Confucius Plaza

Chinese dragon dancers perform for the crowd during the Chinatown Lunar New Year Parade February 21, 2010 in New York City. The parade celebrated the beginning of the year of the Tiger. (Photo by Chris McGrath/Getty Images)

NYC Gets Ready To Mark Lunar New Year

The Tri-State is getting warmed up for one of the most festive times of the year for many Asians and Asian Americans. The Lunar New Year arrives next Thursday, and people are already celebrating in Chinatown.