Chinatown, Little Italy and the Bowery - Many Choices, Endless Memories
mom to an unforgettable Mother's Day with brunch on Mulberry Street,
Dim-Sum on Mott Street, or dinner on East Broadway. After eating, take
mom for a stroll down Canal Street and the Bowery for some jewelry
that's fit only for a magnificent lady.
Did you know "Dim Sum"
means "Touch the Heart" in Chinese? Show mom how much she touches your
heart with an experience that she'll never forget.
Did You Know? (Earth Day In Chinatown)
Council Member Margaret Chin And the Black, Latino and Asian Caucus Present: Employment and Small Business Opportunity Expo
The New York City
Council Black Latino and Asian Caucus and the New Balance Track and
Field Center will host a one day career and small business expo
designed to connect New York City residents to a broad range of job
training, hiring and small business development resources. This event--
the first of its kind-- will provide job seekers and, aspiring and
fledgling business owners the opportunity to interface with employers,
training providers, small business development experts and lenders, and
ultimately walk away with advice, loan applications, training and
connections to a multitude of opportunities!
The New York City
Small Business and Career Development Expo will take place on Saturday,
May 19, 2012 from 11am to 2pm at the Fort Washington Avenue Armory in
Washington Heights. The renovated Armory and New Balance Track and
Field Center is home to the National Track and Field Hall of Fame and
boasts over 30,000 square feet of venue space. Three thousand New York
City residents of 27 City Council districts will be invited to attend
this special event, which will offer four program tracks, or zones.
For more info, please click HERE. Or call (212)587-3159 / email firstname.lastname@example.org
Museum at Eldridge Street Present:
An Evening at the Catskills
Wednesday - May 16 - 7pm
Says: You will have the time of your life at an evening inspired by
the fun-filled ambience of the Borscht Belt, the famed Jewish summer
vacation region of the Catskills. Enjoy a musical, magical revue by
Folksbiene performers Shane Baker and Steve Sterner. Be the last one
standing at a wicked game of Simon Says. Try your hand at Canasta and
Bingo while enjoying a Creamsicle. All while taking in the magnificent
ambience of our landmark site and meeting other like-minded souls. Beer
and wine will be served.
This event is co-sponsored by the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene.
Yiddishe Mamas - Mother's Day Walking Tour
Sunday * May 13 * 11 am
a new family tradition this Mother's Day and discover your roots on
our Lower East Side walking tour. We'll fete you with rugelach, bagels
and coffee and then follow in the footsteps of strong-willed women
associated with our gateway neighborhood. Hear about free-thinker Emma
Goldman, Henry Street founder Lillian Wald, and mikvah operator Gittel
Natelson. Stops include the Lower East Side's old red light district,
NYC's oldest operating mikvah, and former famed shops and eateries.
Museum at Eldridge Street:
12 Eldridge Street between Canal and Division Streets
Easy to get to: B & D trains to Grand Street; F train to East Broadway; M15 bus to Canal and Allen Streets
www.eldridgestreet.org or 212.219.0888
Chinatown BID Announces RFP for Sanitation Services and RFI for Holiday Lighting
For information regarding the RFP and RFI, please visit: www.supportchinatownbid.org
The Chinatown District
Management Association (CDMA), Inc. aka Chinatown BID is a
nonprofit organization created on February 1, 2012 to provide
supplemental cleaning and maintenance services, holiday
decorations and service improvements that will enhance the public
enjoyment of Chinatown.
The Chinatown DMA is
the 67th BID created in New York City. The City's BIDs supplement
city sanitation and public safety services, promote businesses
through marketing initiatives and advocacy, enhance the city's
physical environment through streetscape improvements projects,
and engage local community with student internship programs. In
addition, BIDs working together with the city government helps improves
quality of life for New Yorkers, visitors; raises standards and helps
strengthen the local economy.
For more information please visit: http://supportchinatownbid.org/
Celebrate Buddha's 2556th Birthday With the American Buddhist Confederation
family and friends are sincerely invited to participate in the Buddha
Bathing ceremony and parade in Manhattan Chinatown, organized by the
American Buddhist Confederation, May 19, 2012, in honor of the
2556th Vesak Festival, an important event observed by Buddhist
followers worldwide in commemoration of the Birth, Enlightenment, and
Passing of The Buddha.
Come join the celebration. See event schedule below:
Venue: Chinese Community Center, 62 Mott St., Chinatown, NYC 10013
Date: May 19, 2012
Time: 12:30 - 05:30PM
Click HERE to see a part of last year's ceremony on YouTube.
|Hester Street FairOpen every Saturday, 10am-6pm
Street Fair, located in a beautiful park setting, was once home to New
York City's largest and oldest pushcart markets. Their mission is to
sell quality goods and food, but to also create a space that reflects
the dynamic energy of the Lower East Side.
Located at the corner of Hester and Essex Street
the fair celebrates the culture and rich history of the Lower East Side
neighborhood. At the turn of the century, Hester Street was the
site of the busiest outdoor market in New York City: "There is
hardly a square foot of ground in Hester Street that is not covered
with people during the day. The whole place seems to be in a state of
perpetual motion, and the occasional visitor is apt to have a feeling
of giddiness." - NY Times, July 27, 1895.
the Hester Street Fair focuses on curated local goods, food and most
importantly, highlights the vibrant spirit of the community. Located at
Hester and Essex Streets, the tree-lined site is ideally situated
between both F stops (East Broadway/Delancey) and adjacent to Seward
Find more info HERE.
|Employers Needed For S.T.E.P. Summer Teen Employment Program
Lower East Side Prevention Coalition is seeking private sector
employers to provide summer employment opportunities between July 5th
and August 18th for young people ages 16 through 21. The
estimated financial commitment is approximately $1500 per job.
This project, Summer Teen Employment Program (STEP), strives to place
at least 50 students in jobs.
The Lower East Side Prevention
Coalition is a consortium of agencies including Immigrant Social
Services, the Two Bridges Neighborhood Council, Hamilton-Madison House,
the Oce of the Manhattan District Attorney, NYS Oce of Alcohol and
Substance Abuse Services, The Department of Education and the Chinatown
Manpower Project. The mission of the Lower East Side Prevention
Coalition is to promote positive youth development and to address
factors that expose youth to alcohol, drug use, gang influence,
violence and gambling.
- Help employ students for 6 weeks from July 5th to August 18th (Minimum wage for at least 20 hours/week).
- Job candidates are pre-screened to match job requirements.
- Job candidates come recommended by teachers or community leaders.
- Employers make the final decision on who they hire.
a difference in shaping the future of our younger generation. For
further information contact: Michael Tsang / 212-566-2729 or
Would you like a seat?
CityBench is coming!
(Help suggest a location)
The CityBench program is an initiative to increase the
amount of public seating on New York City's streets. DOT is installing
attractive and durable benches around the city, particularly at bus
stops, retail corridors, and in areas with high concentrations of
benches will make streets more comfortable for transit riders,
pedestrians and visitors, especially for those who are older and
disabled. Anyone can request a bench. DOT is seeking input from all New
Yorkers to recommend locations for benches.