Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with the New York City Council

Celebrating the Mid-Autumn Festival with the New York City Council

We were so humbled and honored to be part of the New York City Council's first ever Mid-Autumn Festival celebration in beautiful City Hall.
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Happy Birthday to Peking Opera! 9 Fun Facts

Happy Birthday to Peking Opera! 9 Fun Facts

Peking opera might not be for everyone. But between its fabulous costumes, intricate makeup, and incredible tumbling and acrobatics, it's an amazing show, not to mention an important part of Chinese culture and history. That’s why we’re bringing you nine fun facts about Peking opera on the day it was born.
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The Mid-Autumn Festival: Family, the Full Moon, and Mooncakes

The Mid-Autumn Festival: Family, the Full Moon, and Mooncakes

You might already know about Lunar New Year, the biggest holiday in many Asian countries, but how about the second biggest holiday?
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Artist-in-Residence Yumi Sakugawa: We Are Not Bound By Our Narratives

Artist-in-Residence Yumi Sakugawa: We Are Not Bound By Our Narratives

We had the chance to speak with the Ignatz-Award-nominated artist about how she discovered her calling in comic books, how meditation and mindfulness have informed her art (and her life), and why we shouldn’t be tied to our narratives.
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Feet in Two Worlds Podcast: Saving Pearl River Mart, A Personal History of NYC’s Legendary Chinese Department Store

Feet in Two Worlds Podcast: Saving Pearl River Mart, A Personal History of NYC’s Legendary Chinese Department Store

The daughter of Pearl River owners Mr. and Mrs. Chen relates the history of the store, from its opening in 1971 in Chinatown, to its much grieved closing in 2016, and finally to its reopening under the leadership of the Chens' daughter-in-law, Joanne Kwong.
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Get Your Chinatown Swagger: Celebrating 9-Man, A Streetball Battle in the Heart of Chinatown

Get Your Chinatown Swagger: Celebrating 9-Man, A Streetball Battle in the Heart of Chinatown

To celebrate 9-man volleyball, a streetball battle in the heart of Chinatown, we’re partnering with the creators behind the 9-Man documentary to bring you some stylin’ "Chinatown Swagger" T-shirts.
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Happy Chop Suey Day! A Brief Guide to a Quintessential Chinese American Dish

Happy Chop Suey Day! A Brief Guide to a Quintessential Chinese American Dish

You’ve probably heard of chop suey, but do you know where it comes from and who invented it? Find out in our brief guide to this "mixed up" dish.
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The New York Times: Thinking Pink with the Millennial Pink Party

The New York Times: Thinking Pink with the Millennial Pink Party

We were tickled pink to see our parasols and lanterns in The New York Times and to have participated in the Millennial Pink Party, an annual gathering of that generation’s leaders, tastemakers, and gamechangers.
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National Bao Day: Six Things You Might Not Know About Baozi

National Bao Day: Six Things You Might Not Know About Baozi

Happy National Bao Day! To celebrate the dumpling's underrated cousin, we bring you six things you might not know about the versatile baozi.
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Crazy Big Joy: Crazy Rich Asians Opens Today!

Crazy Big Joy: Crazy Rich Asians Opens Today!

The big day is finally here: the film adaptation of Kevin Kwan’s best-selling novel opens today! We discuss why it's more than just a movie.
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Jade, the Stone of Heaven: 9 Things You Might Not Know

Jade, the Stone of Heaven: 9 Things You Might Not Know

While jade might seem typical of Chinese jewelry, its origin and history are anything but. Here are nine things you might not know about this treasured green stone.
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Keep Your Cool with Our Latest Friendship Box

Keep Your Cool with Our Latest Friendship Box

Our latest Friendship Box is here to help you beat the heat wherever you are.
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