Post Tagged with: "Chinese"

(Photo by Mike Hong for Voices of NY)

Reducing Smoking in the Chinese Community

East Asian, Featured Posts, Health, New York August 16, 2017 at 3:50 pm

Special smoking cessation programs are being targeted at smokers in the Chinese community.

(Photo by Mu Lan via World Journal)

Special Education in the Chinese Community

East Asian, Education, Health, Youth July 12, 2017 at 6:27 pm

At a developmental needs conference for Chinese parents in Flushing, a social worker said it is common for parents to turn down special education programs for their children because of the cultural concept of “face,” reports World Journal.

Pastry chef Judy Lai (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Chef Solves Identity Confusion with Pastry Making

Culture, East Asian, Food, Queens June 27, 2017 at 1:29 pm

In her work as a pastry chef, Judy Lai bridges the divide between East and West, and reflects Chinese aesthetics, reports Sing Tao Daily.

(Photo by Lan Mu via World Journal)

A ‘Garden of Hope’ for Chinese Human Trafficking Victims

East Asian, New York, Social Services, Women June 23, 2017 at 5:50 pm

On the occasion of the 13th year of Garden of Hope NY, World Journal looks at how the nonprofit has supported Chinese victims of sex trafficking and how those victims ended up in the U.S.

La Pera Bros manager Carlo Formisano (Photo by Jingwen Wang via World Journal)

Poultry Store in Dyker Heights Caters to Chinese Immigrants

Brooklyn, Business, Demographics, East Asian June 2, 2017 at 8:11 am

Carlo Formisano, the manager of La Pera Bros in Dyker Heights, tells World Journal how the more than 50-year-old business has adapted to the influx of Chinese residents in the Brooklyn neighborhood.

Jeff Shi (right) (Photo via Jeff Shi campaign)

Chinese in Great Neck Rally for Board of Education Candidate

East Asian, Education, Long Island May 5, 2017 at 6:00 pm

Jeff Shi, who recently announced his run for the school board in Great Neck, would be the first Chinese member of the board in a school district where students with a Chinese background make up more than a third of the population, reports World Journal.

Chinatown Art to Bridge Generation Gaps?

Chinatown Art to Bridge Generation Gaps?

Culture, East Asian, Manhattan, Video February 10, 2017 at 5:29 pm

Inspired by the stories she collected of Chinatown residents, Wing on Wo & Co.’s artist-in-residence created an installation she hopes will help bridge the gap between generations, reports SinoVision English Channel.

Flushing (Photo by NYC Department of Transportation, Creative Commons license)

How a US-China Trade War Could Impact Flushing

Business, East Asian, Queens January 27, 2017 at 12:39 pm

Queens Chronicle speaks to Chinese community leaders and residents of Flushing to get their take on new tensions between the U.S. and China.

(Photo by Peter Chu via World Journal)

Chinese in Queens Say Police Issued Unfair Speeding Tickets

Business, New York, Police, Queens, Transportation November 18, 2016 at 5:41 pm

Some Chinese allege that officers have issued traffic tickets with a speed far exceeding the actual number. This comes amid a recent jump in the number of tickets issued by police, which has in turn led to the growth of businesses helping Chinese drivers fight tickets, reports World Journal.

Chinese Theatre Works Marks 21 Years

Chinese Theatre Works Marks 21 Years

Culture, East Asian, New York, Video November 7, 2016 at 4:16 pm

Chinese Theatre Works celebrated more than two decades of promoting Chinese cultural works and cross-cultural efforts in NYC. SinoVision attended the night of art, performances, puppetry and more.

For some of the mothers who do not turn to a yue sao after giving birth, they use meal services like Chen Mommy Kitchen, which prepares foods fitting for a postpartum diet. Here, the required five items: breakfast, lunch, dinner, beverages and dessert. (Photo by Liz Chow via Open City)

Taking Care of Newborn Babies, and Their Mothers

Brooklyn, East Asian, New York, Traditions, Women October 25, 2016 at 2:24 pm

Yuen Yang works as a nanny who takes care of mothers and their newborn babies during a monthlong “postpartum confinement” known as “sitting the month” in Chinese culture. Open City takes a look at the tradition and how it remains intact in NYC.

Beijing Dumpling House is among the small businesses on Sutphin Boulevard in Jamaica, Queens. (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

Chinese Small Businesses Move from Flushing to Jamaica

Business, East Asian, Queens October 14, 2016 at 12:22 pm

Sing Tao Daily takes a look at why an increasing number of Chinese-owned small businesses are relocating to Jamaica from Flushing.


‘Sour Sweet Bitter Spicy’ at MOCA

East Asian, Food, Manhattan, Video October 13, 2016 at 4:39 pm

“Sour Sweet Bitter Spicy,” a new exhibition at the Museum of Chinese in America, looks at the intertwining of Chinese food and identity in the U.S., reports SinoVision.

Located on Roosevelt Avenue and only half a block from the Main Street station of the 7 train, Chung Hwa attracted customers from Flushing and other Queens neighborhoods. (Photo by Yichen Tu via Open City)

Chinese Bookstore in Flushing Shutters After 30 Years

East Asian, Queens September 13, 2016 at 1:43 pm

Chung Hwa, a bookstore popular among Chinese in Queens, closed as monthly rent hit $50,000. Longtime patrons tell Open City how the store served as more than just a place to buy books.

Demolition begins on Willets Point (Photo via Sing Tao Daily)

What the New Willets Point Will Mean for the Chinese Community

Business, East Asian, Queens August 4, 2016 at 6:24 pm

With the demolition of Willets Point underway, Chinese business leaders in Flushing worry about what the redevelopment could mean for Flushing, reports Sing Tao Daily.