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 Summer Water Festival Day at Sarah D. Roosevelt Park.


 A pleasant evening on Mulberry St, Little Italy.




Free Movie Screening In Chinatown: 

"Every Day Is a Holiday"

Join filmmaker Theresa Loong for a discussion and screening of her film "Every Day Is a Holiday" (in English with Chinese subtitles), the painful but life-affirming story of her father's unlikely journey from Chinese teenager in Malaysia and a Japanese POW to merchant seaman, Veterans Affairs doctor and naturalized citizen of the country that liberated him: the United States.  Screening will start at 6:30pm.

"Every Day Is a Holiday" is being shown this Saturday July 20, 2013 at 6:30 pm at the:


Chinatown Partnership LDC.

60 St. James Place,

Manhattan, New York City

Seats are limited, so please RSVP via Phone: 
212-346-9288 or email:  james@chinatownpartnership.org

Theresa Loong is a filmmaker and interactive media professional whose work has been exhibited worldwide. Theresa directed the documentary Every Day Is a Holiday and produced digital media projects with AMC Networks, nymag.com, and Food and Wine. Theresa graduated from Harvard and has lectured at Hunter, NYU and The New School.



NYC 6th Annual Summer Streets


With nearly 7 miles of open streets, 5 rest stops and a seven-block-long art installation in the Park Avenue Tunnel - open to pedestrians for the first time in history - there is plenty to explore at Summer Streets. And remember, everything at Summer Streets is free!

On three consecutive Saturdays in the summer, from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m August 3, 10, & 17, Summer Streets will open 6.9 miles of Park Avenue and connecting streets from the Brooklyn Bridge to Central Park, where walkers, joggers and cyclists can enjoy activities, food and fun on car-free streets, all for free! 


Click Here for More Info



Walking Tour: The Jewish Lower East Side

Museum at Eldridge Street - Sunday, August 4, at 11am to 12:30pm


Once home to the largest Jewish population in the world, the Lower East Side still bears traces of Jewish life from the turn of the last century. Explore synagogues, socialist hot spots, the Forward Newspaper Building and other landmarks while visiting delicious local vendors who now make the neighborhood their home, including the best pickle shop in New York City.


RSVP $15 per person.


Restaurants to Try


Mott St fav Vivi Bubble Tea arrives soon to 2 East Broadway, on Catherine St 

Steamed Rice With Marinated Pork & Rose Ti Kuan Yin Chinese Tea @ Teariffic, 51 Bayard St

A hidden gem of Chinatown where you can get some of the best tasting Chinese fried dumplings in NYC, Old Mountain East Dumpling, 106 Mosco St.
New York Mini | July 20-21, 2013 | Seward Park


The Mini is this weekend July 20 - July 21This year there will be 3 sites for Saturday: PS2 playground (Madison and Pike), Seward Park Tennis court, and Seward Park public park (Essex and East Broadway).Sunday will be Seward Park public park and Seward Park Tennis courts only. 

This year NYMini will be the hosting the most teams EVER since the first tournament 26 years ago, which will set the tone for the preparation for New York to host the Nationals in 2015.

They're looking forward to seeing everyone at their biggest turnout yet. 80 teams and over 1,000+ players will be competing all weekend. 

Whether you know friends and family who are competing or are just passing by, come check out some intense competition. 

Game Times:

Saturday July 20th: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sunday July 21st: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

After an arduous day of competition, be sure to enjoy a delicious meal and or a cup of bobble tea in Chinatown.

Buy veggies and fruit nearby too at vendors.

Summer Stage 2013
The spectacular dance program features traditional folk dances performed by NYCCCstudents. Audiences will be treated to a variety of regional and folk dances, such as the Mongolian, Uygur, Tibetan, and Tai dances that showcase the rich diversity of China's different regions. Come experience the richness of Chinese dance and arts & culture in this exciting family show!


This July, City Parks Foundation presents New York Chinese Cultural Center at 3 different parks as part of its International Family Festival. Follow us at the parks below:

Friday, July 19, 10:30am, at Grotona Park in Bronx (Crotona Park E. & Charlotte St.)
Monday, July 29,10:30am, at Rochdale Park in Queens (Guy R Brewer Blvd & 134th Ave.)
Tuesday, July 30, 10:30am, at Columbus Park in Manhattan (in playground west of sprinkles)Mulberry St. between Bayard St. and Worth St  


Event website: http://www.chinesedance.org/



Job Announcement:

Director of Public Affairs (1/2 time)


The New York Committee for Occupational Safety and Health is seeking a communications specialist to both coordinate and help implement a project designed to reach the estimated 400,000 persons believed to have been exposed to toxins released by the collapse of the World Trade Center towers on 9/11 to inform them of the benefits afforded them under the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010.  This outreach program seeks to reach survivors (those that lived, worked or went to school in the area) and responders both locally and nationally, who are eligible for benefits. In addition, the job would entail publicizing and building participation in NYCOSH safety and health training programs.


For full details, please CLICK HERE.

Restaurants to Try


Great burger combos at the new 99 Cafe, 99 Canal St

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Photos of Chinatown
11th Annual Water Festival With CM Chin, July 2013

Chinatown BID Interns/Volunteers Surveying Local Businesses During the Summer Heat Wave

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