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New York: Hundreds of Arts and Restaurant Workers Rally to Save Historic Chinatown Banquet Hall

If you're a longtime New Yorker, chances are you have at least a few fond memories of Jing Fong, the
Mar 3, 2021 • View in browser
If you’re a longtime New Yorker, chances are you have at least a few fond memories of Jing Fong, the massive Chinatown banquet hall and the last unionized restaurant in the neighborhood. Hundreds of arts and restaurant workers are now rallying to save it from permanent closure, including Chinatown Art Brigade, who have long protested the landlord’s role in the neighborhood’s gentrification.
Elsewhere around town, catch shows by Ragna Bley and the 2019–20 Studio Museum Artists-in-Residence cohort. (Both are in their final days.)
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