John Choe, executive director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in Queens, shares plans for the Lunar New Year celebrations, including the traditional red envelopes containing coupons and business cards to support local merchants. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.

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The Best Lunar New Year Celebration Events In QueensJohn Choe, executive director of the Greater Flushing Chamber of Commerce in Queens, shares plans for the Lunar New Year celebrations, including the traditional red envelopes containing coupons and business cards to support local merchants. CBSN New York's Natalie Duddridge reports.
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