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That Chen Wong Imposter was Removed from Seamless

Posted February 24, 2020 at 5:06 am

It took several days, but the Chen Wong imposter taking orders on Seamless is canceled. As previously reported, the shuttered Chinese restaurant surfaced on the app two months after its departure from Madison Street. And appeared alongside its old address. One reader spotted the strangeness, and ordered to see if it would go through. When […]

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An Apparent ‘Chen Wong’ Imposter is Taking Orders on Seamless

Posted February 18, 2020 at 5:01 am

Looks like an imposter might be in the mix. Concerned readers noticed that Chen Wong, the Chinese restaurant on Madison Street that folded at the end of the year, appears to be taking orders on Seamless. It still states the same address, boasts a robust menu that apparently includes items not on the original, and […]

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Chen Wong Restaurant on Madison Street is Closing [Updated]

Last modified December 18, 2019 at 9:54 am

Longtime Chinese takeout spot on Madison Street, Chen Wong, is on its proverbial last legs. Due to the health of its owner, the restaurant is closing down next week with one year left on the lease. Our earlier reporting blamed a rent hike on the closure. However, building management refutes that as incorrect, stating in […]

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Man Stabbed with Switchblade Outside Madison Street Bodega

Posted October 2, 2019 at 5:02 am

A man was punched and then stabbed several times with a switchblade knife outside a Madison Street bodega Sunday evening, police said. The knifing transpired at the AM & PM bodega at 197 Madison just before 7:00pm. Authorities say the attacker got into an argument with the 44-year-old victim before punching him in the face, […]

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