All posts tagged "New York"

  • New York Senator Toby Ann Stavisky announced Thursday that construction would begin this month on a 149th Street bridge that has been closed since 2010.
    Flushing bridge near Koreatown to re-open construction after 5-year closing

    By The Korea Times New York staff A closed bridge near the Flushing food alley that has driven area business owners to file a class-action lawsuit against the construction company overseeing repairs will re-open next year, at...

    • Posted November 21, 2015
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  • In this photo provided by WNYW Fox 5 NY, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio speaks during a news conference in New York's Times Square, Wednesday, Nov. 18, 2015. The New York Police Department says it's aware of a newly released Islamic State group video showing images of Times Square but says there's no current or specific threat to the city. (WNYW Fox 5 NY via AP)
    After ISIS video threatens NYC, mayor says city won’t be intimidated

    The Islamic State (ISIS) released a video on Wednesday that threatened New York City, specifically Manhattan, with a potential attack, according to the New York Times. Mayor Bill de Blasio issued a public statement in Times Square...

    • Posted November 20, 2015
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  • House of Sharing New York dinner concert poster
    Dinner concert hopes to raise funds for Korean homeless shelter in NY

    A New York organization seeking to build a shelter for the homeless is putting on a fundraising dinner concert Dec. 15 inside Daedong Manor in Flushing. “After the financial crisis in 2008, the Korean homeless population has...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • Kevin Oh wins "Superstar K7" (Screen capture)
    NY Korean American Kevin Oh wins ‘Superstar K7′

    Kevin Oh, a New York native and Dartmouth graduate who threw in his name to Korean audition program “Superstar K7″ for a chance at the top prize, saw his dream come true Thursday. Oh, 24, is the...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • "Don't Forget" exhibit
    NY artists to remember Sewol with art exhibit

    An art exhibit remembering the victims of the sunken Sewol ferry will open Nov. 28 inside Space Gabi in Manhattan. Titled “Don’t Forget,” the exhibit will feature 50 artworks from local artists, Park Ye-seul, a ferry survivor...

    • Posted November 19, 2015
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  • (Photo courtesy of the Korean American Association of Queens)
    NYPD chief strengthens ties to Korean American community

    New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton invited a group of Korean American community leaders — including the president of the Queens Korean Association — to his Manhattan office Monday. Bratton and the community leaders reportedly discussed...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Koh Ah-sung in Director Hong Won-chan's "Office," 2015
    Interview: Koh Ah-sung is no longer a child in NYKFF opener ‘Office’

    By Tae Hong Koh Ah-sung, 23, was a child actor when she shot to fame a little less than a decade ago as the kidnapped-by-a-sea-monster schoolgirl daughter of a tenacious family in the South Korean box office...

    • Posted November 5, 2015
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