Looking for sapphire jewelries in Manhattan’s Diamond District? Be careful. Do you know the difference between a natural piece and a treated one? Can you distinguish them? How do you feel about the fact that most of the sapphires in the 47th Street between Fifth and Sixth Avenue are heat-treated? Read this and find out the truth about “natural sapphires.”
Patricia Harper has had her studio in the heart of the Garment District for five years. But as the area changes, she worries about being left behind. Story by Kate Racovolis and Laura Fosmire. To read more about this story, click here. Jeffrey Schwager runs a business selling designer clothing in the Garment District, which […]
Can you imagine the life of a Chinese immigrant who has been working in the Garment District of Manhattan for four decades? Here is the story of 61-year-old pattern maker William Wai, who came here in 1971, did odd jobs, attended school, married and divorced, earned citizenship, opened design companies and failed, and kept working.
Bill Cosby has taken acupuncture for 20 years. He says he knows for certain it works well for him. But 40 years after the practice arrived in the United States, many U.S. insurers still refuse to cover the procedure, and sometimes even the ones who do will try to avoid paying the bill, acupuncturists say.
European tourists form a long line outside the Abercrombie & Fitch flagship store at Fifth Avenue every day, year around. What drives them is the world economy: they get more style for less money here.
The famously private Chinese scientist Dr. Tu Youyou opens up for the first time about how it feels to be an 81-year-old woman winning one of the most prestigious awards in medical science.