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Chinatown’s Joie de Vivre Hotel Begins Marketing Push

The promotional push is underway for the new Joie de Vivre Hotel at 50 Bowery …

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Essex Crossing Developers Reach Out to Chinatown Businesses

As the Essex Crossing project begins to take shape on the former Seward Park urban renewal site, the developers are stepping up their small business recruitment efforts. …

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Get Your ID NYC at the MOCA Pop-Up

Starting August 16th, New Yorkers can enroll for a free ID NYC card at the pop-up enrollment center in the Museum of Chinese in America. …

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Firefighters Rescue Rooftop Carouser From Chimney at 17 Allen St.

The tabloids and local television stations had fun over the weekend with this one. …

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City, Community Leaders Begin Chinatown Rezoning Talks (Updated)

Years after an unprecedented neighborhood preservation effort got underway, city planning officials, Community Board 3 and local elected officials have finally begun talks about …

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In Chinatown, a Conversation About New York’s Newest Art Gallery Scene

Yesterday, The W.O.W. Project hosted the second event in their Summer Series of workshops and discussions. The panel discussion titled “Chinatown: New York’s Newest Art Gallery Scene?” was a conversation on how the emergence of art spaces throughout Chinatown is affecting the neighborhood. …

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The Lost Arcade Opens at the Metrograph August 12

On August 12th, The Lost Arcade, a documentary about the end of old-school arcade culture in New York City, opens theatrically at the Metrograph. …

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10 Below Ice Cream Opens on Allen Street Tomorrow

Rolled ice cream is coming to the Lower East Side. Known for its Thai-inspired, hand rolled ice cream prepared on cold metal plates and mixed with a variety of different toppings, 10Below opens a new location tomorrow at 132 Allen St. …

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Could Rezoning Block Two Bridges Mega Towers? Unlikely, Some Community Leaders Say

The Two Bridges area is already a major construction zone. As Extell Development’s 80-story luxury tower rises on Cherry Street, at least three more large-scale projects have been added to the drawing board. …

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Photographer Thomas Holton Brings “Lams of Ludlow” to Chinatown Tomorrow Night

Photographer Thomas Holton began taking pictures of the Lam family in 2002 and continued to do so, on and off, for 13 years. …

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The 16th Annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival is Sunday

The Museum at Eldridge Street (12 Eldridge St.) bring its beloved block party, the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival, back this Sunday …

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A Conversation With Mei Lum, Part of a New Generation Returning to Revitalize Chinatown

25 year old Mei Lum is the new owner-in-training at one of Chinatown’s oldest shops, Wing on Wo. & Co. Founded by her great grandfather, Walter Eng, the store originated as a “Chinese-Japanese Fancy Goods store” at 13 Mott St. in 1890. It moved nearby, to its current location at 26 Mott St., in 1925. …

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(Sponsored) Don’t Miss the Egg Rolls, Egg Creams and Empanadas Festival June 19

On Sunday afternoon, June 19, from 12 p.m. to 4 p.m., the Museum at Eldridge Street will present its 16th annual Egg Rolls, Egg Creams & Empanadas Festival, a joyous celebration of the diverse ethnic communities of the Museum’s Lower East Side neighborhood. …

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Yep Tours/Focus Travel Travails: Driver arrested For Alleged DUI

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More trouble for Focus Travel/Yep Tours. The Chinatown bus company faces new questions this morning after a driver was arrested …

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. …