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Chinatown Merchants Gets Ready for Halloween  (Chinese Article)
华埠商家万圣节装神弄鬼忙
来源:纽约侨报"

【侨报记者陈辰10月30日纽约报道】万圣节即将到来,纽约各处早已"鬼影重重"。30日的华埠街头,不少华人商铺也挂起了各式各样的万圣节装饰。华裔商家表示,以前因为文化差异,华人多是谈鬼色变,因此对于万圣节鬼怪装饰敬而远之。如今融入本土文化,店铺"装神弄鬼"吸睛也吸金。   

万圣节将至,纽约的大街小巷随处可见各式万圣节装饰。有经典的南瓜灯守门,也有吸血鬼狼人、木乃伊轮番上阵。万圣节民宅与商铺齐拼创意,鬼鬼怪怪装饰起来热闹过节。30日的华埠街头,不少商家挂起了鬼怪装饰,带动了社区万圣节的节日气氛。

文章转自 http://ny.uschinapress.com/spotlight/2016/10-31/106252.html
   

 
Age Smart Employer Award

This award, in its third cycle, recognizes New York City businesses and non profit organizations who have policies and practices that help to hire, retain, and engage older workers.

Last year's award finalists and winners were featured in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Time Magazine, Crain's NY Business, NY1 and industry press. Their workers of all levels were invited to a high-profile celebration that employers called "inspiring" and "invigorating." Several employees said it was a highlight of their working year.

Join household names like Brooks Brothers and NYU Langone Medical Center and local stars like Amy's Bread and Metro Optics.

Please contact Caitie Adams at ca2700@columbia.edu with any questions. Someone from the Columbia Aging Center will contact you for more information about your business, after the form is submitted.

Before & Beyond the Lower East Side - With Urban Historian Barry Feldman
October 31 from 11 am to 12:30 pm
November 7 from 11 am to 1 pm
November 14: from 11 am to 12:30 pm

Urban historian Barry Feldman retuns to lead this 6-part class focusing on Jewish settlements before and after the iconic period of immigration to the Lower East Side.
Touching Home in China: In Search of Missing Girlhoods
Tue, Nov 1 from 6:30pm to 8:30pm

Two American adoptees return to rural towns in eastern China where each was abandoned as a newborn girl under the country's one-child policy.

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Curators in Conversation: Paul Chan

MOCA presents a dynamic new program series that engages Chinese American curators, artists and cultural producers across generations and geographies in critical conversations to deeply investigate the aesthetic concerns, subject matter, and experiences within the Chinese and Asian American cultural community. 
MOCACREATE: Plated!
Sat, Nov 5, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Sat, Nov 19, 2016 @ 1:00pm - 4:00pm

Sculpt, paint, and glaze a small bowl, plate, or centerpiece to eat your favorite foods! Use air-dry clay, acrylic paints, and imprints from nature to make and shape it. Tell a story with your design and share it around the Thanksgiving dinner table.

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NY Chinese Opera 10th Cultural Exchange Festival
Sat, Nov 5th at 2pm

This year, featuring the classic Peking Opera The Wild Boar Forest. NYCOS invited three nationally ranked Peking Opera performers, Mr. Shaopeng Yang, Mr. Yang Li, and Ms. Xiao Zheng from the Youth Troupe of Beijing Peking Opera Company. Enjoy!

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紐約太大賽洪國棟奪冠張靜封后

由《星島日報》和美國太極健身氣功中心聯合主辦,第一保健榮譽贊助的第六屆紐約太極大賽,昨(23日)於曼哈頓華埠蘇域柏學校登場。賽後登場的名家示範表演,更吸引男女老少觀眾,座無虛席,叫好聲不絕於耳。歷經一整日的比賽,男子全場總冠軍由洪國棟奪得,女子全場總冠軍由張靜榮獲,兩人均獲贈「第一寶劍」。   Get more info >

桑迪期间受损商家 可申请拨款
By 钟鸣 / www.epochtimes.com

星期二(10月25日),纽约市小商业服务局(Small Business Service)表示,2012年受桑迪飓风影响的小商业,如果现在仍然在洪水区,可以申请政府拨款来应对飓风。 

Beloved store is back: Pearl River Mart to reopen in TriBeCa next month
By Joe Anuta / www.crainsnewyork.com

Pearl River Mart, the Asian-goods emporium that was shuttered this spring after nearly half a century in business, is set to open a new location in TriBeCa in November.  Get more info >

Nickel And Diner Successfully Updates The Diner Model In Chinatown
By Scott Lynch / gothamist.com

Ah, the NYC diner, site of so many rowdy late nights and hungover mornings of our collective youth.  

New City Initiative Offers Grants to Small Businesses to Prepare for Natural Disaster

The city wants to make sure small businesses are strong enough to weather another major storm.It's offering small companies affected by Hurricane Sandy in 2012 more than $1.5 million in grants, along with free risk assessments.
Chinatown Fusion: Aux Epices
 
Tucked away on a side street a half block past the border of Chinatown and lovingly attended in one of the classic narrow spaces one finds in New York City, sits Aux Epices (French for 'with spices'), a re-invention of 'Chinese' food as Malaysian and French cuisine which turns a typical Chinese menu on its head.

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101 Businesses You Can Start With Less Than $100
 
Have you ever dreamed of starting your own business? If so, what's holding you back? If not having enough money to get started, then I've got some excellent news for you. You can start countless businesses for under a $100.

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How To Take A Better Food Photo
 
A good photographer knows when something should be photographed. They see it. That's what Daniel Krieger says.

Halloween Safety
 
Halloween is one of the most enjoyable days of the year for children, but parents should be aware of potential safety risks when not properly supervised. Trick-or-treaters should always have adult supervision, even if they are traveling with groups of friends, to ensure that the only scary experiences children have are those associated with the spirit of Halloween.

Chinatown Photos
 
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Grand Opening:  51 Mott Street Restaurant Inc.  (Korean Fried Chicken & Other Cuisine)







Dinner time, Shanghai Asian Cuisine, 14A Elizabeth Street 



Double Mystery solved: #1 If you ever wonder what became of the former Everest? Well, their grand opening was this past Saturday. Welcome Tria!
 
 
 
 
YA! "When There is Tea There is Love!" YaYa 206 Grand St with Grand Opening Specials - Tea Amo!
 

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