Chinatown News & Events
Chinatown: A Walk through History

Sat, Apr 16, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Sat, Apr 23, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 2:30pm
Uncover the history of one of New York City's oldest neighborhoods! 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.
Herencia Judia with Benjamin Lapidus

Wednesday, April 13 at 7 pm

Discover surprising connections between Spanish Caribbean traditions and Jewish liturgy at this beautiful concert with guitarist Ben Lapidus and Herencia Judía - with Jorge Bringas, Manuel Alejandro Carro, Cantor Samuel Levine, Onel Mulet, and Felix Sanabria.

$25 adults; $15 students/seniors.
Cash for Guns

Saturday, April 16, 2016 / 227-10 Merrick Boulevard, Laurelton, NY

$200 pre-paid card for operable handguns and assault rifles or $25 pre-paid card for operable rifles, shotguns, and airguns.
The Essential Plan, NYS of Health
& Prenatal Care Assistance Program
紐約州健保的基本計劃 & 產前保健援助計劃講座
Date: Monday, April 18, 2016
日期: 星期一,2016年4月18号  
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM   /   时间:下午2:00 至下午3:00

What Can PCAP Do For Me? 產前保健援助計劃可以幫助我什麼?
The Prenatal Care Assistance Program (PCAP) can help you get the care you need for you and your baby. PCAP offers complete pregnancy care and other health care services to women who live in New York State.
Alternative Lending for Small Business Entrepreneurs!

SBS is hosting a workshop for Small Businesses and Entrepreneurs entitled "Alternative Lending for Small Business Entrepreneurs!"  This event will provide information on lending programs and services that are available for small business owners.
Interpreters Needed for the April 19th Presidential Primary Election

At the moment, Manhattan needs approximately 100 more Chinese interpreters, Brooklyn needs approximately 75 Chinese Interpreters, and Queens needs about 75 Korean interpreters.

As always, both interpreters & poll workers are able to apply online at
Support Minority and Female Entrepreneurs 

By 邱莉菲 /
FBI持槍衝進華埠公寓 原來是拍戲
FBI Shows Up In Chinatown (For Movie Filming)

By 高夢梓 /
「突然看見多個全副武裝的FBI手持衝鋒槍地出現在華埠街頭,還真嚇一跳。」由哥倫比亞廣播公司(CBS)製作的電視劇「藥命效應電視版/永無止境」(Limitless)1日在曼哈坦華埠愛烈治街(Eldridge St.)的某公寓樓門口拍攝一場聯邦調查局(FBI)員工荷槍實彈地搜索嫌犯戲份,惹得不少華裔圍觀,有不知情者還謹慎地繞道而行,生怕紐約也出現了恐怖襲擊。
Stringer Calls for Dozens of Changes at City Agencies to Help Small Business Owners Better Navigate the System

By Bobby Cuza / /
Scott Stringer says it's time to take a sledgehammer to the city's bureaucracy to help small businesses.The city comptroller is calling for dozens of changes at city agencies to help business owners better navigate the system, the result of a year-long review by Stringer's so-called Red Tape Commission. NY1's Bobby Cuza filed the following report.
Governor Cuomo and Legislative Leaders Announce Agreement on 2016-2017 State Budget

By Albany /
Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, Senate Majority Leader John Flanagan, Senate Independent Democratic Conference Leader Jeffrey Klein, and Assembly Speaker Carl Heastie today announced an agreement on the 2016-17 state budget. The budget holds the growth in state spending to two percent for the sixth consecutive year, continuing to reverse a decades-long trend where state spending outpaced the rate of inflation or personal incomes.
Video: How To Eat A Xiao Long Bao Like A Boss

By Jen Chung /
Xiao long bao-also known as soup dumplings-are the best dumplings around because they are made to be truly savored. When you open one, the steaming hot interior reveals a delicious broth and a succulent, tender meat filling.
NY1 News Coverage
By NY1 News Friday, April 1, 2016

Bedford + Bowery News Coverage
New Kimlau Square Must Be Safe, Skateboard-Free, Locals Say

By Allegra Hobbs /
As the city kicks off the years-long renovation process for Kimlau Square, community members are pushing for a safer, more peaceful neighborhood oasis

Launched in January, 2015, Comptroller Stringer's Red Tape Commission is made up of small business leaders, regulatory experts, and advocates from around the City who are dedicated to finding ways to help business owners cut through the red tape that stifles small businesses.
Arts In Education

Performed by professional performers from Dance China NY, all of our assembly programs are the BEST you can find outside of mainland China. We present the beauty of Chinese performing arts with colorful and vibrant costumes, authentic music, and interactive segments that will engage your students in a fun and educational way.
Cambridge Security Service Corp - Now Hiring

Currently looking to hire security officers (translators) to work in the lower Manhattan / Chinatown Area.

Applicants must have a good professional appearance with the ability to speak Mandarin and Cantonese dialect.  Candidates will need to possess a valid Security License from the Dept. of State and or Unique I.D. number.  
Job Opportunity: Executive Director - New York Chinese Cultural Center

The New York Chinese Cultural Center (NYCCC), a nonprofit cultural and educational institution, is dedicated to deepening the understanding and appreciation of Chinese culture in the global and local communities. NYCCC fulfills its mission by offering professional classes, workshops, and performances while nurturing creative and innovative new works that reflect the rich cultural heritages and diverse communities of today.

5th Precinct Police Seeks Suspects in Two Robberies on April 3, 2016

From:  Officer Peter Chong
5th Precinct Community Affairs

Officer Peter Chong:
The first incident occurred on Mott St between Kenmare and Broome St at 9:50pm. The victim is a Male/Asian/71 years of age. He was punched in the face and had his money and cellphone removed.

The 2nd incident occurred on Eldridge St between Broome St and Grand St at 10:25pm. The victim is a Male/Asian/62 years of age. He was punched and kicked and had his wallet removed.

Both incidents have two outstanding perps, Male/Blacks/ approximately 30.

Please remind your followers to pay attention to their surroundings. If they feel that they are being followed, go to the nearest store and dial 911. When they see strangers in their lobby, do not enter, call a family member or 911 and we will investigate. The 5th Precinct will increase patrols. years in age between 5'9 and 6'0 in height.

Chinatown Photos

Ribbon Cutting Ceremony:  Memories and Wishes Project by Seniors at 
Hamilton Madison House - 3/31/2016

Thank you Cmsr. Polly Trottenberg & @NYC_DOT for visiting and cleaning up a key portal into Chinatown at Division Street underpass.  April 1, 2016

Public scope meeting on Kimlau Sq by Councilmember Chin & Parks Dept @ Mariners Temple Church - March 29, 2016

Kudos to @NYCParks your surveyors already started measuring post-Tues Kimlau community workshop with @CM_MargaretChin

The Photographic Salon Society of NY - Annual Spring Festival Celebration
March 27, 2016

纽约沙龙摄影协会一年一度的春宴于3月27日假坐富临 酒楼隆重举行,出席嘉宾有 ,李銳成 董事长,岑灼槐先生, 温永谦伉俪,馮耀星伉俪,梁紹斌伉俪,车光照先生,何子臨先生,吴志偉先生, 张瓞袞先生,伍名峰先生,伍林栋先生。还有副会长梁荣新,董事王吉顺,董事梁欣欣,沙龙主席黄冠同,宣传活动主任苏群娟。嘉宾们祝福纽约沙龙摄影协会会务 蒸蒸日上,祝各位会员多拍精彩照片。春宴还有热闹的抽奖活动,奖品丰富多样,大家度过了一个开心又难忘晚宴。    -  摄影苏群娟

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