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Lunar New Year Now a NYC School Holiday, to Delight of Chinatown

Chinatown residents hailed Mayor Bill de Blasio for approving Lunar New Year as a school holiday.

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Serial Attacker Used Cantonese in Threat Against Asian Victim: Sources

The man wrote a threatening message in Cantonese on his cellphone before bashing the woman on the head.

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Fung Wah Bus Company's Return to City Streets Shot Down by Feds

The Chinatown bus operator wants a new license after it was shut down for safety violations in 2013.

Battery Park City »

City Installing Speed Bumps Near 3 Lower Manhattan Schools

Speed bumps are coming to Battery Park City's P.S. 276, the LES's P.S. 2 and Chinatown's P.S. 124.

Lower East Side »

'Elixir of Long Life' Recreated From 1800s Bottle Unearthed on Bowery

Archaeologists tracked down the German recipe after finding a tiny glass bottle beneath a Bowery site.

TriBeCa »

Restaurants That Dump Leaky Garbage Bags Should Be Fined, Councilwoman Says

City Councilwoman Margaret Chin wants to fight rat infestations by targeting garbage leaks. 

Chinatown »

Chinatown Skin Infection Victim 'Feels Like Something Is Biting' Her

Lee Yuk Fun, 60, has had three surgeries after getting a skin infection from a Chinatown fish market.

Chinatown »

Skin Infections from Contaminated Seafood More Than Double

Some 66 people have been infected or are suspected of having the rare skin infection.

Chinatown »

Contaminated Chinatown Seafood Sparks Skin Infection Outbreak, City Says

An outbreak of skin infections has been linked to fish in Chinatowns in Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens.

Chinatown »

Margaret Chin Tries Again for Crackdown on Counterfeit Handbags

Margaret Chin's new bill targets buildings where counterfeit goods are stored.

Chinatown »

Margaret Chin Wins Big in Downtown Democratic Council Primary

Chin retained her seat in a fight against challenger Jenifer Rajkumar, with a 17-point lead.

Chinatown »

Rajkumar Stakes Claim on Councilwoman Chin's Chinatown Turf

City Council candidate Jenifer Rajkumar set up her headquarters in Chinatown.

Greenwich Village »

Village Father Survives Brain Cancer With Help From His Young Son

Cancer left Anthony Ptak without control of half of his body. Now he can dance, swim and pick up his son.