K-Smile Campaign spreads good will

Hong Young-shin’s main job working for the Korea Railroad Corporation is to manage Wonju Station in Gangwon, but around here, she also is known...

Korean Waiter Receives $1000 Tip From Customer in Glenview, Illinois

  A Korean waiter, who works at Glenview's Japanese restaurant, Fish on Fire, recently received a $1000 tip from one of his regular customers. Hansol Lee,...

Korean Entrepreneur Couple Donated $100K for the Homeless

  A Korean-American entrepreneur couple who runs an apparel wholesales business, JJ Apparel (Naked Zebra), donated $100,000 to the Village of Hope, a homeless shelter...

Former nurse in Germany now lives to give

Kim Joo-ki, a 66-year-old who recovered from an accident that left her totally paralyzed, lives alone in Cheonan, South Chungcheong. Her only means of...

Meet the pioneer of Koreatown, Hi-Duk Lee

Among Los Angeles Koreatown old-timers, Hi-Duk Lee is widely known as a pioneer who led forming of K-town. Coming from West Germany to Los...

Meet the New Yorker Behind Tokki, a Small-Batch Soju Made the Traditional Way

"The liquor contained in a green bottle didn't impress me at all. But when I took a sip of distilled soju handcrafted traditionally, I...

The spirit of Officer Daniel Lim lives on

July 24, 2010 marks the day that Sergeant Daniel Lim fell in battle while serving active duty stationed in Afghanistan. 6 years later, Lim's father Woo...

Iconic burger shop reopens with a little student aid

Early on Tuesday morning, Kim Young-chul, the 48-year-old owner of Young Chul Street Burger, was busy slicing and dicing pork and vegetables in his...

Meet California State Assembly Field Deputy: Robert ‘Lobster’ Park

Born and raised in Koreatown, Robert Park recalled the invaluable role that the 1992 L.A. Riots played in his decision to pursue politics as...

Soundtrack of Seoul was created in Nakwon

  Most people have taken a stab at playing a musical instrument at some point in their lives. It provides happy memories, even for those...
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