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Photos: Chinatown’s Lunar New Year Parade

It was a gorgeous day (how things change in 24 hours) in Chinatown yesterday for the 15th annual Lunar New Year Parade, a production of the Better Chinatown Society. Tim Schreier got some great shots from the festivities, as...

It’s the Year of the Horse! Scenes From the Chinese Firecracker Festival

In Chinatown, Chinese New Year celebrations are in full swing. Check out Tim Schreir's photos from today's firecracker festival in Sara D. Roosevelt Park.  Don't forget Sunday's parade!  

Chinese New Year: Firecracker Ceremony and Parade Coming Up This Week

Two of the neighborhood's largest and most colorful events are back this week.  As you probably know, it's the Year of the Horse.  The Lunar New Year is being celebrated in Chinatown. On Friday at 11 a.m., the Better Chinatown...

Scenes From Chinese New Year Celebrations

Yesterday we posted photos and video from Chinese Lunar New Year festivities in Chinatown. Today more images, courtesy of downtown photojournalist Tim Schreier.  Click through for an interesting perspective on the Year of the Dragon. You can see more...

Chinatown Welcomes Year of the Dragon With Firecracker Ceremony

It was a dramatic scene in Sara D. Roosevelt Park earlier today, as community leaders and residents ushered in the Year of the Dragon. The event kicked off a series of festivities in celebration of the Lunar Chinese New...

L.E.S. Heritage Film Series: Cultural Festivals in NYC

This month’s screening from the L.E.S. Heritage Film Series at Seward Park Library will be focused on the traditional festivals and parades long celebrated in and around our neighborhood.   Continuing to reflect the neighborhood’s diverse cultural history, (this...
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