Post Tagged with: "Seward Park"

Sheldon Silver attending the 43rd anniversary of the Open Door senior center. The third from the left in the back row is Pauline Ng (Photo by Yingzi Yin via World Journal)

Sheldon Silver Still Supported in Chinatown

East Asian, Manhattan, Politics December 1, 2015 at 10:32 pm

Residents of Chinatown expressed support for Assemblyman Sheldon Silver, convicted on seven counts of corruption on Nov. 30, and mused about the possibility of a Chinese candidate being elected to fill his seat, according to reports in Sing Tao Daily and World Journal.

Greyhound Gets the Go for a Chinatown Bus Stop

Greyhound Gets the Go for a Chinatown Bus Stop

Business, Manhattan, Transportation November 20, 2012 at 5:01 pm

Two months after their controversial plan to operate a bus stop outside Seward Park was revoked, Greyhound and its co-carrier Peter Pan have gotten approval for a bus stop at another location, reports

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Councilwoman Chin Takes Heat Over Seward Park Plan

Asian, Economy, Housing October 18, 2012 at 6:35 pm

The Coalition to Protect Chinatown and Lower East Side held a meeting to protest Councilwoman Margaret Chin for supporting of the redevelopment project of Seward Park, the Sing Tao Daily reported.

A flier urging residents to oppose the bus stop. (Photo by Ai-Shan Wang/The World Journal)

Chinatown Residents Against Proposed Greyhound and Peter Pan Bus Stop

East Asian, Transportation September 13, 2012 at 1:36 pm

Chinatown residents strongly oppose Greyhound and Peter Pan’s plan to build a large bus stop in their community which they feel would pollute and congest the area, the World Journal reported. Community members recently put up fliers urging residents to voice their opposition.

Members of the Coalition to Protect Chinatown and Lower East Side say the housing project leaves out minorities. (Photo by Juan Matossian/EDLP)

Lower East Side Development Accused of Ignoring Low-Income Residents

East Asian, Housing, Latino July 20, 2012 at 4:41 pm

Tenants groups argue that a city plan to develop vacant lots by the Williamsburg Bridge in the Lower East Side ignores the area’s low-income residents, reported El Diario/La Prensa.