A rally was held outside the courthouse today. Photo: U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez's Twitter feed.

Report: Bowery Landlord-Tenants Make a Deal

Earlier today, elected officials rallied with residents and community activists against Chinatown landlord Joseph Betesh. Tenants of two buildings on the Bowery have been waging a long battle to stay in their homes. …

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65th Assembly District Candidates Face Off Wednesday Evening

If you missed Tuesday’s night’s candidate forum at the East River Cooperative, there’s another opportunity to learn about the special election in 65th Assembly …

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Caught on Tape: Sanitation Workers Throw Away Fresh Fruit From East Broadway Store

Mayor de Blasio yesterday said it made “no sense” for sanitation workers to throw away thousands of dollars worth of fresh produce from a …

City Council member Margaret Chin; file photo.

Council Member Chin Calls For Leniency in Sentencing of Convicted Cop

City Council member Margaret Chin; file photo.

Mass protests are planned in New York and in communities across the country tomorrow following the conviction …

Year of the Monkey: Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown.

Photos: A Bone-Chilling Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown

It was brutally cold for yesterday’s Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown. But parade participants and spectators were mostly undeterred from celebrating the Year …


Arts Watch: What To Do in February

Here are some of the highlighted events coming up in February that we are looking forward to: …

Lunar New Year Parade 2015 in Manhattan's Chinatown. Photo by Tim Schreier.

Chinatown Preps For Lunar New Year Celebration (and School Holiday) Feb. 8

Are you ready for the Year of the Monkey? In Chinatown, excitement is building for Lunar New Year celebrations, which kick off Feb. 8. …

Pike Street, December 2012.

Yo! Bus Gives Up on Chinatown While Industry as a Whole Thrives

CityLab (a publication of The Atlantic) takes a look at a new study showing that the intercity (“Chinatown”) bus business is once again booming. More about that in a moment. Within the story there’s a tidbit of special interest locally. …

Don Lee announces his candidacy in Chinatown Jan. 25, 2016.

Don Lee Enters the Race For the 65th Assembly District

Don Lee, a Chinatown community activist and technology executive, declared his candidacy today for the State Assembly. He’s seeking to fill the seat held for 40 years by Sheldon Silver, who was forced to relinquish his office after being convicted of federal corruption crimes. …

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Chinatown Banker Yungman Lee Challenges U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez

A Chinatown community banker is taking on U.S. Rep. Nydia Velazquez in next year’s Democratic Primary. Yesterday in a banquet hall alongside the Manhattan …

The scene on Pike Street, near Division Street, earlier today.

NYPD Concedes It’s Not Enforcing Intercity Bus Law

The scene on Pike Street, near Division Street, earlier today.

Three years after the State Legislature passed a law allowing New York City to …

A Yep bus operating illegally on Pike Street, July 2015.

Lower East Side Activists Want Action From Elected Officials on Intercity Bus Mess

50 Bowery, November 2015.

Chinatown’s Chu Family Goes Public With 50 Bowery Hotel Plans

A Yep bus operating illegally on Pike Street, July 2015.

Intercity Bus Update: CB3 Plans Town Hall, Video Shows Pike Street Chaos

Photo courtesy: The Lost Arcade.

Chinatown Fair Doc, “The Lost Arcade,” Debuts at IFC Center Next Month