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Chinese New Year

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Guide To Culture And Cuisine In Philadelphia’s Chinatown

Ni hao, dumpling! Here’s your guide on what to see and eat and where to shop in Chinatown—just in time for the Chinese New Year.

01/27/2014

Chinatown New Year's Celebration - The Year Of The Snake (Credit: Mike Dougherty)

Philadelphia’s Chinatown Celebrates The Year Of The Snake

Large crowds lined 10th Street near Arch for the Suns Lion Dance Parade. Shops along the parade route were decorated with red envelopes and heads of lettuce, both symbols of good luck.

02/10/2013

The Philadelphia Suns perform with a large dragon during the Lion Day Parade in Chinatown. (Credit: Cherri Gregg)

Chinatown’s Lion Day Parade Ushers In The Chinese New Year

It’s the Year of the Dragon, one of the luckiest years in the Chinese Zodiac, meant to bring in prosperity.

01/29/2012

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Chinese New Year At Susanna Foo

Celebrate the Chinese New Year at Susanna Foo in Radnor!

01/20/2012

Members of Dance China New York entertained students. (credit: Steve Tawa)

Bridesburg Students Celebrate Chinese New Year

A dance company from New York’s Chinatown began the Chinese New Year today with a performance at First Philadelphia Charter School, on Tacony Street, in the Bridesburg section.

02/03/2011

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Chinatown Getting Ready For New Year’s Celebration

Chinese New Year arrives tomorrow but Philadelphia’s celebrations begin at 11 p.m. tonight in Chinatown.

02/02/2011

Chef Poon

A Guide To Chef Poon’s Ten-Course Chinese New Year Banquet Menu

Chef Joseph Poon is a high energy chef and promoter of the city’s Chinatown neighborhood. He caters, teaches cooking classes, and leads a walking tour through Chinatown among his other activities.

01/17/2011

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