All posts tagged "New York"

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    New Yorkers most likely to return to Korean restaurants in US: Survey

    New Yorkers’ favorite Korean dishes are bulgogi and galbi, according to a survey carried out by the Korean Food Foundation and South Korea’s Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. The survey was released Tuesday and taken...

    • Posted April 8, 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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    Feel-good tale: Man gets $7M lottery ticket in get-well card

    NEW CITY, N.Y. (AP) — A Pennsylvania man recovering from surgery has won $7 million off a lottery ticket tucked into his get-well card. Joseph Amorese, of Easton, got the ticket from his father, who lives in...

    • Posted March 25, 2015
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  • Violinist Kim Yo-seob gives violin lessons to recipients of the Love Violin program in New York.
    In NY, Love Violin begins free lessons for children

    Love Violin is a program which provides free instruments and lessons to disadvantaged children. It started lessons with 10 children Monday at JHS 189 in New York. Visit for more information. RELATED - Program provides free...

    • Posted March 4, 2015
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  • Korean Americans inside Messiah Presbyterian Church of Washington Sunday.
    Korean Americans across the U.S. celebrate Korean Independence Day March 1

    Korean Americans across the U.S. celebrated Korean Independence Day March 1. In Los Angeles, 12 local organizations, among them Korean American Federation of Los Angeles, the Korean Consulate General, Pyong Tong LA and 3.1 Women’s Association in...

    • Posted March 2, 2015
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  • The 2015 Lunar New Year Parade in Flushing, N.Y., Saturday
    NY celebrates Lunar New Year

    By the Korea Times New York staff New Yorkers celebrated the Lunar New Year with a parade in Flushing, N.Y., Saturday. About 60 Korean Amerian organizations came out in celebration of the new year, with five floats...

    • Posted February 23, 2015
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