All posts tagged "Manhattan"

  • The 2015 Korean Parade marched down Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan, New York, Saturday. (Korea Times)
    NYC Korean Parade draws a crowd

    Manhattan’s Avenue of the Americas was transformed into a Korean cultural celebration Saturday for the 2015 Korean Parade. The event was organized by the Korea Times New York and gathered 120 Korean organizations and businesses in a...

    • Posted October 5, 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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  • Leaders of Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York and the Korean Road Runners Club promote upcoming three-mile marathons to raise money for a new mental health clinic.
    NY Korean American orgs plan marathon to raise funds for health clinic

    By The Korea Times New York staff Korean Community Services of Metropolitan New York is preparing two three-mile “Healthy Body, Healthy Mind” running and walking fundraiser marathons with the Korean Road Runners Club next month. The first...

    • Posted July 17, 2015
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  • The ribbon-cutting ceremony at the 19th annual Korean Preview in New York Wednesday (Photo courtesy of KOTRA)
    Korean textiles and fabrics trade show back in New York

    The 19th annual Korean Preview in New York, the only trade show in the U.S. showcasing Korean textiles and fabrics, opened Wednesday inside Metropolitan Pavilion in Manhattan. The two-day show is held by KOTRA and will host...

    • Posted July 16, 2015
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  • This Feb. 26, 2015 photo shows the interior of Gaonnuri, a Korean restaurant with views of Manhattan from the 39th floor of a building on West 32nd Street in New York. The restaurant is one of a number of Korean eateries and karaoke bars on the street, called Korea Way or Koreatown. (AP Photo/Danny Harpaz)
    AP spotlight on Manhattan’s Koreatown for biz travelers to NYC

    NEW YORK (AP) — New York City is a 24/7 kind of place. That makes it easy for business travelers to squeeze a little sightseeing in after a day of meetings. Take in a Broadway show and...

    • Posted April 1, 2015
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    Manhattan fire involving Korean-owned restaurant injures 19, two missing

    Lower Manhattan in New York suffered an explosion Thursday which brought down three buildings — including a Korean-owned restaurant — and injured 19 people. According to the Fire Department, the blast may have been caused by a...

    • Posted March 27, 2015
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  • New York City firefighters work the scene of a large fire and a partial building collapse in the East Village neighborhood of New York on Thursday, March 26, 2015. Orange flames and black smoke are billowing from the facade and roof of the building near several New York University buildings.  (AP Photo/Suzanne Mitchell)
    NY fire, building collapse injure 12; gas blast blamed

    NEW YORK (AP) — An apparent gas explosion leveled an apartment building, partially destroyed another and launched rubble and shards of glass across streets in the heart of Manhattan’s trendy East Village on Thursday, injuring at least...

    • Posted March 26, 2015
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