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Midtown East »

Blood-Red Sand and Skulls Fill 'Anti-Zen' Garden at Japan Society

Japan Society's exhibit, opening Friday, features Hisashi Tenmyouya's take on traditional zen gardens.

Bed-Stuy »

Bed-Stuy Centenarian Remembers Life of Adventure at Birthday Party

Egbert King turned 100 on June 13. Friends and family celebrated during a block party on Saturday.

Midtown East »

Man Claims Former Scores Dancer Stripped His Dead Dad of Gold Coins

Steven Bruni has demanded that his dad's fourth wife, an ex-stripper, return the coins.

Midtown »

Japanese Tourist Reported Missing After Stay at Midtown Hotel

Police are searching for Ayako Sato, 47, who was reported missing Thursday.

Flushing »

Spice Up Your Cuisine with Ethnic Ingredients from Queens

Ethnic stores and delis around the borough offer a variety of ingredients imported from around the world.

East Village »

Japanese Restaurant Week Brings Regional Fare, Ekiben Dishes to E. Village

With numerous Japanese restaurants, the East Village is a focus of the event.

Forest Hills »

Masala Bhangra Brings 'Spicy' Indian Dance Workout to Forest Hills

A yoga studio in Forest Hills recently introduced Masala Bhangra.  

Times Square & Theater District »

Popular Japanese Restaurant Ootoya Coming to Times Square

The Japanese mega-chain will soon bring its popular cuisine to Times Square.

Williamsburg »

Mandarin Classes Offered for Brooklyn Toddlers

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

Lower East Side »

Sommeliers Have New Yorkers Swapping Wine for Sake

A sake resurgence has seen New Yorkers trading traditional wine for the ancient Japanese rice spirit.

Downtown Brooklyn »

Brooklyn's Famed Junior's Goes Global

Junior’s, founded in 1950 in Downtown Brooklyn, is opening two new locations in Tokyo and Osaka.

Greenpoint »

Graphic Novel Illustrating History of Atomic Bomb Penned by Greenpoint Man

Jonathan Fetter-Vorm's "Trinity" narrates the birth of the atomic bomb in graphic-novel style.

East Village »

Japanese Hairstylists Turn East Village into a 'Harajuku' Away from Home

About a dozen Japanese-style hair salons in the East Village offer Harajuku-style serivce.

Harlem »

Sakura Park Cherry Blossom Festival Marks 100-Year Friendship with Japan

A concert and festival marks the 100th anniversary of Japanese residents donating 2,000 cherry trees.