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Chinatown Gas Upgrade

Con Edison will be upgrading the gas system in the area starting the last week of July.

They will be working Monday July 25 to Wednesday August 3 at the following location:

 Doyers Street between Pell Street & Bowery
o Weekdays from 7 a.m. until 3 p.m.

What to expect
 Full roadway closure
 Noise
Your gas service will not be affected. We apologize for any inconvenience this work may cause.?  Can we afford not to? 

Digitally Speaking: A New Reality

July 15, 2016 from 6:00 pm to 8:45 pm
Digital media is now the most important source for art, entertainment, news, shopping and social interaction.   As we become more mobile, we want access anytime and anywhere, making it necessary to be available in the micro-moment in order to reach the broadest audience and their influencers.  Can organizations keep up?  Can we afford not to? 
Myanmar Summer Water Festival 

Sat, Jul 16, 2016 from 12:00pm to 4:00pm
Enjoy entertainment and cool off with some water fun!
MOCACREATE: Make the Stage, Take the Stage!

Sat, Jul 16, 2016 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm
Ming Cho Lee is famous for using geometric shapes, bold colors, collage, and non-traditional materials in his sets. Using his work as inspiration, join MOCA and Chinese Theatre Works in experimenting with paint, paper, pastels, and other mixed-media to create a toy theater, scenery, and characters to star in your show.
The Keeping Quilt: Stories, Art, and Clues to the Pastl 

Sunday, July 17, 2016 from 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Make new memories this summer! Visit the Museum at Eldridge Street, housed in a beautiful and historic synagogue on New York City's Lower East Side.  Here you'll enjoy story time and art as we read The Keeping Quilt, Patricia Polacco's beloved book about family and tradition. Then follow century old clues around the Eldridge Street Synagogue and discover this landmark's own fascinating past. Put it all together and create memorable art....and a brand new tradition. This event is presented in partnership with the Jewish Book Council.
Person Place Thing: Live Taping with Paul Rudnick and Randy Cohen

Wednesday, July 20, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Join Paul Rudnick, writer and essayist, in conversation with Randy Cohen, author, humorist and original writer of "The Ethicist" for the New York Times Magazine.  This program will be a live-taping of Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen, an interview show based on this idea:  people are particularly engaging when they speak not directly about themselves but about something they care about. Rudnick will talk about one person, one place, and one thing drawn from the Museum at Eldridge Street's collection that is important to him.
Adapting to the Future of Work

Jul 20, 2016
Learn about pipeline development from young employees from Gap, Swiss Post Solutions, JP Morgan Chase & more.
Asian American International Film Festival

Jul 21 - 30, 2016
25% discount for any film showing at AAIFF (excluding the Opening, Centerpiece, and Closing Night films). Select your desired ticket(s) to your Shopping Card and enter the promo code AAAAaaiff16.

Chinese Community Partnership for Health, NewYork-Presbyterian Lower Manhattan Hospital

July 27, 23rd anniversary gala, 6pm @ Jing Fong Restaurant, 20 Elizabeth St

Tiger Beer showcases the best of Asian design in a temporary store in Chinatown, New York

Last month, Tiger Beer installed a temporary store - titled Tiger Trading Co - on Canal Street in the heart of New York's Chinatown. It was filled with products sourced from designers and artists across Asia, and aimed to show off the region's skill and creativity in design, fashion and technology.
Women Promising to Lift a 'Curse' Scammed Victims Out of Nearly $500K: NYPD 

By Allegra Hobbs / www.dnainfo.com
Police are looking for a group of five women they say have scammed women in three boroughs out of nearly a half-million dollars so far by claiming they need jewelry and money in order to lift a curse on the victims' families.
华纽约探访护士华埠举办骨髓配对筛检 为4岁华裔白血病女童寻找"生的希望"

纽约探访护士服务华埠社区服务中心,于今天中午在华埠举办记者会,宣布于本月16号,在中心举办 "有爱就有希望"骨髓配对筛检活动,帮助罹患罕见白血病的4岁华裔女童伍颖恩。
华埠BID公布2017财年工作计划 将创更多商机惠及6千华埠商家

實習生走進小商家 新繪華埠地圖

By 金春香 / www.worldjournal.com
「華埠有4、5000家店鋪,其中只有300多家是餐館,那其他那些店是何方神聖?我們要把這些店的信息採集出來,供大家了解。」華埠共同發展機構(Chinatown partnership)和華埠商業改進區(BID)的暑期實習生們日前開始上崗,前往華埠各家商鋪與店家聯絡,登記商家信息,了解其需求,以盡可能幫助他們推廣自己的店面並將全新信息繪製成為最新的華埠地圖,供居民和遊客使用。
独立日长周末 华埠卫生清洁压力大

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