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Elijah Sevier | Posted 04.06.2016 | Books
Elijah Sevier

I'm not the type to escape but maybe to elude, I was taught the way through chinatown blue

Cooking Art History: From Ancient Roots to Chinatown

Maite Gomez-Rejon | Posted 02.25.2016 | Taste
Maite Gomez-Rejon

One of the most ancient cuisines in the world, Chinese food follows the yin and yang principle of finding balance in opposition and the understanding that everything within the cosmos is interconnected.

The City in Focus: Happy Chinese New Year

Mark Coggins | Posted 02.22.2016 | San Francisco
Mark Coggins

Image Copyright (c) Mark Coggins, 2015 Mother and son at Chinese Community Street Fair in Chinatown. The City in Focus features regular posts of San...

The City in Focus: Chinatown Cable Car

Mark Coggins | Posted 02.10.2016 | San Francisco
Mark Coggins

Image Copyright (c) Mark Coggins, 2015 A cable car on California Street stopped at the intersection with Grant Avenue in Chinatown. The City in Focu...

Iconic Pearl River Mart Gets A Clothing Collab

Opening Ceremony | Posted 02.09.2016 | Style
Opening Ceremony

Opening Ceremony's Year of China debuts in time for the Lunar New Year with a collaboration with one of New York's most beloved emporiums (and Opening...

10 Asian Dishes to Celebrate Chinese New Year in NYC

Michelle Pruett | Posted 02.03.2016 | Taste
Michelle Pruett

Chinese New Year -- which falls on Monday, February 8th -- is all about honoring friends and family and celebrating with delicious culinary traditions. The holiday is celebrated all across Asia, so usher in the Year of the Monkey with prosperity and good luck (plus a full belly!) with these 10 Asian-inspired dishes from some of NYC's best restaurants.

Watch Pizza Rats Decide Which Is New York's Best Pie

The Huffington Post | Lee Moran | Posted 12.15.2015 | Weird News

What is New York City's best pie? It's a tough call -- so a few pals of the famed "pizza rat" have been called in to help us out. Friends of the roden...

Lethargic Artist Coloring Book for Adults: Not Just Another Pretty Picture

Lisa Derrick | Posted 11.17.2015 | Arts
Lisa Derrick

Coloring books for adults are big news, with over 10,000 listings on Amazon.com featuring mandalas, paisley, flowers and forests.

L.A. Can Be the Future of Cities

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.19.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Future of Cities is a civic initiative that aims to reinvigorate the involvement of civic leaders in creating a vibrant, cutting edge future for Los Angeles. Given our size and enduring economic inequality, we are indeed a city that needs to better marry vision, leadership and results to fulfill L.A.'s ambitions and achieve our potential.

Transit Envy and Other Thoughts on Making L.A. the City It Can Be

Joel Epstein | Posted 10.13.2015 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

Al Selvin knew a great city, train line, bike path, restaurant and musician when he saw it. I hope we will continue to make L.A. a city worthy of his blessed memory.

Rumor, Manipulation and Change: China's Entrepreneurs Correctly Predicted the Great Fall of China

Ryan McMunn | Posted 09.11.2015 | Business
Ryan McMunn

The sooner the Chinese government stops putting GDP growth targets out, and starts getting realistic economic data from the provinces, the better off the Middle Kingdom will be.

Parents, Grandparents and Children Unite: There is Power in Organizing Across Generations

Center for Community Change Action | Posted 09.08.2015 | Impact
Center for Community Change Action

The movements of the sixties were often identified as reflections of generational conflict in America. But I think today's youth have a more enlightened view of who is to blame for the ills they see, and it is not a blanket "older generation."

Labor Day Weekend: Music, Art & All-You-Can-Eat Tacos in Chinatown

Lisa Derrick | Posted 09.03.2015 | Los Angeles
Lisa Derrick

I wake up early some Sundays with a fierce craving that lures me into Boyle Heights. I have to eat Carnitas El Momo Acosta, consistently voted one of ...

Living the American Dream Means Being Poor on Purpose

MyBankTracker | Posted 08.13.2015 | New York
MyBankTracker

As I walk through New York City's bustling Chinatown, I'm surrounded by a crowd of mostly Chinese immigrants scurrying in and out of restaurants, mark...

An Enchanted Two Hour NYC Bike Ride

Cody Lyon | Posted 08.11.2015 | New York
Cody Lyon

Around 6 PM on Wednesday August 5, I left my job near the World Trade Center and headed up 6th Avenue on my bicycle looking for a place to get some air in my tires.

Write On: Nantucket Honors Robert Towne

Marshall Fine | Posted 06.22.2015 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Writer Robert Towne chuckles at a question about how young the executives in Hollywood are these days, how short the institutional memory about great work of the past is -- and whether that has an impact on getting his phone calls returned.

Predatory Prosecution: The Government Couldn't Hold Wall Street Accountable, So They Harassed Innocent Chinese-Americans Instead

Michael Shtender-Auerbach | Posted 06.12.2015 | Business
Michael Shtender-Auerbach

The trial of Abacus Federal Savings Bank is finally over, and the verdict is "not guilty" on all counts. This outcome should be a tremendous relief to advocates of Wall Street accountability, and the fact that the case got as far as it did should be an extraordinary embarrassment to District Attorney Cyrus Vance and his office.

The Best Egg Roll in Chinatown | Video

Find. Eat. Drink. | Posted 05.18.2015 | Taste
Find. Eat. Drink.

Their egg rolls are made the traditional way... actually using egg crepes.

My Fellow Americans: Do We Really Want Another Clinton (Or Bush) in the White House?

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
James Marshall Crotty

As we prepare to enter "the silly season," backers of Hillary Rodham Clinton should think seriously about what and whom they are backing.

Diasporic Dining: Hamlet in Chinatown

Francis Levy | Posted 06.21.2015 | Comedy
Francis Levy

Know any Hamlet clones wandering around Chinatown (Feng Xiaogang's The Legend of the Black Scorpion, originally released in China as The Banquet, finds its roots in the Shakespeare play)? Wanton egg drop is the soup that's tailored made for them.

Mad Men : Don Draper's Back On Top and Having Fun, But Is That All There Is?

William Bradley | Posted 04.07.2015 | Entertainment
William Bradley

Don Draper's power move has worked. With Sterling Cooper & Partners now a subsidiary of McCann Erickson, he's restored his central creative role in the agency, rid himself of a hateful rival, and further enriched himself.

The Second Time Around: The New Usual

Ted Fox | Posted 04.04.2015 | Fifty
Ted Fox

I knew I'd need to find someplace else that would give me that same wonderful feeling of comfort, satisfaction and pleasure I'd gotten all those years from my usual place. Tough though, because getting back into the congee game -- well, any game -- at this point in my life was bound to be a disorienting experience.

The Usual: East Corner Wonton Is Gone

Ted Fox | Posted 03.28.2015 | Fifty
Ted Fox

you're bound to be wounded by the sudden and unexpected loss of a favorite restaurant. It's never a good feeling -- sort of like waking up and finding a padlock on your kitchen. Much more than knowing we'll never taste their food again, it's a shock and insult to our routine.

Annie Terrazzo: 10 Things I Hate About Your Selfie

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 03.15.2015 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

Kill Your Selfie by Annie Terrazzo is more than just solid, if caustic, advice for mental health and self-respect -- it's also the name of her new pop-up art show, opening Friday, January 16 at Red Pipe in Chinatown.

Braden Goyette

How Racism Created America's Chinatowns

HuffingtonPost.com | Braden Goyette | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics

Last month, a San Francisco tour guide was caught in a racist rant about the city's Chinatown, berating residents for "eating turtles and frogs" and f...