Chinatown Big Egg Hunt 'Selfie' Contest Continues

Contest Update!  We know everyone is egg-hausted from egg hunting. To make it easier for everyone visiting the neighborhood, we're reducing the number of photo requirements from eight eggs to just
one egg
for submissions. Don't miss out on the great prizes, happy hunting! 

The Faberge Big Egg Hunt is afoot in New York City this month including Chinatown and our neighbor Little Italy! From Tuesday, April 8, 2014 (10AM EST) to Thursday, April 17, 2014 (11:59PM EST), enter the Chinatown Partnership's Chinatown Big Egg Hunt Selfie Contest to enter and win one of two mini egg grand prizes and other great runner-up prizes.

Winners will be drawn randomly and notified on Wednesday, April 30, 2014.

Contest Rules:

1. Visit any one of the following locations:

Red Egg, 202 Centre Street (Restaurant)
Nom Wah, 13 Doyers Street (Restaurant)
iLook, 64 Mott Street (Optical Store)
Sambuca's Café, 105 Mulberry Street (Café)
Il Cortile Ristorante, 125 Mulberry Street (Restaurant)
Umberto's Clam House, 132 Mulberry Street (Restaurant)
Il Piccolo Bufalo, 141 Mulberry Street (Restaurant)
Italian Food Center, 186 Grand Street (Restaurant)

2. At any of the above locations, take a selfie (a photo of yourself) together with the egg. After taking a photo, do please try and patron the location as they would greatly appreciate your business.

3. Post your selfie photo to Facebook or Twitter using the hashtag #ChinatownBigEggHuntSelfie, and also send  the photo in via e-mail to, with your name, address and phone number. If you do not have Facebook or Twitter, just send your selfie photos via e-mail.

Please note, by submitting your photo to Chinatown Partnership, you authorize Chinatown Partnership to use your photo on our website, e-newsletter and/or other printed and electronic mediums for promotional purposes. 


Selfie Photo Contest Grand Prize Mini Eggs




Summer Youth Police Academy 2014




The New York City Police Department seeks to provide innovative and effective programs for the City's young people. The Community Affairs Bureau's, Youth Police Academy, is such a program. It is designed to establish a positive relationship between the Police Department and the City's youth.


New York City residents, attending school, between the ages of 10 and 16 are eligible to attend. The Youth Police Academy will provide those participating in the program with lunch and uniform shirts.


The goals of the academy are:

  • To enhance responsible citizenship.
  • To provide positive interaction with police officers and to educate young people about the challenges and responsibility of police work.
  • To encourage young people to take part in other youth programs offered by the Police Department such as: the Law Enforcement Explorers, Police Cadet Corps and the Police Athletic League.

The 2014 Youth Police Academy is a six (6) week program that will hold sessions five (5) days a week. The Academy will open at 8:30 am in the morning and dismissal will be 2:00 pm in the afternoon. Students will attend classroom sessions with lectures, role-plays and topical demonstrations by police officers in the areas of law, behavioral science, drug prevention and gang resistance. Field trips are also part of the curriculum. Transportation to and from the field trips will be provided. Each site is accessible by public transportation.


The Academy will begin on Monday, July 7th and end on Friday August 15th





To apply for this year's Youth Police Academy, complete the application and mail it to the address below.



You will be contacted if your child is accepted.

Preference will be given to youngsters who have not previously attended.

  • NO application will be accepted BEFORE: Friday, April 18, 2014.
  • NO application will be accepted AFTER:   Friday, June 27, 2014.
  •  Mail to: N.Y.P.D. Youth Services Section, YPA 2014, 189 Montague Street, Brooklyn NY 11201



Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and Borough President Gale Brewer, Senator Brad Hoylman, Assembly Member Richard N. Gottfried, Council Member Corey Johnson, Community Board 4 invite you to participate in the:

New York State Citizen Preparedness Training Program
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
6:00 P.M.

Fulton Center Auditorium
119 Ninth Avenue
New York, NY
All participants must register in advance at:
Through the Citizen Preparedness Corps Training Program, approximately 100,000 New Yorkers will be provided with the tools and resources to prepare for emergencies and disasters, respond accordingly, and recover as quickly as possible to pre-disaster conditions.
Trainings participants (one per family) will receive a free Citizen Preparedness Corps Response Starter Kit, which includes:

-          Plastic drop cloth
-          Light stick
-          (2) D Batteries
-          First Aid Kit
-          Face mask
-          Safety goggles
-          AM/FM pocket radio with batteries
-          (6) packs of drinking water
-          (6) food bars
-          Regular flashlight
-          Emergency blanket
-          Duct tape
-          Work gloves
-          Water bottle

The 10th Annual Mother's Day
Drawing Contest
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Encourage children to unveil their talents!  Entries deadline: April 28th, 2014.  Cash Prize of Over $2000.  Winning masterpieces will be openly exhibited and published on selected Sing Tao publications and website.


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