORK—Merin Guthrie flew into the city just for a hot second, but not for fashion week. The founder and CEO of Kit—a custom clothing... 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

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    Random Acts of Kindness: New Yorkers Share Their Stories

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

  • Zoe Dufour with one of her sculptures in progress at the Grand Central Atelier in Queens, New York, on April 14, 2016. (Benajmin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Zoe Dufour Aims to Sculpt Empathy

    NEW YORK—When we look at a work of art we immediately enter into a relationship with the artist who made it. Even centuries later we... Read more

  • Sally Fama Cochrane paints at Grand Central Atelier in New York on April 8, 2016. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Sally Fama Cochrane on Painting Allegories of the Body

    NEW YORK—When she paints, Sally Fama Cochrane dives into the chasm between invisible and visible worlds—between the inside and the outside of the body, between... Read more

  • Handel and Haydn Society. (Chris Lee)

    Handel and Haydn Society Returns to New York With Grandeur of Monteverdi

    At the turn of the 17th century, the great composer Claudio Monteverdi was stuck in Mantua, Italy, writing for the court of the duke and... Read more

  • Max McLean in “The Most Reluctant Convert.” McLean wrote as well as co-directed the play with Ken Denison. (Jeremy Daniel)

    Theater Review: ‘The Most Reluctant Convert’

    NEW YORK—Max McLean masterfully embodies British novelist, literary critic, and scholar C.S. Lewis in the quietly moving one-man show “The Most Reluctant Convert.” The man... Read more

  • The company of “Joan of Arc: Into the Fire,” with Jo Lampert (center) as Joan. (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘Joan of Arc: Into the Fire’

    NEW YORK—At The Public Theater an electrifying performance by Jo Lampert as the central character fuels “Joan of Arc: Into the Fire,” David Byrne’s rock... Read more

  • Patrick McMullan.

    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Patrick McMullan, Celebrity Photographer of the Elite

    This week’s style diary guest is Patrick McMullan. The American celebrity photographer focuses on people, particularly celebrities—fashion designers and models, actors and the socialites’ scene... Read more

  • (L–R) Tasha Lawrence, Larry Bryggman, Jeremy Shamos, Seth Steinberg, Gary Wilmes, Maria Dizzia play an extended family in “If I Forget.” (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘If I Forget’

    NEW YORK—Steven Levenson’s new play, “If I Forget,” displays a passionate family life, with its varied tugs and pulls of affection, conflict, success, failure, and... Read more

  • Sweeney Todd OFF-BROADWAYDRAMA BARROW STREET THEATRE 27 BARROW STREET SYNOPSIS: A barber who was unjustly imprisoned for years by a corrupt judge returns to England bent on revenge — a revenge that turns indiscriminately murderous, leading his resourceful accomplice, Mrs. Lovett, to bake the victims into meat pies. The Barrow Street Theatre will be turned into a working pie shop for the production. Director: Bill Buckhurst Starring: Jeremy Seacomb, Siobhan McCarthy, Duncan Smith, Joseph Taylor (until April 9, 2017) Norm Lewis, Carolee Carmello, Jamie Jackson, John Michael Lyles (starting April 11, 2017) Matt Doyle, Alex Finke, Betsy Morgan, Brad Oscar, Colin Anderson, Liz Pearce, Monet Sabel Design by Simon Kenny Music Supervision & Arrangement by Benjamin Cox Music Direction by Matt Aument Movement Direction by Georgina Lamb Lighting Design by Amy Mae Sound Design by Matt Stine Prop Master: Ray Wetmore Chef & Pie Maker: Bill Yosses Assistant Pie Maker: Roberto Welch Food Consultation by Flavor Memory Show Times: Tuesday - Thursday @7:30pm, Friday @8pm, Saturday @2:30pm and @8pm, Sunday @2:30pm and @7:30pm www.barrowstreettheatre.com MUSIC: STEPHEN SONDHEIM BOOK: HUGH WHEELER LYRICS: STEPHEN SONDHEIM

    Theater Review: ‘Sweeney Todd’

    NEW YORK—Ghosts from the past return demanding vengeance in the 1979 Tony-Award winning musical “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” The current U.K. production,... Read more

  • Pierre Niney and Paula Beer in "Frantz."  (Mandarin Films)

    Film Review: ‘Frantz’

    Adrien Rivoire and Frantz Hoffmeister were practically like the Crittenden siblings in the American Civil War. The two friends were as close as brothers, yet... Read more

  • Hiroshi Abe and Yôko Maki in “After the Storm.” (Aoi Promotion)

    Film Review: ‘After the Storm’

    Given the more rigid social norms, it must be especially difficult coming to terms with personal and professional failure in conservative Japan, but at least... Read more

  • A picture taken on November 28, 2016 at the Palace of Versailles shows a harpsichord and paintings displayed for the exhibition tilted "Festivities and entertainment at court" at the Palace of Versailles.
The exhibition runs from 29 November 2016 to 26 march 2017 and presents the variety and ingenuity of entertainment in the court of King Louis XIV. / AFP / PHILIPPE LOPEZ / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY MENTION OF THE ARTIST UPON PUBLICATION - TO ILLUSTRATE THE EVENT AS SPECIFIED IN THE CAPTION        (Photo credit should read PHILIPPE LOPEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

    The Intimate and Individualistic Personality of the Harpsichord

    The practice of music therapy in the modern Western world may well have begun during the age of Enlightenment, when medical practitioners, philosophers, and artists... Read more

  • In an impromptu invitation to join the performance, Will and Peter Anderson invite great Lincoln Center jazz trombonist Vincent Gardner to perform with pianist John Chin, bassist Matthew Rybicki, and drummer Marion Felder, in the tribute to the late Joe Temperley. (Julie Jordan)

    Honor Thy Teacher: A Tribute to Joe Temperley

    NEW YORK—Magical moments are even more special when they take us by surprise.  In my 30 years teaching at Juilliard, I savored countless classical music... Read more

  • The Antrobus family: Maggie (Kecia Lewis), Henry (Reynaldo Piniella), Glady (Kimber Monroe), and George (David Rasche), in Thorton Wilder’s “The Skin of Our Teeth.” (Gerry Goodstein)

    Theater Review: ‘The Skin of Our Teeth’

    NEW YORK—Thornton Wilder explores the endurance of the human spirit in his Pulitzer Prize-winning and seldom-seen work, “The Skin of Our Teeth.” Presenting an allegorical... Read more

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    The Art of Architecture Celebrated at Eleventh Street Arts

    NEW YORK—Since the Renaissance, architecture has been called the mother of all the arts. Traditionally, architects had to master all of the other artistic skills of... Read more

  • Soprano Nadine Sierra in the lobby of Lincoln Center's Metropolitan Opera House in New York on Feb. 28, 2017. (Benjamin Chasteen/Epoch Times)

    Soprano Nadine Sierra on Giving Opera a Fresh Face

    NEW YORK—”Opera singers over the years are becoming better actors, because we can no longer hide away from [being seen on] DVDs, having things on YouTube,... Read more

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    Sibylle’s Style Diary: Jedediah Bila From the Popular TV Show ‘The View’

    This week’s style diary is about Jedediah Bila. The beautiful American television and radio host, columnist, and author is mostly known for her role on... Read more

  • Tenor Vittorio Grigolo as Werther and mezzo-soprano Veronica Simeoni as Charlotte in Jules Massenet’s “Werther,” about a poet whom we would likely now call manic-depressive. (Marty Sohl/Metropolitan Opera)

    Opera Review: ‘Werther’

    NEW YORK—The success of any production of Jules Massenet’s “Werther,” the opera based on Goethe’s novel “The Sorrows of Young Werther” depends to a great... Read more

  • Machiko Kyô and Masayuki Mori in “Ugetsu.” (Daiei Studios)

    Film Review: ‘Ugetsu’

    Most Japanese social critics agree Kenji Mizoguchi’s final film, “Street of Shame” played a crucial role bringing about the legal criminalization of prostitution. It was an issue... Read more

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    Film Review: ‘Karl Marx City’

    Michael Tucker often serves as the director of photography on the documentaries he co-directs with his wife and creative partner, Petra Epperlein, but he has... Read more

  • Geoff Sobelle and a guest from the audience in his one-man theater experience, “The Object Lesson.” (Joan Marcus)

    Theater Review: ‘The Object Lesson’

    NEW YORK—For many people, the opportunity to rummage through an unknown attic, basement, or collection of bric-a-brac is irresistible. Performance artist Geoff Sobelle uses that... Read more

  • (L–R) Chris Bauer and Rebecca Pidgeon in the world premiere of David Mamet’s The Penitent, directed by Neil Pepe (Doug Hamilton)

    Theater Review: ‘The Penitent’: Truth at Any Cost?

    David Mamet is, hands down, the most stymieing, infuriating, pull-your-hair-out playwright for actors to act. Acting Mamet is akin to acting Shakespeare; only the most... Read more

  • Mark Peskanov (L) performs a  Bargemusic concert. (Etienne Frossard)

    A Floating Concert Hall Seeks to Create Culture and Opportunity

    NEW YORK—There might now be more young classical musicians launching their careers than Mark Peskanov remembers ever seeing before. It might even be a record,... Read more

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