Tag: lunar-new-year

Queens Borough Hall ushers in Year of the Dragon during Lunar New Year celebration

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Feb. 14, 2024 By Athena Dawson Saturday, Feb. 10 marked the start of the Lunar New Year-also known as Chinese New Year-for billions of celebrants in New York and across the globe. 2024 ushered in the year of the dragon, one of the most auspicious signs of the Chinese zodiac. On Monday Feb. 11, the Queens Borough president’s office hosted their second annual Lunar New Year Celebration at borough hall. Hundreds of people wearing red-to symbolize prosperity-showed up to enjoy an assortment of food including steamed buns, pan fried dumplings, japchae (Korean glass noodles), and various other delicacies. The Lunar…
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Long Island City Partnership kicks off month-long Lunar New Year festival celebrating Year of the Dragon at Red Sorghum Restaurant

Feb. 1, 2024 By admin Feb. 1, 2024 By Shane O’Brien The Long Island City Partnership (LICP) launched its annual Lunar New Year business festival Wednesday at the newly-opened Red Sorghum restaurant on Jackson Avenue.  The event marks the beginning of a month-long LIC Lunar New Year celebration honoring the area’s rapidly growing Asian population and saluting the Year of the Dragon.  More than 80 local businesses will take part in the festival, which will take place throughout the month of February. Council Member Julie Won, NYC Small Business Services Commissioner Kevin Kim, Chinese Cultural Center Executive Director Ying Yen,… Read more »