Save the date! Lunar New Year is 1 month away and we are very excited to celebrate in Chinatown! This year is the year of the ram and according to the zodiac characteristics, people who fall under the ram are gentle, strong, and well liked! Stay tuned for more information on coming to Chinatown to […]
Do you and your friends have plans on January 31st? Want to learn more about identity, history, and stories through the Chinese American community? Through a collaboration between the Museum of Chinese in America and the New York Historical Society, you can navigate through an interactive workshop and take home a copy of N-YHS’s Chinese […]
Photo by Tequila Minsky Last week, NYC’s Chinatown came together to mourn the death of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos. On a cold January night, candles were lit and local community leaders, police officers, restauranteurs, Father Nobiletti from Transfiguration Church, Wellington Chen, the executive director of the Chinatown Partnership, and even Councilwoman Margaret Chin […]
After the horrific December 20th assassination of officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu, many communities have gathered to be a source of support. Major airlines have donated tickets to provide flights to the officers’ families. The mortgages for both officers’ homes will be paid in full by a 9/11 charity who is gathering the community […]
According to ChinaDailyUSA, NYC schools can now mark Lunar New Year as a day off! NYC Council member Margaret Chin explained, “This is a long time coming. This is such an important bill to really show that we have the honor to celebrate our culture and diversity, and to recognize the contribution of Asian Americans […]
According to Reason.com, the famous Chinatown bus company Fung Wah, whose license was revoked due to a series of issues, will reopen early 2015. Fung Wah has been an alternative option to companies like Greyhound or Megabus and usually leaves a Chinat...
According to Tasting Table, you can volunteer in Chinatown/Lower East Side by packing a winter-ready goody bag for the Bowery Mission this Thanksgiving. Here are more details: The longtime East Village mission celebrates its 135th all-day Thanksgiving extravaganza, where nearly 1,600 New Yorkers tuck into a turkey dinner and receive a new coat and a […]
Rebecca Reich and the Greater Chinatown Community Association cordially invite you to an afternoon of fun and fashion! Date: Saturday, December 6 from 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM Location: Transfiguration School/Church’s Auditorium/29 Mott Street (Use side entrance near 105 Mosco Street, around the corner from the Church) New York, NY 10013 Phone: 212-374-1311 featuring: * […]
Tomorrow, the LES Long Term Recovery Group is hosting a forum for everyone to come discuss how Hurricane Sandy affected the Lower East Side and how to create a community-based disaster plan. There will be Chinese and Spanish translators.
The grand opening on Bayard St. was on October 26 where there was lion dancing to celebrate. For more info, check out their website.