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Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory Faces Eviction

posted by Randall

Original Chinatown Ice Cream FactoryThe owners of the Original Chinatown Ice Cream Factory in New York are refusing to just lick their wounds after being handed eviction papers.

They’re fighting back.

The New York Daily News reports owner Philip Seid is suing to block his eviction over a water dispute.

“My landlord is just really unbearable,” co-owner Christina Seid, … Read more

Chinese American

Jan 15, 2018 Ξ Comments Off on Incumbent Margaret Chin is Sworn in at City Hall for NYC Council

Incumbent Margaret Chin is Sworn in at City Hall for NYC Council

posted by ShirleyNLew
Margaret Chin is Sworn in at City Hall

Margaret Chin is Sworn in at City Hall.

By Shirley N Lew
AsAmNews Staff Writer

Last Monday, Margaret Chin was sworn in to serve her third and final term on the NYC Council’s District 1. She ran on the Democratic party and narrowly won the September primary by 222 votes, but won by more than Read more

Chinese American

Mar 6, 2014 Ξ Comments Off on WPIX: Rare skin disease blamed on handling of raw fish from Chinatown markets

WPIX: Rare skin disease blamed on handling of raw fish from Chinatown markets

posted by Randall

Chinatown fish marketNew York city health officials have connected an outbreak of a rare skin disease to the handling of live fish from Chinatown markets in Manhattan, Sunset Park in Brooklyn and Sunset Queens, reports WPIX (Photo by istoletv’s) .

About 30 people have been diagnosed with the disease. Investigators have determined the bacteria spread … Read more

Community Issues

Apr 8, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on China Daily: Tomb-sweeping Holiday Honors Ancestors

China Daily: Tomb-sweeping Holiday Honors Ancestors

posted by Gracie Zheng

cemetaryFamily members remembered their late ancestors at the  tomb sweeping festival at New York’s Museum of Chinese on Thursday, reported the China Daily

Traditionally on tomb sweeping or Quingming, families usually visit the graveyard and sweep clean the tombs of the loved ones, burn incense and paper money as a way of sending good fortune … Read more

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Jan 25, 2013 Ξ Comments Off on NBC New York: Asians Being Targeted In NY Elevator Robberies

NBC New York: Asians Being Targeted In NY Elevator Robberies

posted by Randall

Police in New York are warning Asian Americans to be on the lookout for thugs who may try to rob them in the elevator, reports NBC New York.

The incidents happened during the last week. In each case the victim was followed into the elevator, beaten in the face and then robbed. Each of … Read more

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