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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 ...

Toronto: Touring Around the 2014 International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.21.2014 | Travel
Dwight Brown

The unique blend of locals and visitors stops the Distillery District from being a tourist trap like New York's South Street Seaport. The place feels organic, authentic, warm and inviting. It's steeped in history.

Visitor's Guide to San Francisco

Courtney Price | Posted 10.28.2014 | Travel
Courtney Price

This guide is for the San Francisco tourist, from a recent visitor: a photographic guide of pointers that bring together a list to choose from when planning your visit.

Andrew McCarthy Learns About Chinese Herbs In San Francisco

Nadine Cheung | Posted 09.30.2014 | Travel

From ginseng to beef tendons, Andrew McCarthy learns about the benefits of Chinese herbs in San Francisco's Chinatown. Aol's BeOn group creates cus...

Devils' Town Art Exhibition Opening This Weekend

Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre | Posted 10.01.2014 | Los Angeles
Rodrigo Ribera D'Ebre

Since the war of conquest when California was annexed into the United States and the village or pueblo of Los Angeles began its transformation into a city, it began its developmental process through an extreme scattered detachment of people.

Ticket to a New York Casino License Is on the Chinatown Bus

Chloe Taft | Posted 09.01.2014 | New York
Chloe Taft

What's left unsaid is that unparalleled sources of casino revenue come, in particular, from New York's Chinatowns. Industry strategists firmly believe Asian gamblers have a higher propensity for wagering large sums of money.

Jonmarc Edwards: The Language of Abstraction

Shana Nys Dambrot | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts
Shana Nys Dambrot

There is a Japanese concept called ma which refers both to the value of negative space in constructing an architecture, image or object, as well as to the deliberate pauses in speech which emphasize aspects of the language.

The Best Dumpling Spots In Brooklyn's Sunset Park

Edible | Posted 05.16.2014 | Taste
Edible

This weekend, grab a few friends and let Sunset Park be your giant-size dim sum cart.

Rare Outbreak In NYC Caused By Chinatown Fish Markets

Posted 03.05.2014 | Healthy Living

The handling of raw fish at three New York City Chinatown markets has led to an outbreak of a rare skin infection. The city's health department ha...

The 10 Best Chinatowns In The Entire World

The Huffington Post | Suzy Strutner | Posted 02.06.2014 | Travel

There are Little Italys and Koreatowns and Dutch villages galore, but no breed of cultural enclave has made itself more of a cultural "thing" than the...

NFTE Philadelphia's Advocate, Cynthia Gouw: Actress, Journalist, Model and Community Activist

Steve Mariotti | Posted 03.16.2014 | Impact
Steve Mariotti

Cynthia Gouw's career is built on reinvention -- she went from model, to actress, to journalist, from an aspiring lawyer, to fearless advocate for Asian American culture, to compassionate community activist.

Asian Girl in the City: Time Travel in New York City

Michelle Won | Posted 02.17.2014 | New York
Michelle Won

Which is a great reason to take advantage of all the amazing cultural corners of New York City that breathe life into memories of time past. Put on your coat, pull out your gloves, and enjoy the history that this city has to offer.

'Chinese' Food You Won't Find In China

The Daily Meal | Posted 02.08.2014 | Taste
The Daily Meal

We've gathered together 10 dishes, along with their origins, that you'd be hard-pressed to find in China.

Commentary: Are the '70s Movies Overrated?

Marshall Fine | Posted 01.25.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Lists of the greatest this or the best that are provocations and nothing more. Whether it's a critic offering his 10-best list of films (or books ...