Japan’s Much-Celebrated Gift Blooms in Washington

By ShareAmerica Washington’s famous cherry trees are blooming again. This year’s National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington honors the 105th anniversary of Japan’s gift of the flowering trees to the United States. It took coordination
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Brooklyn Abridged: Eat. Play. Shop.

Jane L. Levere Want to visit the real New York? Forget Manhattan. Brooklyn is where it’s at today. One of New York City’s five boroughs, Brooklyn is “rapidly relegating Manhattan to outer-borough status,” said Mark Zustovich, spokesman for Marty Markowitz, the Brooklyn borough president. And “outer-borough status,” in New Yorkese, (more...)

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival; Sukura Sunday

Subaru Cherry Blossom Festival Presented by Japan America Society of Greater Philadelphia at Various Locations March 4-April 15, 2011 The Subaru Cherry Blossom of Greater Philadelphia, now in its 13th year, is one of the largest of its type in North America. What began as a small ceremony (more...)

Looking to Philadelphia for Japan disaster relief

Looking to Philadelphia for Japan disaster relief

The Japanese community in Philadelphia has reach out to Philadelphians asking for help in regards to the devastating earthquake and tsunami that hit northern Japan.  Currently, Philadelphians who want to help can go to www.jasp.org in order to find out more information. This is the website for the Japanese America (more...)