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Fun & Funky Restaurants in Brooklyn for Various Cuisines

Travel blog by Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog) – Travels of Adam (Hipster Blog) - Many people might think Manhattan is the hub of New York’s foodie culture, but the diversity of Brooklyn has increasingly made it a hotspot for NYC foodies. With independently-owned restaurants, young rising chefs, and something for just about every cuisine, Brooklyn is a great place to eat—breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, and dessert! The thing about all these Brooklyn restaurants, though, is there is always a ne...
Tags: Travel, Asia, Japan, Usa, New York, Texas, NYC, Usda, Taiwan, Canada, Atlantic, Brooklyn, Italy, Mexico City, New Orleans, Manhattan


Governor tours Maui jail, signs Kilauea lava relief bill; homeless shelters don't meet specs; pay raises for Honolulu officials, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Elderly hula dancer n Hawaii ©2019 All Hawaii News Lawmakers boost funding for senior services. State lawmakers Tuesday approved a package of bills that earmark about $10 million during the next two years for services and staff to support seniors. Star-Advertiser.Legislature Approves Spending Millions For Elderly Care. Funding for kupuna care programs were some of the outstanding big ticket items that weren’t included in the state’s operating budget in March. Civil Beat.8 homeless shelter...
Tags: Travel, Navy, Senate, Hawaii, Kilauea, Sierra Club, Chinatown, Big Island, Hawaii Island, Waikiki, Kauai, Maui, State, Pali, Honolulu, Hawaii County


Mother accused in Trinity Love Jones’ murder was visited by social workers in 2011 after alleged abuse, neglect; case was closed

Eight years before a former Long Beach woman was charged with killing her daughter, Trinity Love Jones, and dumping the body in Hacienda Heights, she was accused of abusing and neglecting the then-1-year-old child, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services. The report includes an allegation of sexual abuse because Taquesta Graham was a registered sex offender, said Michelle Vega, public affairs director for DCFS. She said DCFS found the sexual a...
Tags: Texas, News, California, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Graham, Trinity, Homicide, Bill, Local News, Jones, Chinatown, Vega, Hunt, Hawthorne


Hearing delayed for pair accused in slaying of 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones

Taquesta Graham, 28, is a suspect in the slaying of her daughter, Trinity Love Jones. The body of the 9-year-old girl was found near a trail in Hacienda Heights on March 5, 2019. Graham’s boyfriend, Emiel Lamar Hunt, was charged with Love’s murder. (Courtesy photo Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department) Emiel Lamar Hunt, 38, is accused of killing 9-year-old Trinity Love Jones whose body was found near a trail in Hacienda Heights on March 5, 2019. (Courtesy photo Los Angeles County Sheriff’s...
Tags: Texas, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Long Beach, Courts, Graham, Homicide, CHP, Local News, Chinatown, Winchester, Hunt, Hawthorne




New Tourist Attraction in Kuala Lumpur - Kwai Chai Hong

There is a new tourist attraction in Kuala Lumpur called Kwai Chai Hong, and it is found around Petaling Street or Chinatown in KL. For those of you who love heritage and street art, this is one of the highly recommended places to visit.  First of all, what is Kwai Chai Hong? Well, it is a little complicated to make a direct translation, but in English, it would simply be called Prankster Lane.This would be the most simplified and suitable name for this beautiful heritage place, but I have ...
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Man accused of killing ex in Hawthorne also suspected in 2018 assault over ironing in Temecula

A man accused of shooting the mother of his child to death outside the Hawthorne Police Department on Sunday, April 7, had a protective order issued against him on behalf of the victim and in 2018 was accused of assaulting the woman in a squabble over ironing, court records show. On the day of the shooting, Munn, 30, left his 17-month-old son inside the police station so that his ex-girlfriend, 28-year-old Brenda Renteria of Simi Valley, could pick up the boy in a custody swap, but Munn went bac...
Tags: News, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Homicide, CHP, Riverside County, Staples Center, Chinatown, Winchester, Los Angeles County, Simi Valley, Hawthorne, Munn, Koreatown, Temecula


Man convicted of 2017 Chinatown double-murder

Los Angeles police detectives investigate the area where two men were stabbed to death in the city’s Chinatown district Thursday, Jan. 26, 2017. Police say a man in his 30s entered the Hop Sing Tong Benevolent Association club Thursday afternoon, and got into an argument with one victim, pulled a knife and stabbed him several times. Officer Tony Im says another man tried to intervene and also was stabbed. (AP Photo/Reed Saxon) In January 2017, a man burst into a Chinatown social club, interru...
Tags: News, La, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Las Vegas, Homicide, CHP, Local News, Staples Center, Chinatown, Winchester, Los Angeles County, Westmont, Koreatown, Tony Im


Under the Silver Lake Gets VOD Treatment After Brief Theatrical Release

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Under the Silver Lake gets VOD treatment after brief theatrical release A24’s Under the Silver Lake will be going straight to VOD after a three-day theatrical release. Variety reports that the neo-noir mystery will be streamable on Amazon starting April 22, while Google Play, iTunes, Fandango Now and Vudu will make the title available to buy or rent starting on April 23. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gp...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Los Angeles, Sam, A24, Chinatown, Silver Lake, Mitchell, Vod, VUDU, David Robert Mitchell, ComingSoon, Movie News, Under the Silver Lake, Sarah Riley Keough, Dream Factory


How to Build Your RTW Route

Editor’s note: Planning an extended trip takes a lot of work, and something many first time planners do is obsess over their route and where they’re going to go. One suggestion we offer is to build a route that offers flexibility – that perfect blend of planning vs. spontaneity, which you can do with this base route. In addition to being easily customizable, flying in and out of hub cities like these will help keep those airfare costs down! As you’ll see below, this trip can be done in a number ...
Tags: Travel, UK, New York, London, Featured, Cdc, NYC, Boston, India, US, Thailand, Brooklyn, Malaysia, Queens, Paris, Mta


Learn How to Adapt in Cinemax’s New Warrior Promo

Learn how to adapt in Cinemax’s new Warrior promo Ahead of Warrior‘s series debut this Friday, Cinemax has released a new promo for creator Justin Lin’s upcoming martial arts drama, highlighting the obstacles that the lead character must go through in order to survive in a foreign country. Based on the writings of legendary action star Bruce Lee, you can check out the video below. PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefre...
Tags: TV, Movies, China, San Francisco, Netflix, TV News, Justin Lin, Bruce Lee, Chinatown, Lee, Cape Town South Africa, Shannon, Danielle, Lin, Cinemax, Warrior


Mandatory Streamers: The Twilight Zone’s New Dimension Has Arrived

BEGIN SLIDESHOW Mandatory Streamers: The Twilight Zone’s new dimension has arrived Welcome to Mandatory Streamers, our latest column covering the best new streaming content coming your way every week! For the week of April 1, Jordan Peele’s new dimension is finally here, starring Kumail Nanjiani in the pilot episode of The Twilight Zone as a comedian forced to weigh the heavy price of success. Check out the best shows debuting and returning online this week as well as the latest renewal a...
Tags: Amazon, TV, Movies, China, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Amazon Prime, Netflix, TV News, Streaming, Cbs, Bruce Lee, Hulu, Sam, FXX, The Twilight Zone


Best Chinatowns in the North America

There’s a certain generic image that’s associated with the word Chinatown. The neighborhoods can be found around the world and have, in many ways, made the switch from immigrant communities to full-blown tourist attractions. Chinatowns in places like San Francisco, New York, Chicago, and LA are prime examples. But Chinatowns aren’t limited to what you see in the movies. True Chinatowns also exist, oftentimes in unexpected places like tiny farm towns and French-speaking cities north of the bor...
Tags: Travel, Asia, California, La, China, US, Toronto, America, San Francisco, Tai Chi, Canada, Hawaii, Beverly Hills, Vancouver, Scarborough, North America


Best places to visit in Thailand

Thailand is among the most talked-about destinations on the planet — though what people have to say varies dramatically. Some travelers come home claiming to have found themselves on long, white-gold beaches. Others turn up their noses at the Thai islands, claiming they’ve been overrun by backpackers. Still others rave about the diving, mountain scenery, and world-class cuisine — it all depends on where you go. Whether your interests align with nature or culture, early mornings or late nights...
Tags: Travel, Southeast Asia, Thailand, Unesco, Michelin, Bangkok, Chinatown, All, Thailand Travel, Chiang Mai, Pattaya, Phuket, Koh Samui, Chiang Rai, Krabi, Koh Lanta


A Week In Chicago, IL, On A $66,500 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a school psychologist who makes $66,500 per year and spends some of her money this week on Hi-Chews.Occupation: School PsychologistIndustry: EducationAge: 25Location: Chicago, ILSalary: $66,500Paycheck Amount (2x/month): $2,366 (I get paid September t...
Tags: Amazon, Fashion, Music, Bruce Springsteen, Amc, Chicago, New York Times, Starbucks, Gordon Ramsay, Kate, Hulu, Second City, Chinatown, Expedia, Venmo, Brie Larson


Vegan food tours around the world

Veganism isn’t just for incense-burning yogis anymore. Now, your bro who went a little too hard in Vegas comes back talking about, “I’m going vegan for a few weeks; I need to clean out,” like he’s pledging to take up running. Even the fried chicken joint on the corner has a little section of its menu dedicated to vegan options. So maybe it shouldn’t come as a complete surprise that there are entire vacation packages based around sampling vegan cuisine. Thanks to Vegan Food Tours, the first co...
Tags: Travel, UK, Texas, London, Australia, California, India, Africa, Israel, US, Sacramento, Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Barcelona, Iran, Rome


Lawrence Ferlinghetti Turns 100: Hear the Great San Francisco Poet Read “Trump’s Trojan Horse,” “Pity the Nation” & Many Other Poems

It has been a season of mourning for literature: first the death of Mary Oliver and now W.S. Merwin, two writers who left a considerable imprint on over half a century of American poetry. Considering the fact that founding father of the Beats and proprietor of world-renowned City Lights Bookstore, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, turns 100 on March 24th, maybe a few more people have glanced over to check on him. How’s he doing? He's grown "frail and nearly blind," writes Chloe Veltman at The Guard...
Tags: Google, New York, Navy, Washington Post, College, Poetry, San Francisco, Charles, UC Berkeley, Chinatown, Columbia, City Lights, Trump, Coney Island, Ginsberg, Edward Gorey


Deadly Class Season 1 Finale Recap

Deadly Class Season 1 Finale Recap In the previous episode of Deadly Class, Master Lin’s wife was killed and the students prepared for their assault on Chester’s hideout. What does this final installment have in store? Let’s find out as we recap the Deadly Class Season 1 finale ‘Sink With California’! Fight or Flight PB = PB || {}; PB.gptStandAlone = PB.gptStandAlone || {}; PB.gptAutoRefresh = PB.gptAutoRefresh || {'gptAds':[], 'gptStandAlone'...
Tags: TV, Movies, California, Syfy, Chico, TV News, Recap, King, Maria, Lex, Chinatown, Chester, Petra, Billy, Marcus, TV Recap


What it is like to spend a night at the cheapest hotel in Manhattan?

The Bowery Lodge is the cheapest hotel in Manhattan. At $45 a night, the Chinatown hotel costs about 1/5th the average price for a hotel room in Manhattan. In this video, a checked into the Bowery Lodge to learn what it's like to spend a night there. It's a tiny room with no furniture other than a bed and a bedside table. There's no window and it was hot and stuffy when the guy stayed there. The bathroom is down the hall. At the end of the video, the guy says, "So I'm sitting here editing thi...
Tags: Video, News, Manhattan, Chinatown, Doobybrain, Cheap Digs, Bowery Lodge


Philadelphia’s Iconic Trocadero Theatre to Close, Owner Confirms (EXCLUSIVE)

After several days of rumors and a last-minute attempt by local promoters to save it, Philadelphia’s Trocadero Theatre — part of the city’s entertainment skyline since 1870 — is closing at the end of May, owner Joanna Pang confirms to Variety. The last of the city’s mid-sized independent live venues, the 1,200-capacity Chinatown performance palace […]
Tags: News, Philadelphia, Chinatown, Trocadero, Joanna Pang


St. Patrick’s Day on Oahu

On Sunday, March 17, Honolulu’s “Irish Corner” in Chinatown will again be the scene of the largest St. Patrick’s Day celebration in the Pacific. It follows the annual parade through Waikiki, which is itself a great way for Oahu visitors to mingle with residents at one of the most anticipated events of the year. But […] The post St. Patrick’s Day on Oahu appeared first on Hawaii Aloha Travel.
Tags: Travel, Pacific, Chinatown, Waikiki, Honolulu, Oahu, St Patrick, Murphy's Bar & Grill, Saint Patrick's Day Block Party


25 FREE Things to do in Vancouver in 2019

We’ve lived in Vancouver for over 15 years and, during this time, we’ve hosted many first time visitors to the city. We’re often asked the question, “what are the most popular things to do in Vancouver?”  Our responses tend to vary depending on the time of year, but there are several places in Vancouver that we always recommend to first time visitors. The must see attractions that make Vancouver an awesome city. Last summer, we wrote a detailed post that highlights 25 Awesome Day Trips from Van...
Tags: Travel, Asia, San Francisco, Canada, New Brunswick, Alaska, Adventures, Shanghai, Vancouver, North America, Whistler, British Columbia, Chinatown, North Shore, Travel Stories, Top Lists


Adventurous taps live actors and AR to take families on high-tech scavenger hunts

Augmented reality looked like it was supposed to a ubiquitous success, Apple and Google and Facebook seemed to say so, but things are taking a bit of time to get kicked off so the startups in the space are having to get real weird with it. Adventurous is an augmented reality scavenger hunt geared towards families, but it drags in enough elements of the real world to make it a pretty robust experience. This isn’t your typical AR phone app that you pop open once. For one thing you have to be at a ...
Tags: Apple, Google, TC, Facebook, Y Combinator, San Francisco, Tech, Augmented Reality, Chinatown, Adventurous, Golden Gate Park, Arcore, Jeany Ngo, Brian Schulman


Latino Mysteries That Still Keep Me Awake at Night

“Yesterday night, for the first time in seven weeks, I realized I was missing you,” I told Feng on Skype. “I really wished you were there.” “Huh?” “Oh, yes, I did. See, I squeezed the last bit of toothpaste out of the tube in the morning. Bad timing to run out of it since I’m leaving in two days and I’m not a big fan of Chilean toothpaste. I mean, it’s a bit of a waste to spend $2 on a new tube I’m probably going to leave behind. But if you had been here, I would have used yours!” We both laughe...
Tags: Travel, China, Santiago, Chile, Brazil, Venezuela, South America, Jesus, Uruguay, Skype, Chinatown, Ottawa, Rio, Sao Paulo, Mark, San Isidro


Interisland fares drop as price wars continue, state Senate bill bans plastics, red light cameras catch on, Public Safety director faces confirmation battle, Maui jail in lockdown following riot, more news from all the Hawaiian Islands

Hawaiian Airlines main cabin ©2019 All Hawaii News Hawaiian Airlines matching Southwest fares means lower prices for interisland flights. Hawaiian Airlines dropped airfares Monday to as low as $98 for round-trip flights between Oahu and Maui starting in April as competition from Southwest disrupts the interisland market — at least temporarily. Star-Advertiser.Boeing 737 Max 8 used for Hawaii flights. A number of countries have grounded their Boeing 737 Max 8 planes following Sunday's dead...
Tags: Travel, Senate, Air Canada, Park, Hawaii, Boeing, Southwest Airlines, Chinatown, Hawaii Island, Hawaiian Airlines, Kauai, Maui, Southwest, Ethiopian Airlines, Honolulu, Oahu


A Week In New York City On A $100,000 Salary

Welcome toMoney Diaries , where we're tackling what might be the last taboo facing modern working women: money. We're asking millennials how they spend their hard-earned money during a seven-day period — and we're tracking every last dollar.Today: a consultant who makes $100,000 per year and spends some of her money this week on tea.Occupation: ConsultantIndustry: ConsultingAge: 24Location: New York, NYSalary: $100,000Paycheck Amount (2x/month): $1,850Monthly ExpensesRent: $1,354 (I have one ro...
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Planning a Group Photo Tour of New York City

New York City is arguably the most famous city in the world. It’s an incredibly memorable destination, one that’s ideal for groups of all ages and sizes. The entire city has a charm like no other in the world, and it’s often considered as the photographer’s dream city. A photo tour would be a fantastic experience for anybody, as it’s often about capturing New York’s spirit in a timeless photograph. Getting around It’s not easy getting around New York City. It can be very confusing, espec...
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The world's most valuable parasite, caterpillar fungus, can cost up to $63,000 per pound

Caterpillar fungus is a hybrid of a fungus that kills and lives in caterpillars. It can sell for up to 3 times its weight in gold and can be as much as about $63,000 per pound. Some towns in the Himalayas rely on collecting and selling this fungus for a living. Caterpillar fungus has been used in traditional herbal medicine for many centuries but has gained popularity in recent decades. Subsequently, driving up the price which can be as much as about $63,000 per pound. Following is a trans...
Tags: Ebay, New York City, Trends, Nepal, Himalayas, Chinatown, Bhutan, Caterpillar, Tibetan Plateau, Plateau, Tibet Autonomous Region, Himalayan Mountains, Daniel Winkler, Nepal Tibet India


‘Warrior’ Trailer: Bruce Lee-Inspired Period Drama Packs a Punch

In 1971, Bruce Lee pitched a concept for a TV series called The Warrior, following a martial artist in the American Old West. But the project fell through and the idea has laid dormant since. But about four years ago, Fast & Furious director Justin Lin teamed up with Cinemax to bring Lee’s never-produced idea to life. Now Lee’s dream has been realized in the form of the Cinemax TV series Warrior, which is loosely based on his original concept. Set in San Francisco’s Chinatown in the late 1800s,...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, China, San Francisco, Justin Lin, Bruce-Lee, Chinatown, Koji, Lee, Cinemax, Warrior, SAHM, Action/Adventure, Dustin Nguyen, TV Trailer


Design Indaba 2019: Dong-Ping Wong of FOOD

From vertical parks in Chinatown to Kanye West projects, the NYC-based studio is all about ideas Questioning if the design process can be faster or more meaningful, during his speech at Design Indaba, Dong-Ping Wong of FOOD offered a glimpse into advanced and sophisticated ways of thinking about architecture. Based in NYC, FOOD has a unique way of approaching architecture, through a creative approach that …
Tags: Design, Interviews, NYC, Kanye West, Architecture, Chinatown, Contemporary Architecture, Design Indaba, Set Design, City Planning, Dong-Ping Wong, Design Indaba Dong Ping Wong of FOOD