As talks on a possible ban on nuclear weapons began Monday at the United Nations, around 25 people held a vigil across from the General Assembly building… Read more “U.N. Vigil Calls for Ban on Nuclear Weapons”
Senior citizens are being targeted in phone and mail scams, according to the Better Business Bureau and U.S. Postal Inspection Service of New York. They kicked off… Read more “Mail and Phone Scams Target Seniors”
Japanese food might be popular in the United States, but back home, Western food is overtaking Japanese cuisine. Chefs from Japan are trying to promote their food… Read more “Japanese Chefs Promote Their Food and Culture”
When a new King Kong at Madame Tussauds New York roars, it’s as loud as a Boeing 737 coming in for a landing. The Skull Island Experience exhibit also includes the first-ever wax figure of British actor Tom Hiddleston, who plays Captain James Conrad in the new film.
Under Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s proposed budget plan, $17 million in funding could be cut from senior centers across New York City. Sixty-five centers are at risk, and… Read more “65 Senior Centers at Risk of Closure”
A New Orleans style mock funeral took place underneath Washington Square Arch on Feb. 18th in honor of President’s Day.
Hundreds of protestors, dressed in black and in costume, showed up to mourn what they called the “dead” American presidency. They danced to jazz music, sang dirges and held each other in mourning.
A fire on the Upper West Side destroyed homes and belongings but brought out the kindness in a surrounding business Footage of the Upper West Side… Read more “Building Fire Brings Neighbors Together”
When Mandy Velez, 25, was apartment hunting last fall, she was looking on the Upper East Side in neighborhoods far enough north that she and her roommates could… Read more “NYC Rents Have Dropped in the Last Year”
Since becoming the first African American to compete on the United States rhythmic gymnastics team in 1978, Hall of Fame gymnast Wendy Hilliard has been working to diversify… Read more “Hall of Fame Athlete Brings Low-Cost Gymnastics to Harlem”
It’s that time of the year again. In New York, people are scrambling to order flowers in the lead up to Valentine’s Day. We took a look… Read more “New York Florist Gears Up for Valentine’s Day”