People usually would not think the words “Thanksgiving” and “Chinatown” go together. I beg to differ…
Chinatown is one of the liveliest places in the city during the holidays. Many of the restaurants and shops are closed on Thanksgiving whereas, Chinatown is the real city that never sleeps.
The trials for 9/11′s Khalid Sheik Mohmmed are being held across from Columbus Park. This sucks for all New Yorkers, especially Chinatown-ers.
Many locals are worried that the increased security will turn the area into an armed area and drive out businesses and residents.
Chinatown has been through so much with the proximity being so close to the 9/11 site. It doesn’t seem sensible to me to have the trial in the area that it devastated. Our community is fighting to bounce back form 9/11 and now the recession