Baxter Street

Decades-Old Chinatown Stalwarts, Including Yee Li, Close for Good

Posted August 26, 2019 at 5:00 am

A spate of mom-and-pop closures has plagued Chinatown. In the last month alone, three longtime businesses – each established for decades – succumbed to cutthroat real estate pressures. Yee Li, the old-school Chinese BBQ joint located at Bayard and, had been a neighborhood mainstay the last thirty-three years. It was once named New Big Wang, […]

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Chinatown Kiosk on Canal Nearly Clipped in Car Accident

Posted March 12, 2012 at 6:09 am

At about 9:30-ish Saturday night, a sedan jumped the curb and nearly obliterated the city’s Chinatown informational kiosk situated in the median.

Dave’s Wear House Skate Shop at 123 Baxter

Posted October 5, 2011 at 6:28 am

Dave’s Wear House opened at the rather sterile 123 Baxter roughly sixty days ago, the labor of skate luminary and East Village resident Dave Ortiz.

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