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Shells for Seniors
03-25-2016 / See More Photos Below In Photo Section


Shells for Seniors, a project by Rachael Di Lieto, a young artistic teenager, together with her family decided to do something nice for the seniors by giving out hand-painted seashells.  Over one hundred fifty shells were carefully picked from the seashore, washed and painted.  Council Member Chin, as Chair of the Aging Committee, supported the efforts from the start.  CM Chin helped coordinate this project by contacting different senior centers and walked over to hand out the special treat for seniors with the Di Lieto family. Resulting in a delightful and happy experience for all.
Chinatown News & Events
Sleepless Nights - Live Music

Saturday, March 26th 8:30pm - till late
Sleepless Nights is a new vocal trio with a starting point of Gram Parsons, his influences, musical friends, former bands, songs and recordings.
Forsyth Plaza Project

3-28-16 To 4-1-16

Forsyth Plaza Project weekly construction bulletin for the week
Join us and share your ideas for improving Kimlau Square

March 29 from 6:30 to 8 pm
Councilmember Chin and Mayor Bill de Blasio have allocated $900,000 to renovate this park. The Parks Department is starting the design process for this project by holding a scope meeting, in which local residents and stakeholders discuss how you would to see the park improved. With your input, NYC Parks will develop a schematic design, which will be presented to Community Board 3 for public review.  Download Chinese Flyer here or English below:
Chen Dance Center: Benefit Evening Celebrating 36 years

Thursday, April 21, 2016 from 6:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Transfiguration School Newsletter

Check Out Their Latest Newsletter Below
The TransKinderNation edition is filled with good news and photos from their school experiences in the Winter and lists upcoming fun Spring events to enjoy with their students!
新澤西州紐瓦克擬重建華埠

新澤西州紐瓦克(Newark)市政府擬在市中心重建華埠的消息,引發大量華人關注,­也成為一些華商盼望已久的商機。紐瓦克副市長華卡洛(Ugo Nwaokoro)指出,目前重建華埠只是一個初步想法,並沒有具體計畫,歡迎對此有­興趣的商家和投資者前來洽談。
2016 Van Lier Fellowships

The Asian American Arts Alliance is pleased to administer, with support from the New York Community Trust, the 2016 Van Lier Fellowships. This year, the Alliance will be recognizing theater artists in the categories of Acting and Directing. The Alliance's mission is to strengthen Asian American arts and cultural groups through resource sharing, promotion, and community building.
Free food delivered right to your office

The easy way to discover new lunch options and support great independent restaurants - through free samples.
The School: Chen Dance Center

Registration is still open for Spring Class! New: Monday Night Yoga, Tuesday Baller.
Internship opportunities with City Council Member Margaret Chin

By CBrooks / blogs.baruch.cuny.edu
Council Member Margaret Chin's office is in the process of recruiting interns for the summer semester. Chin is the elected representative for the 1st New York City Council District, which includes Chinatown, Little Italy, the Lower East Side, SoHo, Battery Park City, Tribeca, Financial District, the Seaport/Civic Center, Washington Square Park, and Governors Island.
Eying Investment from China, Newark to Revitalize Its Chinatown 

By ZheShu Xie / voicesofny.org
Chinese living in New Jersey often feel something is missing. Yes, a Chinatown. But Newark may help fill that gap. In order to attract more Chinese residents and businesses to the biggest city in the Garden State, the city government hosted a forum on March 17 to discuss the idea of revitalizing its Chinatown, which was once vibrant in the 1920s.
Chinatown group cleans graves at NYC, Long Island cemeteries

By Anthony M. DeStefano / www.newsday.com
Chinese families got an early start on an ancient tradition this past weekend when they visited cemeteries in New York City and Long Island to pay respects to their ancestors.
CALL FOR EQUITABLE PUBLIC SPACE FELLOWSHIP

By Susan Chin / designtrust.org
We announce the creation of the Equitable Public Space Fellowship Program to support the next generation of urban designers, architects, landscape architects, and planners in contributing to complex public space challenges in our global city. As the inaugural Fellow, the Public Space Fellow at the Design Trust will join our team for an intensive one-year fellowship to begin in June 2016, and end in July 2017.
Food Scraps + Yard Waste

Organic waste, such as food waste, food soiled paper and yard waste makes up approximately one-third of the waste generated by businesses in New York City. This material can be processed to create soil-enhancing compost or used as an energy source in aerobic and anaerobic digesters.
Lo Mein Loophole: How U.S. Immigration Law Fueled A Chinese Restaurant Boom

Americans craving kung pao chicken or a good lo mein for dinner have plenty of options: The U.S. is home to more than 40,000 Chinese restaurants.
Chinese chopsticks: Three thousand years of history

Chinese chopsticks are consubstantial with Chinese cuisine. According to historical records, this kind of light and convenient eating utensil dates back to more than three thousand years ago, and today follow the design used in the Ming Dynasty (1368-1644)

Grand Opening In Chinatown:  Eggloo


 

Eggloo 

60 Mulberry St
New York, NY 10013
b/t Mosco St & Bayard St
Chinatown, Civic Center


Open Every Day From 12pm to 9pm

Spot for Hong Kong egg waffles filled with ice cream & toppings, plus some savory choices.


Chinatown Photos

Easter Shells for Seniors
March 25, 2016



Shells for Seniors, a project by Rachael Di Lieto, a young artistic teenager, together with her family decided to do something nice for the seniors by giving out hand-painted seashells.  Over one hundred fifty shells were carefully picked from the seashore, washed and painted.  Council Member Chin, as Chair of the Aging Committee, supported the efforts from the start.  CM Chin helped coordinate this project by contacting different senior centers and walked over to hand out the special treat for seniors with the Di Lieto family. Resulting in a delightful and happy experience for all.



Talk on Triangle Shirtwaist Factory Fire at Museum at Eldridge Street.  
(March 16, 2016)
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