All posts tagged "New York"

  • 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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  • Song Choon-hwa, 106, celebrated her birthday in February 2015.
    Oldest known Korean American in NY dies at 106

    By The Korea Times New York staff New York’s oldest living Korean American, Song Choon-hwa, 106, died Friday inside a senior’s home she shared with her daughter in Queens, according to the Korean Evangelical Church of New...

    • Posted July 13, 2015
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  • Mokbar Owner and Chef Esther Choi (Courtesy of Esther Choi)
    Mokbar introduces Korean food to New York with…Japanese ramen?

    By Tae Hong As a young girl, Esther Choi left behind a predominantly white New Jersey neighborhood and stepped into a traditional Korean kitchen upon arriving home every day, where her grandmother would make gastro-miracles from scratch...

    • Posted July 6, 2015
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  • Concept Korea designers Kang Dong-jun, Lee Seok-tae, Lee Ji-yeon, Jang Hyung-chul (Photo courtesy of Concept Korea)
    NYFW Concept Korea designers chosen

    Designers for New York Fashion Week’s annual Concept Korea have been chosen. The project, sponsored by the South Korean government, is an effort to showcase home-grown designers to the American market. Two menswear designers, Kang Dong-jun of...

    • Posted July 1, 2015
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  • The Korean Methodist Church and Institute in New York (Yonhap)
    Historic NY Korean church building nears end

    By The Korea Times New York staff The New York Korean American community is preparing to say goodbye to a building embedded in its history. The Korean Methodist Church and Institute building, located at 633 W. 115th...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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  • Still shot from "My Love, Don't Cross That River" (YouTube)
    2015 NY Asian Film Fest kicks off June 26

    The 14th New York Asian Film Festival (NYAFF) is kicking off a two-week stint on Friday featuring over 50 films from Asian filmmakers around the globe. The list includes over 10 Korean films including well known titles...

    • Posted June 26, 2015
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