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Welcoming Visitors to Chinatown at the Chinatown Kiosk

Jane Jacobs Centennial Lecture: Darren Walker
Wed, Nov 9 from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM 

Darren Walker, President of the Ford Foundation, will speak on the legacy of writer and preservationist Jane Jacobs (1916-2006), whose work changed the way the world views and understands cities.
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The Making of Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy

The show started with a question: Why is food so immensely important to Chinese people, especially those in America? Go behind the scenes with co-curators Audra Ang, Kian Lam Kho, Andrew Rebatta, and Herb Tam and hear how MOCA's newest exhibition came together.

15th Annual Hamilton-Madison House Gala
Friday, November 11


Ads must be submitted no later than November 4, 2016. Email ads to Pamela Tan:events@hmhonline.org

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Generation to Generation Festival
Sun, November 13 from 12 pm to 4 pm

Don a top hat, feather hat, or other period garb and prepare to travel back in time to the late 19th century when the Eldridge Street Synagogue first opened. 

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RSVP to Senator Squadron's Community Town Halls
November 15

Please RSVP for Senator Squadron's Town Halls by completing the below. Alternately, you can RSVP over the phone at 212-298-5565 or by email at squadron@nysenate.gov

Live Show! Person Place Thing with Randy Cohen: Maya Lin

Join artist and designer Maya Lin in conversation with author and humorist Randy Cohen. 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.   Get more info >

After Hours Tour presented with Atlas Obscura

Find evidence of prayer, politicking, and even addiction in the Eldridge Street Synagogue, a dazzling, Moorish-style National Historic Landmark. The 1887 Eldridge Street Synagogue's immigrant founders were anything but wizened old men. Most of the congregation's leaders were in their 30s and 40s, savvy businessmen, and active in neighborhood affairs.

Yangtze Repertory Theatre presents The Ritz-Diamond
November 18, 19, and 20 at 7:30 pm

The Ritz-Diamond, inspired by F. Scott Fitzgerald's The Diamond as Big as The Ritz, is a solo show set in Shangri-La, where the Ritz-Diamond was secretly discovered by the Grandfather decades ago.

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Chinatown eye doctor sees more patients than ever to keep up with rising costs
By CarolineLewis / www.crainsnewyork.com

Dr. Bingjing Roberts has had to hire new staff for her Chinatown office, which caters to a largely non-English speaking population.

Lost phone leads to life saved
Some flight delays happen for a reason - after El Al stewardesses retrace steps to find missing cell phone, two come across unconscious Chinese tourist at train station; two perform CPR on him, saving his life; cell phone found.

Experience the extraordinary story of Chinese American restaurants
Chow: Making the Chinese American Restaurant celebrates the birth and evolution of Chinese American cuisine, tracing its 170-year history and sparking conversation about food culture, immigration, and what it means to be American. Chow is a delicious dive into one of the country's most beloved cuisines.

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Ribbon Cutting Ceremony - Shanghai Documentary Week!

Mystery Restaurant Coming Soon to Chinatown!

Ready to welcome another nice addition to town? Then try the new @ThailiciousNYC at 75 Baxter St.
Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation, 217 Park Row, 2nd Floor - Suite 9, New York, NY 10038
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