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The Waldorf Astoria  (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Feds Take Close Look At Sale Of Waldorf Astoria To Chinese Company

Terms of the sale allow Hilton to run the hotel for the next 100 years and call for “a major renovation” that officials say has raised eyebrows in Washington, where fears of Chinese eavesdropping and cyber espionage run high.

10/13/2014

Rare Chinese 'Ding' Bowl (credit: Sotheby's)

Rare Chinese Bowl Bought For $3 At NY Tag Sale Sells For $2.2M

An upstate New York family was bowled over, after a tag sale purchase fir a mere $3 turned out to be worth $2.22 million.

03/20/2013

Books (file / credit: clipart.com)

Irish Arts Center Giving Away Free Books In Five Boroughs

In the early and mid-1800s, the Irish and Chinese lived side-by-side in the rough and tumble Five Points. Today, there is a coming together for two cultures that might still seem foreign to one another.

03/16/2012