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


MOCA Exhibition Celebrates the Legacy of Chinatown’s Most Prolific Architect


Checking in With the Chinatown Establishment as Gentrification Debate Rages

Chelsea Clinton at Chatham Square Library

Chelsea Clinton Speaks With Students at Chatham Square Library

Chelsea Clinton stopped by the Chatham Square library in Chinatown this morning, as part of the recently launched tour for her debut book “It’s Your World: Get Informed, Get Inspired & Get Going!” …

Photo by David Sierra.

City Planning Officials Explain Reservations About Chinatown Zoning Proposal

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

City’s Transportation Department Rejects Madison Street Stop For Yep Tours