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Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration
May 20, 5:30pm / 205 State Street - 22nd Floor, Brooklyn, NY 11201 - Brooklyn District AttorneyKen Thompson presents Asian Pacific American Heritage Month Celebration, featuring guest speaker: Judge Denny Chin (United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit).
Meg Okura and The Pan Asian Chamber Jazz Ensemble
May 20th from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM -
"An amazing jazz concert is one week away-listen to talented Grammy nominated performers and support our Music School at the same time.
Tickets are still available by calling 212-349-3724 ext. 9320 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org
Sat, May 23, 2015 @ 1:00pm - 2:30pm
- This walking tour examines how everyday buildings, public and commercial places, and streets have shaped the community from its origins as the Native American village of Werpoes Hill in 1600 to one of the fastest growing immigrant communities of present day New York City.More Info
May 27, 2015 from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Symposium of contemporary Chinese authors who will discuss the role of writing in the contemporary world and the prospects for literary interactions between the U.S. and China. More Info
180,000 Fresh Ideas Are Coming to NYC
Consumers are hungry for innovative products and ingredient choices. Find yours at the Fancy Food Show. The Summer Fancy Food Show is the largest specialty food trade event in North America and the leading showcase of industry innovation. 2015 will feature more than 180,000 products,22,000 buyers, and 2,500 exhibitors. Download Flyer Here
for more info.
June 28 - 30 - Be there! Register now at fancyfoodshows.com
Hero Gets Food That Would Be Wasted to the Needy - CNN.com
CNN Hero Robert Lee's nonprofit picks up fresh food that would otherwise go to waste from New York City restaurants and gets it to people in need. Continue Reading Here
Opened in 1920, Nom Wah Tea Parlor is the oldest dim sum restaurant in New York City. What makes them unique is that they prepare their dim sum to order, instead of making the dishes in advance and serving them on rolling carts around the dining room.Continue Reading Here
New Crowdfunding Campaign Connects Community, Small Businesses & Solutions
The Lo-Down, a six-year-old community news site and monthly magazine on the Lower East Side of Manhattan, just launched a very smart crowdfunding pitch
. They are asking their community to help fund a one-year reporting project on the struggles of small businesses in their neighborhood. Continue Reading HERE
IDEAS CITY is Right Around the Corner:
Participate in a 3 days festival celebrating the exchange of ideas and accelerating creativity. The theme this year is The Invisible City, an homage to Italo Calvino's literary masterpiece of 1972. Continue Reading Here
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