New York and New Jersey

Peter Kim at the Museum of Food and Drink's new exhibit on the making of the Chinese-American restaurant.

Winning over hearts and minds one pu pu platter at a time


A new exhibit in Brooklyn takes a critical lens to chop suey and egg drop soup to tell the story of how Chinese immigrants created a great American comfort food.

Brooklyn-based piano player Richard Bennett.

A raga man plays the Hurricane Sandy blues

Arts, Culture & Media

Some Filipino call center workers turn schedules upside down, embrace U.S. time

Living on Call Center Time in the Philippines

CIA closes down intelligence center focused on climate change


Gas rationing expands as New York, New Jersey recover from Hurricane Sandy

New York City drivers face new restrictions on when they may buy gas as the region deals with a major fuel shortage, an enduring problem from Hurricane Sandy’s tear through the area. So far, reports are that the rationing system is cutting lines at filling stations, making it easier to get the gas that is available.

Immigrants Expected to do the Heavy Lifting in Post-Sandy Reconstruction


In New York and New Jersey, piecing back together the communities devastated by Hurricane Sandy will be a daunting task. And who will do the hard work? History suggests immigrants are likely to play a major role.

Hurricane Recovery Underway in New York and New Jersey

New York and New Jersey are still reeling from Hurricane Sandy. As of Tuesday evening, there were 2.3 million New Yorkers without power. And as of Tuesday morning, there were 2.6 million households in New Jersey without power. The subway, NJ Transit, and PATH trains are still out of service, and a number of roads […]