QB House brings express haircuts to New York

/ Jun 16, 2017

QB House brings express haircuts to New York

Major Japanese barber shop chain QB House launched its first outlet in central New York on Thursday to offer its signature no-frills quick haircuts at affordable prices. It is the first foothold for QB House outside Asia. The chain had 550 shops in Japan ...

Thousands turn out in Big Apple for annual Celebrate Israel parade

Jun 5, 2017

Thousands turn out in Big Apple for annual Celebrate Israel parade

Elected officials joined thousands of marchers in a sea of blue and white flags along New York City’s Fifth Avenue for the annual Celebrate Israel parade. Participants ranging from school-age children to adults came out Sunday under overcast skies for the event. Elected officials ...

On day of delays, Amtrak announces summer service cuts

May 31, 2017

On day of delays, Amtrak announces summer service cuts

Amtrak detailed summertime service changes and cutbacks to allow it to perform extensive repairs at Penn Station, an announcement that coincided with yet another morning when commuters suffered delays caused by balky infrastructure. Those commuters won’t be directly affected by Tuesday’s announcement. The Long ...

A Leiter shade of New York

May 30, 2017

A Leiter shade of New York

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Mix up Miles Davis, some French post-impressionism, Max Ernst, haiku by Matsuo Basho, experimental scores of Morton Feldman, Cubism, Utamaro shunga (erotic art) and Hokusai ukiyo-e, plus some Norman Rockwell, Mark Rothko and Franz Kline. Steep for 60-odd years. Saul Leiter’s work is all ...