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Chinatown: A Legacy of Culinary Diversity

May 25, from 7:00 to 8:00
Although outsiders often see Chinatown as unchanging, it is a diverse and dynamic community. Manhattan's Chinatown emerged in the early 1870s, when Chinese merchants established themselves at the eastern edge of the Five Points area.
Concert: Yiddish and Chinese Folk Music

Thursday, May 26, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Presenting a mash-up of Chinese and Yiddish folk music traditions! In this joyous concert, violinist Yale Strom's Hot Pstromi and the EastRiver Ensemble explore the historical and musical connections between the Russian Jews and Chinese who lived together in Harbin, China from the turn of the twentieth century through World War II.
Resurfacing & Striping on Canal

May 25-28, 2016 from 8pm to 5am
How to Grow Your Long-Standing NYC Business

May 31, June 2, 7, 9, 14, 16, 20, July 12, 14, 19 from 6-9pm
This no-cost program - designed specifically for long-standing NYC business owners competing in changing neighborhoods - provides tools and resources to help them adapt and grow.
Free Accounting Clinic for Small Businesses on NYC's Commuter Benefits Law

June 1 from 5:30pm to 8pm
How to Advocate for Yourself in the World

June 1, 8,15, 29 from 11am to 12:30 pm
There are many definitions of the word advocate and hundreds of advocacy groups. As former Public Advocate of the city of New York, Betsy Gotbaum will describe how she interprets the role of this position, what were the important issues she confronted and where people can turn to within and without city agencies when confronted with a myriad of problems She will give examples of problems and issues, and ask the class to share their own experiences with advocacy. 
MOCAFILMS Honor and Duty: The Mississippi Delta Chinese

Thu, Jun 2, 2016 @ 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Enjoy a screening of a documentary in a three part series about the Mississippi Delta Chinese. Followed by Q&A with Executive Producer, E. Samantha Cheng.
GCCA Will Host Two Free Financial Literacy Workshops For HS Students

June 4 & 11, from 2:30PM to 4:30PM
Free Health Care Awareness Workshop

June 9, 2016 from 12p to 2pm
Do you have trouble finding a primary care doctor? Do you know about the basics of your health plan coverage?
Now it's a good opportunity to learn!!!
Dance to China NYCCC Student Recital 

June 26 at 2:00pm
Order your tickets to support the Center!
DCTV Mandarin Filmmaking Workshops

In Premiere on 6/12 & 6/19, and Camera Fundamentals on 7/23
Chinatown Resident Saves Family Store, Launches Series on Changing Nabe

By Allegra Hobbs /
Shortly after Chinatown resident Mei Lum succeeded in saving the 90-year-old antique shop that has been in her family for four generations, she decided to take it a step further by launching a community engagement initiative to chat with other local businesses about staying afloat and relevant in the ever-evolving neighborhood.
In Memory of Danny Chen

Poet Joanna Sit's poem dedicated to the late Danny Chen, the US soldier who was hazed to the point of suicide, appears in latest Five Willows Literary Magazine.
〈影音〉周末漫遊節 華埠成美食天堂

By 尹英姿 /
「坐在勿街上品嘗傳統美食的體驗真是新奇!」第四屆曼哈坦華埠「周末漫遊節」(Weekend Walk)暨第37屆亞太裔傳統月15日登場,亞裔傳統歌舞表演、手工彩繪等吸引上萬人次參與。平素車水馬龍、比肩接踵的勿街搖身變成美食天堂,除了馬路上用餐的新鮮感,外族裔顧客消費增多也讓華裔商家喜上眉梢。
A Meal (and History) in a Box at Taiwan Bear House

Pell Street these days is two quiet blocks, no more, but Chinatown was born here, where Doyers Street dead-ends into Pell, where tour guides still talk of tongs and mah-jongg.
Japanese / Hawaiian Restaurant

Chikarashi offers a contemporary perspective on Hawaiian poké, influenced by Japanese chirashi, with flourishes of Korean and Chinese flavors.  

227 Canal Street / (646) 649-5963
Penguin Ice Cream

Yogurt ice cream, the production of raw material is adopted with multiple health care efficacy of grain and food and fresh fruit and pure milk.

143B Hester St  /  (646) 288-3386

Locally sourced gourmet chocolates and truffles from NYC

21 Mott St  /  (585) 653-8625
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