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News & Features lunar-new-year
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Mayor Bill de Blasio and Schools Chancellor Carmen Fariña announced Tuesday that New York City will become the second major urban school district in the nation, after San Francisco, to close on Lunar New Year in the official school calendar. In the upcoming 2015-16 school year, schools will close on February 8 for the Lunar…

News & Features
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THE BITE: Today on The Bite, it’s seaweed time! Seaweed comes in many varieties as it is an umbrella term for all species of ocean plants, and it can be prepared many ways. The one pictured here is Korean kim (or sometimes spelled gim, pronounced with a hard “g”), which is actually a type of red…

Arts & Culture
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Sheepshead Bites wishes all of our readers a happy, healthy New Year. According to the Chinese zodiac, Year of the Snake 2013 will be a year for “steady progress and attention to detail. Focus and discipline will be necessary for you to achieve what you set out to create.” How are you celebrating the Chinese…

Food & Nightlife
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I’ll just come out and say it: I love Chop Stix. My girlfriend and I first tried their delicious food at A Taste of Sheepshead Bay event this past October, and their broccoli and chicken dish was easily one of the most memorable and satisfying bites we had that night. In light of that experience, it actually came…

Business
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A new Chinese gift shop has opened at 1250 Avenue U. The Chinese Court of Jingdezhen Ceramics Exhibition Factory Outlet primarily offers ceramic pieces, but also has framed art prints, jewelry, swords and other pretty, little knickknacks. The location was previously an H & R Block. I hear you get a significant discount if you can…

Events
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The Chinese-American Planning Council (CPC) After School Program at P.S. 153 in Homecrest is putting on a “Spring Showcase” that they hope will make you feel like jumping out of your seat and dancing, to celebrate the love of spring. The show, May 6 at 4 p.m. inside the P.S, 153 auditorium (1970 Homecrest Avenue…

Food & Nightlife
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Welcome back to The Bite, Sheepshead Bites’ weekly column where we explore the foodstuffs of Sheepshead Bay. Each week we check out a different offering from one of the many restaurants, delis, food carts, bakeries, butchers, fish mongers, or grocers in our neighborhood. If it’s edible, we’ll take a bite. Take a moment to re-read…

Food & Nightlife
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Welcome back to The Bite, Sheepshead Bites’ weekly column where we explore the foodstuffs of Sheepshead Bay. Each week we check out a different offering from one of the many restaurants, delis, food carts, bakeries, butchers, fish mongers, or grocers in our neighborhood. If it’s edible, we’ll take a bite. Avenue U west of Ocean…

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