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Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Tourism fades in New York City

With the closing of museums, Broadway theaters and restaurants, the coronavirus pandemic has slammed NYC’s tourism into a plunge.

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Chinatown residents begin a hunger strike to fight for their homes

Two weeks ago, the Department of Housing and Preservation issued a vacate order for the 75 people living at 85 Bowery.

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Chinatown rebuilds after 9/11

Following the 9/11 attacks, Chinatown suffered an economic depression.

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Ida Tanujaya, undocumented worker, wife and mother

For 17 years she has worked 12 hours a day, 6 days a work in Philadelphia's Chinatown.

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Poorest of Chinese immigrants live in tiny cubicles

No private bathroom, no kitchen and no stove make daily life very hard

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Chinatown while recovering from Sandy, gets ready for Election Day

Chinatown works on next steps in Sandy recovery.

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Push for English signs in Flushing’s Chinatown divides Asian community

Sixty percent of the signs should be in English.

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Big business in Little Italy

Ferrara, a Little Italy espresso bar, has remained a constant in an ever-changing neighborhood.

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As Little Italy changes, some resist

Vincent Cirelli likes familiarity. He is 59 and has had the same moustache since he was 16.

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Chinatown shop owner fights landlord, wins

Mei Rong Song, who lives two blocks from the flower shop she runs in Chinatown, fought a $9,000 rent increase and won.