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BY KAITLYN MEADE  |  Heads up, Downtown, a new mapping system is on its way. New York City’s Department of Transportation is working on a “wayfinding” initiative to place pedestrian maps across the city, starting with Lower Manhattan. Lower Manhattan is one of four areas in New York City that will receive the new maps, […]

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By KAITLYN MEADE | Heads up, Downtown, a new mapping system is on its way. New York City’s Department of Transportation is working on a “wayfinding” initiative to place pedestrian maps across the city, starting with Lower Manhattan. Lower Manhattan is one of four areas in New York City that will receive the new maps, […]

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BY LESLEY SUSSMAN  |  The new year got a bit worse last week for the Chinatown-based Fung Wah Bus company when, on Tuesday, Community Board 3 voted to recommend denial of an application by the troubled carrier to create a bus stop in front of 139 Canal St. outside the company’s storefront. Although Fung Wah […]

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Grab your fake purses and shoes, because City Councilmember Margaret Chin is hawking counterfeit legislation. A petition from Chin’s office was sent to local representatives in support of a hearing for a legislation to curtail counterfeit commerce by making it a criminal offense to purchase fake trademark goods. The legislation was introduced in April 2011, […]

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Firefighters stop cleaver attack on woman Chinatown firefighters intervened to stop a man from attacking his wife with a cleaver on the street Sunday morning. Police arrested Ming Guang Huang, 28, who was charged with attempted murder, assault, criminal possession of a weapon and harassment after injuring his wife, 24, with a cleaver in the […]

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The Year of the Snake started off with a bang, as revelers took to the streets to celebrate the Lunar New Year in Chinatown. This year, (4711 in the Chinese lunar calendar) was celebrated with smoke and lights as firecrackers were set off on Sun., Feb. 10, middle. This past weekend, the annual parade shut […]

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V-Day for Raj Jenifer Rajkumar, the City Council candidate who has not yet announced her intention to run against Councilmember Margaret Chin in this year’s Democratic primary, continues her campaign. Last weekend, she hosted a “Be My Valentine” fundraising party in her Gateway Plaza apartment, and she told us she’s got a karaoke night planned […]

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Firecrackers boomed, lion dancers chased lettuce and politicians refrained from campaigning at this year’s Lunar New Year celebration Sunday in Chinatown Sunday, but on Monday Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver backed former Community Board 1 chairperson Julie Menin for borough president. “Julie Menin has been a true force and an essential partner in rebuilding downtown Manhattan […]

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ALTERNATE SIDE PARKING RULES ARE SUSPENDED ON TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 12 FOR LINCOLN’S BIRTHDAY; ALL OTHER RULES REMAIN IN EFFECT Happy Lunar New Year! On Sunday afternoon, watch out for dancers parading through Chinatown on the following streets: Mott St., the Bowery, East Broadway, Elizabeth St. and Pell St. In Holland Tunnel news, one Manhattan-bound lane […]

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BY TERESE LOEB KREUZER  |  There are 12 animals in the Chinese zodiac, each with its own attributes and each assigned to a year. This year, 2013 (or 4711 in the Chinese lunar calendar) is the Year of the Snake. This is counted as a lucky year for those born in previous years of the […]

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