Snow Storm Hits Chinatown Again
Support Chinatown this Valentine's Day Weekend and Win!
Shop and eat at participating Chinatown businesses this weekend and you can enter to win free prizes.
the latest series of snowstorms and the economic blows to the
community of the past few years, Chinatown and local merchants needs
your help. During this special weekend, come shop, eat or visit
participating Chinatown local businesses and you can enter free
drawings to win hotel stays, airline tickets and many more other
prizes, the more places you visit the more chances you get! It's a
win-win for you and for Chinatown.
Raffle Drawing Prizes:
Note: Prize List Subject to Change
1) St. Valentine's Swarovski Crystal - Courtesy of Mr. Zan Ng
2) Southwest Airlines (2) pair of roundtrip tickets to 48 States + PR, Courtesy of Southwest Airlines
3) Multiple Hotel suites, courtesy of New-A
4) Tea Parlor opening performance tickets, courtesy of Chen Dance Ctr
5) Thermal water bottles, courtesy of David J. Louie Insurance Company
6) Wrist-watch, courtesy of Golden Jade Jewelry
7) Wine, courtesy of Mr. William Su
8) One hour couples massage, courtesy of Forever Beauty Day Spa
9) 840+ pcs, 4-D Cityscape (NYC History Over Time puzzle), courtesy of Chinatown Partnership LDC
10) 10 Gift Cards to Haagen Dazs (Chinatown Store)
11) And More Prizes
The Second V:
are many different beliefs about the origin of the Lantern Festival.
However, it is likely to have had something to do with celebrating and
cultivating positive relationships between people, families, and
nature. Many cultural experts and historians consider this day as
the real Chinese Valentine's Day.
The Lantern Festival also known as Yuan Xiao Jie in China
is a festival celebrated on the fifteenth day of the first month in the lunisolar year in the lunar calendar
marking the last day of the lunar New Year
During the Lantern Festival, children go out at night to temples carrying paper lanterns
and solve riddles on the lanterns (simplified Chinese
; traditional Chinese
It officially ends the Chinese New Year celebrations.
Learn More About Lantern Festival
|Eat Heart Shaped Rice Dish for Lunch on V Day|
What can be more romantic than bringing that special someone a heart shaped rice meal for lunch on Valentine's Day!
|Valentine's Day Movie: Beijing Love Story|
Different generations look at love, romance and commitment, all from a uniquely Beijing perspective. Chinese with English subs.
Opens Friday, Feb 14 at AMC Empire 25, 42nd Street (Manhattan)
|Valentine's Day Sushi & Seafood|
2/14 - Celebrate Valentine's Day At Mika Japanese Cuisine & Bar, 150 Centre St
Chef's Tasting Menu ($80 For Two-Five Course)
- Ika Sea Urchin Salad
- Sweetheart Lobster Tempura Roll
- Lover's Omakase
- Forever's Filet Mignon
- Sea Bass in Love
- Sweet Dream
- Ice Cream Tempura
- Special Valentine's Drink Cupid
Tequila, Pomegranate, Khalua, Hershy's Kiss
|Best Soup Dumplings NYC Chinatown 2014|
By Sara Guaglione
to know where to get the best soup dumplings in NYC's Chinatown in
2014? Read on for our comparisons of soup dumplings, also known as Xiao
Long Bao, and where to get the best ones in NYC's Chinatown in 2014!
Long Bao, commonly known as soup dumplings, are Shanghai's famous
soup-filled dumplings and many restaurants in NYC Chinatown have
attempted to make the best little pockets of deliciousness.
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Double Valentine's Day Comes but
Once Every 19 Years
This year's St. Valentine's Day and Chinese Lantern Festival
fall on the same day. To celebrate this special event, Chinatown
Partnership Local Development Corporation (CPLDC) will be holding a
"Double V Day Weekend" in Chinatown, Manhattan this weekend.
the latest series of snowstorms and the economic blows to the community
of the past few years, Chinatown and local merchants needs your help.
During this special weekend, come shop, eat or visit participating
Chinatown local businesses and you can enter free drawings
to win hotel stays, airline tickets and many more prizes, the more
places you visit the more chances you get! It's a win-win for you and
Look for this poster below on storefronts and display windows to find participating merchants:
Chinese Lantern Festival,
which is the last day of Chinese Lunar New Year, was considered the
"Valentine's Day" in ancient China, where girls only came outdoors
during the festivities, which made this day an ideal opportunity for
couples meetings and dates. The coincidence that Chinese Lantern
Festival shares the same day as St. Valentine's Day comes but once every
20 years! In light of this special day, CPLDC will hold a "Chinatown
Double V Day Weekend" lucky draw from February 14th to 17th with grand
at qualified stores and restaurants will grant you entries to the Lucky
Draw*. Winners will be drawn and announced live the next week at Mika
Japanese Cuisine & Bar, 150 Centre Street.
*Qualifying purchases vary by store/restaurant, participating businesses will have above poster on display.
To learn more about this event, please visit www.chinatownpartnership.org/DoubleV, or contact CPLDC:
Address: 60 St. James Place, New York, NY 10038
Chinese Lantern Festival 10th Year Anniversary Celebration & Photo Exhibition
February 15, 2014 (Saturday) at 1pm at
75 East Broadway
The United Fujianese American Association
hold the first session of the 10th US Eastern celebration activities
Lantern Festival with China-US diplomatic relations 35th Anniversary
The Spring Lantern Festival will
begin at 1pm, in which foreign diplomats, students, academic leaders and
community leaders have been invited to participate and speak. And then
there are literary and artistic performances, sweepstakes, and so on.
At 2pm, China and the United States established diplomatic relations
35th Anniversary Photo Exhibition will participate in a speaking forum
at the East Market Restaurant. At that time, Chinese and foreign
diplomats, students from Harvard, Columbia, Cornell and other
Chinese-American students will be speaking on-site about their thoughts
and perspectives on China and US relations and how things can improve.
They are looking for full participation and interviews from news outlets
and we look forward to seeing you there.
Valentine's Day Gift Ideas
for a gift for your sweetheart, whether junior high, high school or
college, Elizabeth Center has what you're looking for that's available
nowhere else in Manhattan:
Text & Photo From: christinaofchinatown.com
you grew up in New York City, you would know that there were no
shopping malls to linger around in for hours with your friends. The
closest was Manhattan Mall around 34th Street. If you grew up in
Chinatown, the best thing you had to a shopping mall was Elizabeth
Center. An underground mall with anything Asian and anything adorable,
EC was a place to hide out when it was cold, cool off when it was hot,
and bring your date there to buy the latest stuffed animal.Read More
Yoga Class in Chinatown
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Haagen Dazs Valentine's Day Cake in Chinatown
Haagen Dazs PIANO LOVE valentine's day ice cream cake
8" size for $44.95 / 77 Bayard St (212) 571-1970
Lunar New Year Parade - Chinatown 2014