All posts tagged "koreatown"

  • drugs, pastor
    LA pastor helps young Korean Americans fight drug addiction

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — In a blue-and-white church on the outskirts of Los Angeles’ Koreatown, pastor Young Ho Han is trying to lift the veil on a problem silently afflicting his community: drug abuse among young Korean...

    • Posted September 4, 2015
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  • A group of New Yorkers dine and drink inside Soju Haus in Manhattan's Koreatown. (Chun Ji-hoon/Korea Times)
    The changing face of New York’s K-Town

    By The Korea Times New York staff New York’s Koreatown, once a haven for Korean immigrants who set up shop in the 1970s and ’80s, has undergone a transformation into a city hotspot in the last five...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Madang Plaza on Tuesday (Park Sang-hyuk/Korea Times)
    LA K-Town Madang Plaza becomes Tuesday traffic nightmare

    By The Korea Times Los Angeles staff Los Angeles Koreatown’s hottest spot every Tuesday has become the unlikely — and what many are calling infuriatingly crowded — Madang Plaza. Hives of cars flood onto Manhattan Place from...

    • Posted September 3, 2015
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  • Korean American organizations discuss the coming festival to celebrate the 70th anniversary of Korean independence in Los Angeles. (Korea Times)
    LA Koreans ready for 70th independence anniversary

    Perhaps no other American city will celebrate the coming 70th anniversary of Korean independence on Aug. 15 quite like Los Angeles, home of the largest Korean population in the country. A three-day festival organized by a handful...

    • Posted August 13, 2015
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  • LA independent festival
    LA Korean independence festival coming this weekend

    Seoul International Park in Koreatown, Los Angeles, will host a three-day festival for the 70th anniversary of Korean independence from Aug. 14 to 16. The event, themed “A Taegeuki wave from Los Angeles to Dokdo,” is co-hosted...

    • Posted August 11, 2015
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  • mama
    LA Korean Festival to bring stars Mamamoo, Sam Hammington, Vasco

    It seems the 42nd Los Angeles Korean Festival is looking to the stars — according to the festival foundation, among those coming for the celebration will be K-pop girl groups Mamamoo and D.HOLIC, TV personality Sam Hammington,...

    • Posted August 10, 2015
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  • Monte de Zion sits on the corner of Vermont Avenue and James M. Wood Boulevard. (Korea Times)
    Korean grocer to replace Hispanic market in LA Koreatown

    A Korean market will take the place of a Hispanic market in Koreatown, Los Angeles. The building, located on the intersection of Vermont Avenue and James M. Wood Boulevard, is currently a Monte de Zion owned by...

    • Posted August 4, 2015
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