International Health Food Cafe Opens on
cafe that just opened on Mott Street aims to bring healthy, locally
sourced food to the neighborhood - just like the meals the owners used
to have in their native country of Australia.
at 164 Mott St., offers fresh-squeezed juices, smoothies and coffee and
later this week will debut a menu of premade seasonal sandwiches and
salads inspired by owners Giles Russell's and Henry Roberts' childhood
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Chinatown (Walking Tour)
Walking ToursGroup Walking Tours
walking tours give students an inside look at what life was and is
currently like in Chinatown. Educators will stop at 8 to 10 different
sites, landmarks, and historic streets and use historical photographs
and illustrations to depict how the neighborhood has evolved as well as
remained unchanged over the years. MOCA offers 3 walking tours for
Chinatown: A Walk
through History, From Coffeehouses to Banquet Halls, and Preparing for
Lunar New Year in Chinatown (seasonal). For extended descriptions,
please scroll down.
Walking tours are available Tuesday-Friday 10:30am-6:00pm and Saturday 11:30am-4:30pm.
If you are an educator and are interested in visiting MOCA with your school group, please see our educator's section.
Group Visit Fees Effective January 15, 2013:
$2/NYC DOE Title 1 Students
$6/NYC Public School Students
$8/Independent and Out of State School Students (K-12)
$9/College Students and Seniors (65+)
Note: For groups that wish to participate in both a Gallery Program and Walking Tour, discounted fees are available.
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93 Bowery, New York, New York 10002
Please go and enjoy Chef Yamao Hiroyasu's Authentic Japanese Ramen/ Udon/Soba Soup.
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You'll be invited to attend a training session where you'll receive info about how to improve apartment building recycling.
sessions are held at the offices of the DSNY Bureau of Waste
Prevention, Reuse and Recycling in downtown Manhattan.
- Tues, July 15, 9:30-11:30am
- Wed, August 13, 1:30-3:30pm
- Thurs, September 11, 6:00-8:00pm
can do specially scheduled on-site trainings for at least ten
participants. Each participant would need to complete the enrollment program registration form. If you are interested in organizing such a training, please indicate this on the sign-up form.
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Zhang Zhilei takes over NYC Chinatown
heavyweight silver-medalist Zhang Zhilei, readying for his August 8th
pro debut on ESPN Friday Night Fights, gave a boxing demonstration and
signed autographs at Saturday's annual Chinatown Weekend Walk. The 6ft
7inches 260 lbs Zhilei won a silver medal in the super heavyweight class
at the 2008 Beijing Olympic games. Additionally, he won a bronze medal
at the world amateur championships in 2007 and 2009 at super
heavyweight. Zhilei is promoted by Dino Duva of Dynasty Boxing.
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Photo: Malcolm Brown
one of the oldest and largest herbal pharmacies in the country, is a
vintage apothecary in action. The walls are lined with drawers of
medicinal herbs, which herbalists measure out with handheld scales.
While the store mainly caters to practitioners of Chinese medicine, it
also sells over-the-counter remedies for common ailments, like coughs
and sore throats, and herbal patches for sore muscles and arthritic
pain. "We're like an herbal Duane Reade," says CEO Thomas Leung.
English-speaking acupuncture students from the Pacific College of
Oriental Medicine are on hand every weekday afternoon to answer
questions on a walk-in basis, and the shop hosts a student-run
acupuncture clinic with $40 treatments (an appointment is required). For
those in perfect health, Kamwo is also a great source for fine
loose-leaf Asian teas and cooking ingredients like cinnamon sticks,
cloves, star anise and goji berries.
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All of a Kind Family Walking Tour
summer favorite! You loved Ella, Henny, Sarah, Charlotte, and Gertie
in All of a Kind Family, now see where they lived. If you've
read this beloved classic - or even if you haven't - come discover the
Lower East Side of a century ago. Explore the streets where the
sisters played, prayed, studied and read, and experience childhood
in the old neighborhood. Along the way, taste pickles from a barrel and
buy some delicious treats in an old fashioned candy store!
$15 per family - space is limited and reservations are required
Book Launch - The Acrobat: Selected Poems of Celia Dropkin
Faith Jones, Jennifer Kronovet and Samuel Solomon bring the works of
Lower East Side Yiddish poet Celia Dropkin to an English-speaking
audience. Their keen translation captures the lyrical and emotional
quality of Dropkin's poems, which were originally written in the 1920s
and 1930s. Join Jones and Solomon as they talk about and read from
This event is free - Co-sponsored by the YIVO Institute for Jewish Research