Three teenage boys vandalized a Queens cemetery, knocking over headstones, breaking marble off burial vaults and spray-painting racist and anti-cop graffiti on the desecrated graves, the NYPD and police sources said Wednesday.
The vandals snuck into Cypress Hills Cemetery, a sprawling 225-acre burial ground between the Brooklyn neighborhood of Cypress Hills and Glendale, Queens, and began wreaking havoc around 12:15 a.m. Tuesday, authorities said.
In an area thronged with Fujianese restaurants in the shadow of the Manhattan Bridge, an outlier from Yunnan, Deng Ji has opened on Division Street. Inside a narrow storefront that's easy to miss, the dining room seats 35, with wainscot-accented walls and drawings of life in the Southern Chinese province.
New York City is home to several Chinatowns, and it's a popular misconception that the best one is in Manhattan. While the neighborhood is home to plenty of restaurants, it's largely filled with tourist traps serving dishes you can find in any town across the country.
Get up close with the NYPD officers of New York City's 5th precinct, responsible for patrolling the streets of Manhattan Chinatown, Little Italy, and the Bowery. This incredible, diverse group of multicultural and multilingual individuals reflects not only the heritage and history of the southeastern Manhattan region it protects, but fights every day and night for the safety of its future too.
"Wong" and "Huang" look different. But did you know they're actually the same last name?