Posts Tagged ‘Chinatown’

Neighborhood Chatter

Written by NYPress on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Our Town Downtown

moca(2) Lower East Side Museum of Chinese in America Welcomes New Exec. Director The Board of Trustees of the Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) has announced the appointment of the accomplished program expert and East Asian scholar Helen Koh, who began working there in mid-April. “We are looking forward to having Helen Koh lead our [&hellip
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Chinatown Soon To Be Pond Free

Written by Andrew Rice on . Posted in Breaking News, News Our Town Downtown

UPDATE: (4/4/12) On April 5, State Senator Daniel Squadron will join the NYC Department of Transportation at 10 AM to officially break ground and begin repair of road-curb ponding conditions in Chinatown. The repairs will include milling and resurfacing large stretches of Mulberry and Baxter Streets, and filling potholes throughout Chinatown in order to remove and prevent “ponding” which is [&hellip
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Neighborhood Chatter: Plea to Hold Chen Case in US

Written by Our Town Downtown on . Posted in Notes From the Neighborhood west side spirit, Our Town Downtown

Chinatown PLEA TO HOLD CHEN TRIAL IN US Last week, Council Member Margaret Chin joined Private Danny Chen’s family, OCA-NY President Liz OuYang, Chinatown community leaders and supporters, in response to the conclusion of Article 32 pre-trial hearings for eight soldiers charged in connection with Chen’s death. Chen is believed to have died from a [&hellip
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State Sen. Daniel Squadron Nabs Public Servant of the Year Award

Written by admin on . Posted in News Our Town Downtown, Uncategorized

Last weekend, State Sen. Daniel Squadron was given the Public Servant of the Year Award by the Little Italy Merchants Association (LIMA) and the Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation in recognition of his “compassion, humanity and commitment in serving the citizens of the Little Italy and Chinatown communities.” After being presented with the award by [&hellip
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The Pan American Contradiction

Written by admin on . Posted in Eat & Drink

A restaurant for the vegan meat-eater locavore globehopper in all of us By Regan Hofmann In the ever-shifting neighborhood creep of Downtown, it seems nothing is what it’s supposed to be anymore. Little Italy has become Chinatown, Nolita has become Soho and Soho has become Times Square. Walking from block to block you’re not quite [&hellip
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Options for Relieving School Overcrowding are Hotly Debated

Written by admin on . Posted in Breaking News, Education

By Lillian Rizzo The Department of Education rolled out a new rezoning plan last week in the hope of settling the growing problem of overcrowded schools in Lower Manhattan and increasing waitlists for kindergartens. But it looks like the DOE is the only one that is content with this new rezoning plan. While the DOE [&hellip
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