All posts tagged "New York"

  • Program provides free violin lessons to disadvantaged children

    A global non-profit organization, Love Violin, will begin a program to give free violin lessons to children in New York and New Jersey who cannot otherwise afford it. Love Violin President Choi Hye-jung said the program, which...

    • Posted July 15, 2014
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    Korean businesses in Manhattan closing doors as rent climbs

    In Midtown Manhattan, a Korean deli conceded defeat to rising rent prices after standing its ground through a recession. What had been $10,000 a month in rent money 10 years ago had grown to $45,000. It was...

    • Posted July 10, 2014
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    Koreans say, ‘Beat the heat with black goat or mudfish stew’

    As temperatures hit upwards of 90 degrees, Korean New Yorkers are turning to age-old summer staples — steaming hot health foods — for energy. In Korea, foods like ginseng chicken soup, mudfish stew, black goat stew and...

    • Posted July 8, 2014
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    Korean mothers from N.Y. and Boston to hold Sewol protest

    Korean American mothers will stage a joint protest July 20 for the 100th-day memorium of the Sewol ferry sinking in front of the New York Times in Manhattan. The New York/Boston Association, which is organizing the protest,...

    • Posted July 7, 2014
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  • N.Y. population grew the most in 2013, followed by Houston and L.A.

    (CNS) — Los Angeles’ population grew by more than 31,000 people between July 1, 2012, and July 1, 2013, according to U.S. Census Bureau figures released today. In raw numbers, the increase — 31,525 — was the third-largest in...

    • Posted May 22, 2014
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    Lunar New Year’s dilemma in New York

    By Jane Han NEW YORK ― For the past few years, certain Korean parents in New York have fought hard to get public schools to recognize ”Seollal,’’ or Lunar New Year, as an official holiday. Now that...

    • Posted January 29, 2014
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    Korean graffiti artist grabs attention in NY

      By Chung Ah-young U.S.-based fashion label, Rag & Bone, opened its store in Nolita, Houston Street, New York in 2010, taking the former space of Cafe Colonial, the district’s iconic old coffee house. Local residents didn’t...

    • Posted January 14, 2014
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