Chinatown NYC

A First-timer’s Guide to Chinatown – Part 2

Having talked about Manhattan’s Chinatown in brief, it’s now time that we lay down the groundwork for your subsequent visits to the eccentric neighborhood. In a nutshell, Chinatown is essentially a pocket of downtown Manhattan rich with history and tradition, and lots, lots of chaos.   I’ll try and be as specific as I can. Noise begins sharply at 6 in the morning. The streets are littered with spit and vendors, and crates and trash. And people. Lots of people.…

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