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The Daily Five: August 31

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Translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter New Marriot Hotel Comes to East Broadway & Pike Street Developer Chris Jia Shu Xu confirmed yesterday that a Marriot Hotel is under construction at the corner of East Broadway and Pike Street. The Singtao Daily exclusively reported that the new hotel will be a seven-story, ninety-one room one. […]

The Daily Five: August 30

Photo: Singtao Daily

Translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter Boy Gets Hit by Sedan on Mott Street An eleven-year-old boy was hit by a two-door silver sedan in front of 162 Mott Street yesterday afternoon. An anonymous witness told Singtao Daily that a boy wearing a yellow shirt crossed Mott Street at around 2:40 p.m. and was hit […]

Since 1940s, Chinese-American Veterans Supports Their Own and Chinatown

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Shirley Lew, contributing reporter Gabe Mui, Adjutant of the Lt. B.R. Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291, The American Legion in Chinatown is in his office when we met.  As an adjutant, Mui is a staff officer assisting a higher-ranking officer in administrative affairs. His position is similar to a director, managing a local chapter under […]

See & Do: Week of August 29 to September 4


Monday, August 29, 2011 Library Open House What: A celebration for the NYPL Summer Reading 2011 program. Participants may come to pick up certificates and surprises. Participants may only attend the celebration at the library location where they are registered. When: 2:00 p.m. Where: Seward Park Library, 192 East Broadway Website: http://www.nypl.org/locations/tid/67/node/124110?lref=67%2Fcalendar Summer Reading Celebration for Teens […]

Bomb Threat Shuts Down Mulberry and Baxter Streets

Photo: Michelle Jiang

Michelle Jiang, staff reporter First an earthquake, then a hurricane. Today: a bomb scare. At 5:35 this afternoon, the intersection of Bayard and Mulberry streets next to Columbus Park were taped off, barring pedestrian and vehicle traffic. Officers informed that a threat on the street adjacent to the Chinatown Senior Citizens Center was being investigated […]

The Daily Five: August 29

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Translated by Chris Fuchs, staff reporter South Street Floods, Submerges Car; Chinatown Returns to Normal Hurricane Irene swept across the eastern United States with its fierce winds and torrential rains, leaving in its wake desolate streets and a smattering of businesses that remained open after an evening of ravaging weather.  Apart from a few locations […]

Chinatown’s Calm Before the Storm


Alex Peng, staff reporter You certainly felt the anxiety and fear at the heart of New York’s Chinatown. On this late August Saturday, the streets of Chinatown should have been crowded with weekend shoppers, dim sum seekers, relaxing residents, and wander-around visitors. Not today. Instead, there were only a handful of visitors, whose curiosity leads […]



In response to Hurricane Irene, Mayor Bloomberg has ordered the mandatory evacuation of all “Zone A” areas in New York City including parts of Chinatown. If you live in Zone A,, you must seek shelter outside of the mandatory evacuation zone by 5:00 PM Saturday. To find out if you live in Zone A, consult this map (PDF). If you’re in […]

The Daily Five: August 26

Photo: World Journal

Translated by Chris Fuchs, staff reporter Preparing for Hurricane Irene, Chinatown Residents Flood Supermarkets, Buy Vegetables, Fruits and Other Provisions As Hurricane Irene prepared to make landfall in New York City this weekend, New Yorkers who have decided to ride out the storm in their homes began purchasing supplies in earnest Friday. Supermarket managers said […]

The Daily Five: August 25

Photo: Singtao Daily

Translated by Chris Fuchs, staff reporter Clerk Arrested in Chinatown Police Raid of Funeral Goods Store Released on Bail A clerk at a Chinatown funeral supply store who was arrested after police said the paper handbags they sold that are used in Chinese funeral services were counterfeit merchandise was released on bail yesterday and was […]


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