| Jul 11, 2013
| 1:41 PM
At least 10 people were injured, including four firefighters, after an explosion started a fire in an apartment building in New York City's Chinatown on Thursday afternoon, officials said.
The extent of the injuries was not yet clear, and local media...
| May 16, 2013
| 5:45 PM
Effortless and effervescent, "Frances Ha" is a small miracle of a movie, honest and funny with an aim that's true. It's both a timeless story of the joys and sorrows of youth and a dead-on portrait of how things are right now for one particular New York...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 9:18 AM
NEW YORK - The cheapest and fastest route to Eastern Europe? From Manhattan, take the L or M train across the East River to Brooklyn, transfer to the northbound G and get off at Nassau Avenue. Just walk up the stairs and you may as well be in Warsaw or...
| Jul 17, 2012
| 4:51 PM
The suspect accused of shooting two Chinatown women and setting their apartment on fire last month was pulled off a Hong Kong bound flight at John F. Kennedy Airport minutes before takeoff, according to the New York Post.
The Joint Terrorism Task Force,...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 11:44 AM
A Rancho Cucamonga structure described as one of the last surviving examples of Chinese worker housing in the region has been included on a list of threatened significant historic places.
The Chinatown House was selected by the National Trust for...
| May 23, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Often when you're young, and sometimes even when you're older than young, adulthood is something ventured into partway, like a wading pool. The deep end your friends are already inhabiting looks a long way away.
"Frances Ha," director and co-writer Noah...
| May 8, 2013
| 4:00 PM
Lost works, home movies, industrial films, abandoned technologies and other assorted cinematic ephemera all fall under the umbrella of miscellany known as "orphan film." The strange mix of the odd and slightly sad gets its own festival at the Linwood Dunn...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 2:35 PM
Ask anybody under the age of 30 if they owned a record and they'll probably say no, but they now have a chance to record one and actually have it put on vinyl. It's all in the sake of art, with a new exhibit in New Orleans called Never Records, where the...
| Apr 16, 2013
| 2:57 PM
It was the only type of cuisine that our mother, former Gossiping Gourmet columnist Elle Harrow, could not cook. We were about 7 and 14 years old, respectively, and every morning, she would ask us what we'd want for dinner that evening. "Corn...
| Apr 22, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. said it’s a stickler for integrity, issuing a lengthy response to a New York Times article accusing the massive retailer of shutting down an investigation into alleged bribery in its Mexico operations.
“In a large...
| Sep 12, 2011
| 1:04 PM
The restaurants at Disney's new Aulani hotel in Hawaii are expensive and limited, unless you like fine-dining food and prices at every meal.
The $800-million Aulani in Ko Olina on leeward-side Oahu had a soft opening in late August with an official grand...