How to celebrate the Chinese New Year in NYC; The fight to save the Frederick Law Olmsted house

Posted On Mon, February 12, 2018 By

Posted On Mon, February 12, 2018 By In Daily Link Fix

Photo via Patrick Kwan/Flickr (L); Olmsted House as of October 2017, via The New York Landmarks Conservancy

  • Of course, an all-avocado restaurant has made its way to Manhattan. Avocado Appetit is now open in Chinatown. [Eater]
  • Friday kicks off the Year of the Dog. Here are 10 alternative events to celebrate the Chinese New Year in NYC. [Untapped Cities]
  • NYC has 400 outreach workers whose job is to build trust with people living on the streets and bring them indoors. [WNYC]
  • On February 24th, head up to the Bronx for a hip hip history tour to celebrate Black History Month. [NYC Parks]
  • The one-time Staten Island home of Frederick Law Olmsted, co-designer of Central and Prospect Parks, has fallen into disrepair after the city bought it 12 years ago. [NY Times]
  • In Nomad and Chelsea’s former “Flower District,” hotels are blossoming like wildflowers. [CityRealty]

 

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