Chinese New Years Festivities Helps Chinatown
Ming Pao Daily News
February 24, 2002
For the celebration of Chinese New Year, there were several dragon and lion dance performances and parades in Chinatown. On February 23, close to 20 lion dancetroops performed, attracting many people to visit Chinatown.
Business people said the festivities will help bring back people to Chinatown
where business has declined since the events of September 11th. The business
One restaurant owner told us that business had recovered somewhat since
September 11, however, the restaurants rely on tourists for business.
Translated from Chinese by Patrick Lee