A Norwegian American who grew up in Sunset Park returns to find many changes, and the area is due for still more modernization as a hub of New York’s Chinese community. Sing Tao Daily writes about the neighborhood in three articles.
Sing Tao Daily looks at the shuttering of the decades-old Grand Harmony restaurant and the factors contributing to the decline of the restaurant business in Chinatown.
Members of the Chinese and Korean communities reacted swiftly to Jeb Bush’s “anchor babies” remarks, stories in Sing Tao Daily and The Korea Times report.
Lindy Li, running for a congressional seat in Pennsylvania, got the support of New York member of Congress Grace Meng and others at a gathering in Flushing, Sing Tao Daily reports.
CB 3 chair Gigi Li will not go on the ballot for district leader against incumbent Jenifer Rajkumar, and Sing Tao Daily examines some of the reaction to the news.
OnDelivery.com, an online delivery service for Chinatown restaurants that otherwise wouldn’t offer delivery, could help boost business for an industry beleaguered by rising costs and fewer tourists, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Mixed views emerged from the Chinese community in NYC about the July 21 decision to raise the minimum wage for fast-food workers to $15 an hour, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Chinese investors are joining Chinese-American investors to help develop some waterfront property in Flushing, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Two bus companies have a new stop on Allen Street in Chinatown, and businesses are complaining that customers and delivery trucks are having trouble parking, Sing Tao Daily reports.
Brooklyn DA Ken Thompson spoke on a number of topics at a briefing for community and ethnic media held at the CUNY J-School.
Another traditional meat merchant operating in Chinatown has fallen victim to changing times and falling sales, and its owner will now focus on wholesale business, Sing Tao Daily reports, while other meat shops diversify the products they sell.
Asian communities in the city chalked up a victory June 23 when Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced that the Lunar New Year would go on the school calendar as a holiday. Sing Tao Daily reports on the community’s reaction.
More and more gift shops in Chinatown are being run by South Asians, some of whom are subletting from Chinese businesses that hold 10-year leases, reports Sing Tao Daily.
Hundreds of people who made reservations through a shuttered Chinatown travel agency are trying to get their money back. Their losses are estimated to total more than $1 million, reports Sing Tao Daily.
More and more brand name shops are opening in Flushing, drawing customers and boosting its image, reports Sing Tao Daily.