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MOCAEATS: The Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking
Tue, Sep 29, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 8:30pm

What's the difference between pan-frying, oil seeping, and yin-yang frying? Please join Kian Lam Kho, author of the new cookbook, Phoenix Claws and Jade Trees: Essential Techniques of Authentic Chinese Cooking, in demystifying the art of Chinese cooking and address unique technical differences between Eastern and Western cooking. Followed by book signing and tasting.

PUBLIC MEETING on the CSO Long Term Control Plans
September 30, at 6:30pm

PUBLIC MEETING on the CSO Long Term Control Plans for Flushing Bay and Flushing Creek @ Al Oerter Recreation Center, 131-40 Fowler Ave, Flushing, NY 11355, 6pm to 8pm. RSVP, please email or call (718) 595-4148. DEP will provide a brief presentation. 

FYI, major credit card companies are migrating from outdated magnetic stripe credit and debit to cards embedded with microchips.
On October 1

The liability for certain types of fraudulent transactions will shift from banks to businesses that do not have the technology to process chip credit cards. The liability shift means that if a customer pays a business using a fraudulent EMV/chip card and that business can only process cards with the magnetic stripe, then that business could be liable for the fraudulent charge. More Info
Not Just the Weekly Torah Portion with Dr. Regina Stein
THURSDAYS, 11 AM TO 12:30 PM, OCTOBER 22, 29; NOVEMBER 5, 12, 19; DECEMBER 10, 17

Bring your questions and opinions as we explore a variety of questions and issues raised by the Torah portion (parashat hashavuah) each week. Knowledge of Hebrew and previous Torah study are NOT required. More Info
CONCERT: Eugene Marlow and The Heritage Ensemble 

Bomba, plena and bolero! Join The Heritage Ensemble for Puerto Rican-originated and Afro-Caribbean-influenced rhythms that celebrate the rich immigrant heritage of our Lower East Side neighborhood. The Heritage Ensemble features seven-time Grammy nominee drummer Bobby Sanabria, virtuoso percussionist Matthew Gonzalez, saxophonist Michael Hashim, bassist Frank Wagner, and ensemble founder/leader Eugene Marlow on piano. 
Business Resiliency Workshop Lower Manhattan
Wednesday, December 9, 2015 from 6:00 PM to 8:30 PM (EST)

As a business owner in New York City, you face many challenges that can impact your operations and assets. From gas leaks and fires, to major storms and flooding, you are constantly navigating risks. The Business Resiliency Workshop can teach you how to best prepare yourself and your business.

New Retrospective Highlights Chinatown Native and Architect
By Lisha Arino /

"Chinese Style: Rediscovering the Architecture of Poy Gum Lee, 1923-1968," now on view at the Museum of Chinese in America, follows the architect's long, complex career through more than 80 artifacts including photographs, blueprints and architectural drawings. 

Another year, another labor day, another championship. Congratulations Toronto Connex

One of the 'characters' from my film @9mandoc won the tournament championship & tournament MVP award yesterday, and I just love his joy here. 99% of the players who sweat and grind all summer long walk away with a heartbreaking loss at the end, but eventually they get over it and remember all the love that filled the rest of the weekend. It's a very special space and I'm so happy to be part of it. 

Job Op - Time Clinical Director

  * Oversee Quality Improvement and Assurance activities at all clinical sites in collaboration with clinical leadership
  * Lead the Health Center's transformation to maintain National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA) Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH) standards
  * Ensure compliance with federal requirements for center-wide QA plan and activities, provider peer review, and risk management oversight and training

School Crossing Guard Positions Available on the Lower East Side

New York City's public schools will be back in session a week from tomorrow.  If you're looking for part time work, positions are open in neighborhoods across the city for school crossing guards.

Housing Organizer & Housing Attorney

AAFE is seeking a full-time Housing Organizer to further AAFE's efforts to preserve decent and affordable housing in the neighborhoods that the organization is based, Chinatown and Lower East Side and in immigrant communities in Queens, including but not limited to Elmhurst, Corona, Woodside, Sunnyside and Jackson Heights.

Director of Operations - Job Post

The BID for SoHo's Broadway, located in Lower Manhattan, comprised of an area of approximately 12 block-fronts, or approximately 280 taxlots, defined by both sides of Broadway, from East Houston to Canal Streets Houston. More Info
Arcade Play or Two-Hour Child's Birthday Party for Up to 10 at the Chinatown Fair (Up to 60% Off)

Arcade classics and contemporary favorites such as air hockey, skee-ball, basketball, DDRX3, BeatMania, car racing and ticketed prize games.

Two or Four Admissions to the Museum of Chinese in America (Up to 45% Off)

Core and rotating exhibits draw from a collection of 65,000 artifacts to paint a picture of Chinese-American art, culture, and history.

Chelsea Clinton Speaks With Students at Chatham Square Library

Chelsea Clinton stopped by the Chatham Square library in Chinatown this morning, as part of the recently launched tour for her debut book "It's Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!"

Three-Course Lunch or Dinner for Two or Four at Famous Sichuan (Up to 60% Off)

Authentic Chinese specialties such as seafood-eggplant casserole, tea-smoked duck, and salt and pepper frog.

New Job Opening at the Airport
Full-Time Ramp Agents/Baggage Handlers needed immediately!

Hiring Guidelines:
Ø  NYS Driver's License is a must for Ramp Agents, Baggage Handlers and deicers.
Ø All Positions must be able to work inside and outside
Ø  Must be able to lift 50-75 lbs.
Ø Ability to fluently read, write, speak and understand English
Ø  Must have viable transportation to and from the airport
Ø BE SURE TO have candidates come in with their referral ticket

How Has Chinatown Stayed Chinatown?
By Nick Tabor /

Every summer, Wellington Chen, the director of Chinatown's Business Improvement District, dispatches interns to document all the businesses that have recently opened and closed in his neighborhood

Asian Pantry Essentials

The basics of the pan-Asian pantry are condiments and starches: sauces and pastes that amplify flavors and rice and noodles to absorb them.

Cheap Chinatown Food - $5 Snacks - New York
By FungBrosComedy


Chinatown Photos:

Chinatown Night Market

New tree lights in Chinatown at Kimlau Square and the Bowery.
Lighting your way into our neighborhood!


American Legion 9/11 Memorial Service at Kimlau Square

Grand Opening In Chinatown:  
Funny BBQ
98 Bowery, Tel-212-965-0076

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