A parade, dance performances and a calligraphy exhibit marked some of the Lunar New Year celebrations in Queens this year.
KACE has started a petition drive among Korean Americans to oppose an address to a joint session of Congress by Prime Minister Shinzō Abe, Korea Daily reports.
Observing the Lunar New Year, Korean style, was a family affair for painter Hee Sung Lee and her flute-playing son Han Chung Eun.
An 8-year-old restaurant in New York’s Gramercy area serves up authentic Filipino dishes such as dinuguan made of ox blood, The FilAm reports.
The Chinese Consulate in NYC will have a new WeChat social media account to keep Chinese residents and visitors informed, the consul general announced at a New Years celebration, reports SinoVision.
Korean Waejong Kim, co-owner of the Loopy Mango yarn store in SoHo, has seen the store’s signature yarn products take off globally, Korea Daily reports.
A top dim sum chef demonstrates the care with which fried “peony blossoms” and other Chinese specialties are prepared for the Lunar New Year, which begins Feb. 19. Read the story from Sing Tao Daily.
In an editorial, World Journal says that many Chinese worry that NYPD officer Peter Liang, indicted by a grand jury for murder, may be made into a scapegoat for racial tensions between the police and Black communities. But the paper warns against a rush to judgment.
Taiwanese eatery BaoHaus on East 14th St. is seeing an uptick in business thanks to the success of ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat,” which is based on the memoirs of BaoHaus owner Eddie Huang, reports World Journal.
In this month’s “Asian American Life,” Cho Jin-Hye describes being tortured at the hands of her North Korean captors; remembering civil rights activist Yuri Kochiyama; a visit to the largest Chinese department store in NY; and a button shop that also serves as a contemporary art gallery.
A 57-year-old Korean, Myongku Kang, is running from Los Angeles to New York to promote the cause of peaceful reunification of Korea, The Korea Times reports.
Han May Meat Co., a Chinatown fixture for half a century, has closed, reports World Journal.
Different neighborhoods and spots in New York, including a mosque and Islamic school, served as inspiration for a critically acclaimed new novel, The Brooklyn Paper reports.
Korean nail salons in New York are selling their businesses to Chinese owners, Korea Daily reports.
Opened in 2000, Flushing Mall once drew crowds and eager tenants. Now closed, it will be torn down to make way for a new mixed-use development, Sing Tao Daily reports.