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夏季步行街周末登場

紐約市交通局昨(1日)宣布,今年的「夏季步行街」(Summer Streets)活動將於本周末起連續三個周末如期登場。屆時在曼哈頓,南至布碌崙大橋,北抵中央公園,長達7英哩的街道將實行封街,開放出寬闊的道路空間供市民「任我行」。


Dragon Boat Family Festival!

Sat, Aug 13, 2016 @ 12:00pm - 4:00pm
Paddle away with us! Celebrate the Dragon Boat Festival (端午节) with an afternoon of family fun--filled with pests, potpourri, and plenty of activities!
MOCACREATE: Playful Props

Sat, Aug 20, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Explore Stage Design by Ming Cho Lee to find out how design can help tell a story. Sketch and create life size props from fabric, foam, clay, and popsicle sticks to do just that. Then use them to act out Romeo and Juliet, Carousel, or one of the other plays on display!
Wine and White Linen: Concert with Orphan Jane

Thursday, August 18, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Gypsy cabaret band Orphan Jane inaugurates our first-ever celebration of Tu B'Av, a traditional night of love and revelry marking the grape harvest. The band performs both original songs infused with their signature blend of Eastern European circus blues as well as vaudeville hits from the golden age of Yiddish theatre.
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高溫逼退人潮 商家挺到底

By 許雅鈞 / www.worldjournal.com
華埠「周末漫遊節」今年為第四年舉辦,封起勿街(Mott St.)讓遊客得以悠閒散步、深度認識華埠每個角落,每年皆吸引上千遊客參與、帶動華埠商機;24日的體感溫度逼近華氏100度,勿街人流明顯銳減,不過商家仍力挺「周末漫遊節」,認為活動能將華埠推入主流,為華埠整體形象帶來正向影響。
包厘街視窗 透視華埠下東城歷史

By 尹英姿 / www.worldjournal.com
曼哈坦包厘街,這條南北縱貫華埠的古老街道是華人最熟悉的道路之一,從17世紀中期至今、歐洲移民再到華裔移民,已承載著曼哈坦下東城的歷史積澱走過400年歷史。以64張海報為視窗,「包厘街視窗」(Windows on the Bowery)人文歷史展覽項目日前亮相包厘街64個歷史地點,娓娓道來這條被稱為紐約市歷史最悠久街道的包厘街以及華埠的興衰更迭。
紐約企業回收新規定8/1起生效

By 邱莉菲 / ny.stgloballink.com
紐約市企業回收新例(New Business Recycling Rules)將於8月1日正式生效,意味著從下周一開始,紐約市內的所有商家、辦公室、商場等企業產生的垃圾,都需像私人住宅垃圾般進行分類回收。
華埠漫遊節 與身障同樂

By 許雅鈞 / www.worldjournal.com
過去殘障人士在美國的人權不受重視,直到1990年7月26日美國殘障人士保護法(ADA)正式簽署後才獲得保障,與華裔歷史曾受「排華法案」歧視、直至1943年才撤除並至2012年國會才通過道歉決議案的歷史經驗類似;因為兩社群經歷類似的掙扎與挑戰,24日第四年舉辦的曼哈坦華埠「周末漫遊節」主辦者陳作舟特別邀請殘障權益組織同樂。
'The Lost Arcade' Review: Revisiting the Glory Days, Closing & Rebirth of Chinatown Fair

By Elton Jones / heavy.com
The city of New York has played a huge part in the role of thriving communities dedicated to their hobby of choice. There was once a time where the arcade scene flourished; gamers of young and old hopped on the train or bus, walked a few blocks and came upon an indoor haven full of video games. One of the most well-known arcade hotspots back in the day was Chinatown Fair.
Chinatown Residents Speak Out about the Area's Influx of Art Galleries

By Casey Lesser / www.artsy.net
In the heart of Chinatown last Tuesday evening, some three dozen New Yorkers filed into the neighborhood's oldest store, Wing On Wo & Co., to discuss the recent influx of galleries to the area. Surrounded by fine antique porcelain vessels and dishes, friends, colleagues, and new faces commingled, warmly greeting one another as they found seats and nibbled on sponge cake. 
Innovative Ice Cream in Chinatown to Cool Down the Summer

By Yingzi Yin / www.artsy.net
The summer might be at its peak, but come to Chinatown to cool down. Ice cream shops are springing up here like bamboo shoots after a rain. New immigrants and second-generation Chinese alike vie to launch their own shops with unique menus and flavors, making the summer in Chinatown sweet and fun.
In Chinatown, Immigrant Retirees Turn to Music

By voicesofny.org
Thousands of miles away from their native Guandong province in southeastern China, immigrants from Chinatown and Brooklyn keep some of their roots intact through musical performances in Columbus Park in Chinatown. With traditional Chinese instruments like the qinqin 秦琴, zhonghu 中胡, and gaohu 高胡 in hand, or just their voices, these retirees meet up several times a week in the summer to perform songs from the Cantonese opera (known as "yuequ" or "粵曲").
Florentine Programs
2016 - 2017

Florentine's 2016 - 2017 Program Brochure is now available! Let us know if we can answer any questions or assist with enrollment. You can also begin registration by completing this online form.
Win a small business makeover valued at $10,000

StickerYou invites you to win a package that includes a location makeover, product labels, decals, media exposure and more valued at $10,000. A small business from Canada and one from the U.S. will win this package and all applicants will receive free samples.
We are looking for new officemates!

Chinese Theatre Works has recently renewed the lease of our office (which we have occupied since 2011) and are looking for a suitable partner-- preferable artist, small crafts-person, or non-profit to share this wonderful, conveniently located space.
Job(Brooklyn):Events Manager

The Museum of Food and Drink is New York City's first food museum with exhibits you can eat. Our mission is to change how people think about food and inspire day-to-day curiosity about what we eat and why. 
New York City's 30 Most Iconic Dishes

You could spend a full year eating out every night and still never try all of the great food that New York City has to offer. But if you want a taste of classic NYC, and the dishes that shaped the current dining scene, here's a starter kit. These 30 dishes have all achieved legend status. 
Development & Communication Intern

The CMP (Chinatown Manpower Project, Inc) is looking for a Development Intern for summer 2016 (July-September) and/or fall 2016 (September-December). Dates are flexible. The intern will work closely with the Development team and program staff. Interns will have the opportunity to work on a variety projects and will learn about multiple facets of non-profit fundraising, from events and major gifts to corporate, foundation, and government fundraising.
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