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Kirstin Cole


New York, NY, United States

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Recent articles by Kirstin:

Sunday Brunch at Singapura blends Asian flavors to delight your palate

FLAT IRON (PIX11) — If you were looking to enjoy a blend of Asian flavors for your next Sunday brunch, you’re in luck. A boy from India came to New York and ended up opening several restaurants where he blends flavors from a variety of Asian countries — all to the delight of your palate. PIX11’s Kirstin Cole went to Singapura in the Flatiron District for this weekend’s Sunday Brunch. → Read More

Manhattan brunch spot is a melting pot of Asian flavors

NEW YORK (PIX11)– Wau, a brunch spot on the Upper West Side, melds Chinese, Thai, Indian, and Malaysian flavors to create scrumptious comfort foods and delicious drinks. At Wau, which translates to kite, the flavors take flight with a Malaysian national dish made of curry and chicken featuring anchovies, toasted peanuts, and cucumber. The chef […] → Read More

NR brings contemporary twist to Japanese dishes

UPPER EAST SIDE, Manhattan (PIX11) — NR on the Upper East Side was born of the cocktail culture and then layers in traditional Japanese food with a twist. Hand-cut ice was used to chill cocktails, and glasses were painted a delicious chocolate swirl. From ice to fire, a palo santo aroma was added to a […] → Read More

Hundreds expected at funeral for fallen FDNY firefighter Timothy Klein

BELLE HARBOR, Queens (PIX11) — Family, friends and hundreds of firefighters gathered Friday morning to say a final farewell to fallen FDNY firefighter Timothy Klein. The funeral for Klein is being held at the Church of St. Francis DeSales at 129-16 Rockaway Beach Blvd. in Belle Harbor, Queens. The funeral will start around 11 a.m. […] → Read More

Bricolage brings French twist to Vietnamese staples

PARK SLOPE, Brooklyn (PIX11) — Bricolage not only brings a feast for the eyes but more for the belly. A Chinese writer and filmmaker joined forces with her Israeli artist and professor husband to give authentic Vietnamese food a distinctly French flair. Watch the video player above for the full story. → Read More

Earth Day 2022 events in NYC: Hiking, recycling, kids fest and more

NEW YORK (PIX11) — Folks across the tri-state area are marking Earth Day Friday, and there are plenty of opportunities to join in the fun. Whether you want to take a hike, recycle old electronics, or clean up your neighborhood, here are some ways you can celebrate Earth Day 2022. Teach your kids about Earth […] → Read More

Adams, Desantis trade jabs over Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ law

NEW YORK (PIX11) — New York City Mayor Eric Adams and Florida Gov. Ron Desantis traded barbs this week over the sunshine state’s new “Don’t Say Gay” law. Adams on Monday announced a new campaign, including several billboards in major Florida cities, to rail against the law and offer support to the state’s LGBTQ residents. […] → Read More

Savory brunch with live music at The Ellington in Manhattan

UPPER WEST SIDE, Manhattan (PIX11) — Brunch is bountiful at The Ellington on Broadway, from cool jazz to sweet waffles and savory short ribs and everything in between. The chicken is crisping and the bananas are carmelizing, all under the skillful hands of Chef John Loughran. Waffles, two ways, start the brunch. There is classic […] → Read More

Boy, 12, shot in the head while eating inside car in Brooklyn: NYPD

EAST FLATBUSH, Brooklyn (PIX11) — A 12-year-old boy was shot in the head and killed while sitting in a car in Brooklyn Thursday night, police said. The tragic shooting happened around 7:50 p.m. in East Flatbush. Police responded to the scene near East 56th Street and Linden Boulevard after a 911 call reporting shots fired […] → Read More

Sneak peek: New in 2022 for Mets fans at Citi Field

QUEENS, N.Y. (PIX11) — Opening Day for the Yankees and the Mets is one week away and the excitement is building. PIX11’s Kirstin Cole headed to Citi Field on Thursday to offer up a sneak peek at what’s new in 2022 for Mets fans who attend home games. From new player bobbleheads to sidewalk chalk […] → Read More

Jersey City’s Hudson Hound goes true, full Irish

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (PIX11) — The bacon is hot, the cocktails look great and the eggs are crackling. Hudson Hound in Jersey City transports diners back to beautiful and bountiful Ireland. The first thing needed to be understood is the breakfast vocabulary at this restaurant’s stove. From rashers or bacon to pudding, which isn’t sweet […] → Read More

Madrid-style eggs take center stage at Hudson Yards’ Spanish Diner

MIDTOWN, Manhattan (PIX11) — Bounty on the table abounds at Spanish Diner, the sprawling brunch spot inside Little Mercado at Hudson Yards on Manhattan’s West Side. The egg takes center stage in so many dishes, over Valencian bomba rice and often with its delicious companion, jamon — the much-beloved Spanish ham. All of it served […] → Read More

Mission of mercy: Doctors from tri-state area headed to Poland to help Ukrainian refugees

NEW YORK (PIX11) — A group of doctors from the tri-state area and around the world — many of whom only know each other from a Facebook group — are flying to the front lines to help the millions of Ukrainian refugees pouring into Poland. They’re bringing medical supplies, medicine, and their healing hands to […] → Read More

‘Food to feed the soul’: Harlem soul food spot brings Southern flavors to New York

NEW YORK (PIX11) — There’s soul food and then there’s food to feed the soul. At Red Rooster, they’re doing both to perfection. The Harlem happening spot is the quintessential place to be transported to the genteel South, with crispy fried chicken over waffles, shrimp and grits, sausage gravy and cornbread and silky deviled eggs. […] → Read More

1st NY pot sales permits will go to people with convictions

New York’s first 100 to 200 retail cannabis licenses will be solely for people with marijuana-related convictions or their immediate family, state officials said. → Read More

NJ drops school mask mandate but not all districts end requirement

TRENTON, N.J. (PIX11) — As New Jersey health officials continue to report progress in beating back the latest wave of COVID-19 infections, Gov. Phil Murphy on Monday allowed schools to drop the mask mandate. The governor said the state was moving into a new phase of the pandemic and credited the hard work of New […] → Read More

Adams hints at ending NYC indoor vaccine mandate for businesses

NEW YORK (PIX11) — New York’s indoor vaccine mandate could be on its way out, Mayor Eric Adams hinted Wednesday. When asked if New York had plans in place to phase it out as some other cities have done, Adams said yes and that he “can’t wait.” Adams said he’s going to follow the science […] → Read More

Funeral for slain NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora: NYC gives final salute to hero

The funeral for fallen NYPD Officer Wilbert Mora will be held Wednesday morning. You can watch the service on PIX11 and when it begins. Mora and partner Detective Jason Rivera were gunned down in Harlem in January. → Read More

Cheslie Kryst, former Miss USA, dies at 30

Police said Cheslie Kryst jumped from a Manhattan apartment building and was pronounced dead at the scene Sunday morning. → Read More

Funeral for slain NYPD Officer Jason Rivera: NYC gives final salute to hero

Mourning police officers from New York and beyond will give a final salute Friday to Officer Jason Rivera, a rookie colleague gunned down with his partner a week ago in Harlem. A morning funeral Mass is planned at St. Patrick's Cathedral for the officer, who, at age 22, was recently married and barely into his second year of service on the force. → Read More