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Chinatown’s ‘Hop Shing’ Restaurant Returns After 6-Month Hiatus

Posted July 5, 2018 at 5:04 am

Hop Shing restaurant in Chatham Square reopened on Monday after an extended five-month hiatus. You’ll recall that this was the restaurant whose facade was crushed by a Jeep back in February. We learned at the time that the driver was allegedly parallel parking and accidentally gunned the accelerator. Apparently the collision, which injured one, was […]

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When Parallel Parking Ends with a Jeep in a Chinatown Restaurant [PHOTOS]

Posted February 5, 2018 at 5:02 am

A driver trying to parallel park his Jeep in Chatham Square stepped too hard on the gas pedal and found himself in the restaurant. Witnesses said the man had been in reverse while parking, and accidentally gunned it. The SUV jumped the curb, knocked down the bus stop sign, and collided with the Hop Shing […]

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