Chinese seniors, who now account for 10 percent of participants at the Carter Burden/Leonard Covello Senior Program in East Harlem, modeled traditional Chinese dresses at the program’s annual fashion show, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Community groups and board members underscored the need for a permanent municipal ID application center in Chinatown to serve the neighborhood’s large immigrant and senior population, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Asian Express Travel’s successful request for a bus stop away from the saturated streets of Chinatown may trigger more long-distance bus companies to turn to relatively remote locations to set up stops, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Failure so far to add the Lunar New Year to the school calendar, participate in Asian-related celebration events, or set foot in Chinatown suggests Mayor Bill de Blasio has been disregarding the Asian community, argues a commentary piece in Sing Tao Daily.
A Chinese-American lawyer has launched a Kickstarter campaign to open a night market in Queens in April, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Chinese high school students in New York presented poems about their immigrant experience at a reading of poems written a century ago by Chinese detainees at Angel Island in California, Sing Tao 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.
Uniqulee, a store unlike any other in Chinatown, sells handcrafts and memorabilia collected from around the world by its owner Lee Chan, reports Sing Tao Daily.
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.
Chinese students are posting an 11-minute documentary and other videos to a YouTube channel to show cultural differences between them and U.S. students, Sing Tao Daily reports.
In Chinatown, many say that Sheldon Silver did well for the community and they believe him innocent of charges, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Some wonder, reports Sing Tao Daily, whether a Long Island Chinatown will be developed, given the recent growth of the Chinese population and brisk sales of homes to Chinese buyers.
New York’s ethnic media has garnered newfound respect in recent years, and now it should get its “fair share” of advertising, Sing Tao Daily’s Lotus Chau writes in an opinion piece.
The planned closing of St. Joseph’s Church in Chinatown has upset congregation members, many of whom are Chinese immigrants, Sing Tao Daily reports.
City Council member Margaret Chin, despite being criticized, continues to favor the indictment of policeman Peter Liang, Sing Tao Daily reports.