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Celebrate Valentine's Day In Chinatown! 
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A dozen things to do with your sweetheart:

Shop
- Canal Street Market - 265 Canal Street, http://canalstreet.market/
- Nature Republic - 151A Centre Street
  • 10 Face masks for $10, Leader's Mask Buy 1 Get Free, Holika Cosmestics 50% off
- Why Not Treatment - 7 Elizabeth Street
  • Up to 30% off all products
- The SAEM - 234 Canal Street #105
  • Buy 1 get 1 free on selected items
  • Free gift with purchase of $100 or more
- Uniqluee - 36 Mott Street, http://www.uniqulee.com/


Eat
- Juicy Spot - 33 Pell Street
- Yaya Tea Garden - 206 Grand Street
- Funny BBQ - 98 Bowery
- Shanghai Heping - 104 Mott Street


Visit and To Do
- Color Me Mine, 123 Baxter Street, www.colormemine.com
  • RSVP for a special night out for two, includes 1.5 hr reservation - 2 for 1 studio fee - complimentary chocolates - complimentary heart ornaments (2) to paint. $20 deposit required for booking.
- Museum of Chinese in America - 215 Centre Street www.mocanyc.org
- Museum at Eldridge Street - 12 Eldridge Street www.eldridgestreet.org
Feb-16-17

The WE Master Money: Credit workshop series is designed to help women entrepreneurs gain knowledge about credit building as a basis for improving personal finances and access to capital for one's business.

02-11-2017:  Lantern Festival at East Broadway, Chinatown
Hard Working CleanStreet AMC Team Receives Red Envelopes For
Chinese New Year Celebration

2017 Yee Shan Association Group Photo
2017 Grand Opening:  Fortune Restaurant, 5 Catherine Street (212-226-8919)
By OWEN JARUS 

The tomb of a general and his princess wife buried on March 18, in the year 564, has been discovered in China.

The ancient tomb, which contained the couple's skeletons, was also filled with figurines, said the archaeologists who described the findings recently in the journal Chinese Cultural Relics.

Feb-7-17
CHINATOWN - The comeback of beloved local dive Winnie's Bar - which is one step closer to reality after getting a green light for liquor from a local committee Monday - will stick to the friendly, stripped-down atmosphere that made the original 28-year legend a success while boasting some upgrades, according to the site's future manager.

Our Clean Street Workers Clearing Chinatown After Snow Storm (2/10/2017)
FDNY RECRUITING CAMPAIGN TO FOCUS ON ASIAN AMERICANS, MINORITIES

NEW YORK (WABC) --The FDNY is stepping up their recruitment efforts with a new campaign.

Commissioner Daniel Nigro unveiled a new poster for the upcoming firefighters' exam.  It features four active firefighters who also serve as recruiters for the department.

Photos: Manhattan's Chinatown Covered In Confetti For Year Of The Rooster Parade
Feb-6-17
Manhattan's Chinatown celebrated The Year of the Rooster with customary exuberance yesterday afternoon, as tens of thousands lined the streets downtown for the annual Lunar New Year Parade.
There were dragons and beauty queens, expensive cars and politicians, lion dances and corporate floats, drummers and dancers and scores of giddy young children.

韩国知名品牌The SAEM(得鲜)唐人街旗舰店隆重新张

纽约讯: 韩国知名化妆品公司the SAEM (得鲜)的第二家纽约旗舰店将于本月8日起在唐人街234 Canal St, Suite 105, New York 盛大开业。

新张开业期间the SAEM 举办全场七折优惠活动, 凡事美国中文电视以及美国中文网的观众只需登入thesaemu s.com/ sinovision 

The Return of Hwa Yuan, Federal Donuts Pops Up in NYC, and More Intel
Feb-6-17
Fabled, long-gone Chinatown restaurant Hwa Yuan is coming back to life. Chen Lieh Tang, one of original proprietor Shorty Tang's six children, is reopening the restaurant in its old home on East Broadway (most recently, this space housed Bank of China). Tang will run the restaurant with his son, James. The menu will include the famous cold sesame noodles, as well as revivals of throw-back dishes like carp with black bean sauce and Marvelous Orange Beef. The space will have a raw bar, private dining rooms, and many marble surfaces. 

Feb-7-17
By Zack Fink

The New York State Assembly announced Friday afternoon that it will pass a bill to delay the implementation of a 5-cent plastic bag fee in the city. NY1's Zack Fink filed the following report.
Next week, the state legislature is set to postpone the implementation of a 5-cent bag fee that was scheduled to take effect on February 15.

Feb-2-17

Over the past two years of writing this column about immigrants and their food, I've cooked with a Filipina nurse who used scalpels to debone chicken; a Senegalese family that eats out of the same dish to emphasize everyone's responsibility to one another; a Mexican Popsicle maker who tried to heal the ache of her divorce by sharing literal sweetness. 

Feb-11-17

Join us on Saturday, February 11 at 2 PM for a screening of the documentary Tested. Writer/Producer/Director Curtis Chin will be in attendance for a Q&A.

Feb-1-17
Poke, a dish traditionally made with fresh raw fish and toppings like onions and seaweed, has been popular in Hawaii for decades. But in the past year or so, the poke bowl's fandom in New York has exploded, and poke has moved from something you'd see once in a blue moon to the most popular "food concept" in the city. 

Feb-1-17

Neighborhood 360° Fellows help community-based organizations complete commercial revitalization projects and connect local stakeholders to City resources. The fellows are paid by SBS and are full-time community development professionals, community organizers, or planners. SBS aims to build a network of leaders prepared with commercial revitalization expertise and experience in New York City neighborhoods.

Jan-31-17

Manhattan in NYC has the largest population of Chinatown in the West. If you are up for some culinary adventure, then better try the Chinatown restaurants there. Here are the five best Chinatown restaurants in NYC:

Jan-30-17

It's been more than 15 years since the 9/11 attacks spread a cloud of toxic chemicals and dust across Lower Manhattan, and advocates say that many of the people who were harmed by it still don't realize how they were affected - or that help is available.

Jan-30-17

Before a sea of paper lanterns and lion dancers swept up Mott Street on Saturday-part of the exuberant Lunar New Year's celebrations that overtook New York City this weekend-the buzz at the Chinatown salon scene had reached a fever pitch.

Jan-30-17
By  AMY HE

New York City organizations made a push to recognize the Chinese Lunar New Year outside of Chinatown by holding festivities on Madison Avenue, hoping to impress upon tourists and members of the New York City community the cultural significance of the Chinese Spring Festival.

Jan-27-17

The New York Chinese Freemasons Athletic Club (more on that name in a second) hosts what's believed to be the longest-running lion dance troupe in New York City. For this year's Lunar New Year Parade, pairs of lion dancers will again don giant papier-mâché heads and colorful synthetic tails to cavort through the streets

Jan-27-17
Lunar New Year, which also encompasses Chinese New Year or "Spring Festival," begins on Jan. 27 and ends Feb. 2. While Chinese New Year is part of Lunar New Year, Lunar New Year is not necessarily Chinese New Year - it is more of a blanket term that is celebrated by more than one culture.

Jan-27-17
BEIJING - Holidays can be joyful times, bringing together long-separated family members. They can also be the most dreaded times for precisely that reason. Things may go horribly wrong under the weight of mutual expectations, and escape is difficult.

Jan-26-17
Councilwoman Margaret Chin excoriated the police department and other city agencies on Thursday for illegally parking in her lower Manhattan district - and with seemingly no repercussions.

Jan-26-17
By Randall
You know those iconic Vanity Fair covers this time of year? Academy Awards time? The Hollywood covers usually feature a bunch of movie stars in full makeup, hair perfectly coiffed and dressed to the nines. They look fabulous and other worldly.

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Lunar New Year Celebrations In Chinatown
January 29 - Lion dancing up Madison Ave. Celebrating Lunar New Year uptown.
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