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Report: Jing Fong Will Reportedly Open Smaller Space in Chinatown in June

Jing Fong, once Chinatown's largest restaurant, will completely vacate its space at 20 Elizabeth St. by the end of the month. The dim sum destination and banquet venue closed its 800-seat dining room back in March, promising to find...

Jing Fong Announces Permanent Closure of Banquet Hall at 20 Elizabeth St.

It's probably the toughest blow for Chinatown business since the start of the pandemic. Jing Fong, the neighborhood's largest restaurant by far, announced the closure of its dining room at 20 Elizabeth St. The restaurant will keep its second floor kitchen going "until further notice" to support delivery, takeout and dining on its outdoor balcony.

A Low-Key Celebration of Lunar New Year in Chinatown

The Year of the Ox was ushered in on Friday, but as to be expected, the Lunar New Year celebration in Chinatown was scaled back this year due to Covid.  The huge parade that normally winds through the streets...

Abrons Teams Up With Chinatown Arts Groups to Offer Special Lunar New Year Photo Calendar

Abrons Arts Center, Wing on Wo’s the W.O.W. Project, and Welcome to Chinatown come together to celebrate the Year of the Metal Ox with the launch of the first edition of From Chinatown, With Love, a Lunar New Year calendar.

Retailers Aim to Uplift Spirits After Downtrodden Year

Local retailers are helping boost the spirits of beleaguered New Yorkers by offering festive settings and quality customer service, as a year tarnished with pandemic-related loss draws to a close.

Chinatown’s Giant Snowman Returns!

This week's snowstorm meant a return of everyone's favorite, Chinatown's Giant Snowman. We missed him last year, because it was such a mild winter. Photo by Carol Anastasio.  If you would like to share a photo with The Lo-Down, send...

Charles Yu, Author of “Interior Chinatown,” Featured in Conversation at Chatham Square Library

A free conversation and book talk with rising star and recent National Book Award winner, Charles Yu, will be online at Chatham Square Library this Wednesday, Dec. 16th at 6pm. Yu will be discussing the award-winning novel, Interior Chinatown. The...

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Coronavirus Update: Staying Open Means Staying Nimble and Creative (UPDATED LIST)

Here's an update on local spots that are open for pick-up and delivery. We're also highlighting how some local shops, venues and organizations are staying creative, by adapting their offerings to suit our current "on-line-only" reality:

Coronavirus Update: Some Local Stores Now Requiring Customers to Wear Masks

As coronavirus lockdown is in full swing in New York, some pharmacies and a few stores in the Lower East Side and Chinatown are requiring that customers wear masks or face coverings. These are just some of the measures retailers are taking to protect staff and customers from COVID-19 spread...
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Here are some of the stories that caught our eye this week: --A look at the District 1 City...
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