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SoHo »

Japanese Store Kiteya Is Leaving SoHo for Somewhere 'Cozier,' Manager Says

Kiteya has been on Broome Street for eight years, but it will leave SoHo when its lease ends in spring.

Red Hook »

Red Hook Designer Launches Native American-Inspired Clothing Line

Cheedah Suuwah, a Japanese-born artist and designer, has created his own line called "Natural Spirits."

Midtown »

Former Masa Restaurant Bookkeeper Pleads Guilty to Stealing Nearly $100K

Rafael Thomas, 41, swiped about $96,000 from the high-end Midtown sushi spot, officials said.

New York City »

New York Parents Learn Foreign Languages to Help Kids Become Fluent

Parents are picking up foreign languages in a bid to help their children become immersed in new tongues.

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.

Midtown & Theater District »

Bargain Hunters and Fashionistas Flock to New Uniqlo Flagship Store

Uniqlo's new flagship store opened on Oct. 14, 2011 at 666 Fifth Ave., near West 53rd Street.

Chelsea & Hell's Kitchen »

Japanese Barbeque Restaurant Comes to Hell's Kitchen

The popular franchise Gyu-Kaku will open a location on West 44th Street.

Harlem »

Samurai Visit to Manhattan Commemorated in New Museum Exhibition

A new show at the Museum of the City of New York honors the 150th anniversary of Japan's first diplomatic visit to the US.