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ExploreChinatown Welcomes the Grand Opening of 3 New Additional Businesses in Our Community:
Pho 88  (Authentic Vietnamese Flat Noodles)

Address:  51 Bayard Street
Phone:  212-393-1388
About:  Looking for authentic Vietnamese flat noodle?  Look no further! The new Pho 88 Vietnamese restaurant on Bayard Street opened this summer with new interior renovations and their main special dish is "authentic Vietnamese flat noodles", which is also the restaurant's name in Chinese.
   
XO Taste  (Traditional Chinese Food)
 
Address:  41 Elizabeth Street

Phone #:  212-277-3099
About:  With a clean, newly renovated and relaxing atmosphere, XO Taste is one of the roomiest XO style restaurants in Chinatown, XO taste offers a variety of wontons, noodles, rice platters, casserole dishes, Thai iced tea, bubble tea, duck, chicken, dumplings and more!  Be sure to try their famous baked pork chop with rice over cheese ($7) when you stop by.

   

Bubbly Tea  (Cafe & Snacks)
Address:  55B Bayard Street

Phone #:  646-244-1083
About:  Indulge in a refreshing and delightful tea experience with an extensive variety of fresh teas and treats at BUBBLY TEA, a new tea house/cafe in Chinatown.  Their teas are brewed fresh daily in-house. Items include famous bubble teas, slush and creamy foam drinks. Compliment your beverage with one of their tempting snacks for a quick on-the-go treat.

  

Local Events in Chinatown:
Work-in-Progress Series: Reflections by Lenora Lee

Date
:  Thu, Oct 20 from 6:30pm - 8pm
Address:  215 Centre Street, www.mocanyc.org

 

Lenora will share through commentary, video and live performance her exploration of cultural themes embedded in the work. These include the struggle to find one's place and one's community in a rapidly changing cultural and global environment. 

"Reflections" - by Lenora Lee Dance in collaboration with Kei Lun Martial Arts & Enshin Karate, South San Francisco Dojo, featuring media design by Olivia Ting, music by Francis Wong, text by Genny Lim, and videography by Ben Estabrook.

Find out more HERE.
Chinatown with NYC Kids: A Fun Family Tour

By: mommypoppins.com

One of New York City's busiest and most colorful districts, Chinatown hosts popular annual events like the Mid-Autumn Moon Festival and the Lunar New Year Parade and Festival, as well as joint celebrations with its neighbors like the East Meets West Christmas Parade (with Little Italy) and the Egg Rolls and Egg Creams Festival (with the Lower East Side).

 

But there's no reason to wait for one of those special festivities to visit. Chinatown's got great places for kids to eat, play, look and learn a bit about Chinese culture all year round. One of our writers and her three-year-old son played tourist in Chinatown for a day. Here's what they discovered.

 

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Chinese American WWII Vets Remember Flying Tigers Days in Chinatown
By: huffingtonpost.com

Last week, Chinese American World War II veterans of the legendary Flying Tigers reunited for their 68th Anniversary in New York City. Their all-Chinese American units served a special mission: to assist American Flying Tigers pilots and train Chinese Air Force ground crews to defend against Japanese invasion. They flew the "Hump" (the lower range of the Himalayan mountains), drove the legendary Burma Road, performed troop transport, repaired planes, and did crash recovery.

Now ranging from 86 to 93 years in age, these veterans came from across the country to bond and reflect. At the American Legion Kimlau Post 1291 in Chinatown, the first Chinese-American American Legion Post established after the war, they met friends and traded stories. A panel shared their experiences to a capacity crowd at the Museum of Chinese in America, where a short film featured photos of the men handsomely donning their American G.I. uniforms. They reminisced on the 1940s, when their uniforms first brought to them a sense of equality and pride.

Chinese Mandarin Class for Children Ages 1-9

This fall, MoCA will continue the Xiao Bao Chinese classes with children ages 1-5 years old and introduce new 90 minutes drop-off classes for children ages 5 -9 years old.

For more information and to Sign up for the fall semester click HERE.
Hester Street Fair @ Chinatown

From hesterstreetfair.com:

Come on down to the Hester Street Fair for those fabulous fall finds that you crave!  Fall is the season of all things new - the kids are getting new back to school clothes, you're sporting that new fall haircut, and you're dying to pull off all the new fall fashion trends.  Well HSF is jumping on the "new" bandwagon with a bunch of brands new vendors!  Come taste some delicious new treats and shop the new jewelry and clothing vendors.  But don't worry, your favorite Hester regulars will be there too!

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