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Lawmakers Unveil Postage Stamp Honoring Chinese Contribution to Transcontinental Railroad

Posted May 30, 2019 at 5:00 am

There is now a postage stamp that honors the contributions of thousands of Chinese workers in building the Transcontinental Railroad. Its unveiling arrives on the 150th anniversary of the “Golden Spike Ceremony” in Promontory, Utah that connected train lines from the east and west. United States Representatives Grace Meng and Nydia Velazquez together unveiled the […]

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Pearl River Mart’s Latest Shop Opens Today at the Museum of Chinese in America

Posted January 30, 2019 at 5:09 am

Pearl River Mart, the iconic family-owned Asian emporium, opens the doors to its third city store today. It launches inside the Museum of Chinese in America, and is essentially the onsite gift shop. MOCA Shop, as it’s named, sells everything you’ve come to expect from the decades-running establishment. The museum store will sell a “curated […]

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Iconic ‘Pearl River Mart’ to Run Shop at Museum of Chinese in America

Posted December 11, 2018 at 5:07 am

Chinatown classic Pearl River Mart, which was on the brink just a couple years ago, has since rebounded and just joined forces with the Museum of Chinese in America. The collaboration – the MOCA Shop – will debut on February 5, timed to coincide with the Lunar New Year. Founded in SoHo in 1971 by […]

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