Tag Archives: Rebecca Leung
Posted on 09. Dec, 2009 by Mojeed Musikilu.
The Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB), one of the nonprofit organizations in New York City and the recipient of a 2009 New York Times Nonprofit Excellence Award, has changed its name. A statement by its development director, Ken Small, said the 37-year-old non-profit will now be known as BronxWorks to reflect its geographical location and the [...]
Posted on 08. Dec, 2009 by Maria Miranda.
It doesn’t get more New York than a long and narrow restaurant that only has 26 seats. Recipe, in the Upper West Side, offers rustic new American cuisine in a boutiquish setting. Despite that the locale has a bar the size of any that one would have in a home basement recreation area and a [...]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2009 by Maria Miranda.
At times, it was a tortuous experience – having to spend Saturdays cooped up in a school or indoors on a beautiful summer day studying Spanish. While other kids were out playing, my sister and I were expanding our vocabulary and learning grammar. When my grandmother would step away from my daily summer Spanish lessons, [...]
Posted on 06. Dec, 2009 by Vineeth Thomas.
The Communication Arts Department of St Francis College teamed up with the Theater Production Workshop to perform The Antigone Project on Dec. 3. There were two showings of the unique theatrical offering at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m at the Maroney Forum for Arts, Culture & Education in Brooklyn Heights. The play was commissioned by [...]
Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by Maria Miranda.
Fans came by bus, train and car from cities all over the region to see the New York Yankees parade celebrating the team’s 27th World Series title. People of all ages took a reprieve from school or work responsibilities to be part of the festivities. Here’s a look at how some fans spent the morning [...]
Posted on 05. Dec, 2009 by Jessica Courtemanche.
Last night was the Bryant Park Christmas tree lighting ceremony, and the Bryant Park Corporation spared no expenses for the festivities. The fun started around 7 p.m. when an announcer explained the schedule for the night, which featured ice skating and singing before actually lighting the 30,000 lights on the 50 ft. Christmas tree. The [...]
Posted on 04. Dec, 2009 by Lauryn Barnett.
New York City is a hub of tourism and trade, but it holds a different meaning for everyone. From visitors to natives, everyone comes to (or stays in) New York for their own specific reasons. I hit the streets to find out why the “city that never sleeps” is so special.
Posted on 03. Dec, 2009 by David Montalvo.
In the West Village – one of New York’s most established neighborhoods filled with fashion boutiques and one-of-a-kind restaurants – ruins from the recession can be seen along Christopher, Bleecker and Hudson streets. But despite the string of store closings, one former pedicab driver took a chance on the neighborhood this summer and opened up [...]
Posted on 02. Dec, 2009 by Mojeed Musikilu.
The event was organized by the management of International House, a residential facility which houses 700 graduate students in New York, to celebrate the rich cultural heritage of the West African sub-region. And for the about two hours that the show lasted on Friday, Nov. 22, there was no dull moment. Residents, who had engaged [...]
Posted on 25. Nov, 2009 by Maria Miranda.
By Eugenia Miranda I decided to break out of the mold I created for my gastronomic exploration this week, and I tried something All-American and quintessentially New York – Shake Shack. I know, I know, it’s not exactly ethnic cuisine, but I figured I had to check out what everyone raves about. Since I grew [...]