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Linsanity to Take Over Chinatown’s Nom Wah Tea Parlor

Photo: Nom Wah Tea Parlor

By Michelle Jiang MSG Networks and Nom Wah Tea Parlor have partnered up to host a viewing party for tonight’s Knicks vs. the Sacramento Kings game. Since Linsanity has inevitably swept across the nation in the matter of this past week, many households in the greater NY area are still left without TV access to […]

End of Lunar New Year Spells Influx of New Students

Photo: Kathy Willens/Associated Press

Michelle Jiang, staff reporter The traditional 15-day celebration of the Lunar New Year ends this Monday. While some students return to school as they would from any weekend, others have just touched down on a long-haul flight from the other side of the world. During the New Year’s break, a handful of Chinatown parents find […]

Jeremy Lin Brings New York Fans to Their Collective Feet

Photo: NY Daily News

Alex Peng, staff reporter The night before Super Bowl XLVI, sports fans in New York, particularly at Madison Square Garden, already got an unexpected hometown MVP in mind – the New York Knicks’ second-year point guard from Harvard University, Jeremy Lin. Jeremy Lin, the first Harvard-to-Hoops Asian American, was waived by the Golden State Warriors […]

The Daily Five: December 9

Photo: Singtao Daily

Translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter 19 Christmas Lights Put on Chinatown put on its Christmas street lights and decorations yesterday. This year, nineteen Chinese plum-shaped lights were put on, by Chinatown Partnership Local Development Corporation (CPLDC) at the busiest streets in Chinatown, including Mott, Grand, Bowery, Mulberry, Worth, Centre, Pell, Doyers streets and East […]

The Daily Five: December 8

Photo: Singtao Daily

Translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter CCBA Donates Snow Remover Used in Columbus Park On behalf of the Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association (CCBA), Jack Eng, President of CCBA, donated a set of snow removal equipment to be used in Columbus Park for helping senior neighbors. William T. Castro, Manhattan Borough Commissioner of New York City […]

The Daily Five: December 7

Photo: Singtao Daily

Translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter Court Hearing on Shuang Wen Postponed to Dec. 13th A scheduled court hearing on the Shuang Wen School case was postponed yesterday afternoon. Two dozen parents went to the courtroom to show their support in the legal case against the New York City Department of Education (DOE). Ling Ling […]

Honoring Dr. Sun Yat Sen

Photo: Alex Peng

Alex Peng, Staff Reporter The statue of Dr. Sun Yat Sen, located at Columbus Park, was dedicated at high noon on November 12th. State Senator Daniel Squadron, City Councilwoman Margaret Chin, Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Association President Jack Eng, and hunderds of community leaders attended the dedication ceremony. Tweet

Commemorating on Veteran’s Day

Photo: Alex Peng

Alex Peng, Staff Reporter Hundreds of Chinese American veterans and their families from the American Legion, Lt. B.R Kimlau Chinese Memorial Post 1291, gathered in front of the Kim Lau Memorial Arch in observance of Veterans Day on November 12th. On Friday, they marched at the New York City Veterans Day Parade along Fifth Avenue. Tweet

OurChinatown Op-ed: Don’t Let Them Down

Photo: Daily News

Alex Peng, staff reporter The simple fact is Army Private Danny Chen died for our country while serving in Afghanistan only days ago. The hard reality is it will take time for military investigators to find out the circumstances surrounding the death of this young soldier. Danny Chen, who grew up in New York’s Chinatown, […]

The Daily Five: October 7

Photo: Singtao Daily

Translated by Alex Peng, staff reporter PBMS Raids Counterfeit Longchamp Vendors; 20+ Arrests Private investigators and cops from NYPD Patrol Borough Manhattan South raided several locations in Chinatown yesterday afternoon and arrested at least twenty suspects for selling counterfeit Longchamp brand name bags. Dozens of plainclothes investigators went to targeted locations, in four vans, on […]

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