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'Little Syria' Exhibit Opens at Arab American National Museum

Todd Fine | Posted 02.06.2013 | Arts
Todd Fine

The Arab American National Museum inaugurated an exhibit on a fascinating topic that forms the foundation of Arab-American history: the Little Syria neighborhood of Lower Manhattan.

New Report Supports the Protection of 'Little Syria' in Lower Manhattan

Todd Fine | Posted 11.10.2012 | New York
Todd Fine

The majority of Arab-Americans are sadly unaware that Washington Street represents the beginnings of their heritage in the United States, a vibrant home for flows of Lebanese, Syrians, and Palestinians starting in the 1870s.

The Faithful Shopper: Back to School for the City Cool

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 10.15.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

Tots adore Crocs' rainbow, plastic footwear, and the company has expanded the empire with tons of new styles, sneakers, and backpacks galore.

The Faithful Shopper: March Madness

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

This edition is all about the new -- the new stores making their New York City or even U.S. debuts, to help you reinvent yourself for the season that starts next week.