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A sampan is a popular river boat in traditional China. This small but useful vessel, by transporting cargo from large boats to the village ports, creates a channel of communication among villages. Just as its name suggests, the bilingual SAMPAN newspaper delivers news and information to its readers from a wide array of local sources, [...]
Mayor Thomas Menino announced plans to repave 45 miles of Boston roadways and repair 1,400 pedestrian ramps this summer on May 20, exceeding work done in 2012, the City’s most productive construction season in a decade.
The Chinese Progressive Association (CPA) received the Greenovate Award for their work on created access to weatherization jobs and services for the Chinese American community in Boston. CPA helped over 100 residents receive energy efficiency services and helped employ Chinese Americans as weatherization technicians to insulate and air seal people’s homes.
2013 posted street sweeping requests; Chinatown’s smaller roads to get cleaned, thanks to smaller street cleaning vehicles
Joanna Ning, a Josiah Quincy School sixth grader, was among the 41 students honored at the The Max Warburg Courage Curriculum’s 22nd annual Awards Luncheon, celebrating the exceptional courage of 41 sixth-grade students from Boston and surrounding communities on May 3.
Chinese American Vivian Shuh Ming Louie, professor at Harvard University and BCNC board member will read her new book Keeping the Immigrant Bargain at BCNC Wednesday, May 15.
Asian Task Force Against Domestic Violence, GBCCA Chinese Music Ensembles, Shanghai Cancer Rehabilitation Club, Asian American & Pacific Islander Mental Health Forum, Quincy Lions Club 5K Run/Walk for Sight, WorldFest, Greater Boston Chinese Golden Age Center, Ford Hall Forum, Suffolk University, The Chinese-American Dream
Beyond the three-storey row houses of Chinatown rise luxury condo towers. New complexes such as Archstone, the Kensington and 120 Kingston Place — the former site of the Dainty Dot Hosiery factory — loom mere steps from public housing. For some Chinatown residents, they fear these developments will drive up property values so steeply that Chinatown will disappear, like the Syrian and Irish immigrants who came before.
Gov. Deval Patrick and the Asian American Commission organized a celebration for Asian American Heritage Month on May 1 at the Josiah Quincy School. The event featured dance performances, speeches from Asian American officials and advocacy by Asian community leaders.
Bento Express has a convenient location at a former Chinese takeout joint, open since last summer. Tucked steps from Starbucks on the corner of Boylston and Tremont Streets, it is between the Boylston T stop on the Green line and the Chinatown T stop on the Orange line. Bento Express provides simple and filling meals without breaking the bank in the Theater District and Boston Common area.
The MIT Asian Dance Team (MITADT) presented its 3rd annual Boston Asian Performing Arts Festival, Inspirasian, on May 5 at MIT Kresge Auditorium.