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In Sandy's Wake, New York's Landscape of Inequity Revealed

Michelle Chen | Posted 01.23.2014 | New York
Michelle Chen

New York will survive Sandy, but so will the city's persistent inequalities and environmental precarity. So when the electricity comes back on, working people should understand that before the next crisis hits, they need to leverage the devastation to generate new political and economic power.

Alice Hines

In The Wake Of Sandy, A Black Market For Candles And Batteries In Chinatown

HuffingtonPost.com | Alice Hines | Posted 10.31.2012 | Business

Less than 48 hours after Hurricane Sandy wiped out all power in lower Manhattan, batteries, candles and flashlights have become as valuable to gold to...

A Barbecue Guide To Chinatown

Josh Ozersky | Posted 12.31.2012 | Taste
Josh Ozersky

Come with me on a magical journey of meat.

Toronto's Lights Are Brightest Downtown

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel
Dwight Brown

As the chopper returns, you'll get gorgeous views of the Toronto Islands, the largest urban car-free community in North America and perhaps Toronto's best geographical treasure.

Do You Still Need to Break Those Bad Art Habits?

Mat Gleason | Posted 11.17.2012 | Arts
Mat Gleason

In January I wrote a piece suggesting twelve bad habits the art world should break in the coming year. September ushers in a new art season, so what b...

Movie Review: Premium Rush

Marshall Fine | Posted 10.23.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

There are the seeds of a funny and exciting film buried within Premium Rush. Instead, there's a lot of footage of people riding bikes with determined looks on their faces. Sorry, it's just not that exciting.

Mike Giant Inks A Huge Wall in Chinatown

Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington | Posted 10.01.2012 | Arts
Jaime Rojo & Steven Harrington

New York has seen its share of giants. For most people, Mike is just another one. But for fans of cholo-style graffiti and tattoo-inspired art, he is...

PHOTOS: Chinese-Americans Decry Soldier's Death

AP | VERENA DOBNIK | Posted 09.22.2012 | New York

NEW YORK — Chinese-Americans decrying the suicide of a teenage Army private they say was hazed because of his ethnicity left Monday for the cour...

PLAN ForYourArt: July 19-25

Bettina Korek | Posted 09.18.2012 | Los Angeles
Bettina Korek

Rare Bloom is the opening reception for a collection of works by Los Angeles-based artist Liza Ryan. Ryan's photographs, videos and mixed media works explore themes including the American South, psychology, feminism, and nature.

Sunset Blvd: The Bus Not Taken

Joel Epstein | Posted 09.16.2012 | Los Angeles
Joel Epstein

L.A. Times' Christopher Hawthorne continued his excellent series on L.A.'s boulevards with a piece on iconic Sunset Blvd. I was surprised that the critic didn't ride and record his observations from the painfully slow Metro # 2 bus.

American Mother-Daughter Duo Sketch 888 Taiwanese Faces

Jim Luce | Posted 09.02.2012 | World
Jim Luce

I met the most amazing mother-daughter duo the other week. Americans, they were speaking at the Taipei Economic and Cultural Office in New York (TECO-NY).

GROSS: Fish Market Owner Arrested For Selling Dirty Clams

Posted 06.27.2012 | New York

And you thought those penis dumplings were bad! The owner of New Lin Sichuan Fish Market has been arrested for allegedly selling dirty clams that w...

New York City Bank Charged With Mortgage Fraud Worth Hundreds Of Millions

AP | JENNIFER PELTZ | Posted 07.31.2012 | Business

NEW YORK — A community bank and 19 ex-employees have been criminally charged with issuing hundreds of millions of dollars in fraudulent mortgage...

'The People Don't Have A Voice'

AP | JOHN ROGERS | Posted 05.20.2012 | Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES -- On the surface, a big Wal-Mart store might seem out of place in the midst of the old-fashioned curio shops, the little dim sum eateries...

Open Letter to Jack Nicholson: Happy Birthday - and Thanks!

Marshall Fine | Posted 04.24.2012 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Jack Nicholson, one of the great screen actors of all time, turned 75 this week and, in honor of that milestone, I wanted to publicly say: thank you.

10 Great Activities In Toronto This Spring And Summer

George Hobica | Posted 06.11.2012 | Travel
George Hobica

Simply put: There's a ton to see.

Everything Solid Melts Into Air

Harris Silver | Posted 05.28.2012 | Home
Harris Silver

Another way to experience this piece is to close your eyes and hold it in your hands. When you do that you can feel the intent the maker reflected back as calmness in the object. The experience of the piece doesn't end there.

Saki Knafo

House of Lin Reunites On Mott Street In Chinatown

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.24.2012 | New York

After hearing a Lin-related pun for the 500th time in about two weeks, I called Eddie Chiu, a community leader in Manhattan's Chinatown, who said he c...

Shark Fin Ban Likely In New York

Posted 02.22.2012 | New York

While Senator Charles Schumer occupies his time by waging war against inhalable sticks of fun, legislators are working on a more serious bill that wil...

My Visit to the Museum of Chinese in America

Michael Kaiser | Posted 04.22.2012 | Arts
Michael Kaiser

The Museum of Chinese in America provides a model and inspiration for all other organizations of color. While building an individual donor effort is not easy and takes time and discipline, it can be accomplished, even by a modestly-sized, culturally-specific museum.

WATCH: Jeremy Lin Viewing Party Brings Hopes Of MSG Lockout Resolution

Posted 02.16.2012 | New York

As the latest case of Linsanity spreads to the White House, New Yorkers are continuing to celebrate the phenomenon with everything from Shake Shack sp...

Chris C. Anderson

PHOTOS: Chinatown Celebrates Chinese New Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Chris C. Anderson | Posted 01.31.2012 | New York

The Chinese New Year paraded through the streets of New York City's crowd-lined Chinatown streets on Sunday. In this year of the dragon, Chinatown was...

YEAR OF THE DRAGON: Chinese New Year Is Here

Robin Wilkey | Posted 03.27.2012 | San Francisco

Every neighborhood has its signature event: Fillmore Jazz, Folsom Street Fair, North Beach Festival. But once a year, Chinatown humbles all other boro...

LOOK: Chinatown Celebrates Chinese New Year

Posted 01.23.2012 | New York

Despite the dreary weather, plenty of New Yorkers gathered in Chinatown on Monday to celebrate the Year of the Dragon with firecrackers, traditional d...

Aaron Sankin

Bicoastal Betting: 49ers-Giants Wagers We Want To See

HuffingtonPost.com | Aaron Sankin | Posted 01.20.2012 | San Francisco

There are few things that go together better than betting and football. The thrill of winning and the agony of defeat are always amplified if you'...