There have recently been more Korean chains moving into Chinatown. It's been a very good fit for our community. Korean chains like The Face Shop, Nature Republic, The Yeon, Cafe Bene have popped up in the last few years. Soon Tous Le Jours will be opening on Division street. Chinese love spa products and bakeries! These Korean brands are innovative and appeal to a similar Asian palette. Priced higher than the normal Chinese goods, but still remain an affordable luxury.Read More
You've seen it at weddings and during Lunar New Year parades in Chinatown. Now your children can learn how to lion dance!Read More
To ward off the evil spirits, 500,000 firecrackers will be set off today at 11am at the Sara D. Roosevelt Park in Chinatown. Take the D train to Grand St and join us in the celebration to kick off The Year of the Sheep!Read More
Save the date! Lunar New Year is 1 month away and we are very excited to celebrate in Chinatown! This year is the year of the ram and according to the zodiac characteristics, people who fall under the ram are gentle, strong, and well liked! Stay tuned for more information on coming to Chinatown to celebrate Lunar New Year with us!Read More
The Museum of Chinese in America (MOCA) is known for their fantastic exhibits that really display what life in Chinatown is like and what it means to be Chinese in America. Check out this fantastic article in ChinaDaily USA about MOCA.
If you're interested in heading to this museum for an event, Thursday night is a great opportunity!
Join Herb Tam and Yue Ma, curators of Waves of Identity: 35 Years of Archiving, for a discussion on this exhibition that examines Chinese American identity through MOCA’s collection of photographs, personal letters, artifacts and oral histories. They will unpack the process of developing and organizing this exhibition as well as the role archive materials play in interpreting the history of a community. For more information, click here.