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An excellent place to relax and people-watch.
An excellent place to relax and people-watch. Early in the mornings, people practice their tai-chi there. If you're interested, some of these people might teach you a little bit of it. At times, there are a group of women practicing the traditional Chinese fhan dances. Also, usually in the summer time there are basketball tournaments one may either participate in or watch. In the afternoon when school is out, many adolescents hang out in this park.
At this square at the confluence of several major streets, there is a memorial archway to Chinese-Americans who died in WWII which has some interesting calligraphy
Manhattan's Chinatown is the biggest and one of the oldest Chinese ethnic enclave outside China
For most of the 18th century, Africans in New York City were buried in a graveyard outside the city
Exhibits on the history and culture of Chinese-Americans
With New York City growing and not enough space in the City Hall building, this 40-story structure was built to meet the space demands of the city government
The museum, a non-sectarian cultural organization based in the restored 1887 National Historic Landmark Eldridge Street Synagogue, presents the culture, history and traditions of the great wave of Jewish immigrants to the Lower East Side drawing parallels with the diverse cultural communities that have settled in America
This ethnic neighborhood is lined by shops selling Italian goods and dozens of Italian restaurants