Protesters rallied today in support of Jing Fong, the neighborhood’s last unionized restaurant and a popular meeting ground for arts events.
We started Chinatown Pretty out of admiration for this overlooked community, for both their fashion blog–worthy outfits and their active and independent lifestyles.
Michelle Sui’s film Street Angel wanders through the streets of Chinatown, spotlighting the stories of elderly immigrant residents.
The announcement quelled concerns by community members that the city had neglected its pledge to help recover the museum’s damaged archives.
Some 200 boxes have already been recovered and are “very much salvageable,” says museum president Nancy Yao Maasbach.
Tens of thousands of unique cultural items were severely damaged. The museum launched a fundraising campaign, and Mayor Bill de Blasio promised to secure temporary locations for tenants displaced by the fire.
From Bangkok to New York City, Cindy Trinh’s documentary photography series No Boundaries captures Asian and Asian-American experiences through food, labor, and culture.
Residents of the Two Bridges neighborhood in Manhattan are saying enough is enough — and partnering with their local arts community to defend their homes.
A look at the daily lives of immigrants who make the city’s ubiquitous Chinese restaurants possible.
In Mei-Yin Ng’s “Sit, Eat, Chew,” performers take you on a tour through Chinatown’s apartments, restaurants, museums, and parks, while sharing personal immigrant stories.
Fast’s seemingly derelict interpretation of Chinatown businesses has drawn ire from local groups.
“I want to capture my memories, and the only way for me to capture my memories is to make them in three dimensions,” says artist Frank Wong in the short film Forever, Chinatown.