Forsyth Plaza Project Weekly Construction Bulletin

Forsyth St. btwn Division & Canal, place concrete for ramp abutement.

Local Advocates Advance the Fight to Return the 'Stanton Storehouse' to the Community
Posted on: December 14th, 2016 at 5:18 am by Elie (

The so-called "Stanton Storehouse" at the top of Sara D. Roosevelt Park must return to community use, locals continue to advocate.

As previously disclosed, the building - once upon a time a youth center - was seized by the government around thirty-some-odd years ago. Its current function remains Parks Department storage (for all five boroughs) and de-facto parking lot for city vehicles.

Since 1994, though, the eponymous Sara D. Roosevelt Park Coalition has fought to reactivate this structure for community accessibility. Four years later - in 1998 - the city even promised to return the brick box to the community.

That never happened, though.

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From the Blavatnik Archive
Thu, December 15 from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM

In the early 20th century, the Lower East Side was the most crowded neighborhood in the world. Fleeing violent persecution, newly arrived immigrants from Eastern Europe recreated a familiar environment  of their previous homeland as they sought to establish new roots in America. 

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Chinese in America Film Series - "Who Killed Vincent Chin? (1987)" 
Saturday, December 17 at 2 p.m

Please join us on Saturday, December 17 at 2 PM for a very special film screening ofWho Killed Vincent Chin?, an Academy Award nominated documentary film (Best Documentary Feature, 1989). This film will be screened in 16mm. Associate Producer Nancy Tong will be in attendance for a post-screening Q&A. This is part of Chatham Square Library's Chinese in America film series.  
Chinatown Food Tour
Sun, Dec 18 from 11:30am to 1:30pm

Please join MOCA for a companion walking tour of our current exhibition, Sour, Sweet, Bitter, Spicy: Stories of Chinese Food and Identity in America. From tofu fa of the north to the lamb burgers of the west, get to know the diverse food and cooking styles of Chinese cuisine while exploring stories of the neighborhood through this multiregional tasting tour of Chinatown. The tour includes 5-6 food samples.
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Chinatown Clothing and Food Drive
Tuesday, December 20th between 6pm - 9pm

55 Chrystie Street, Suite 103,  New York, NY 10002

For more information please call Jordan Tse at:  212.942.8208
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初冬奇景 華埠櫻花早開
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Give a Helping Hand Today

Collection for a Kinder Nation via Transfiguration.

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NYPD Looking For Man Who Assaulted Woman In Chinatown Subway Station
By Cameron Luttrell /
Police are trying to identify a man who assaulted a woman at the Canal Street J train subway station in the early morning of Nov. 19.

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Manhattan's 16 Most Unsafe Crossings

On Monday morning, car horns blared as vehicles of all sizes vied for space at East 59th Street and Second Avenue, the second most dangerous intersection in the city. 

The Story Behind America's Obsession with General Tso's Chicken

"The Search for General Tso" is a mouthwatering documentary film that picks up where Jennifer 8 Lee's 2008 book, "The Fortune Cookie Chronicles," left off. 

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Deceber 10 : Panel on Tough Times: Chinatown Women & The Struggle to Build Community @ Wing On Wo & Co., 26 Mott St #chinatown   #ctownwomenatwork

Poke salad! Poketown, 177 Hester St #Chinatown #pokesalad

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