Hwa Yuan

First Look Inside the ‘Hwa Yuan’ Revival on East Broadway, Opening September 15 [PHOTOS]

Posted August 29, 2017 at 9:46 am

A Chinatown classic is weeks from its high-profile reboot. The second coming of Hwa Yuan is a family affair, resuscitated by the same Tang family behind the well-regarded original. Hwa Yuan first opened on East Broadway in 1968 and would eventually sell a quarter-ton of noodles each day. Noodle master Shorty Tang, who immigrated to […]

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Uneven Ground: Is there a CB3 Double Standard Regarding Chinatown Restaurants? [OP-ED]

Posted August 17, 2017 at 8:29 am

The following opinion piece was written by Chinatown activist, and Community Board 3 member Karlin Chan. As a member of Community Board 3, but primarily as a Chinatown resident, activist, and advocate, I cannot keep silent any further. It is disturbing to see CB3 apply different sets of rules when it comes to the SLA subcommittee’s […]

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