Two Chinatown homeless shelters scrapped. A labor dispute likely nixed one.
Disagreement over a union contract may have led to the demise of a shelter planned for Manhattan’s Chinatown.
May 8, 8:00 AM
Five-alarm fire tears through Dim Sum Palace in Chinatown
The blaze comes just two weeks after another early morning fire killed two people – a 52-year-old man and his 91-year-old mother – in an apartment on nearby Mulberry Street.
May 1, 4:05 PM
Chinatown community board rejects Grand Street homeless shelter, following local opposition
Residents and advocates spoke out at a Community Board 2 meeting Tuesday night as the city considers a proposal for a new drop-in shelter.
Updated: Apr 27, 6:54 AM
In Prospect Park, a tree grows in honor of Christina Yuna Lee
Friends and family planted a young tulip in honor of the 35-year-old slay victim.
Apr 20, 9:03 PM
Early morning apartment fire kills two in Chinatown, officials say
Apr 15, 9:37 AM
Chinatown residents want answers following recent fatal attacks
The rally follows the Feb. 22 death of GuiYing Ma, who was attacked while cleaning a Queens sidewalk in November
Mar 2, 10:30 AM
Arts & Entertainment
Lunar New Year Parade returns in Chinatown with big crowds
The annual Lunar New Year Parade in Chinatown came roaring back on Sunday as thousands of spectators turned out along historic Mott Street to celebrate the Year of the Tiger.
Feb 20, 9:32 PM
After Chinatown murder, Adams’ commitment to Asian community is questioned
The mayor was notably absent at a press conference on Sunday for Christina Yuna Lee, an Asian American woman who was brutally stabbed to death by a stranger in her apartment.
Feb 15, 3:53 PM
After a brutal slaying, Chinatown pushes back
Neighborhood residents, civil leaders mourn the loss of a young life, worry about what's next
Feb 15, 2:00 PM
Police charge accused Chinatown stabber with murder, burglary
The killing has not been ruled a hate crime but comes amid an uptick of race-fueled attacks.
Feb 14, 1:02 PM
"Yet another Asian woman:" 35-year-old fatally stabbed in Chinatown apartment
The suspect followed the victim into her apartment building, surveillance footage shows.
Feb 13, 7:23 PM
“Chinatown Cannot Turn Into a Shelter Town” — Lunar New Year Celebration Doubles As Pep Rally To Block Proposed Shelter
A coalition of business groups are raising money to fight the city's plans
Feb 1, 9:51 AM
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