Wishing you good times, good cheers, and a memorable new year.

All of us at Chinatown Partnership & Chinatown BID want to thank you for your support in 2015. We hope to continue improving Chinatown, Little Italy, Bowery Jewelry District and the Lower East Side with you in 2016!

Not Just the Weekly Torah Portion with Dr. Regina Stein
Thursdays, 11 am to 12:30 pm 

Bring your questions and opinions as we explore a variety of issues raised by the Torah portion each week.  Knowledge of Hebrew and previous Torah study are not required.  More Info
MOCACREATE: What's your Cause?
Sat, Jan 16, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Using MOCA's collection as your inspiration, learn the basics of printmaking. Create art that takes a stand and inspires others to take action!   More Info
Decoding the Year of the Monkey with the Chinese Almanac
Sat, Jan 30, 2016 @ 2:30pm - 4:00pm

What does the Year of the Monkey hold in store? Joanna C. Lee and Ken Smith (co-authors of the Pocket Chinese Almanac) return to decode the almanac's predictions for 2016 and share a range of New Year's traditions that bring positive energy into the household. Each participant will receive a free copy of the Pocket Chinese Almanac (valued at $7).   More Info
Ebizo Ichikawa XI Grand Japan Theater
March 1, 2016

Carnegie Hall, 881 Seventh Ave. Tickets on sale now.   More Info
Off the Menu: Asian America

Off the Menu, a feature documentary, is a road trip into the kitchens, factories, temples and farm of Asian Pacific America that explores how our relationship to food reflects our evolving communities.   More Info
Assignment America: Little Havana
By Lizette Alvarez / www.nytimes.com

No matter where in the world I have lived, no matter how long I have been away or how brief my visit back, Little Havana has always been the one place where the present takes me back to the past.  

The Chinese Exclusion Act & Immigration In America

Summer Seminars and Institutes for School Teachers are offered by the National Endowment for
the Humanities to provide teachers an opportunity for substantive study of significant humanities ideas and texts. These study opportunities are especially designed for this program and are not intended to duplicate courses normally offered by graduate programs. On completion of an NEH Summer Seminar or Institute, NEH Summer Scholars will receive a certificate indicating their participation.  More Info
To Experience One Of The World's Most Diverse Cities, Start With The Food
BY Sponsor / gothamist.com

A cultural mosaic, a smorgasbord of ethnicities and the food to match. Over 50% of the people in Toronto were born outside of Canada so the city boasts 200 ethnic groups with over 140 languages spoken. If you're craving a worldly adventure that is rich in food and culture, this is the place to enjoy it.    More Info
I took an 18-hour bus ride from New York City to Atlanta for $40, and I liked it better than flying

By Alex Lockie / www.businessinsider.com

This week I made it all the way from Manhattan's Canal Street to Atlanta's Buford Highway for just $40 - thanks to the miraculous yet polarizing Chinatown bus.  More Info

相比起去年寒冷冬季華埠生意大減的情況,今年的暖冬給華埠來帶不少人氣,令聖誕節人潮更勝以往。除了一貫在聖誕節生意火爆的中餐館外,冰淇淋店、水果攤、美髮美甲店以及超市也顧客大增,不少商家昨(26日)估計,聖誕節當天銷售額比往日增加了至少2成以上 。  More Info
迎新年湧新店 華埠添活力
By 高夢梓 / www.worldjournal.com

「年底都是節日假期,我才開張就忙不過來了。」為了沾年終節假日的光,華埠突然湧現多家新店,包羅糕餅、餐館、服裝、手機與化妝品等,為總被外界認為「大勢已去」的華埠增添不少新活力。新店老闆26日紛表示,雖然以耆老居民為主的華埠經濟不被看好,這裡依然是紐約地標性旅遊地,只要突出產品特色,經營跟上時代步伐,必可打出新天地。  More Info
Support Myrtle Avenue Brooklyn Partnership This Holiday Season!

Support our friends in Brooklyn in Fort Greene & Clinton Hill who are raising $10K for MARP before the end of the year. Donate online.  More Info
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Celebrating the holidays in Chinatown

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