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 (http://www.boweryboogie.com)

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

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

For more information please call Jordan Tse at:  212.942.8208
新移民耆老租房難 蝸居子女家
By 朱澤人 / www.worldjournal.com

許多年長新移民來美想跟兒女團聚安享晚年,不料房子太小,又沒房東願意租給老人,被迫睡沙發或地板。今年夏天剛移民從福州來紐約的老婦金淑金就因租不到房,面臨蝸居女兒家的窘境,而華人聚居區可租房源短缺,也使沒收入與信用分數的年長新移民屢遭房東歧視。
浙江名厨来纽呈现舌尖上的杭州
By 宋旸 / ny.uschinapress.com

由浙江省侨联组织,以浙江杭州西子宾馆行政总厨朱启金为首的"亲情中华2016浙江美食走进纽约品鉴会"10日晚在纽约法拉盛举行。现场制作的12道杭帮菜经典冷热菜肴,令纽约华人大开眼界,也为以粤、川菜为主流的纽约侨社带来如同春风般的感受。
籲華裔青年踴躍報考紐約消防局招募新丁
By 許可 / ny.stgloballink.com

服務紐約市800萬人的消防局是全美最大的消防局,對於多元消防人才的需求也日益上升。紐約市消防局招聘及留用人員辦公室聯絡員林遠文日前來到華埠,宣布新一輪消防局招考即將於明年春天啟動,號召有興趣的華裔青年踴躍報考,為未來職業生涯開闢新路徑。

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初冬奇景 華埠櫻花早開
By 金春香 / www.worldjournal.com

今年雖然預期不是暖冬,但在華埠的哥倫布公園裡,初冬時節再一次出現了冬日櫻花奇景。原本在4月盛開的櫻花,提早在12月就綻放,雖然只是一些枝椏開花,還不至於滿樹繁花,但就當下的氣溫來講,已實屬不易,吸引了不少賞花的華裔民眾在樹下歇腳嘮家常。而在長島,一些櫻花樹也開了花,令民眾嘖嘖稱奇。

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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 / patch.com
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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