Chinese New Year

Revelers celebrate the start of the Chinese New Year on Feb. 19, 2015, in New York City. Depending on the translation in to English, the animal that marks the year 2015 is up for debate. Goat, sheep and ram have all been used.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

New York City Celebrates Start Of Lunar New Year

The celebration is about family and food — fruits, nuts and fish are considered good luck.


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5 Best Ways To Celebrate The Chinese New Year In NYC

The Chinese New Year begins on Thursday, Feb.19. What follows are our picks for the best way to celebrate.


Chinese New Year Parade in Chinatown (file/credit: Julian Ungano/Getty Images)

NY State Lawmakers Again Propose School Holiday For Lunar New Year

State Sen. Daniel Squadron and Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver have been working for five years to make Lunar New Year a recognized school holiday.


Lion Dance Marking Chinese New Year (credit: CBS 2)

Revelers Pack Lower Manhattan For Chinese New Year Parade

The 14th annual parade also featured what organizers hoped would be a Guinness World Record of dancers in a Lunar New Year parade.


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2 In The Kitchen: Ring In The Chinese New Year With Pork Pot Stickers

What better way to celebrate the Chinese New Year than by making dumplings?


Performers ring in Chinese New Year (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

Firecrackers Set Off To Mark Year Of The Snake In Chinatown

Organizers of the annual event said about 50,000 firecrackers were set off to scare away the evil spirits.


Members of the Chinese American community, tourists and other New Yorkers celebrate the the first day of the Lunar New Year, the Year of the Snake Chinatown (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

NYC’s 5 Best Chinese New Year Cocktail Spots

What better way to celebrate than with a cocktail? Here are our five favorite venues for China-inspired traditional food — and not-so-traditional cocktails.

CBS New York–02/10/2013

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Toni On! New York: Budget Friendly Eats For The Chinese New Year

From hand-pulled noodles, fried dumplings, and an Anthony Bourdain favorite in Chinatown to heavenly, viewer inspired picks, on Long Island; join Toni and ring in the Year of the Snake, in the most delicious way possible.


New York's Chinatown Holds 10th Annual Chinese New Year Parade

NYC’s 5 Best Chinese New Year Events

New York City is home to one of the largest Chinese populations in the country, and there are festivals rich in tradition and great restaurants and nightlife in which to ring in the Lunar New Year.

CBS New York–01/23/2012

Chinese/Lunar New Year Celebration (Credit:CBS2)

Lunar New Year: The Year Of The Dragon

Get ready for the Lunar New Year. CBS2’s Cindy Hsu sat down with Steve Tin and Sam Pang from the Better China Town society to discuss the Year Of The Dragon


Traditional Lion and Dragon Dancers at the 10th annual Chinese New Years celebration and parade in Manhattan's Chinatown February 1, 2009 in New York City. (Credit: Julian Ungano/Getty Images)

NYC Celebrates Chinese Lunar New Year

Celebrations for the Year of the Rabbit kicked off this week with the party lasting for 15 days.


Asian Lunar New Year is celebrated in Chinatown - New York, NY - Feb 3, 2011 - Photo: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880

New York City Ushers In The Year Of The Rabbit

It’s the year of the rabbit.