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Chinatown travel agent indicted for fraud

A Chinatown travel agent was indicted for allegedly swindling and stealing around $45,000 from customers — targeting the Chinese community, Manhattan District Attorney Cyrus R. Vance, Jr. announced Tuesday. Vivian Cheng, a 46-year-old Queens resident, has been charged in New York State Supreme Court with several counts of grand larceny in the third and fourth […]

BY DUSICA SUE MALESEVIC   |  The Battery Park City Authority last week announced a new head for the neighborhood’s parks after the controversial ouster of Tessa Huxley as its leader last month. Huxley, 62, who apparently is being forced out, will continue temporarily as executive director of the Battery Park City Parks Conservancy, which she steered and led for […]

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The Summer Streets celebration continues on Sat., Aug. 8, inviting New Yorkers of all ages to play, run, walk and bike on car-free streets from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Summer Streets will open almost seven miles of Lafayette St. and Park Ave. to bikers and walkers, connecting the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park. Food […]

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