Tag: Chinatown

A dragon at the Chinese New Year parade in Chinatown

Chinatown Rings in the Year of the Dragon

Thousands of New Yorkers celebrated the arrival of the Year of the Dragon over the past two weeks. Reporter Larry Tung was one of them, and he brings us an audio slideshow from the annual Chinese New Year parade in Manhattan’s Chinatown.

Development in Chinatown

Activists Say Chinatown Should Get Special Zoning

Community organizers and preservationists say Chinatown needs special zoning to maintain its character and long-term residents. They want 50 percent of units in new housing developments to be set aside for low income tenants.