All posts tagged "New York"

  • staten
    Korean spa in Staten Island robbed with hammer

    Staten Island police are on the hunt for three men who robbed a spa by wielding a hammer, CBS New York reported. The men walked into the Korean-run New Royal Spa, located at 39 Railroad Ave., around...

    • Posted August 27, 2014
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  • Behind the counter at Hot Stop, located at 11 Williams Rd. in Salinas, N.Y.
    One killed, two injured in Salinas robbery

    A Korean-owned market in Salinas, California, was the scene of a fatal robbery Saturday. Oh Sook-mi, 56, died of a gunshot to her chest after being transported to Salinas Memorial Hospital. Two others were injured. According to...

    • Posted August 18, 2014
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  • The annual Korean Parade in New York.
    NY’s Korean parade coming back to Avenue of the Americas Oct. 4

    New York’s annual Korean parade is coming back to the Avenue of the Americas Oct. 4 for a day of cultural celebration. Started in 1980 by the Korean American Association of Greater New York and run by...

    • Posted August 13, 2014
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  • bong
    Former comfort women accuse play of distortion

    As two former comfort women make their way around the United States, controversy over the accuracy of a play depicting comfort women has risen. Lee Ok-seon, 87, and Kang Il-chool, 86, have requested a revision of the play...

    • Posted August 4, 2014
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  • A man steps onto a casino bus on Roosevelt Ave. in Flushing, Queens, on July 31.
    For the homeless in NY, casino buses provide sanctuary

    By Ham Ji-ha A homeless man in his 80s gets off a casino bus on Wednesday in Flushing, Queens, a $20 bill clutched in his hand. Jang Jung-soo* lives in and makes money on the bus, where...

    • Posted August 1, 2014
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  • Deli owners Hwang Sung-hyo and Hwang Hye-sook show off the certificate for the latest $1 million ticket to emerge from their store.
    Lucky Korean market in Bronx sells third million-dollar lottery ticket

    There’s a place you should put at the top of your list if you want to strike lottery gold — a small Korean food market in the Bronx. That’s because Go Hyang Jip (242 E. 204th St.),...

    • Posted July 17, 2014
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    Queens seeks a Koreatown of its own with “Korea Way”

    Plans are underway to name a section of Northern Blvd. in Flushing, N.Y., “Korea Way,” the Korean American Association of Queens said Friday. The association said it sent an official construction proposal to the office of City...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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