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According to Reason.com, the famous Chinatown bus company Fung Wah, whose license was revoked due to a series of issues, will reopen early 2015.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.
Starting today, the speed limit in NYC will be 25 miles per hour. Safety is important and so is NOT getting a ticket. Share this with family and friends – the Chinese version is also attached!
Raising the roof to lower the rent with Taiyo Na, Magnetic North, and Conchita Campos! Join the “house party” to fight back on gentrification in Chinatown and the Lower East Side. Get ready for a night filled with music, laughter and good old community organizing. For more information, click here!
Restaurants have played a major role in Chinatown history since the early settlements. The earliest Chinese eateries in New York catered strictly to the needs of Chinatown’s turn-of-the-century “bachelor society.” Over time, however, Chinatown’s restaurant industry would reflect the neighborhood’s changing immigrant population and needs. This themed walking tour hoste...
Today is the 10/10 parade at 4:30PM in Chinatown. Head over there after class this late afternoon for an amazing parade celebrating the Taiwanese Independence Day. There will be dancers, community leaders, and lion/dragon dancing! Grab some dinner aft...