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Park Slope »

Five Chinese Big-Headed Turtles Born at Prospect Park Zoo

The endangered turtles are the first to be reproduced in captivity.

Upper West Side »

Dwight School Mission Balances Global Vision with Homey Atmosphere

Head of School Dianne Drew said Dwight is known for its welcoming atmosphere and international focus.

Jamaica Estates »

All-Girls Catholic School Boasts City's Only Varsity Badminton Team

The Mary Louis Academy in Queens competes against Long Island schools.

Chinatown »

New Performance Focuses on Shared Beds for Chinatown Shift Workers

The multimedia performance "Your Day is My Night" will show at University Settlement this week.

Williamsburg »

Mandarin Classes Offered for Brooklyn Toddlers

Fall Mandarin classes are offered in Williamsburg for kids as young as 18 months old.

Greenwich Village »

New Film at IFC Center Tells Stories of Teens Adopted from China

The documentary "Somewhere Between" tracks four adopted girls for nearly three years.

New York City »

Actors, Artists Honor Chinese Dissident Ai Weiwei at Documentary Premiere

Alison Klayman's docu-pic on Ai Weiwei was screened for Todd Di Ciurcio, Lindsey Wixon and more.

Fort Wadsworth »

VIDEO: Cops Brave Storm to Rescue Suicidal Man from Verrazano Bridge

The videotaped rescue was helped by a Cantonese-speaking NYPD officer who calmed the man.

Upper East Side »

Chinese Dissident Chen Guangcheng to Speak at Council on Foreign Relations

Chen Guangcheng will speak at the Council on Foreign Relations Thurs., May 31.

Greenwich Village »

Escaped Chinese Dissident Moves into NYU Housing

Escaped Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng moved into NYU housing in Greenwich Village.

Greenwich Village »

NYU Law School Offers Position to Chinese Dissident

NYU School of Law has invited Chen Guangcheng to be a visiting scholar.

Manhattan »

Jeremy Lin Knicks Jerseys Let Fans Own a Piece of 'Lin-Sanity'

Jeremy Lin's hot play, capped off with a monster dunk, has led the Knicks to three-straight wins.  

Manhattan »

Schumer Calls for Arsenic Standards for Juice Concentrates

Sen. Charles Schumer called Sunday for standards in the amount of toxics allowed in imported fruit juice concentrates.

Midtown & Theater District »

'Naked Cowboy Oysters' on the Menu at Manhattan's Top Restaurants

Some of the city's fanciest restaurants, including Tom Colicchio's Craft, are serving oysters named for the Naked Cowboy.